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Wheat Quality Workshop

The Wheat Quality Workshop is held each year at the USDA/ARS Western Wheat Quality Lab in Pullman for wheat growers and allied wheat industry representatives.

The Workshop is an hands-on experience in milling wheat, operating flour and dough testing equipment, baking, learning about wheat characteristics that make excellent end products and learning the science used to qualify varieties for release.

Monday, March 10, 2014
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All Wheat Acres Planted in the Northwest Region Down 3 Percent for 2014
Barley Acres Planted in the Northwest Region Down 6 Percent from Last Year
Northwest Region Expected to Plant 650,000 Acres of Corn in 2014

Wheat producers, in Idaho, expect to plant 1.20 million acres of wheat for harvest this year, down 8 percent from 2013.
Winter wheat acres planted are estimated at 700,000 acres, down 9 percent from last year. Planted acres of Durum wheat, in Idaho, are estimated at 11,000 for 2014, unchanged from the previous year. Spring wheat planted acres, excluding Durum, are expected to total 490,000 acres, down 8 percent from last year.