The Montana Wheat and Barley Committee: Putting your checkoff dollars to work.

Established in 1967, the Montana Wheat and Barley Committee promotes research, marketing and education for the benefit of Big Sky producers living, working and growing here in the Last Best Place.

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                                                              Montana Wheat And Barley Summer Board Meeting

                                                                                          1501 N. Central Ave., Sidney, MT 

                                                                                                       June 24, 2020

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Your Checkoff Dollars at Work

Montana’s farmers continue to see the importance of investing in local research and market development. Over the years our directors have stressed the importance of investing it Montana State University varietal breeding program and enhanced agronomic practices.

Crop Progress: Spring Wheat and Durum Planting Advances 25% in Montana.

A lot of progress was made last week in Montana. Barley progress increased 15% now at 79% which is on par with the 5-year average. Durum and Spring Wheat being much of the focus last week for many farmers. We saw Spring Wheat jumping 25% up to 75% planted with the 5-year average being at 77%, Durum moving up 28% to 54% but still being slightly behind average of 67%.

Crop Progress, Catch Up

Soil Mositure and Winter Wheat conditions are looking great. There is a slight shift from fair and good conditions to excellent. We have seen warm dry weather this week, farmers have been able to get out and plant.

  • Interested in Purchasing Montana Wheat and Barley?
    View updated crop info, learn about grain quality and production, find export and transportation details, and meet Montana farmers.
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  • Checkoff dollars at work
    The Montana Wheat and Barley Committee is the checkoff organization for wheat and barley growers in the state, funded and directed by Montana producers.
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  • Outreach
    Press releases and presentations from the MWBC.
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