National Wheat Foundation

BASF invests in future of commodity industry

· March 1, 2018

BASF awarded academic scholarships to 12 future agriculture leaders this week at Commodity Classic in partnership with the American Soybean Association (ASA), the National Sorghum Foundation (NSF), the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), and the National Wheat Foundation (NWF). American Soybean Association Soy Scholarship BASF and ASA presented the 2018–2019 ASA Soy Scholarship to McKenna […]

Growers will compete for quality in 2018 Wheat Yield Contest

· January 17, 2018

The National Wheat Foundation today has kicked off their third annual National Wheat Yield Contest, which continues to drive innovation in the industry by spotlighting the best practices among American wheat growers. This year, the contest is adding a quality requirement, raising the bar for what constitutes the greater grain among U.S. wheat growers. Foundation […]

General Mills increases investment in soil health

· November 30, 2017

General Mills has upped the ante on their investment in soil health with their latest contribution of $735,000 to the National Wheat Foundation, who together with the Soil Health Partnership, will advance widespread adoption and implementation. The funds, equally distributed over the next three years, will be used to conduct soil health research on wheat […]

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National Wheat Foundation names 2017 Yield winners

· November 6, 2017

The National Wheat Foundation has announced the national winners of the 2017 National Wheat Yield Contest, an opportunity that allows growers to compete with farmers from across the United States and improve wheat productivity on their farms through new innovative techniques. “This year’s national winners come from such wheat states as Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, North […]

Wheat farmers join Cooking Channel, Food Network series

· October 23, 2017

The National Wheat Foundation has taken part in a Cooking Channel and Food Network series which goes across the globe to look at some of the most popular food staples. Co-hosted by Robin Leach, Alonzo Mourning, and Kim Alexis, the series on FoodQuest premiered on the Cooking Channel on Sunday. #ICYMI, an additional viewing will […]

National Wheat announces 2016 winning growers

· December 2, 2016

A Washington grower captured the National Wheat Foundation’s Bin-Buster award after harvesting a wheat crop that was 216.15 percent above the county average.  Growing irrigated hard red winter wheat variety Keldin from WestBred, Phillip Gross from Warden, Washington had the top yield nationally with 192.85 bushels per acre. Gross joins 13 other National Wheat Yield Contest […]

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