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Recent news and highlights from around the U.S. wheat industry.

Speaking of Wheat.

“I don’t think anybody is expecting to see anything that is above average, for certain. Average would be ambitious. We’re probably looking at below-average overall. As an industry, agriculture has a huge ripple effect down the supply chain. You need to have a healthy agriculture industry to have a healthy economy overall. We’re resilient. I will say, it will be an extraordinarily tough year with what we have out there.” – Amanda Hoey, chief executive officer, Oregon Wheat Growers League and Oregon Wheat Commission. Read more about the record-breaking drought condition U.S. wheat farmers are facing here and here.

NAWG CEO Visits PNW to Discuss the Importance of the Columbia-Snake River System. This week, NAWG CEO Chandler Goule toured the dams and rivers that transport 40% of all U.S. wheat to markets overseas. Approximately 15 million metric tons (MMT) of wheat were transported on the Columbia-Snake River system in 2020, making it the nation’s single largest wheat export gateway. Goule joined several national and regional agricultural leaders to learn and join discussions about preserving the waters and how crucial they are to the success of U.S. wheat farmers. Read more about the visit here and here.

National Wheat Yield Contest for Spring Wheat. Registration for the spring wheat portion of the National Wheat Yield Contest is open. Spring wheat entries will be accepted until August 1. The contest offers U.S. wheat farmers the opportunity to compete with their peers across the United States and learn from each other’s innovative techniques to improve wheat productivity. Registration is available here.

From the Field: Farm Chat with Idaho Wheat. The Idaho Wheat Commission has taken its monthly webinar series “From the Field: Farm Chat with Idaho Wheat” and repurposed it for listening on the go. The webinars are now available as podcasts on Spotify and other preferred podcast platforms and YouTube. Join Idaho Wheat for conversations with Idaho wheat growers and experts on a wide range of topics related directly to production and profitability on the farm.

The Passing of Lajpat “Pat” R. Kandhari. USW received news today that our retired colleague Pat Kandhari has passed away in India. Pat was promoting U.S. wheat in India even before there was a Western Wheat Associates, already working as Assistant Director in a New Delhi office funded by Pacific Northwest state wheat organizations in April 1958. He continued in that position until he was named Director in 1974, six years before USW was formed. USW closed the Delhi office almost exactly 20 years ago, in June 2001, when Pat retired. We send our sincere condolences to Pat’s family and friends.

The late Lajpat “Pat” Kandhari, left, visited the USW office in Washington, D.C, in 2007. He is joined here (left to right) by USW Vice President of Finance Kevin McGarry, former Assistant to the Vice President of Marketing Programs Fleur Noeth, former Vice President of Marketing Programs Rick Callies, and former Vice President of Planning Jim Frahm.

U.S. Wheat Associates Publishes Commercial Sales every Thursday, documenting wheat export sales-to-date by country and class for the current marketing year compared to the previous marketing year on the same date. The report includes a 10-year commercial sales history by class and country. Data is sourced from the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service Weekly Export Sales Report. Read the latest report on the USW website.

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Recent news and highlights from around the U.S. wheat industry.

Speaking of Wheat. “Jumping from colder than usual temperatures to high heat, crop conditions are unlikely to stay this favorable for long, especially if drought conditions worsen. These weather shocks are likely to impact estimates for crop supply in the 2021/22 marketing year as demand continues to increase and push prices toward their highest levels since 2013.” – Shelby Myers, Economist, American Farm Bureau Federation. Read more here.

USDA’s New WASDE Report released 6/10/21 raised 2020/21 U.S. exports by 544,366 MT to 26.81 MMT. USDA also estimates larger U.S. wheat supplies, higher domestic use, unchanged exports, and slightly lower stocks for 2021/22. All wheat production is now projected at 51.66 MMT on increased HRW and SRW production, offsetting lower white winter production. The global wheat outlook for 2021/22 is for larger supplies, higher consumption, increased trade, and higher stocks. Global production and use are expected to set new record highs in 2021/22. U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) will update its World Wheat Supply and Demand Report this week.

Creating Value of U.S. Wheat: Through Solvent Retention Capacity. Registration is open for USW’s next monthly technical webinar on June 16. This webinar series provides technical guidance to add value for customers as they make their wheat purchasing decisions. USW technical experts Roy Chung and Tarik Gahi will discuss using SRC analysis as a tool for product quality, with fresh insights into SRC methods, solvent preparation and troubleshooting. Register for the webinar here.

