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Recent news and highlights from around the wheat industry.

Speaking of Wheat. “Sixty-five percent of the varieties in the U.S. are produced by … the public sector. … That has made the international community of wheat a very collaborative group of people, so we try to share as much as possible.” says Dr. Jorge Dubcovsky, plant geneticist and professor of plant sciences who leads the small grains breeding program at the University of California-Davis.

Family Farms Comprise 96% of all U.S. Farms, account for 87% of land in farms, and 82% of the value of all agricultural products sold, according to the 2017 Census of Agriculture Farm Typology report. Released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), the report defines a “family farm” as one in which the producer and individuals related to the producer own the majority of the business.

Vilsack on Way Back to USDA. The U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry has voted in favor of President Biden’s nominee for Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, who served as Secretary for eight years in the Obama Administration. The full Senate must now approve the nomination. National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) CEO Chandler Goule said, “Secretary Vilsack demonstrated his qualifications … and his vast knowledge of issues important to production agriculture.”

NCI Cereal Innovators Webinar Series. The Northern Crops Institute’s “Cereal Innovators” interactive webinar series focuses on new and unique ways to use cereal grains. This month’s webinar on Feb. 10, will feature Andrew Ross, Oregon State University professor in the Crop and Soil Science Department covering “WHY cereal and whole grains, WHAT cereal grains, the HOW of cereal grains: milling and other processes, the WHERE of cereal grains and more.” Sign up for this webinar here.

NAWG is Hiring a Director of Communications and Partnerships. This position will focus on implementing a strategic communications and partnerships plan that will increase the organization’s exposure at the national and state levels as well as on Capitol Hill. Read the full job description and more information on how to apply here.

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 in 2021, covering all aspects of managing the flour milling process from grain selection to finished products. View the full course schedule and register here.

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

Speaking of Wheat.American strength in agricultural exports has been built on … the principle that all markets matter. Cuba … imports $2 billion in food each year, less than ten percent from the United States. U.S. exports of potatoes, wheat … and other products stand to grow significantly.” – From a Letter to President Biden from the United States Agriculture Coalition for Cuba.

Group to Biden: Open Relations with Cuba. In a Jan. 14 letter to now President Biden, United States Agriculture Coalition for Cuba (USACC) urged “a return to policies of engagement toward Cuba, for the sake of the U.S. national interest, to boost U.S. food exports to Cuba, and to support the development of beneficial relations between our countries’ agricultural sectors.” U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) is a USACC member and signed the letter to the President. 

In Case You Missed It, USW’s new film “Wholesome: The Journey of Wheat” can now be viewed on Facebook and Vimeo. USW premiered the film Jan. 12 and it has now been shared with USW’s 13 overseas offices to support U.S. wheat export market development. The film was produced with funding from the Agricultural Trade Promotion program administered by USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service and in cooperation with USW state wheat commission members.

Wheat Industry Well-Represented on USDA Advisory Panels. Retired Washington wheat farmer and USW Past Chairman Randy Suess was recently appointed to USDA’s Agricultural Trade Advisory Committee (ATAC) for Trade in Grains, Feed, Oilseeds and Planting Seeds. He joins North Dakota Wheat Commission Administrator Neal Fisher, Kansas wheat farmer and USW Director Ron Suppes and USW Vice President of Policy Dalton Henry on that committee. In addition, USW President Vince Peterson serves on USDA’s Agricultural Policy Advisory Committee (APAC). The advisory committee system was created to ensure U.S. trade policy and trade negotiating objectives adequately reflect U.S. public- and private-sector interests.

Sincere Sympathy to USW/Cape Town Regional Programs and Marketing Specialist Domenique De Oliveira Opperman and her family on the recent passing of her father.

National Wheat Foundation (NWF) Hires Project Manager. NWF has hired Anne Osborne to manage the National Wheat Yield Contest (NWYC) and educational projects. Osborne, formerly a sales agronomist for the Farmers Union Oil Co-op, will replace Steve Joehl, who is retiring in early 2021. Read the full release here.

