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Michigan Wheat Program Announces New Michigan Wheat Yield Contest

Lansing, Mich.  (May 6, 2020) –The Michigan Wheat Program (MWP) is excited to introduce its first Michigan Wheat Yield Contest to recognize the outstanding wheat growers in the Great Lakes State. “Michigan wheat yields are very competitive and, in fact, we have one of the highest average state yields in the nation,” said executive director Jody Pollok-Newsom. “Michigan’s record wheat

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Michigan Wheat Program’s 2023 Annual Grower Winter Meeting

Event date:  Weds., February 23 in Bath Township Lansing, Mich.  (February 22, 2023) – The Michigan Wheat Program’s Annual Winter Grower Meeting will have a variety of story opportunities for reporters at its one-day session this Wednesday, February 23, at the Eagle Eye Golf Course, 15500 Chandler Rd., Bath Township.  The meeting is set for 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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Great Lakes Yield Enhancement Network Registration Closing so Register Now to be Included in Feb 25 Launch Program

Lansing, Mich.  (February 10, 2022) – Wheat growers interested in becoming a part of a ground-breaking new program need to get registered now, so they don’t lose out on their opportunity to learn more about their wheat crop and how to hit their potential. Registration will be closing soon for growers interested in participating in this first full year of

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Michigan Wheat Program’s Wheat-tastic Wheat Wisdom Webinars Continue in 2022 Essentials of Wheat Production Webinar Scheduled for Tuesday, February 15

Lansing, Mich.  (February 7, 2022) – The Michigan Wheat Program’s Wheat-tastic Wheat Wisdom Webinar series was so successful last winter, it is being brought back for one special presentation. Dennis Pennington, MSU Wheat Specialist, will present the Essentials of Wheat Production on Tuesday, February 15 at 7 p.m. Pennington will focus on essentials for the establishment of wheat topics including: 

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Annual meeting moved month earlier to February!

Michigan Wheat Program opens registration for in-person Annual Winter Grower Meeting on February 23 Lansing, Mich.  (January 10, 2022) – Registration is now open for the Michigan Wheat Program’s 10th Annual Winter Grower Meeting!  The in-person event will be held from 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Eagle Eye Conference Center, 15500 Chandler Rd., in Bath. This year’s Annual

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