Category Archives: The Buzz

The Wheat Beat: 2012 in Review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 18,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this … Continue reading

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Wheat Films, FFA and Record Land Prices You’re going to be hearing a bit about wheat harvest-related movies in the next few weeks. That’s because next week, InSpirit Creative premieres the movie, “Harvesting the High Plains” in Colby and Wichita; … Continue reading

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The Board of Trade, Paper from Straw and Honoring Dr. Gill. Plus, a Rooks County land sale. More than 155 years after it began, the days could be numbered for the Kansas City Board of Trade – the world’s epicenter … Continue reading

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Construction, Exports, New Uses and a Barton County Land Sale. If you’ve been wondering where “The Buzz” has gone to; well, we’ve been busy. Not that there’s been any shortage of wheat- or Kansas-related ag news. One thing we’ve had our … Continue reading

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A good Kansas wheat crop, the House Farm Bill and a Marion County Land Sale.   In the world of wheat, the big news from last week was USDA’s monthly Crop Report, which pegged the Kansas crop at 396 million bushels, … Continue reading

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Honoring Joe, a sad wheat harvest in Yates Center, and eye-opening land prices in north central Kansas. Wheat farmers attending the Kansas Wheat Day in Hays this week were able to bid farewell to Joe Martin, the retired longtime wheat … Continue reading

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The Buzz: wheat woes in Argentina; a nuclear approach to GM crops and Cheyenne County land.

There’s no doubt that the U.S. has plenty of competition when it comes to growing wheat: Australia, Canada, the former Soviet Union all grows prolific quantities of the world’s most consumed cereal grain. The thought that “Anyone can grow wheat” … Continue reading

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