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WEATHER UPDATE: NWGA annual meeting announced
A conference call line is available for those interested in participating in the NWGA annual meeting but unable to travel due to weather. The contact info was shared via e-mail with NWGA members. If you are a member who didn’t receive the e-mail, or interested in participating but not a member, please e-mail email@example.com and we’ll send you the conference call information.
NWGA will hold it’s annual meeting Monday, January 16, 2017 at the Ramada Convention Center in Kearney, NE. The meeting will include presentations from US Wheat Associates, the National Association of Wheat Growers, as well as a review of organization resolutions. Those interested in more information may contact the office or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Royce Schaneman, NWB executive director talks about the organization’s upcoming events for January 2017.
NWB sends producers on tour to Portland, Ore.
Ten producers and wheat industry representatives are on their way to Portland to participate in the annual Wheat Export and Marketing workshop sponsored by NWB and the Wheat Marketing Center. Stay tuned to NWB’s social media accounts for photos and updates.
UNL Wheat program receives national grant
UNL’s wheat breeding program recently received a 3-year grant from USDA to develop higher-yielding hybrid wheat lines. More information on the grant and research can be found here.
Fun with Wheat Blog
Need an easy holiday breakfast option? Try our overnight eggnog French toast recipe. Is super easy and sure to please the family. Get the recipe here.
NWB call for proposals for FY 2017-2018
The Nebraska Wheat Board has issued its call for proposals for project funding in fiscal year 2017-2018. The submission deadline is 5:00 pm CST Wednesday, January 25, 2017. All proposals should be submitted electronically to wheat.board@Nebraska.gov. Additional information can be found in the RFP press release nwb-calls-for-2017-2018-proposals or in the RFP 2017 guidelines 2017-rfp.
- Visit the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s page about all things wheat.
- Keep up to date with crop production and pest management practices via UNL’s CropWatch newsletter.
- View information on the 2016 Winter Wheat Variety Trials.
- Learn more about the Panhandle Research and Extension Center.
- View the Wheat Disease Profiles I and the Wheat Disease Profiles II.
- Take the Virtual Wheat Varieties Tour.
- Learn more about the Small Grains Breeding being done by Dr. P. Stephen Baenziger at UNL.