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  Kansas Wheat Alliance's (KWA) varieties are developed by K-State researchers to best meet the needs of Great Plains Farmers. KWA is proud to introduce this season's genetically superior varieties that perform in every environment. To learn more about which K-State varieties work best for your region, visit our new interactive map by clicking [...]

By |September 26th, 2018|News Alert|Comments Off on Visit Our New Interactive Map

In wheat seed, size matters

As wheat drilling season is upon us, producers are making management decisions that will affect the performance of their crop. Economics always play a role, but many farmers are really scrutinizing their costs due to the current commodity market. As the Good Book says, 'you reap what you sow.' Seed is one of the [...]

By |September 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on In wheat seed, size matters

Zenda Tops OSU List for Grazing Production

Zenda topped the OSU fall forage production trial for the 2017-2018 production year in Stillwater, Oklahoma. This is the second year Zenda has made the top group of varieties. If you have someone interested in a wheat variety for grazing, Zenda is a strong one to suggest. You can find more information about Zenda [...]

By |September 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Zenda Tops OSU List for Grazing Production

Behind the Breeder

Agricultural Technicians are an integral part of the wheat breeding program The Kansas State University Agriculture Research Center in Hays has been a pioneer in wheat development for years. Dr. T. Joe Martin, former wheat breeder at the station, paved the way for future breeders like Dr. Guorong Zhang, the current wheat breeder at [...]

By |September 22nd, 2018|News Alert|Comments Off on Behind the Breeder

K-State Wheat Varieties are Top Performers

Kansas Wheat Alliance (KWA) offers several K-State wheat varieties that can perform in any environment, for any type of producer. Great disease packages, drought resistance, acid soil tolerance and high yields are various aspects delivered in KWA varieties. Even with many tribulations during the 2018 growing season due to drought and other weather conditions, KWA [...]

By |September 6th, 2018|News Alert|Comments Off on K-State Wheat Varieties are Top Performers

Novel Wheat Genetic Improvements Grown in our Backyard

This is the second installment of our Wild Genetics, Domestic Improvements series. For more installments, please visit http://kswheatalliance.org/news-alert/wild-genetics-domestic-improvements/.    MANHATTAN, Kan. - The Rocky Ford Experiment Station in Manhattan, Kan., grows novel genetic materials for wheat improvement year after year for farmers, wheat breeders, researchers and others in the wheat industry. The goal of the station [...]

By |August 17th, 2018|News Alert|Comments Off on Novel Wheat Genetic Improvements Grown in our Backyard

Current Licensees List

Attached below is the full list of Kansas Wheat Alliance 2018 licensees effective as of September 14, 2018. This page will be updated as the license holder information changes. KWA License Holders 091418 pdf

By |August 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Current Licensees List

Wild Genetics, Domestic Improvements

In the months leading up to harvest, many producers, seed dealers and researchers within the wheat industry add one or two plot tours to their busy schedules. There are typically more than 100 plot tours open to the public across the states of Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska and Colorado. Although plot tour season has ended, [...]

By |August 6th, 2018|News Alert|Comments Off on Wild Genetics, Domestic Improvements

Plan now to avert wheat stem rust threat

If you've attended a K-State Research and Extension wheat plot tour in the last few years, you might remember the K-State Specialist mentioning the dangers of stem rust and the increasing use of susceptible varieties. Although the disease has been well controlled lately, stem rust is a potential threat every year. The 2018 Kansas [...]

By |August 1st, 2018|News Alert|Comments Off on Plan now to avert wheat stem rust threat