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100-plus bushel dryland winter wheat cut in Lane County

By PJ Griekspoor Read full story  Combine yield monitor never drops below 100; hits high of 145 bushels in a field of KanMark on Vance Ehmke’s farm   Zach Shaw has been custom cutting wheat for 11 years. What he saw Monday in Lane County was something  he’s never seen before. As he rolled through … Continue reading

Wheat grower puts his faith in triticale

Originally published at BY P.J. GRIEKSPOOR KANSAS wheat grower and seedsman Vance Ehmke thinks the future of western Kansas wheat country may very well be in growing something other than wheat. And, he says, that something else just might be triticale, the cross between wheat and rye that in recent years has gained popularity as … Continue reading

History and Health Benefits of Rye and Triticale

The Whole Grains Council offers a Rye + Triticale 101. The article features facts about history, cooking and health benefits of both grains. Read below or visit this link for more information: Rye + Triticale Whole Grains    Rye + Triticale August Grains of the Month Each month in 2010, we’re featuring a different whole grain … Continue reading