Wheat industry seeks federal funding for falling number research

From the Capital Press

The Pacific Northwest wheat industry is asking Congress to fund research into the reliability and accuracy of the falling number test and the quality of soft white wheat.

The industry wants the U.S. House appropriations committee to provide $1 million to the USDA Agricultural Research Service to study the accuracy of the test and $2 million in National Institute of Food and Agriculture and Agriculture and Food Research Initiative grants to study quality loss in soft white wheat. Read the rest of the story here.