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When You Inherit the Farm from Your Children

January 16, 2020

Like many of you, I too grew up on a farm, albeit in the Netherlands. To this day, I am more likely to refer to myself as a farm kid (who happens to work in agricultural research and extension) rather than as a scientist (who happens to work in agriculture).  Like many of you, our…

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U.S. Wheat Industry Applauds Senate for Passing the U.S. Mexico-Canada Agreement

January 16, 2020

Washington, D.C. (January 16, 2020) – The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) and U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) applaud the U.S. Senate for passing the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) today. “Trade deals can put the price of wheat back on track for many growers and create new opportunities for many farmers,” said NAWG President and Lavon,…

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NAWG Announces House Ag Committee Leader for its Wheat Leader of the Year Award

January 16, 2020

Washington, D.C. (January 15, 2020) – The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) has announced that it has selected House Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Mike Conaway (R-TX) for its “Wheat Leader of the Year Award”. The Wheat Leader of the Year Award is given annually to only one member of Congress and is to be…

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U.S. Wheat Associates Price Report

December 23, 2019

December 20, 2019 Read the full report as a PDF Price Report will not be published on December 27. The next Price Report will be published on January 3, 2020. U.S. Wheat Associates Headquarters and West Coast Offices will be closed in the afternoon on Tuesday, December 24, and Wednesday, December 25, for the Christmas…

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Articles of Interest- Friday, December 20, 2019

December 23, 2019

U.S. House Passes USMCA World-Grain – 12/20/2019 The U.S. House of Representatives passed the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) trade agreement on Dec. 19 with a bipartisan vote of 385-41. Under the USMCA, all food and agriculture products that have had zero tariffs under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) will continue to enjoy zero tariff…

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U.S. Wheat Industry Praises House of Representatives for Advancing the U.S. Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)

December 20, 2019

Washington, D.C. (December 19, 2019) – U.S wheat growers are very pleased that the U.S. House of Representatives has passed the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) today. This past year, the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) and U.S. Wheat Associates have forcefully spoken out on their behalf about the need for the USMCA.  “Agriculture desperately needed a…

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NAWG Weekly Updates, December 19, 2019

December 20, 2019

Note that these are the final updates for the year and that NAWG will resume its weekly updates on January 9, 2020. House Passes USMCA, NAWG and USW Issue Joint Release On December 19, 2019, the House of Representatives approved the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement with a vote of 385 to 41. In a recent joint press…

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Articles of Interest- Thursday, December 19, 2019

December 19, 2019

Talking Trade Wheat Life – 12/19/2019 What do you get when you add a dash of farm bill implementation and trade to a new global order, served with a side of national wheat issues and topped off with a long-term weather forecast? An informative, engaging 2019 convention agenda, of course. Agri-Pulse Executive Editor Philip Brasher is…

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COMING SOON – Small Grains Update Meetings

December 18, 2019

Small Grains Update Meetings – Wheat, Soybeans, Corn   January 7 – 10, 2020 Fergus Falls – Dilworth – Ada – Crookston – Lancaster – Argyle – Roseau – St. Hilaire See Details Here

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Articles of Interest- Wednesday, December 18, 2019

December 18, 2019

Export Activity Picking Up on Major Crops AgWeek – 12/15/2019 The U.S. Department of Agriculture monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report was viewed as neutral to friendly to the wheat complex. USDA estimates 2019-20 U.S. ending stocks at 974 million bushels, which was lower than pre-report estimates of 1.01 billion bushels and compared…

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Articles of Interest- Tuesday, December 17, 2019

December 17, 2019

Wheat Markets Rise on Trade Agreement Coattails Successful Farming – 12/16/2019 When we try to quantify how much wheat would be involved in the China business, the numbers don’t look that big. Some estimate about 250,000 of higher quality wheat. We’ll take it but it’s not a game changer. They typically buy spring wheat to…

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Register now for “A Back to Basics Approach to Nutrient Management”

December 17, 2019

By Lizabeth Stahl and Lisa Behnken, Extension Educators – Crops, and Phyllis Bongard, Content Development and Communications Specialist Fertilizer can separate the most profitable producers from the rest of the pack. While fertilizer is a critical component for high yields, spending too much on fertilizer can really cut into your bottom line.    Join us…

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