wheat

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Wheat is one of the world's staple foods and a big crop on the Great Plains, but it has been left in the dust. A corn farmer can grow 44%  more bushels per acre than 30 years ago, but only 16%  more wheat. That's led many farmers to make a switch.

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

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

Last Call for Wheat Trading in KC

Jun 27, 2013
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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.