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Speaking of Wheat.The wheat industry told me that they wanted better quality varieties. They needed better milling and baking properties, so we spent a lot of time working on those improvements.” – Dr. Scott Haley, Retired Project Leader, Wheat Breeding and Genetics Program, College of Agricultural Sciences, Colorado State University. Full Story.

National Pasta Association Consumer Program Relaunches to Share the Pasta.
The National Pasta Association (NPA) has re-branded consumer communications to “Share the Pasta” to “celebrate the joys of pasta and increase consumption.” NPA’s previous public outreach called “Pasta Fits” emphasized health benefits, versatility and value, attributes that will still be promoted as part of the new communications theme.

Press Release: NAWG Shares Wheat Priorities with the Biden-Harris Transition Team. The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) recently sent a letter to the Biden-Harris transition team to introduce NAWG, outline pending policy issues needing immediate attention from the upcoming Administration and provided a primer on the wheat industry. Read NAWG’s release highlighting the letter here.

Sincere Sympathies to Mark Fowler, U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) Vice President of Global Technical Services, and his family on the passing of Mark’s father, Thomas Fowler, on Jan. 4, 2021.

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 in 2021, covering all aspects of managing the flour milling process from grain selection to finished products. Courses will explore many areas including; technical milling, mill management practices, quality control, food safety, flowsheet design, process automation and controls, process efficiencies, hard and soft wheat milling, maintenance, and much more. View the full course schedule and register here.

The January Cereal Grain Sciences Event Calendar is available online and for subscription. The calendar is compiled and updated monthly by cereal scientist and editor Dr. M. Hikmet Boyacioglu.

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Recent news and highlights from around the wheat industry.

Speaking of Wheat.It’s like finding the missing pieces for your favorite puzzle that you have been working on for decades. By having many complete gene assemblies available, we can now help solve the huge puzzle that is the massive wheat pan-genome and usher in a new era for wheat discovery and breeding.” — Dr. Curtis Pozniak, wheat breeder and director of the University of Saskatchewan Crop Development Centre, describing collaborative work with Kansas State University that completed genome sequencing of 15 wheat varieties representing breeding programs around the world.

Biden Nominates Former USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack to serve in the same position in the new administration. The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) congratulated Vilsack for being nominated. “We look forward to working again with former Secretary Vilsack and are ready to engage with any new staff at USDA,” said NAWG President Dave Milligan, a wheat farmer from Cass City, Mich.

Bake to the Future,” a podcast produced by the American Bakers Association (ABA) recently featured a discussion about the future of the U.S. wheat foods supply chain between NAWG CEO Chandler Goule, North American Millers’ Association Jane DeMarchi and ABA President and CEO Robb MacKie. The industry executives weigh in on a range of topics and discuss the imperative of demystifying the farm-to-fork system for consumers. Listen to the podcast here: https://baketothefuture.org/.

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Recent news and highlights from around the wheat industry.

Speaking of Wheat.Clearly health care workers [should get the vaccine] first, and the vulnerable, the elderly, people with pre-existing conditions. We will advocate that, then, the essential workers – I would include the food-supply chain – should be right at the top.”  – David MacLennan, CEO, Cargill Inc., from a Nov. 23 Wall Street Journal article on preventing food supply disruptions as the pandemic surges.

Pandemic Raises Positive Image of Farming. For the first time, Americans answering a Gallup tracking poll about various business and industry sectors put farming and agriculture at the top of their list with a 69% positive rating. The former top-ranking industries – restaurants and computers – remain in the top four, with the grocery industry rounding out the group. Wheat producers and wheat production, of course, have always been “Number One” in our opinion. Read more here. 

Concerning Trends in Farm Financial Well-Being. Field to Market, The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture, recently release a report highlighting trends in farm financial well-being. The report titled Economic Sustainability: Trends in Financial Well-Being. The report found that a prolonged period of low commodity prices has created significant financial pressures for U.S. agriculture, jeopardizing many farming operations and challenging the ability of supply chains to meet ambitious sustainability goals absent more direct support for growers.

