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The IWC supports a wide variety of programs aimed at providing information to growers, state and federal legislators, and the general public. The IWC receives information from the Idaho Grain Producers Association, the National Association of Grain Growers, U.S. Wheat Associates, and other organizations, regarding farm programs, trade issues, transportation, and environmental concerns. Information is communicated back to the producers through the Idaho Grain magazine, cereal schools, webinars, newsletters and workshops. The IWC is committed to educating the public through programs like Bread in the Bag, Ag in the Classroom, and the Wheat Foods Council.

Friday, February 13, 2015
New Report Confirms Biotechnology Crop Growth
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Idaho Annual Crop Production
Winter wheat acres planted in Idaho are estimated at 760,000 acres, down 20,000 acres from last year. Harvested area is forecast at 720,000 acres, down 1 percent from 2014.

Idaho spring wheat planted acres increased from 480,000 acres in 2014 to 570,000 acres in 2015.

All Wheat stored in all positions on June 1, 2015 totaled 18.5 million bushels in Idaho, up from 13.4 million bushels a year ago. Off-farm stocks were up 9 percent, while on-farm stocks were up 243 percent compared to the previous year.