Producers Strike Gold with OSU Wheat Varieties
Oklahoma State University (OSU) varieties continue to lead planted acres of Hard Red Winter Wheat across the state of Oklahoma, according to the March 2023 “Oklahoma Variety Report” from USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service. For the fifth year in a row, the top four leading wheat varieties planted in the state were developed by OSU with another three listed in the top nine.
OSU Wheat Breeding Program Releases New Variety
Oklahoma State University has a new hard red winter wheat variety on its way to the commercial market this fall.
OK18510, which will be called High Cotton, first came into existence in 2010 in what OSU wheat genetics chair Brett Carver called the “maternity ward” of wheat varieties — an OSU greenhouse in Stillwater.
Oklahoma Wheat Brief Newsletter – Spring 2023
In this issue, we report on upcoming OSU Variety Plot Tours, the OWC District 3 Election Notice, OSU New Variety Release of High Cotton, Oklahoma Wheat producer Bob Howard being inducted into the Oklahoma Ag Hall of Fame, Bread Baking Workshops and the 2023 Wheat and Ag Days at the State Capitol.