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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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Ag Statistics Chemical Survey Focuses on Wheat

According to NASS, about 20% of wheat farmers in 11 winter wheat-producing states used fungicide in 2012. We received an interesting look into wheat management the other day, courtesy the National Agricultural Statists Service, which just issued the 2012 Agricultural … Continue reading

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KSU Wheat Market Situation and Outlook (via AgManager – January 2013)

From Kansas State University agricultural economist Dan O’Brien, analysis of the recent Wheat Reports from USDA. KSU Wheat Market Situation and Outlook (via AgManager – January 2013).

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Wheat Field Report: Poor Crop Taking Shape

Despite various amounts of rain and snow throughout Kansas since Christmas, the Kansas wheat crop is in poor shape, based on reports from directors of the Kansas Association of Wheat Growers and personal observations occurring Jan. 15-Jan. 21. KAWG directors … Continue reading

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USDA’s Report Gives Puzzling Mixed Signals

Dan Maltby, principal of Dan Maltby Risk Management of Minneapolis, has made a career of grain tradinng, and offers unique insight into the commodities markets. In this era of volatile markets, his insight is more crucial than ever. We thought your … Continue reading

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USDA Forecasts 387 Million Bushel Kansas Crop

In its May 10 Crops Report, USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service estimated the Kansas winter wheat crop will total 387 million bushels, which – if realized – would be up 40% from last year and the highest total since 2003. The … Continue reading

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The Buzz

Wheat Blast, Wheat Research, a Wheat Blog and Wheat Farms for Sale. Wheat news from the University of Kentucky is that “Wheat Blast,” an emerging threat to wheat production worldwide, was discovered in wheat research plots in that state a … Continue reading

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