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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, September 05, 2014
Japanese Milling Managers to Visit Idaho
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Winter Wheat Production in Northwest Region Down 19 Percent from Last Year

Idaho planted 780,000 acres of winter wheat in 2014, unchanged from 2013. Harvested area, at 730,000 acres, is down 10,000 acres from 2013. Winter wheat production in Idaho is 58.4 million bushels, down 8 percent from last year with yield estimated at 80.0 bushels per acre, down 6.0 bushels per acre from 2013.

Idaho planted 480,000 acres of spring wheat in 2014, down 50,000 acres from 2013. Harvested area, at 455,000 acres, is down 55,000 acres from 2013. Spring wheat production in Idaho is 34.6 million bushels, down 12 percent from last year with yield estimated at 76.0 bushels per acre, down 1.0 bushel per acre from 2013.

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