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Winter Durum in Development for Western Kansas

Wheat growers in western Kansas may have an opportunity in upcoming years to grow durum varieties thanks to the Kansas State University Wheat Breeding Program. Although durum is not traditionally grown in Kansas because it is normally a spring wheat, Andy Auld, assistant agronomist, and Dr. Allan Fritz, professor and wheat breeder at K-State, [...]

By |December 12th, 2018|News Alert|Comments Off on Winter Durum in Development for Western Kansas

Weather Watch: Six Month Outlook for Winter Wheat in the Great Plains

Kansas wheat farmers will potentially see and feel effects from the El Niño weather pattern expected to move into the United States over the next six months. Although the El Niño is expected to be fairly weak, NOAA's Climate Prediction Center (CPC) has predicted that most of the country is going to be slightly [...]

By |November 16th, 2018|News Alert|Comments Off on Weather Watch: Six Month Outlook for Winter Wheat in the Great Plains

Visit Our New Interactive Map

  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|News Alert|Comments Off on In wheat seed, size matters

2018 Schedule B

Attached is three separate options for completing your 2018 Schedule B Report. You will find directions included in the files. Your schedule B is due into the KWA office no later than December 15. To use this Schedule B, print and fill out and then mail the report back to us. Schedule B 2018 w instructions [...]

By |September 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2018 Schedule B

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