Wheat futures were fueled by the ongoing Russia-Ukraine crisis on Wednesday. As a result, front-month wheat contracts hit daily trading limits and soared to a 14-year high. "May and July, both Hard Red Winter (HRW) and Soft Red Winter (SRF)...
Irrigation methods vary by crop because of differences in production practices, crop value, water source, and soil characteristics. Irrigation application methods can be broadly categorized as either gravity or pressurized systems. Pressurized irrigation systems apply water under pressure through...
Following productive talks with the United States last year, the Vietnamese government eliminated a three percent U.S. wheat import tariff on Dec. 30, 2021. On Feb. 6, 2022, the first shipment of U.S. wheat purchased without a tariff arrived...
Inari, the SEEDesign company, and InterGrain, a leading cereal breeding company in Australia, today announced a strategic collaboration to dramatically improve the yield potential of wheat, enhancing the crop's long-term viability in the face of an increasingly variable climate. The...
Wheat growers of the Pacific Northwest have been hearing about the CoAXium Wheat Production System at industry meetings and field days for the past four years. Aggressor herbicide's effectiveness at controlling grassy weeds was clearly demonstrated and excitement for...
Source: USDA news release The February 2022 Wheat Outlook analyzes the 2020/21 and 2021/22 WASDE as well as supply and demand changes linked to new data from the U.S. Bureau of the Census and USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service. To view...
Author: Emily C. Dooley, UC Davis Published on: February 8, 2022 UC Davis is leading a five-year, $15 million research project to accelerate wheat breeding to meet new climate realities. Photo by Vlad Stawizki on Unsplash The project will also train...
28 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai requesting the administration pursue a World Trade Organization (WTO) case against India's domestic support for...
With the COVID-19 pandemic still lingering in 2021, U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) continued to provide reliable, high-quality service to customers worldwide via virtual programming. The pandemic's start quickly brought challenges that no industry in modern history had experienced...
Measuring plant phenotypes, a term used to describe the observable characteristics of an organism, is a critical aspect of studying and improving economically important crops. Phenotypes central to the breeding process include traits like kernel number in corn, seed...
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