Georgia Wheat: McMichen Wins Yield Contest Thanks to Extension Audit

🕔Oct 19, 2018Dr. Regan Nolan, University of Georgia Extension grains specialist, announced that Cherokee County Alabama farmer Nick McMichen is the winner of this year’s Georgia wheat yield contest. McMichen, who bought […]

Virginia Small Grains: High Yields Across the State

🕔Aug 29, 2018The Virginia Grain Producers Association is proud to announce the 2018 Virginia Wheat and Hard Wheat Yield Contest Winners. This year’s winners come from counties across the Commonwealth and have […]

Kansas Wheat Harvest – Better Than Expected – DTN

🕔Jun 29, 2018Editor’s Note: Each year the Kansas City Board of Trade (now part of the CME Group), the Kansas Grain & Feed Association, the Kansas Wheat Commission and Kansas Association of […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Harvest Speeds Towards Finish

🕔Jun 13, 2018The Oklahoma Wheat harvest is winding down in the Southern and Central areas of the state, with combines rolling in most parts of the northern and Panhandle regions. In the […]

Oklahoma: Wheat Harvest – Decent Test Weights, Low Yields

🕔Jun 6, 2018The Oklahoma wheat harvest continues to progress in most regions of the state with the exception of far Northwestern and Panhandle areas. Early test cuttings have been accepted at Shattuck […]

Minnesota Small Grains: Expecting Record Spring Wheat Yields

🕔Jul 25, 2017The USDA-NASS’ July 1 yield forecasts for barley, oat, and spring wheat were 67, 71, and 61 bushels per acre, respectively.  This would mean a new state record for spring […]

Mississippi Wheat: State Yields Good on Limited Planted Acres

🕔Jul 21, 2017Mississippi growers produced good wheat yields despite planting historically low acreage and experiencing challenging conditions this year. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, state growers harvested an estimated 40,000 […]

Wheat Tour Finds Lower Yield Potential; Snow, Freeze Losses Still Uncertain

🕔May 4, 2017This week I joined the annual Wheat Quality Council (WQC) “Hard Red Wheat Tour” for an early survey of the new crop. Each year, participants gather in Manhattan, KS, and […]

Wheat: Researchers Help to Identify Genes That Control Yield

🕔Dec 20, 2016Kansas State University is among 19 groups that have joined forces to identify the genes that affect wheat yield. The National Institute for Food and Agriculture has awarded $10 million […]

Wheat: USDA Awards $3.4M for Research to Increase Yields

🕔Dec 16, 2016The U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Friday announced the award of $3.4 million for research into the development of new wheat varieties that are […]

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