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Wheat Growers List 2023 Farm Bill Priorities

Dan Farm Bill, Legislative, Wheat

The National Association of Wheat Growers shared their priorities for the 2023 Farm Bill. As lawmakers continue putting the next farm bill together, wheat growers will be advocating for these priorities on Capitol Hill. The priorities include: Protecting crop insurance to ensure growers have a strong and reliable safety net assists wheat growers when it’s needed during disasters. They also …


Ukrainian Export Crisis Continues

Dan Exports/Imports, Field Crops, Wheat

Theft, war damage, and more are complicating the Ukraine export crisis, further squeezing tight world grain supplies and fueling food inflation. The world grain stocks problem starts this year in Ukraine. “Can some of those stocks be taken by Russia and shipped back to Russia, and enter the world market through those means?” USDA World Ag Outlook Board Chair Mark …


Some Benefits of Becoming an Oat Farmer

Dan Field Crops, This Land of Ours, Wheat

Some of the benefits of becoming an oat farmer.  That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Oats are a nutrient-rich grain that makes a wonderful meal not only for humans, but also for livestock. When comparing grains, oats are the highest in protein and many of the newer varieties contain up to 22 percent. They’re renowned for lowering cholesterol …

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Plant Materials Center Provides Diverse Climate Plant Solutions

Dan Citrus, Climate Change, Corn, Cotton, Cover Crops, Environment, Field Crops, Fruits, Hemp, Herbs, Nursery Crops, Organic, Peanuts, Pest/Pest Control, Pollinators, Pollinators, Research, Research, Seeds, Soil, soil fertility, Soybeans, Specialty Crops, Sugar, This Land of Ours, Tree Nuts, USDA-NRCS, Vegetables, Wheat

The center providing plant solutions in a diverse climate. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.  The Lockeford Plant Materials Center is a 106-acre facility located in the Central Valley of California.  It’s about an hour southeast of the state’s capitol, Sacramento, and is the only plant materials in the state. The center provides plant solutions for the diverse …