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Three Times Is a Charm for Wheat Exports to Ecuador

U.S. wheat exports are gaining entry into a former Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) stronghold, driven by a trio of activities conducted by U.S. Wheat Associates (USW).

Ecuador traditionally imported most of its wheat from Canada, primarily because the CWB, as a single desk seller, could offer favorable terms and preferential service to Ecuadorian buyers for its spring wheat. As a result, […]

Got Resistence?

WSU herbicide resistance testing program eliminates the guessing
By Ian Burke and Rachel Lindell

A wheat farmer’s most expensive herbicide is the one that doesn’t work. In this respect, herbicide resistance costs real money.

Even when retailers and manufacturers stand behind their products, the time it takes to realize the herbicide application has failed can be the difference […]

Basics of Basis

T. Randall Fortenbery
Professor and Thomas B. Mick Endowed Chair
School of Economic Sciences
Washington State University 

While wheat prices have been generally falling since the first of the year, local Washington prices have tended to perform better than the national market.

Figure 1 shows the nearby futures prices for soft red winter wheat from June 1, […]

Gluten and Health

The Connection Between Gut Health, Food Sensitivities and Allergies
Julie Miller Jones, PhD, LN, CNS
Michele Tuttle, MPH, RD

Over the past five years, gluten and the proteins in wheat have received intense attention from the media and consumers. There are several reasons for this. First, celiac disease once thought to be rare (1 in 3000) has been […]