Best Wishes to Montana Wheat Executive. The Montana Grain Growers Association (MGGA) recently announced that executive vice president Lola Raska will retire at the end of December and Alison Vergernot will take that position effective Jan. 1, 2021. MGGA represents the interest of Montana grain growers at the state level and is a member of the National Association of Wheat Growers. Lola has been involved in Montana agriculture for over 40 years and served on the MGGA Staff for 21 years. Her friends at U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) thank her for her service and wish her a long and happy retirement.

NWF Announces National Winners for the 2020 National Wheat Yield Contest. The National Wheat Foundation’s (NWF) National Wheat Yield Contest offers growers the opportunity to compete with farmers from across the United States and improve their production practices through new and innovative techniques. The NWF recently announced the national winners for the 2020 National Wheat Yield Contest, which recognizes winners in two primary competition categories: winter wheat and spring wheat, and two subcategories: dryland and irrigated. Read about the winning entries here and here.

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Speaking of Wheat.I think it is important to say that one of the first shipments of food aid our organization made was in 1961 after an earthquake in Northern Iran, and it was 1,500 metric tons of U.S. wheat.” – Jane Shey, Senior Policy Consultant, World Food Program USA, in a presentation to the U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) Food Aid Working Group.

On the Passing of Dr. Barry Flinchbaugh. The legendary Kansas State University professor and agricultural policy expert died on Nov. 2. Though perhaps not as well-known by international wheat buyers, Dr. Flinchbaugh’s influence on U.S. agricultural policy and on many wheat growers and wheat industry leaders have certainly influenced U.S. agricultural trade relationships. USW Vice President of Policy Dalton Henry was taught by and served as a teaching assistant with Dr. Flinchbaugh at Kansas State. He recently told Kansas Wheat that, “I owe an awful lot … to the good doctor. The world will sorely miss his willingness to call it like he saw it, refusal to give in to petty politics and his belief in the students who took his class.” USW extends its sympathy to Dr. Flinchbaugh’s family and his many friends and past students.

Record Production…Record Consumption. USW published its latest Supply and Demand Report Nov. 10, reporting that USDA expects record world wheat production of 772 million metric tons (MMT) in 2020/21. Consumption continues its record setting trend with USDA now seeing 753 MMT of wheat use. See the entire USW report here.

2021 IGP Institute Milling Courses. The IGP Institute in Manhattan, Kan., has several upcoming flour milling courses in 2021. Courses in this curriculum cover all aspects of the flour milling process from grain selection to finished products. Courses will explore many areas including; technical milling, mill management practices, quality control, food safety, flowsheet design, process automation and controls, process efficiencies, hard and soft wheat milling, maintenance and more. More information and registration available here.

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Speaking of Wheat.Many of the more exciting projects associated with sequencing the wheat genome are still in the toddler stages. More important than ever is minimizing or eliminating the tradeoff between yield and quality. Milling and baking have a tremendous stake in what comes from this research and have every reason to take a seat at the table in this exciting effort.” – Josh Sosland, Editor, Milling & Baking News in an Oct. 27 editorial in World-Grain.com.

Hybrid Wheat Research. Amir Ibrahim, Ph.D., Texas A&M AgriLife Research wheat breeder in Texas A&M’s Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, has spent the past seven years studying the hybridization of wheat in a partnership with Stephen Baenziger, Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln small grains breeder. Read more at AgriLife Today.

Too Early to Speculate on GMO Wheat Variety. AgWeek reported that North Dakota State University agricultural economist Dr. Frayne Olson says it is simply too early in the approval process to see how the new variety, HB4, recently approved by the Argentine government, will affect international, national and regional wheat markets. Olson said there has not been any approval by importing countries thus far. Read more at AgWeek.

Grain Handler Rail Challenges Debated. Agri-Pulse covered a U.S. Senate Commerce Committee meeting this week focused in part on domestic rail service performance amid the rapid row crop harvest and significantly increased overseas demand. Mike Steenhoek, Executive Director of the Soy Transportation Coalition said “service levels overall have been good” but he continues to hear about high rail rates and service performance issues. American Association of Railroads President and CEO Ian Jefferies testified that as “we’re getting into a peak season, we anticipate continually increasing volumes.” When it comes to rail service being on time, he said constant communication with grain handling customers is key. Read more at Agri-Pulse.

