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Wheat Outlook: U.S. Production Marginally Higher; Usage Lowered 30 Mln Bushels

Wheat Outlook: U.S. Production Marginally Higher; Usage Lowered 30 Mln Bushels

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

U.S. all-wheat production is raised 1.36 million bushels to 1,741 million this month, following updates reported in the USDA, NASS Small Grains Annual Summary on September 29. Production gains for other spring and durum more than offset a reduction in

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Oklahoma Wheat: Balancing Yield and Protein Content

Oklahoma Wheat: Balancing Yield and Protein Content Updated

👤By Leilana McKindra, Oklahoma State University 🕔Oct 16, 2017

With Oklahoma wheat producers heading into another growing season, the bottom line will be top of mind, as always, and for many, that means focusing squarely on yield, yield, yield. However, doing what it takes to boost the bushels also

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Oklahoma: Winter Crops Herbicide Symptomology Clinic, Stillwater, Nov. 3

Oklahoma: Winter Crops Herbicide Symptomology Clinic, Stillwater, Nov. 3

👤By Donald Stotts, Oklahoma State University Ag Communications Services 🕔Oct 13, 2017

Agricultural producers looking to be get a firsthand look at key visual symptoms of common herbicides on winter wheat and canola should plan now to attend the Nov. 3 Oklahoma State University Winter Crops Herbicide Symptomology Clinic in Stillwater. There

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Global Markets: Wheat – Australia Frontloads Exports; Global Trade Skyrocketed Over Last Decade

Global Markets: Wheat – Australia Frontloads Exports; Global Trade Skyrocketed Over Last Decade

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 13, 2017

On the heels of a record crop last year, Australia continues to move old-crop supplies in the first quarter of 2017/18 trade year (July-June). Therefore, Australia wheat exports are forecast to remain comparatively high at 20.0 million tons, despite a

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WASDE Wheat: Lower U.S. Beginning Stocks, Increased Production

WASDE Wheat: Lower U.S. Beginning Stocks, Increased Production

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 12, 2017

Projected 2017/18 U.S. wheat supplies are decreased modestly this month as reduced beginning stocks are partially offset by slightly higher wheat production. Beginning stocks were revised downward in the latest NASS Grain Stocks report while wheat production increased in the

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North Alabama Wheat: 20 Production Practices for Higher Yields

North Alabama Wheat: 20 Production Practices for Higher Yields

👤By Eddie McGriff, Alabama Regional Extension Agent 🕔Oct 9, 2017

1. Plant High Quality Seed Farmers think they are saving money by planting bin-run wheat seed, but often it costs them money. Research has shown when a farmer’s seed is of good quality (free of weed seed, undamaged by insects,

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Wheat Prices: How Low Can They Go? – DTN

Wheat Prices: How Low Can They Go? – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Oct 6, 2017

After several days of rainfall, Kansas wheat farmer Rick Horton was spending the morning in his truck, hunting for fields dry enough to drill wheat. The time was right, but the weather was not cooperating. A nagging question hangs over

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Wheat Market: USDA Reports Smallest U.S. Harvested Area in 127 Years

Wheat Market: USDA Reports Smallest U.S. Harvested Area in 127 Years

👤By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔Oct 5, 2017

USDA’s Sept. 30 Small Grains Summary reported that U.S. farmers harvested 37.6 million acres (15.2 million hectares) of wheat for the 2017/18 crop, a 14 percent reduction from 2016/17 and the smallest harvested area since 1890. USDA estimated U.S. 2017/18

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Texas Wheat: Seeding Rate May Be One Way to Cut Costs

Texas Wheat: Seeding Rate May Be One Way to Cut Costs

👤By Clark Neely and Josh McGinty, Texas AgriLife Extension Specialists 🕔Oct 5, 2017

Planting season is quickly approaching for producers planting wheat for grain this fall. As everyone knows, wheat prices are low and turning a profit will be difficult. Finding ways to cut costs and not influence yield or returns will be

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Texas: Wheat Variety Disease & Insect Tolerance Traits—2017-2018

Texas: Wheat Variety Disease & Insect Tolerance Traits—2017-2018

👤By Calvin Trostle and Clark Neely, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Oct 2, 2017

In an August article in Texas Row Crops Newsletter we noted Texas A&M AgriLife Extension “Pick” wheat varieties for grain in the Texas High Plains.  Since then additional Picks were published for hard red winter wheat for the Rolling Plains,

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