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Articles of Interest- Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Egypt is Running First Wheat Tender with New Payment Terms Bloomberg – 01/29/2019 Traders will be paying extra attention to Egypt’s first wheat tender since the country changed payment terms in a move that may cut costs for the top importer and its suppliers. The General Authority for Supply Commodities is seeking wheat for March 11-20 shipment in…

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Articles of Interest- Wednesday, January 23, 2019

China is Said to Consider Buying up to 7M Tons of U.S. Wheat Bloomberg – 01/22/2019 Chinese officials are considering purchasing as much as 7 million tons of U.S. wheat depending on the progress of trade talks, according to people with knowledge of the matter. China may buy a small amount initially and increase purchases if…

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NAWG Weekly Updates, January 17, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: NWF Officially Opens 2019 National Wheat Yield Contest The National Wheat Foundation (NWF) has officially announced that it is accepting grower enrollment for the 2019 National Wheat Yield Contest! The deadline for Winter Wheat entries is May 15th with an early registration deadline of April 1st. The Spring wheat entry deadline is August 1st, with…

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NWF Announces State Winners for the 2018 National Wheat Yield Contest

Washington D.C. (November 19) – Last week, the National Wheat Foundation (NWF) announced the national winners for the 2018 National Wheat Yield Contest. Today, NWF is announcing state winners for the 2018 Contest which includes 82 growers from 23 states. “It’s great to see winners from such states as New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Virginia who…

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NWF Announces National Winners for the 2018 National Wheat Yield Contest

Washington D.C. (November 12, 2018) – The National Wheat Foundation’s National Wheat Yield Contest offers growers the opportunity to compete with farmers from across the United States and improve their production practices through new and innovative techniques. Today, NWF is announcing the national winners for the 2018 National Wheat Yield Contest “A special congratulations to…

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Articles of Interest – Monday, November 13, 2018

U.S. Wheat — We Need A Farm Bill This Year Brownfield Ag News – 11/13/2018 U.S. Wheat Associates tells Brownfield it’s very important to them that a farm bill passes this year. As of September 30th, funding ended for the Foreign Market Development (FMD) program, as vice chairman Doug Goyings explains, “We have no funding…

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NAWG Weekly Updates, June 28, 2018

Farm Bill Update: Please note that the Senate is still working on consideration of the Farm Bill and that we are expecting a final vote tonight! Due to the holiday, there will be no weekly updates distributed next week. Have a very Happy Fourth of July! NAWG Participates in Field to Market Meeting This week,…

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NAWG Weekly Updates, June 14, 2018

Senate Ag Committee Advances Farm Bill Out of Committee On June 13, 2018, the Senate Ag Committee marked up and reported out their bill on a 20-1 vote (Senator Grassley (R-IA) was the only nea vote). NAWG sent a summary of the markup and adopted amendments to our states. Prior to the mark up, NAWG…

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NWF National Wheat Yield Contest: Spring Wheat Deadline August 1st!

The National Wheat Foundation’s (NWF) annual National Wheat Yield Contest continues to drive innovation in the industry by spotlighting the best practices among American wheat growers. In its third year, the contest is working on adding a quality requirement, raising the bar for what constitutes the greater grain among U.S. wheat growers. For more information…

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NAWG Weekly Updates, May 31, 2018

White House Announces Tariffs on China; NAWG Continues to Communicate Importance of Expanding Trade The White House has announced that they will be moving forward with tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods, details of which will be released on June 15.  When these potential tariffs were first publicly proposed, China announced they would…

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NAWG Weekly Updates, May 24, 2018

Scalise Announces Plan for Immigration, Farm Bill Votes Third Week of June As reported in Roll Call, “the farm bill, which failed on the House floor Friday, will get a second vote June 22 after a vote on a conservative immigration bill earlier that week,” House Majority Whip Steve Scalise said Monday. The immigration bill…

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