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Speaking of Wheat. I believe soil is a living thing … Every living thing has rights. Therefore, soil also has rights. As long as you are consuming the natural resources – food, water, elements – coming from the soil, you owe it to soil to put something back, to give something back, whatever you can.” – Dr. Rattan Lal, 2020 World Food Prize Laureate. For more information on how U.S. farmers are caring for the soil, visit our website at https://www.uswheat.org/policy/innovation-and-sustainability/.

Leading soil scientist Dr. Rattan Lal officially received the 2020 World Food Prize Oct. 15 for developing and mainstreaming a soil-centric approach to increasing food production that conserves natural resources and mitigates climate change. Dr. Lal’s pioneering research on the restoration of soil health in Africa, Asia and Latin America led to revelations that impacted yields, conservation and climate change mitigation, practices that are now at the heart of efforts to improve agriculture systems in the tropics and globally.

Argentine government approves wheat variety with GMO trait. The wheat variety includes a drought resistant trait developed by the biotechnology firm Bioceres SA. However, the variety cannot be used commercially without official acceptance for import by Brazil’s government. There are currently no genetically engineered wheat varieties in commercial production in the United States. For more information, please see the Joint Statement on “Principles for Commercialization” from U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG).

Pioneering wheat work recognized. A U.S. research team earned the Borlaug Global Rust Initiative (BGRI) 2020 Gene Stewardship award for their work protecting global wheat crops from fungal pathogens. The plant pathologists, geneticists and agronomists from the USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) were recognized for research leading to a diverse range of strategies introducing and improving resistance to stem rust—particularly the highly virulent Ug99 stem rust strain. Read more in Seed Today.

Extraordinary Biography of Wheat. A Montana State University (MSU) professor recently published the book, “Amber Waves: The Extraordinary Biography of Wheat, from Wild Grass to World Megacrop.” For Dr. Cathy Zabinski, a professor in the Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences in MSU’s College of Agriculture, the project meant getting out of her comfort zone in order to connect with her audience. “I wrote this to give us a sense of the history of our food production … helpful as we’re addressing the big question of how to produce enough food for the upcoming decades with a growing human population,” she said.

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Speaking of Wheat: “There’s a future generation of farmers out there that will carry this through and have that passion that they learned from their family to love the soil and have that ambition to grow good crops.” — Michael Peters, Okarche, Okla., wheat farmer and U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) 2020/21 Secretary-Treasurer

Congratulations to Janice Cooper, Executive Director, Wheat Marketing Center on her appointment to serve on the Agricultural Marketing Service’s (AMS) Grain Inspection Advisory Committee beginning November 1, 2020. In addition, Steve Wirsching, USW Vice President and Director, West Coast Office, was appointed to the committee as an Alternate. The Advisory Committee represents the interests of all segments of the U.S. grain industry from producer to exporter. The committee is comprised of 15 members including grain processors, merchandisers, handlers, exporters, consumers, grain inspection agencies and scientists.

NAWG Blog: The 2020 Election: How the Next Presidential Administration Could Shape Agricultural Policy. National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) Intern Michelle Sutton has written a blog post comparing President Donald Trump’s and Former Vice President Joe Biden’s positions on U.S. agricultural policy. The blog post can be found on the National Wheat Foundation’s blog page here: https://bit.ly/3hUeI7A

Stripe Rust Resistant Wheat Varieties. Many farmers would prefer to grow wheat varieties that resist stripe rust disease. To help develop such varieties, scientists from the USDA Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) and Washington State University recently studied stripe rust resistance genes in 616 spring wheat varieties using the genome-wide association study approach. They used the GMS platform recently developed by the USDA-ARS Wheat Health, Genetics, and Quality Research Unit, which reduces the cost greatly compared to other methods. Read more at https://phys.org/news/2020-09-wheat-varieties-resist-destructive-stripe.html

