News: NWB

UNL Field Days

June 10, 2020   |   Category: NWB

UNL Field Days CONTACT: David Ostdiek, 308-631-1859; Cody Creech at [email protected] or 308-632-1266   UNL field days, wheat variety tours are available as self-guided and online events The COVID-19 pandemic is putting limits on public face-to-face programs, but Nebraska Extension will sponsor a variety of events in mid-June to share updates on the wheat variety trials […]

Nebraska Wheat Board Ambassador Program

June 8, 2020   |   Category: NWB

Nebraska Wheat Board Ambassador Program The Nebraska Wheat Board (NWB) is now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year Ambassador Program. The goal of the NWB Ambassador Program is to develop college-aged students into better advocates and leaders in agriculture and to help them grow both personally and professionally. The program consists of ambassadors participating […]

Nebraska Wheat Board announces May budget meeting

May 18, 2020   |   Category: NWB

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

May 4, 2020   |   Category: NWB

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

March 18, 2020   |   Category: NWB

Breeding a hardier, more nutritious wheat High-fructan wheat provides benefits for growers and consumers PUBLISHED ON APRIL 19, 2020 on  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

March 16, 2020   |   Category: NWB

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

March 6, 2020   |   Category: NWB

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

December 31, 2019   |   Category: NWB

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 […]

November Board Meeting Announced

November 5, 2019   |   Category: NWB

Meeting Announcement 103019   The Nebraska Wheat Board will hold its next meeting November 14-15, 2019 in Lincoln.

Wheat News and Updates

May 23, 2014   |   Category: NWB

Wheat Variety Trial Data UNL has released information on the 2018 wheat variety trials. It’s available on CropWatch. Board elects new chair and vice chair Bob Delsing of Hemingford was recently elected chair of NWB. Mark Knobel of Fairbury was elected vice chair. Additional information on the decision and Delsing and Knobel can be found […]