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2018 Wheat Variety Performance Tests

The 2018 wheat variety performance tests have been released by Kansas State University and Oklahoma State University. Kansas Wheat Alliance has nine Hard Red Winter wheat and three Hard White winter wheat varieties that were evaluated in the 2018 Kansas State University Research and Extension (KSRE) performance tests. KSRE ranked Clara CL, Everest and [...]

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

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

Quality Grain Begins with Quality Seed

Blue Certified Seed Label Boosts Confidence In Seed Selections MANHATTAN, Kan. - As harvest finishes up and producers put their combines away, local coffee shop talk turns to yields and variety performance. With decision-making for the next crop underway, farmers can get an idea about which varieties to plant from word-of-mouth and the latest variety books. [...]

By |July 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Quality Grain Begins with Quality Seed

KDA Seed Meeting Recap

The Kansas Department of Agriculture recently hosted two meetings on August 18 in Hays, KS and August 23 in Manhattan, KS to discuss changes to the Kansas Seed Program.  Jeff Vogel and Scott Marsh, both with KDA, talked about challenges facing the Seed Program and potential changes to meet the needs of seed customers and [...]

By |September 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on KDA Seed Meeting Recap

What does it take to make a White Wheat Champion?

Joe, the newest hard white winter wheat variety from Kansas Wheat Alliance, was named after T. Joe Martin, retired wheat breeder at K-State’s Agricultural Research Center in Hays, Kansas. Joe Martin began his wheat breeding career in 1974, after graduating from Michigan State, when he started in the plant disease program at KSU ARC and later became a [...]

By |June 29th, 2016|News Alert, Uncategorized|Comments Off on What does it take to make a White Wheat Champion?

Kansas Wheat Day Recap

Kansas farmers spent the morning touring test plots, congratulating award recipients and listening to topics affecting wheat at the Kansas Wheat Day on May 26 at the K-State Agricultural Research Center in Hays, Kansas. Members of the K-State wheat breeding team were recognized for their efforts to release new wheat varieties. Christopher Brandt, KSU Research Foundation Vice [...]

By |June 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Kansas Wheat Day Recap