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Wheat News and Updates
Rain continued across the state, delaying crop growth progress and increasing scab pressure in some areas. More in this week’s report: Nebraska Wheat crop report 06-19-19
National Festival of Breads
The NWGA Mobile Baking Lab participated in the National Festival of Breads with Kansas Wheat in Manhattan, KS over the weekend. Volunteers baked 300 loaves of bread, shared fresh samples with festival goers, gave a full loaf gift to all attending military families, provided a hand mill and threshing machine as educational activities for children, and raised $200 for the local food pantry.
NWB board members attend Mexican Buyers Conference
NWB board members Tyson Narjes (Sidney) and Von Johnson (Cambridge) attended the U.S. Wheat Associates Mexican Buyers Conference in Cancun, Mexico this week. There the two discussed the challenges facing exporting wheat to Mexico and visited with Mexican buyers about what Nebraska has to offer.
Audio interview with Von Johnson on how the trip went:
The 2018-2019 variety survey for Nebraska wheat planting is now available. Data in this report is courtesy of Nebraska Crop Improvement and the Wheat Quality Council. new 2018-2019 variety survey booklet
FY 2017-2018 annual report
An annual report detailing board activities and funded projects in FY 17-18 is available. Annual Report FY 17-18
UNL News and Updates
- Visit the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s page about all things wheat.
- Keep up to date with crop production and pest management practices via UNL’s CropWatch newsletter.
- View information on the 2018 wheat variety testing and fall seed guide.
- Learn more about the Panhandle Research and Extension Center.
- View the Wheat Disease Profiles I and the Wheat Disease Profiles II.
- Learn more about pest management in wheat here.
- Take the Virtual Wheat Varieties Tour.
- Learn more about the Small Grains Breeding being done by Dr. P. Stephen Baenziger at UNL.
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