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The race against time to breed wheat to survive a changing climate

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U.S. spring wheat planting progress hindered by too much rain

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Asian buyers eye French, Romanian wheat after Ukrainian supply blocked

Asian flour millers are expected to increase wheat purchases from France and Romania starting in July to make up for the loss of wheat in the supply chain from Russia’s blockade of Ukrainian exports.

The race against time to breed wheat to survive a changing climate

Draft report on dam replacement benefits renews concerns over cost, logistics

A draft report, commissioned by Senator Patty Murray and Governor Jay Inslee of Washington state, on what would be required to replace the benefits of the lower Snake River dams has renewed concerns over the cost and logistics of breaching the dams to prevent the extinction of native salmon.

Forecasts indicate wheat production in Idaho will be much higher this year

USDA’s June 1 crop production forecast has Idaho’s winter wheat up 51% from last year’s production at more than 68 million bushels.

PNW Wheat Field Guide: Is it time to scout your fields?

In a cool, wet spring like we have experienced so far in Idaho, conditions may be conducive for the development of certain plant diseases.

A timely look at U.S. Wheat in food aid

U.S. spring wheat planting progress hindered by too much rain

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) as of Sunday, June 5, reported spring wheat planting at 82% complete, 15-points below the 5-year average of 97% and below analysts’ expectations of 86%.

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