wheat growers


BASF releases Sphaerex fungicide to help wheat growers with DON

· August 3, 2021

Both quantity and quality of grain can impact wheat growers’ bottom line, and the fungus that creates head scab and deoxynivalenol (DON) puts both at risk. BASF has combined two active ingredients and introduced the new Sphaerex fungicide to help growers control head scab and reduce the impacts of DON better than any other wheat […]

Ag urges Senate to drop Farm Bill crop insurance amendments

· June 22, 2018

The National Association of Wheat Growers, along with many state wheat grower organizations, sent a letter from more than 638 organizations to the Senate urging them to oppose the introduction of harmful crop insurance amendments as the Farm Bill moves to the floor. “In the letter, NAWG states its opposition to harmful amendments that would […]

Washington wheat growers address burdensome pesticide bills

· February 5, 2018

The Washington Association of Wheat Growers (WAWG) understands public concern over unintended drift events, but says thanks to technological advancements in nozzle spray technology and chemical formulations, the vast majority of pesticide applications are done safely, with no adverse effects to the public. Several pesticide bills have been recently introduced in the 2018 Washington State […]

Wheat growers: Government shutdown is bad for ag

· January 22, 2018

Failing to pass legislation to fund government operations and creating a government shutdown is a failure to farmers says the National Association of Wheat Growers President. NAWG President and Outlook, Montana farmer Gordon Stoner made the following statement: “Funding the government is a basic charge of Congress, and failing to do so impacts farmers across […]

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