Author Archives: Wheat Board


Nebraska Wheat Board announces May budget meeting

The Nebraska Wheat Board (NWB) will hold its next meeting Thursday, May 28, 2020 at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites – Ogallala, 206 Pony Express Lane, Ogallala, NE 69153. The meeting will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. MDT. An executive session is tentatively slated for 3:00 p.m. The meeting will include […]


65 Years of Nebraska Wheat: Variety Surveys

65 Years of Nebraska Wheat: Variety Surveys The Nebraska Wheat Resources Act was passed in 1955, allocating ¼ of every penny per bushel to create and fund the Nebraska Wheat Board. This year, 2020, Nebraska Wheat celebrates its 65th anniversary. The Board has a rich history of educating and promoting the wheat industry around the […]


Out of Office

Breeding a hardier, more nutritious wheat High-fructan wheat provides benefits for growers and consumers PUBLISHED ON APRIL 19, 2020 on www.morningagclips.com  MADISON, Wis. — Some new crop varieties are bred to be more nutritious. Others are more resilient, bred to tolerate harsher environmental conditions. In a new study, researchers report a variety of wheat that combines […]


Canada pushes through speedy approval of USMCA

Canada pushes through speedy approval of USMCA By: Bill Tomson Canada’s House of Commons and Senate went into overdrive Friday and rushed through votes to approve implementing legislation for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement before going on recess amid concerns over the spread of the coronavirus. Canadian lawmakers had originally intended to take longer in deliberations over […]


Vietnam Buying $3 Billion in U.S. Farm Goods to Ease Trump Tariff Threats

Vietnam Buying $3 Billion in U.S. Farm Goods to Ease Trump Tariff Threats By: Nguyen Dieu Tu Uyen Vietnam, looking to allay the Trump administration’s wrath over its soaring trade surplus with the U.S., is committing to buy $3 billion in farm products from Nebraska. The agricultural shopping spree is part of a campaign to address complaints about the […]


February Meeting and Bake & Take

The Nebraska Wheat Board will hold their February meeting on Wednesday the 12th. The following day they will host their annual Bake & Take Day around the capitol city. Celebrate Bake & Take this March with Nebraska Wheat! Bake & Take is a time to share the gift of wheat baked goods with family, friends […]