Hard Red Winter Wheat


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Hard Red Winter Wheat

A variety of wheat that is used in bread and some unbleached flour. It is traded as a commodity, primarily on the Kansas City Board of Trade.
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Hard red winter wheat, the most widespread class of wheat grown in the U.
For example, in November 1989, Pioneer Hi-Bred discontinued their hard red winter wheat (HRW) and hard red spring wheat (SRW) breeding programs because, as a company spokesperson explained, "We could not recoup our research investment in hard red winter wheat and hard red spring wheat as long as farmers continued to sell it--which effectively placed us in competition with ourselves" (Newlin, 1990).
hard red winter wheat in the making of bread and noodles.
The territory includes some of the nation's prime production land for hard red winter wheat, its highest-quality gypsum deposits, and one of its largest energy reserves, the Anadarko Basin.
MGEX, a Designated Contract Market (DCM) and Derivatives Clearing Organization (DCO), was established in 1881 and is the only market for Hard Red Spring Wheat (HRSW), Apple Juice Concentrate (AJC), National Corn Index (NCI), National Soybean Index (NSI), Hard Red Winter Wheat Index (HRWI), Hard Red Spring Wheat Index (HRSI) and Soft Red Winter Wheat Index (SRWI) futures and options.
Field testing on wheat, conducted by Agricultural Research Service researchers in Africa as part of an international effort, shows that virtually every type ofwheat produced in the United States--from the hard red winter wheat of the Southern Plains to the soft white varieties found in the Pacific Northwest--is susceptible.
Minneapolis spring wheat gained 73 percent year-on-year and KCBT hard red winter wheat rose around 68 percent, while CBOT was up 54 percent as of Tuesday.
Traders said some US hard red winter wheat may be offered at competitive prices on a free-on-board basis, but higher freight costs may again work against the world's top exporter.
On July 14, traders said Iraq's grain board was close to signing a deal to purchase 300,000 tonnes of US hard red winter wheat in the tender.
We didn't start small either; we started with 10,000 pounds of hard red winter wheat.
So far we've seen drought savage the hard red winter wheat and spring wheat crops--and cotton is next
Booth 203--Commodity futures exchange specializing in hard red winter wheat futures and options.