Texas Wheat: 2 New Varieties Offer Good Disease Resistance Packages Apr 17, 2019

    🕔Apr 17, 2019
    Two new wheat varieties have been announced by Texas A&M AgriLife Research and the TAM Wheat Improvement Program, according to Dr. Jackie Rudd, AgriLife Research wheat breeder at Amarillo. “We […]

    Wheat Genetics Research Benefits from Texas A&M Students Dec 24, 2018

    🕔Dec 24, 2018
    Today’s research advances in the world of wheat genetics are getting a big hand from tomorrow’s scientists, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist who has had three students […]

    Texas: Marketing Plans Help Farmers Capitalize on Grain Markets May 2, 2018

    🕔May 2, 2018
    The impacts of potential trade tariffs on crops such as soybeans would send ripple effects through other agricultural commodities, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist. Dr. Mark Welch, grains […]

    Texas Wheat: Drones Help Researchers Monitor Dryland Crops Mar 26, 2018

    🕔Mar 26, 2018
    The Texas A&M AgriLife Research dryland wheat variety nursery near Bushland is being monitored weekly by drone flights, offering wheat breeders a chance to see changes on a more real-time […]

    Texas Wheat Improvement Program Helps Educate Congress Feb 8, 2018

    🕔Feb 8, 2018
    The Texas A&M AgriLife Wheat Improvement Program will shine as the only university-led wheat program at a National Wheat Foundation event Feb. 8 in Washington, D.C. To educate members of […]

    Wheat: Speed-Breeding Techniques Could be a Game Changer Feb 6, 2018

    🕔Feb 6, 2018
    NASA experiments to grow wheat in space were the inspiration for University of Queensland scientists to develop the world’s first ‘speed breeding’ procedures here on planet Earth. UQ Queensland Alliance […]

    Texas Wheat: Breeding for Resistance – Hessian Fly and Greenbug Infestations Nov 2, 2017

    🕔Nov 2, 2017
    Greenbug and Hessian fly infestations can significantly reduce wheat yield and quality in Texas and worldwide. Breeding for resistance to these two pests using marker-assisted selection just got a new […]

    Texas A&M Researchers Crank Up the Drones Jul 6, 2017

    🕔Jul 6, 2017
    The maiden voyage of the first unmanned aerial system or drone by Texas A&M AgriLife Research in Amarillo was flown over wheat plots just before their harvest in the final […]

    Wheat: Ag Researchers Seek Genetic Secrets to Higher Yields Jan 27, 2017

    🕔Jan 27, 2017
    Producing enough wheat to keep up with a growing global population has been a constant struggle for farmers and a challenge to wheat breeders. A University of Arkansas System Division […]

    Public Wheat Breeder Consortium to Be Developed by USDA Grant Dec 19, 2016

    🕔Dec 19, 2016
    Texas A&M AgriLife Research’s wheat genetic and breeding programs will have genes in play when a multi-state, multi-agency project establishes a nationally coordinated consortium to advance wheat yields. The Wheat […]


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