Articles & Videos

Top Wheat Resources

Browse select articles and resources about all things wheat

High Yield and Topnotch Quality Hard Spring

High yield and topnotch quality new hard spring wheat cultivars will soon be released to Idaho producersWheat Breeding and Genetics Program, led by Dr. Jianli Chen, released several good wheat cultivars that are present in wheat production in Idaho and the Pacific Northwest.
Read More

Inadequate Zinc Constricting Idaho Wheat Crops

Wheat growers in Idaho are losing a surprising 3.5-4 bushels per acre every year due to widespread zinc deficiency that results in slow emergence and a lack of seedling vigor. While most now recognize that zinc is widely deficient in the soil profile, the larger issue of how to solve it still remains.
Read More

Talking About Farm Stress

Anna: Why is there a traditionally negative stigma around mental health in agriculture?Megz: Agriculture is an industry with a foundation of deep rural roots, hard work, resilience, strength, and community.
Read More

New Wheat Flour Lab to Help Promote U.S. Wheat Exports to South America

U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) sees a robust growth opportunity for U.S. wheat exports to South America. To meet rising demand for bread, snacks and other wheat foods, regional flour millers are hungry for information they need to purchase a wider range of high-quality wheat classes.
Read More

Thresher purchased by The Arthur Companies

Thresher Artisan Wheat, which had a big presence in Southern Idaho, has been acquired by The Arthur Companies. Growers might have noticed a transition to new branding and the elimination of the Thresher name in December, as the new owner took over Thresher’s eight locations ...
Read More

Wheat Foods Council: 50 Years of Promoting Wheat Foods at Home

In the early 1970s, carbohydrates were under attack. The public perception was then, as it is now, that complex carbohydrates were unnecessary fillers that made wheat foods fattening.
Read More

Kansas State Milling Short Course for Wheat Commissioners & Staff

Read More

Idaho Domestic Marketing Tour

The harsh tones of my alarm startled me out of bed at 5 AM on the morning on June 13th. It was the first day of the Idaho Wheat Commission’s Domestic Marketing Tour, and I needed to get up to the Farm Bureau in Pocatello by 8:30 AM to catch the bus on time.
Read More

Idaho Wheat Commission Names New Executive Director

The Idaho Wheat Commission (IWC) is pleased to announce the hiring of Britany Hurst Marchant to serve as Executive Director. She will succeed Casey Chumrau, who has been in the role since 2020.
Read More

End-Use Quality Starts with Variety Selection at Planting

What characteristics do you prioritize when choosing which wheat variety to plant? Yield, maturity,height, pest or disease resistance? Do you consider end-use quality?
Read More

Wheat Marketing Center Appoints New Executive Director

The Wheat Marketing Center has selected a new executive director to manage its research and education operations.
Read More

Joseph Anderson Reappointed to Fill District 1 Commission Seat

Joseph “Genesee Joe” Anderson, Lewiston, has been reappointed by Governor Brad Little to retain his position with the Idaho Wheat Commission representing District 1 effective July 1, 2022.
Read More

Video Library

Browse our collection of Idaho Wheat videos, podcasts, recipe videos and more

Our Weekly Newsletter

Sign up for our newsletter for weekly Idaho
wheat events, news and updates.
Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.