Montana Wheat and Barley Committee is Hiring. The Montana Wheat and Barley Committee (MWBC) is recruiting to fill its Market Development & Communications Specialist position. This position is responsible for the administration of MWBC’s market development activities, as well as content development, communications and outreach efforts. Learn more about the position and how to apply here.

The 2021 U.S. Wheat Harvest is underway. USW publishes its Harvest Report every Friday afternoon, Eastern Daylight Time, throughout the season with updates and comments on harvest progress, crop conditions and current crop quality for hard red winter (HRW), soft red winter (SRW), hard red spring (HRS), soft white (SW) and durum wheat. Subscribe to receive the report directly to your inbox here. Follow along on social media using #wheatharvest21.

U.S. Wheat Associates Publishes Commercial Sales every Thursday, documenting wheat export sales-to-date by country and class for the current marketing year compared to the previous marketing year on the same date. The report includes a 10-year commercial sales history by class and country. Data is sourced from the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service Weekly Export Sales Report. Read the latest report on the USW website.

Subscribe to USW Reports. USW publishes various reports and content that are available to subscribe to, including a bi-weekly newsletter highlighting recent Wheat Letter blog posts, the weekly Price Report and the weekly Harvest Report (available May to October). Subscribe here.

Follow USW Online. Visit our Facebook page for the latest updates, photos and discussions of what is going on in the world of wheat. Also, find breaking news on Twitter, video stories on Vimeo and more on LinkedIn.

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Recent news and highlights from around the U.S. wheat industry.

Speaking of Wheat.

“The drought monitor has been around for more than two decades, and we have only seen four springs where we’ve seen more than 40% drought coverage in the lower 48 states. For the record, those years were 2000, 2003, and then in the wake of the big 2012, drought with the spring of 2013. 2021 is among those years, with nearly 60% of the U.S. seeing drought.” – Brad Rippey, USDA meteorologist and an author of the monitor. Read more.

The 2021 U.S. Wheat Harvest has begun with the winter wheat crop in Texas. USW publishes a harvest report every Friday afternoon, Eastern Daylight Time, throughout the season with updates and comments on harvest progress, crop conditions and current crop quality for hard red winter (HRW), soft red winter (SRW), hard red spring (HRS), soft white (SW) and durum wheat. Subscribe to receive the report directly to your inbox here. Follow along on social media using #wheatharvest21.

NAWG Promotes Jake Westlin. The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) recently promoted Jake Westlin to Senior Director of Policy and Communications. Jake joined NAWG in October 2019 and has been a key part of NAWG’s policy team, and has managed many projects during his tenure. Through Jake’s six years working with Capitol Hill and his work on two farm bills as part of Senator Heitkamp’s (D-ND) legislative team, he has brought a fundamental understanding of agricultural policy to NAWG. Additionally, from his time at Forbes Tate Partners as a research and policy analyst, Jake has an extensive background in agriculture, public lands, and food and nutrition policy. In Jake’s new role, he will oversee the policy and communications team and continue being a voice for wheat growers on the Hill.

IGP Institute Flour Milling and Grain Processing Course Schedule. The IGP Institute at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kan., has several flour milling and grain processing courses planned for 2021, covering all aspects of managing the flour milling process. View the full course schedule and register here.

Brett Carver Explains. The newest video series from the Wheat Foods Council (WFC) features Brett Carver, Oklahoma State University wheat breeder and WFC Board of Advisors member, covering a range of wheat topics. The most recent video is called “How our choices influence wheat production.” View the series and other WFC video resources here.

Subscribe to USW Reports. USW publishes various reports and content that are available to subscribe to, including a bi-weekly newsletter highlighting recent Wheat Letter blog posts, the weekly Price Report and the weekly Harvest Report (available May to October). Subscribe here.

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Recent news and highlights from around the U.S. wheat industry.

Speaking of Wheat. [A new genetic discovery] will make a big difference for producers, because it will result in our Wheat Improvement Team releasing varieties that are better adapted to their production system.” – Amanda de Oliveira Silva, Oklahoma State University Extension Small Grains Specialist, from an article in the Enid News & Eagle about identifying a gene that will help breeders fine-tune wheat maturity for specific uses such higher yield production.

Rabobank Released its World Grains & Oilseeds Map 2021, predicting that global grains and oilseeds trade will continue to grow, driven by rising demand from Asia and Africa and increased exports from the Americas and the Black Sea Region. “Income and population are expected to continue to drive long-term growth in trade flows, while changes in consumer dietary habits might cause further shifts in those flows,” according to Vito Martielli, Rabobank Senior Analyst, Grains & Oilseeds.

