wheat

Hearing on Tuesday
6:05 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

Monsanto Set to Settle GMO Wheat Cases

Genetically modified wheat has never been approved for farming, so nearly all of the wheat grown in the U.S. is a conventional variety.
Credit Lauren Tucker/Flickr

Monsanto has agreed to settle some of the lawsuits brought by U.S. farmers who allege they lost money when an Oregon field was discovered to have been contaminated with an experimental genetically modified strain of wheat.

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Fighting in Ukraine
2:47 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

Conflict Could Boost Income for US Wheat Farmers

Farmers in Ukraine produced more than 22 million metric tons of wheat in the 2013-14 marketing year, to the U.S.’s nearly 58 million metric tons, according to USDA estimates.
Credit Valdemar Fishmen/Flickr

The ongoing turmoil in Ukraine could impact the world’s wheat supply.

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Snowmass Hard White Wheat
2:13 pm
Thu January 2, 2014

The New Wheat Behind Whole Grain White Bread

Food companies want to capitalize on the growing market of white bread fans who want to eat whole wheat. A new variety of wheat makes that easier.
Credit Luke Runyon/Harvest Public Media

A new wheat variety may have cracked the code to marry the fluffiness of white bread with whole grain nutrition.

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KCBT Moving to Chicago
3:28 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

Last Call for Wheat Trading in KC

Jac T.Bowen constructed 'Sheaves of Wheat' for the exterior of the Board of Trade building in Kansas City.
Credit Julie Denesha/KCUR

For 157 years, the price of most wheat grown on the plains has been set by the Kansas City Board of Trade. That will soon come to an end.

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