Category: Timely Topics – Grain Quality

“Meet Mr. Northwest Wheat Quality, Doug Engle!” Podcast & Variety Testing Brochures

Episode 74 of Wheat All About It! features USDA-ARS Physical Science Technician, Doug Engle. Join Scott Yates, director of communications and producer relations for the…

Is Your Seed Dead or Alive – A Seed Viability Test

Whether you are planting a winter or upcoming spring crop, re-seeding or enhancing a stand of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) or State Acres for Wildlife…

“A Conversation with Arron Carter, WSU Winter Wheat Breeder” Podcast

Episode 58 of Wheat All About It! features Washington State University’s winter wheat breeder, Arron Carter. Join Scott Yates, director of communications and producer relations…

The WSU Wheat Beat Podcast

Introducing the WSU Wheat Beat podcast, a new podcast brought to you by the WSU Extension Dryland Cropping Systems Team. Each week your host, Drew…

USDA September 1 Stocks Estimate Suggests Flat Prices Through 2017: Quick Market Update

USDA released their September 1 grain stocks estimates on Friday, September 29, 2017.  For wheat, this represents the inventory being carried into the second quarter…

Western Wheat Workers Falling Number Update

Fortunately in 2017, nature dealt the region some kindness and the widespread low falling numbers (FNs) of 2016 were a rare event. Economic losses to…

Don’t Worry About LMA and FN Yet

In 2016, Washington state wheat farmers experienced widespread problems with low Falling Numbers, for which we created our Grain Quality Resources page. The widespread low…

Raising the Quality Bar

Each spring the Idaho, Oregon and Washington grain commissions publish the Preferred Wheat Varieties brochure.  The document ranks current commercial wheat varieties based on their…
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