Congratulations to the 2021 Borlaug CAST Communication Award Winner, Dr. Sarah Evanega. She is a research professor in the Cornell University Department of Global Development. Dr. Evanega also serves as the founding director of the Cornell Alliance for Science. Read more from the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) here.

Leading Nutrition Expert Dr. Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted of Trinidad and Tobago is named the 2021 World Food Prize Laureate for her achievements in pioneering fish-based food systems to improve nutrition, health and livelihoods for millions around the world. Read more on the World Food Prize website.

Best Wishes. Dr. Joel Ransom, North Dakota State University Extension Agronomist, made a huge positive impact on farmers and students in North Dakota and around the world. Dr. Ransom recently retired, and U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) thanks him and wishes him well. Read more about Dr. Ransom’s career in the April issue of Prairie Grains magazine.

Josh Tonsager Joins House Agriculture Committee. House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott announced several staffing additions and promotions for the Democratic staff of the House Agriculture Committee on Monday, April 26. Former NAWG Vice President of Policy and Communications Josh Tonsager will serve as the Subcommittee Staff Director for the General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee. Read the press release here. USW wishes Josh the best in his next endeavor!

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Recent news and highlights from around the U.S. wheat industry.

 Speaking of Wheat.
“Well over half the nation’s wheat production occurs in states that are experiencing some form of drought now in the spring of 2021 … I suspect we will still see rough correlation between corn prices and hard red winter wheat prices this summer.” — Elaine Kub, South Dakota author of “Mastering the Grain Markets: How Profits are Really Made,” from an article in Progressive Farmer/DTN.

U.S. Wheat Condition Ratings Decline. This week, USDA reported U.S. winter wheat in good to excellent condition declined by 4 percentage points overall to 49% from the previous week. Oklahoma and Texas showed declines, respectively, of 9 points to 61% and 10 points to 18%. Later in May, U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) will issue its first Harvest Report on the 2021/22 U.S. wheat crop.

Dr. Senay Simsek to Head of Purdue University’s Food Science Department. As the Bert L. D’Appolonia Cereal Science and Technology of Wheat Endowed Professor at North Dakota State University, Dr. Simsek has been a valued USW-sponsored consultant to wheat food processors around the world. USW congratulates Dr. Simsek on her new appointment. Read more about her career and new position here.

Congratulations to Oklahoma Wheat Farmer Tom Stephens on induction into the Oklahoma Agriculture Hall of Fame. Tom is a long-serving USW director representing the Oklahoma Wheat Commission (OWC). He and his wife Phyllis live in Guymon, Okla. Read more in OWC’s Oklahoma Wheat Brief.

It’s A Boy! Congratulations to USW/Mexico City Assistant Regional Director Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann and her husband Andrew on the birth of their first child, Stielf Xavier Bryant Erdmann, born April 26, 2021. Stephanie and baby are both doing well.

World Food Prize to Announce 2021 Laureate and hold a “Digital Dialogue: Live with the Laureate” on May 11, 2021, at 8:00 a.m. Central Daylight Time. Invited speakers include U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack, and UN Nutrition Chair Naoko Yamamoto. Learn more about the event and register online at www.WorldFoodPrize.org/LaureateAnnouncement.

NAWG Hires New Director of Communications and Partnerships. The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) recently named Mariah Wollweber as Director of Communications and Partnerships. Wollweber is a fifth-generation wheat farmer from Washington State. She has worked as a journalist and in the communications and marketing industry.

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Recent news and highlights from around the U.S. wheat industry.

 Speaking of Wheat.
“We have seen only a half-inch of rain in the last 45 days. We are in a critical stage, but we have time to recover if rain comes in the next ten days. Either way, we will have a crop.” — Michael Peters, Okarche, Okla., wheat farmer, and U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) Secretary-Treasurer.

$6.3 Billion. According to USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service, that is the total value of all U.S. wheat exports in 2020. Total U.S. agricultural export value of $145.68 billion in 2020 was the second-highest on record, up almost 7% from 2019, mainly on the Chinese import surge. Read more in the 2020 U.S. Agricultural Export Yearbook.

U.S. Spring Wheat and Durum Seeding has started, under less-than-ideal conditions, according to the North Dakota Wheat Commission (NDWC). Nationwide, farmers have planted 11% of the spring wheat crop, compared to 6% on average. It is extremely dry across most of the Northern Plains. Conditions and more profit potential in other crops prompted USDA to predict a 4% decline in spring wheat area. Read more online.

