RESOURCES

Providing growers with useful resources is crucial to our purpose.

Bookmark this page for quick access to all of these useful sites whenever you need them.
Preferred Wheat Varieties
Make smart planning decisions. Top quality & yield wheat for your region.
California Wheat Variety Survey
See the most planted varieties each year.
USDA California Wheat Statistics
Acreage planted, grain, yield, production by area etc.
Agronomy Progress Report
Find evaluations on different wheat qualities.
Certified Wheat Seed Buying Guide
This publication has been developed with the cooperation of the University of California to help growers make their planting decisions.
Small Grains Farm Advisor Directory
If you have questions determining which variety to plant, use our directory
Seed Dealers & Distributors
This directory is a guide to seed dealers as well as the variety they provide.
UC Research & Info Centers
Small Grain Production Manual, Pest management, weed research and information, small grain production etc.

Markets

Wheat is a grain commodity traded in the United States through the following:

Minneapolis Grain Exchange
Minneapolis is also involved in the trading of grain commodities.
Kansas City Board of Trade
Prices for most wheat sold in California is based on the Kansas City Board of Trade.
The Chicago Board of Trade
More information from a board that trades wheat in the U.S.
Prices for most wheat sold in California is based on the Kansas City Board of Trade. Durum wheat does not trade through a board of exchange.

Keep in mind that California wheat is marketed in Cwt. (100 lbs.) or short tons, as compared to bushels.

Lastly, you can view price reports and chart nearby cash prices here

Government Programs

This section gives links to several governmental programs and websites.

Wheat Loan Rates  –   2019 |  2015  |  2014  |  2013  |  2012  |  2011  |  2010  |  2009  |  2008

Daily Loan Deficiency Payment Rates

Farm Service AgencyFSA California, and FSA County offices

FSA Disaster Assistance Programs

Risk Management Agency (RMA) – Crop Insurance information
Crop Insurance Eligibility Changes for 2015 for barley, oats, and wheat

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Weather

Click the links below to see more information.

California Farm Weather
See reports on current conditions and forecasts, and have radar, satellite, and degree day maps.
Weekly CA Weather & Crop Bulletin
Reports on crop planting progress, development, & harvesting progress. Compare current conditions to normal.
National Weather Service
Click here to view real time alerts and notices of current weather conditions as issued by the government.
National Drought Monitor
See a map of the United States showing which areas are in a drought. Click on a specific state for more information.

Crop Quality Reports

Desert Durum
SanJoaquin Durum
Sacramento Durum
Hard Red & White
Tortilla Reports
All Since 2004

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