Category Archives: NWB


Nebraska Wheat Board Announces August Meeting

Nebraska Wheat Board Announces August Meeting Lincoln, NE— The Nebraska Wheat Board (NWB) will hold its next meeting Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at West Central Research and Extension Center, 402 W State Farm Rd., North Platte, NE 69101. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. CDT. During the meeting, the NWB board will receive reports […]


Baenziger to retire, capping 35-year career at Nebraska

Baenziger to retire, capping 35-year career at Nebraska Originally posted April 12, 2021 on Nebraska Today University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s P. Stephen Baenziger has advised that if you cannot be good, at least be lucky. He considers himself one of the luckiest people who has ever lived. The university knows him as a world leader in wheat breeding […]


6 Classes of Wheat and Their Uses

6 Classes of Wheat and Their Uses Across the United States, there are six classes of wheat grown. Each class of wheat has unique characteristics that make them grow well in different climates which have two distinct growing seasons. The six classes grown in the U.S. are Hard Red Winter, Hard Red Spring, Soft Red […]


Nebraska Wheat Board Announces November Meeting

Nebraska Wheat Board Announces November Meeting Lincoln, NE— The Nebraska Wheat Board (NWB) will hold its next meeting Friday, November 20, 2020 in the Fairfield Inn & Suites at 3015 Betten Drive, Crete, NE 68333. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. CST. During the meeting, the NWB board will receive reports from members on […]


First Time Wheat Farmer – Part 1

First Time Wheat Farmer – Part 1 Hey everyone, my name is Sarah and I serve as the Ag Promotion Coordinator for the Nebraska Wheat Board. I come from a farming background as my husband and our family raise corn and soybeans, cattle and hogs. After working for the wheat industry this past year, I finally talked […]


Brent Robertson of Elsie, NE, appointed by Secretary Perdue to PVP Board

Brent Robertson of Elsie, NE, appointed by Secretary Perdue to PVP Board Brent Robertson, wheat farmer and former District 7 representative of the Nebraska Wheat Board, was recently appointed by Secretary Sonny Perdue to serve on the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Plant Variety Protection (PVP) Board. His term began immediately after his appointment […]


NWGA Welcomes Assistance for All Classes of Wheat

NWGA Welcomes Assistance for All Classes of Wheat Lincoln, NE – The Nebraska Wheat Growers Association (NWGA) applauds the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) today, as they announced a second round of coronavirus relief payments which includes Hard Red Winter (HRW) and Hard White (HW). The new $14 billion package now covers producers of […]


NWB Announces Participants in the 2020-2021 Ambassador Program

NWB Announces Participants in the 2020-2021 Ambassador Program Lincoln, NE— The Nebraska Wheat Board is excited to announce the selection of two students for the 2020-2021 Wheat Ambassador Program. The program will work to enhance student leadership, identify career goals and gain insight into the Nebraska wheat industry.     Emma Goosic of Franklin, NE […]


Delsing & Knobel re-elected as Chair & Vice Chair of the NWB

Delsing & Knobel re-elected as Chair & Vice Chair of the NWB The Nebraska Wheat Board (NWB) held their first quarter meeting on August 3, 2020 in North Platte, NE. The meeting included the swearing in of Rick Dunbar as representative of District 7, updates from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, a strategic planning […]