Wheat News and Updates

Crop Report

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:  

      Wheat Report 6-8 Von Johnson



Variety Survey

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