The 2020 Borlaug Dialogues, sponsored by the World Food Prize Foundation, will be held virtually Oct. 12 to 16, 2020, and “will examine four major vulnerabilities or “cracks” in food systems: Climate Change, Finance & Investment, Nutrition, and Equity & Access. These concentrations will focus on actions and outcomes that reflect threats and opportunities in strengthening food systems resilience.” To learn more and register, visit https://www.worldfoodprize.org/en/borlaug_dialogue/2020_borlaug_dialogue/  #foodprize20

The CGIAR Research Program on Wheat (WHEAT) recently shared insights on the impacts and achievements of our vital partnerships, and recommendations to continue “delivering local solutions with a global perspective” to sustainably meet the growing global demand for wheat. WHEAT is a CGIAR Research Program launched in 2012 and led by the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT). Read more here: https://wheat.org/a-track-record-of-delivering-local-solutions-with-a-global-perspective-review-confirms-impact-and-importance-of-wheat-research/

IGP Institute Schedules New Flour Milling Courses. IGP Institute courses in this curriculum area cover aspects of managing the flour milling process, including technical milling, management practices, maintenance, quality control and food safety, and HACCP. Buhler-KSU courses provide milling courses on a variety of topics including soft wheat milling, expert milling, and executive milling. Some of these courses are offered in Spanish. Visit the IGP Institute website at https://www.grains.k-state.edu/igp/on-site-training/flour-milling/ to learn more.

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Speaking of Wheat:[It has been] an immense honor to represent the people of the 11th district of Texas in Congress for the past 16 years. [I am] humbled [by] witnessing the hard work of Americans to feed, clothe and fuel the world and used it to help fight for America’s farmers, ranchers and the entire agriculture industry in the decisions that affect their lives and future generations.” – Former House Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael Conaway, R-Texas, at the ceremony unveiling his official Chairman’s portrait for the House of Representatives’ art collection.

Vince Peterson Talks Trade, COVID-19 and more on Episode 195 of the “Wheat All About It!” podcast produced this week by the Washington Grain Commission (WGC). WGC Director of Communications Scott Yates talked to USW President Peterson about the Phase One China deal, the bi-lateral trade deal with Japan and the USMCA treaty. A second episode with Peterson will be posted next week. 

Grain Craft Relocates to the Kansas Wheat Innovation Center. On Sept. 10, Grain Craft announced plans to relocate its corporate laboratory to the Kansas Wheat Innovation Center in Manhattan, Kan., in 2021. The laboratory will be housed in newly finished space within the innovation center, which is located on the Kansas State University Campus. Grain Craft said the move is consistent with the company’s commitment to enhancing wheat quality as well as to flour quality and consistency and to “ongoing exploration of innovation activities.” Read the full announcement here.

Idaho Wheat Commission (IWC) Plans New HQ. The IWC plans to replace the building it owns near the state Capitol building in downtown Boise. The commission since 2003 has owned a 7,500-square-foot building with a partial second story. IWC aims to construct a three-story, 27,300-square-foot building that it hopes to be a central hub for many of the state’s agricultural organizations. Former USW colleague Casey Chumrau is the IWC Executive Director. Read more here.

Golden State Grains Community. The California Wheat Commission (CWC) is the prime mover behind a new “Golden State Grains” online community of participants in California’s grain economy. Golden State Grains is designed to be an innovative and sustainable marketplace for California grown and processed grain. In addition, this web tool is intended to bring all participants together to support production practices that improve the environment, increase profitability and sustainability, and provide food that improves human health. Find out more about Golden State Grains here.

NAWG Leads on Science Behind Glyphosate. Writing in a recent edition of “Agri-Pulse,” National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) President Dave Milligan detailed the effort of NAWG and top agricultural groups across the country to fight an unjustified California law that would have forced food manufacturers to put a warning label on products made from agricultural products that may have been treated with the herbicide glyphosate. NAWG and the other organizations cited the risk to the national agricultural economy and sustainable wheat production that would result from the loss of glyphosate as a valuable farming tool, as well as confusion among consumers when glyphosate has undergone decades of regulatory and safety review.

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