Voting for Wheat. Michigan wheat farmers have voted to continue the Michigan Wheat Program (MWP) to promote profitable production, marketing and use of wheat. As with other state wheat commissions, funding comes from a “checkoff,” in which farmers contribute a specified amount per bushel of wheat that goes to MWP for research, education and market development programs. Michigan farmers produce soft red winter and soft white wheat.

U.S. Wheat Associates Publishes Commercial Sales every Thursday, documenting wheat export sales-to-date by country and class for the current marketing year compared to the previous marketing year on the same date. The report includes a 10-year commercial sales history by class and country. Data is sourced from the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service Weekly Export Sales Report. Read the latest report on the USW website.

Subscribe to USW Reports. USW publishes various reports and content that are available to subscribe to, including a bi-weekly newsletter highlighting recent Wheat Letter blog posts, the weekly Price Report and the weekly Harvest Report (available May to October). Subscribe here.

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Recent news and highlights from around the U.S. wheat industry.

Speaking of Wheat. “The research is really there to show that sprouting grain, unfortunately, has bad end-use quality, generally. If we use the ELISA [test for starch damage] … our confidence in the predicted end-use quality goes up. I think that’s the advantage of that test.” — Ashley Cannon, Research Molecular Biologist, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Pullman, Wash., from a discussion in Capital Press about a developmental test for wheat starch damage.

USW Assistant Director Position Opens. The U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) Assistant Director, West Coast Office position in Portland, Ore., helps USW fulfill its mission through grain trade and state wheat commission outreach, programming support and assisting overseas trade delegations to the Pacific Northwest. Learn more about this position here.

USW Hosts New Monthly Webinar. USW introduces its new monthly webinar series, “Creating Value for U.S. Wheat,” open to anyone wanting to improve their milling efficiency and profitability. This series provides technical guidance to add value for customers as they make their wheat purchasing decisions. USW will start with the basic concepts of why and how to blend and culminate in using SRC and other flour testing methods to determine best blending strategies. The first webinar, “Creating Value for U.S. Wheat: Through Blending,” is scheduled for April 14 and 15. Learn more and register at https://bit.ly/CreatingValueforUSWheat.

No Wheat Food? The U.S. Wheat Foods Council (WFC) launched a new video series, “Brett Carver Explains,” in which the Oklahoma State University wheat breeder and WFC Board of Advisor member will cover a range of wheat topics. The first video is called “What have you got to lose?” exploring what the human body misses when wheat food is eliminated from the diet. Take a look at the video here.

U.S. Wheat Associates Publishes Commercial Sales every Thursday, documenting wheat export sales-to-date by country and class for the current marketing year compared to the previous marketing year on the same date. The report includes a 10-year commercial sales history by class and country. Data is sourced from the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service Weekly Export Sales Report. Read the latest report on the USW website.

Subscribe to USW Reports. USW publishes various reports and content that are available to subscribe to, including a bi-weekly newsletter highlighting recent Wheat Letter blog posts, the weekly Price Report and the weekly Harvest Report (available May to October). Subscribe here.

Follow USW Online. Visit our Facebook page for the latest updates, photos and discussions of what is going on in the world of wheat. Also, find breaking news on Twitter, video stories on Vimeo and more on LinkedIn.

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Recent news and highlights from around the U.S. wheat industry.

Speaking of Wheat

“In wheat, I think there is a purity … we’re reaching back into genetics that are historic … into wild relatives and bringing some of those characteristics … There’s just this natural quality to it. We’re bringing healthy, nutritious food to the table and I think that that’s a passion we have to bring that forward.” — Dr. Allan K. Fritz, Professor, Wheat Breeding, Kansas State University.

USW Assistant Director Position Opens

The U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) Assistant Director, West Coast Office position in Portland, Ore., helps USW fulfill its mission through grain trade and state wheat commission outreach, programming support and assisting overseas trade delegations to the Pacific Northwest. Learn more about this position here.

Wheat Marketing Center (WMC) Hires New Food Scientist

Andrew Mense will help deliver technical education and wheat research programs at WMC in Portland, Ore. Mense earned a bachelor’s degree in milling science and management, a master’s degree in grain science, and a doctorate in grain science, emphasizing cereal chemistry, all from Kansas State University. Read more the full news release here.

Commercial Sales Report

Every Thursday USW reports to the wheat industry on export sales-to-date by country and class for the current marketing year compared to the previous marketing year on the same date. The report includes a 10-year commercial sales history by class and country. Data is sourced from the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service Weekly Export Sales Report. Read the latest report on the USW website.

