Tag: Wheat

Farm and Ranch News for May 21, 2024 with KC Sheperd

Farming in Germany and How it differs from Oklahoma Farming with Franz-Josef Berg

Farm Director KC Sheperd had the chance to talk with a German farmer, Franz-Josef Berg, about the differences between German farming and farming in Oklahoma. Berg is the father-in-law of David Misener, the President of U.S. Custom Harvesters, and has had the opportunity over the years to visit David and his daughter at their own …

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Oklahoma Wheat and Cattle Producer Tom Cannon is Featured in US Wheat Video Stories of Stewardship

Episode 2 of the U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) “Stories of Stewardship” series has been released and this episode features Tom Cannon, a wheat farmer and cattle rancher from Blackwell, Oklahoma. Cannon, who operates Goodson Ranch with his family, went “all-in” and became a 100% no-till farmer 25 years ago. Cannon and his family have worked …

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Grown Tour Fosters Relations Between Wheat Growers and Dietitians

Radio Oklahoma Ag Network intern, Maci Carter had the chance to talk with Executive Director of the Oklahoma Wheat Commission, Mike Schulte, about the Grown Tour. “The Oklahoma Wheat Commission, Oklahoma Farm Bureau, and Sherri Glazier, known as the ‘Dirt Road Dietitian,’ have put on a seminar called ‘Grown,’ where we have invited the Oklahoma …

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National Wheat Yield Contest 2023 Winners Includes Oklahoman David Ebers

The National Wheat Yield Contest is thrilled to announce the achievements of its 24 national winners, hailing from 12 different states, who have achieved an average yield of 144 bushels per acre across all categories. Additionally, we proudly recognize the 83 state winners representing 28 states, with their remarkable yields averaging 127 bushels per acre …

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U.S. wheat production was estimated at 1.812 bb in October, up from USDA’s September estimate of 1.734 bb in Latest WASDE

Following the release of the WASDE (World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates) report released on October 12, 2023, Farm Director KC Sheperd visited with Allendale’s Rich Nelson about the big takeaways from the report. “On the wheat side of things, we did see USDA incorporate those larger production numbers from the Small Grains Summary Report …

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Collaborative U.S. Trade Service Conference Supports Regional Wheat Demand

U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) continued a tradition of promoting the value of U.S. agricultural products together with other USDA Foreign Agricultural Service cooperator organizations by co-hosting the annual U.S. Agricultural Cooperators Conference Sept. 12 to 14, 2023, in Da Nang, Vietnam. This conference is designed as a value-added service for Southeast Asian buyers served by …

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Most Exportable Supplies Moved By Rail With Significant Effect On Basis

As we continue a series of articles on U.S. supply chain logistics, rail is arguably the most important mode of transporting wheat for export. According to a recent USDA Modal Share Analysis Study, rail accounted for an average of 59% of inland transportation for wheat exports between 2016 and 2020, or an average annual total of 17.0 …

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Winter wheat production forecast at 1.23 billion bushels, up 2% from the July 1 forecast and up 11% from 2022 in Latest WASDE

As expected, USDA on Friday lowered both corn and soybean yields and production, dropping corn yields to 175.1 bushels per acre (bpa), and lowering soybean yields to 50.9 bpa. Corn production was pegged at 15.11 billion bushels (bb), and soybean production was forecast at 4.2 billion bushels. Farm Director KC Sheperd had the chance to …

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US Wheat Associates Weekly Harvest Report for August 4, 2023

WEEKLY HARVEST REPORT – August 4, 2023 The HRW harvest is gaining momentum in the north and northwest; protein decreased to 11.6% (12% mb). SRW composite testing continues with final flour, dough and bake results to come; the final grade average for the 2023 crop is U.S. No. 1 SRW. The SW harvest continues apace …

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