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NWB February Meeting

The NWB first-reading of funding proposals will occur during the meeting held February 19, 2018 at the 2018 at the Eastern Nebraska Research Center in Ithaca. The meeting will start at noon and adjourn at 5;00 pm CST. Those interested in additional details may look here: NWB announces February meeting, or contact the office for a copy of the agenda.

NWB calls for Proposals

NWB is currently accepting proposals for project funding for FY 2018-2019. Proposals will go through a 2 reading process, with the first reading occurring at the NWB’s February meeting. More information on the process can be found here: NWB issues 2018-2019 RFP

12 Days of Christmas Wheat Treats

We’re celebrating the holidays by sharing a new wheat recipe each day for 12 days (now until Christmas Eve). These recipes are all quick, easy recipes to make and share this holiday season. Featured recipes include:  Holiday Pesto Pinwheels, Chocolate Monkey Bread, Eggnog Cinnamon Rolls, Candy Cane Trifle Christmas Funfetti Pancakes, Salty Caramel Oreos, Crockpot Snack Mix, Eggnog Trifle, Donut Snowmen, Holiday Mint Cookies and Holiday Brookies.













Glyphosate at center of lawsuit

Glyphosate is they main herbicide at the center of a lawsuit of the Prop 65 issue in California. Gordon Stoner, president of the National Association of Wheat Growers talks about where the organization and wheat farmers stand on the issue.

      Gordon Stoner California glyphosate suit 11-24


Nebraska Wheat selects new student Ambassadors

NWB’s wheat ambassadors for FY 17-18 are:  Eleanor Aufdenkamp of North Platte, Darin Knobbe of Imperial and Jacob Rix of Omaha. These students will complete six classroom presentations each on wheat, assist in six NWB/NWGA trade show events, and conduct two joint events as a group. In exchange, each student will receive a $1,000 scholarship to continue their education in agriculture at UNL.




















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