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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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Research is the Key

Yesterday in celebration of Kansas Agriculture day the Kansas Department of Agriculture hosted a dialogue of Kansas agriculture. Held at the Kansas State capital the panel of diverse agricultural leaders included: Brandi Buzzard author of the blog, Buzzard’s Beat; Dr. Mike Aply of Kansas State … Continue reading

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We Tour Syngenta’s Junction City Operations

Tucked away in the Flint Hills just south of I-70’s Exit 303 near Junction City, Syngenta has built an amazing Hard Red Winter wheat breeding  center, which the company showed off to visitors at its “Greenhouse Tailgate Tour” on October … Continue reading

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The Buzz

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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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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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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