NAWG tackles wheat acreage losses in new action plan.

From Agweek

Enough is enough, says the National Association of Wheat Growers, which is working on a new plan to combat the long decline in U.S. wheat acreage.

“Wheat is in trouble.” says Brett Blankenship, a wheat farmer from Washtucna, Wash., and president of the National Association of Wheat Growers. “There’s been a 20-year decline in productivity and profitability.

“Effort No. 1 is to reverse that troubling trend” and improve wheat acres, yields, profitability and competitiveness, he says. Read the rest of the story here.