Farmers Should Contribute to Climate Policy

Representatives of the Food and Agriculture Climate Alliance testified at a U.S. Senate hearing recently, stressing to lawmakers that federal climate policy must be built upon voluntary, incentive-based programs and market-driven opportunities, promote resilience and adaptation in rural communities and be grounded in scientific evidence. Read more on the Alliance website.

Freight Perspective on S&D Estimates

Changing volume projections for U.S. wheat exports could be reflected in freight flows this spring, with more volumes going toward the western ports and fewer volumes going to the Gulf Coast, according to data in USDA’s March World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report. Read more online from “Freight Waves.”

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Recent news and highlights from around the U.S. wheat industry.

Speaking of Wheat. “To achieve true and lasting food security, we need to build and safeguard the entire food ecosystem – the land and water, the local economies, the supply chain, the farmers, and the communities that depend on one another to thrive.” — Thomas Duffy, Director of the Office of Agricultural Policy at the U.S. Department of State.

A Resilient Crop. A Central and Southern Plains farm service company that has been checking winter wheat fields is more optimistic about the potential effect of the mid-February freeze on crop conditions. “The soil profile in Kansas maintained temps in the 20 to 25-degree (F) range, which really protected the roots of the plant,” said Greg Ruehle, president and CEO of ServiTech. He also said wheat planted earlier in the fall came through the cold spell in much better condition than later-planted crops. Read this interview online here.

Spring Wheat in Kansas? Researchers in Nebraska and Kansas are testing spring wheat varieties in this traditionally hard wheat production region. Lucas Haag, a crop production specialist at Kansas State University’s Northwest Research-Extension Center in Colby, Kan., recently told High Plains Journal that spring wheat may fit as a niche in crop rotations and for local buyers.

NWF Hosts Wheat 105 Educational Event. The National Wheat Foundation (NWF) held its fifth annual wheat education event for Congressional staffers, called Wheat 105, virtually, on March 4. Hosted jointly with BNSF Railroad, Wheat 105 featured speakers from the NWF, BNSF, U.S. Wheat Associates, the McGregor Company, the North American Millers Association, and the Grain Foods Foundation, and it enabled Hill staff to interact directly with 18 organizations/companies throughout the entire wheat value chain.

U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) Publishes Commercial Sales every Thursday, documenting wheat export sales-to-date by country and class for the current marketing year compared to the previous marketing year on the same date. The report also includes a 10-year commercial sales history by class and country. Data is sourced from the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service Weekly Export Sales Report. Read the latest report on the USW website.

2021 National Wheat Yield Contest Opens. The National Wheat Foundation (NWF) is now accepting grower enrollment for the 2021 National Wheat Yield Contest. Entry categories include winter wheat and spring wheat, with dryland and irrigated subcategories. Entries are judged on yield quantity and functional quality. Learn more about the contest online.

Subscribe to USW Reports. USW publishes various reports and content that are available to subscribe to, including a bi-weekly newsletter highlighting recent Wheat Letter blog posts, the weekly Price Report and the weekly Harvest Report (available May to October). Subscribe here.

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Recent news and highlights from around the wheat industry.

Speaking of Wheat. “We’re proud to grow the best quality wheat you’ll find anywhere. But we can’t feed the world if we can’t get it to market… Multiple modes of transportation to Portland help us better serve our customers and be regarded as a reliable supplier throughout the world.” — Joseph Anderson, a wheat farmer from Genesee, Idaho, and Idaho Wheat Commission Chairman. 

Market Analyst Position Opens. The U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) Market Analyst position in its Arlington, Va., Headquarters Office helps USW fulfill its mission through in-depth analysis of global wheat production, trade and pricing, and reporting relevant information to domestic and international stakeholders on a regular basis. Learn more about this position at this link.

2021 National Wheat Yield Contest Opens. The National Wheat Foundation (NWF) is now accepting grower enrollment for the 2021 National Wheat Yield Contest. Entry categories include winter wheat and spring wheat, with dryland and irrigated subcategories. Entries are judged on yield quantity and functional quality. Learn more about the contest online.  

The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) is Hiring a Director of Communications and Partnerships to implement a strategic communications and partnerships plan to increase awareness of NAWG and association policies at the national and state levels, as well as on Capitol Hill. Learn more here.

USDA Has Lowered its World Wheat Ending Stocks Estimate by 3% to 304 million metric tons (MMT), still a record level and 10% more than the 5-year average. USDA now expects the United States to export 10.1 MMT of HRW, 7.76 MMT of HRS, 2.04 MMT of SRW, 6.12 MMT of white wheat (soft and hard), and 820,000 metric tons (MT) of durum in 2020/21. Read more here.

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