Arkansas Wheat Promotion Board
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Arkansas Wheat Promotion Board



Arkansas Wheat Promotion Board
Wheat Programs
Arkansas Wheat Promotion Board


Arkansas Wheat Promotion Board

The Arkansas Wheat Promotion Board has worked since its inception in 1985 to develop and maintain a viable research and promotion program. The research program is conducted mainly through the University of Arkansas. The Board is a member of U.S. Wheat Associates, the national export market development orgainzation; The Wheat Foods Council, the domestic market development organization; and the Wheat Export Trade Education Committee, which focuses on trade policy issues. The following projects and contributions were approved for funding by the board at a regularly scheduled meeting held on August 25, 2008.


2008-2009 Research Allocations
(University of Arkansas)

Continuing Projects  
   
Breeding for Improved Wheat Varieties $79,024
   
Wheat Research & Verification $106,195
   
Arkansas Rust Initiative $13,654
   
Wheat Disease Management $41,938
   
Sub Total $240,811
   
New Projects  
   
Impacts of Alternative Wheat Residue Management Practices $21,230
   
Weed Management $20,000
   
Economic Analysis of Wheat Production Practices $5,741
   
Wheat Response to Fertilization $30,000
   
Agronomic Practices to Improve Arkansas Wheat Profitability $19,820
   
Sub Total $96,791
   
 Total Funds Allocated to Research $337,602


Promotion Allocations

U.S Wheat Associates $10,000
   
Arkansas Foundation for Agriculture $5,000
   
Wheat Foods Council $1,000
   
Wheat Quality Council $1,000
   
Total Funds Allocated to Promotion $17,000

 



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