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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Initial results indicate that this new hard red winter wheat cultivar has good forage production and re-growth potential following clipping, he said.
Sights along the route included variegated fields of wheat, from the shining bronze of hard red winter wheat to the tow-headed fields of a lighter strain.
The hard red winter wheat was sold for delivery by May 31, USDA said.
COMMUNITY GRAINS Grains--including hard red winter wheat and hard amber durum--are grown and ground for this label.
The findings of theses researchers confirmed that some cultivars (Hard Red Winter Wheat) containing Dn4 gene might express antibiosis and tolerance, whereas others may not show the same categories.
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.
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 20.6 percent.
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.