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Idaho Wheat in the News: Wheat industry waits for details on Japan deal

https://www.capitalpress.com/ag_sectors/grains/wheat-industry-waits-for-details-on-japan-deal/article_4481b33a-c820-11e9-b54e-5f38db98951e.html Wheat industry waits for details on Japan deal By MATTHEW WEAVER Capital Press Aug 26, 2019 Wheat farmers are cautious but optimistic in the wake of the announcement that the U.S. and Japan have agreed in principle to a new trade deal. “Great news,” said Glen Squires, CEO of the Washington Grain Commission. “We…

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Low Falling Number: Causes and Solutions in 2019

Low Falling Number: Causes and Solutions in 2019 Below are some answers to questions you might hear at the local coffee shop as growers begin making decisions about wheat varieties to plant. “Why is wheat tested for falling number?” Falling number, is the result from the Hagberg falling number (FN) test, certified by American Association of…

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Snake, Columbia Rivers a Lifeline for Idaho Wheat Industry

BOISE, Idaho (CBS 2) — It’s an uncertain time in the Idaho wheat business. The tariff situation has everybody on edge and a huge wheat inventory globally means depressed prices. “The wheat business is doing OK,” said Joe Anderson of Lewiston, a commissioner with the Idaho Wheat Commission from District One . “We got word Idaho…

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Idaho Wheat Production Exceeds 100 Million Bushels

News Release October 12, 2018 Contact: Britany.Hurst@idahowheat.org Idaho Wheat Commission 821 W. State Street Boise, Idaho 83702 Idaho Wheat Production Exceeds 100 Million Bushels The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Idaho’s total wheat production yield was more than 100 million bushels in 2018. Winter wheat: 720,000 acres of winter wheat were planted in 2018, with…

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Idaho Wheat Commission Autumn Meeting Notice

News Release October 18, 2018 Contact: Britany.Hurst@idahowheat.org Idaho Wheat Commission 821 W. State Street Boise, Idaho 83702 Idaho Wheat Commission Autumn Meeting Notice (BOISE, Idaho) Idaho Wheat Commission (IWC) Chairman Bill Flory has called a meeting of the IWC on Wednesday, October 24 beginning at 1:00 PM at the IWC offices located at 821 W.…

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Idaho Wheat Industry Hosts Top Indonesian Flour Milling Companies

News Release July 19, 2018 Contact: Britany.Hurst@idahowheat.org Idaho Wheat Commission 821 W. State Street Boise, Idaho 83702 Idaho Wheat Industry Hosts Top Indonesian Flour Milling Companies Executives from PT Cerestar/Harvester, headquartered in Jakarta, with four milling units across Java and Sumatra, Indonesia visited Idaho’s wheat industry in August, as well as executives from Interflour Group,…

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Idaho Wheat Industry Hosts Korean Crop Survey Trade Team

News Release July 19, 2018 Contact: Britany.Hurst@idahowheat.org Idaho Wheat Commission 821 W. State Street Boise, Idaho 83702 Idaho Wheat Industry Hosts Korean Crop Survey Trade Team Three executives from major flour milling companies in South Korea traveled to Idaho July 23-25 as part of a trade delegation sponsored by U.S. Wheat Associates (USWA), the Idaho…

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Bill Flory Appointed to Idaho Wheat Commission Second Term

News Release July 19, 2018 Contact: Britany.Hurst@idahowheat.org Idaho Wheat Commission 821 W. State Street Boise, Idaho 83702 Bill Flory Appointed to Idaho Wheat Commission Second Term (Boise, Idaho) – Bill Flory of Winchester was appointed by Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter to serve a second term with the Idaho Wheat Commission.  Flory will serve the Idaho…

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