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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In the June 2011/May 2012 crop year, Iran imported about 263,000 tons of US hard red winter wheat in the largest purchases from its rival in three years, according to US Agriculture Department data.
Initial results indicate that this new hard red winter wheat cultivar has good forage production and re-growth potential following clipping, he said.
Yield Response and Categories of Resistance to Russian Wheat Aphid in Four Dn4 Hard Red Winter Wheat Cultivars.
Drought in the US Plains hard red winter wheat region has led to concerns about conditions for seeding this autumn for the crop to be harvested in 2012.
Early studies on micronized sorghum (Croka and Wagner, 1975) and hard red winter wheat (Aimone and Wagner, 1977) showed that micronization increased in vitro DM digestibility, gas production and degree of starch gelatinization as compared to dry-rolling.
The ban has created new opportunities for US sales to both the General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC) and private importers, the attache said, noting the private sector has already bought 300,000 to 400,000 tons of US wheat, mainly hard red winter wheat.
Hard red winter wheat is produced in areas where normal annual rainfall is less than 35 inches and the winter precipitation can be used to help produce the crop.
The price of American Hard Red Winter wheat, used mainly to be processed into bread and Chinese noodles, will be cut by 20.
The average price of hard red winter wheat - a variety used in bread making - is up 85 percent from a year ago; oats are up 55 percent, and corn is up 19 percent.
The good news: Recent rains in hard red winter wheat country mean there is plenty of soil moisture to get the crop off to a good start this fall.
Hard red winter wheat, oats, rye, triticale, long grain brown rice, barley, buckwheat, sesame seeds.
An autumn marked by adequate rainfall across much of the Central Plains states, and no hint of a return to drought conditions in the near future, could lead to an abundant spring 2007 harvest of hard red winter wheat, point out meteorologists from AccuWeather.