wheat http://kbia.org en Global bumper wheat crop brings lower prices http://kbia.org/post/global-bumper-wheat-crop-brings-lower-prices <p>Talk to any corn farmer and he or she will likely <a href="http://harvestpublicmedia.org/article/expected-bumper-crop-has-price-corn-dropping">lament the dropping price of corn</a>. But corn growers are not alone. Farmers who grow wheat are beginning to feel the same pinch.</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 17:27:27 +0000 Luke Runyon 47467 at http://kbia.org Global bumper wheat crop brings lower prices Field Notes: Senate to consider the Farm Bill as wheat prices dip http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-senate-consider-farm-bill-wheat-prices-dip <p></p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 47434 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: Senate to consider the Farm Bill as wheat prices dip Field Notes: Snowmass wheat http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-snowmass-wheat <p><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">This is the latest installment of Harvest Public Media’s&nbsp;</em><a href="http://kbia.org/programs/field-notes" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Field Notes</a><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font- Fri, 10 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 46453 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: Snowmass wheat The new wheat behind whole grain white bread http://kbia.org/post/new-wheat-behind-whole-grain-white-bread <p>A new wheat variety may have cracked the code to marry the fluffiness of white bread with whole grain nutrition.</p><p>For a long time, American bread makers have been in a bind. Many consumers <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2013/01/11/169150598/in-the-battle-between-health-and-taste-why-white-bread-still-wins">like the texture and taste of white bread</a>, but want the nutritional benefits of whole grains.</p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Luke Runyon 46284 at http://kbia.org The new wheat behind whole grain white bread Who wants biotech wheat? http://kbia.org/post/who-wants-biotech-wheat <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p></p><p>Many farmers say they would like to grow genetically engineered wheat to help them feed a hungry world, but it’s not what everyone’s hungry for. And now, with the mysterious appearance of Roundup Ready wheat<a href="http://www.aphis.usda.gov/newsroom/2013/05/ge_wheat_detection.shtml"> in a farmer’s field in Oregon</a> a few weeks ago, consumer resistance may grow even stronger.</p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 21:37:27 +0000 Grant Gerlock 36457 at http://kbia.org Who wants biotech wheat? Drought takes head start into 2013 http://kbia.org/post/drought-takes-head-start-2013 <p></p><p style="font-size: 1.2em; line-height: 1.7em; margin-bottom: 1.1em; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', serif;">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 1.2em; line-height: 1.7em;">2012 was a drought year for the record books. It was the warmest year ever recorded in&nbsp;</span><strong style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 1.2em; line-height: 1.7em;"><u><a href="http://www.crh.noaa.gov/images/dmx/2012%20DSM%20MonthlyTables.pdf" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Des Moines, Iowa</a></u></strong><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 1.2em; line-height: 1.7em;">,&nbsp;</span><u style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 1.2em; line-height: 1.7em;"><strong><a href="http://www.crh.noaa.gov/news/display_cmsstory.php?wfo=top&amp;storyid=91143&amp;source=0" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Topeka, Kan.</a></strong></u><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 1.2em; line-height: 1.7em;">, and&nbsp;</span><u style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 1.2em; line-height: 1.7em;"><strong><a href="http://www.crh.noaa.gov/news/display_cmsstory.php?wfo=lsx&amp;storyid=81645&amp;source=0" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Columbia, Mo.</a></strong></u><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 1.2em; line-height: 1.7em;">&nbsp;and the driest ever in&nbsp;</span><strong style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 1.2em; line-height: 1.7em;"><u><a href="http://www.crh.noaa.gov/news/display_cmsstory.php?wfo=gid&amp;storyid=91110&amp;source=0" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Grand Island, Neb.</a>&nbsp;</u></strong><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 1.2em; line-height: 1.7em;">The question is whether 2013 will be any different.</span></p><p> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 01:12:58 +0000 Grant Gerlock 27801 at http://kbia.org Drought takes head start into 2013