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Wheat Quality Workshop

The Wheat Quality Workshop is held each year at the USDA/ARS Western Wheat Quality Lab in Pullman for wheat growers and allied wheat industry representatives.

The Workshop is an hands-on experience in milling wheat, operating flour and dough testing equipment, baking, learning about wheat characteristics that make excellent end products and learning the science used to qualify varieties for release.

Friday, February 13, 2015
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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.