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Another 1st at The Kansas Wheat Innovation Center

The farmer-owned Kansas Wheat Innovation Center in Manhattan has already been a success with the establishment of a double haploid business.  This week, K-State announced that the Center will soon become the headquarters for a new National Science Foundation Center. … Continue reading

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Argentinean Farmers Visit Kansas

On a normal year, Argentina and the United States would be competitors in the world wheat market. Argentina has consistently been a large wheat export country and supplier to Brazil. However, after action from the Argentinean government has driven the … Continue reading

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State FFA Officers visit the Kansas Wheat Innovation Center

Five Kansas FFA State Officers and the Kansas National FFA Officer Candidate visited the Kansas Wheat Innovation Center Monday, August 12.  As a part of their business and industry tour the state officers visit several agricultural businesses and organizations to … Continue reading

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KWIC Welcomes Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy

The Kansas Wheat Commission welcomed an old friend to the Kansas Wheat Innovation Center on July 25. Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy, director of the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), toured the KWIC and learned more about the wheat … Continue reading

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From the Field: Tour Shows Mixed Bag of Wheat Conditions

Freeze damage, drought damage and hail damage were par for the course during a quick tour through central, western and southern Kansas wheat fields April 15-16. Kansas Wheat Alliance’s Daryl Strouts and I expected to see freeze damage, after temperatures … Continue reading

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Freeze injury update – worse than we thought

Originally posted on World of Wheat:
On April 4th I toured southwest Oklahoma and surveyed freeze injury to wheat. In my experience, most freeze events are overhyped; however, this one was the real deal Holyfield.  I traveled a route from…

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ConAgra Mills, Horizon Milling to Combine Flour Mill Operations

There’s big news coming out of Omaha and Minneapolis today: ConAgra Mills and Horizon Milling (CHS and Cargill’s flour milling group) have joined flour mill operations. The combined operations, called Ardent Mills, will: “…take advantage of the combines assets, capabilities … Continue reading

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