Wheat is one of the world’s most important plants. Today, U.S. farmers grow about 50 million acres of wheat, providing food for hundreds of millions of people at home and abroad and supporting jobs in rural communities as well as mills, bakeries, grocery stores and restaurants. Download NAWG’s Wheat 101 One Pager!

wheat-researchWheat Research

Maintaining a strong core research infrastructure for scientific discovery, technology transfer and training of plant researchers is what makes us competitive worldwide.

wheat-industryWheat Production

Six classes of wheat are produced in 42 states in the United States and in nearly every region on six continents around the world.

wheat-factsWheat Facts

Did you know that one bushel of wheat contains approximately one million individual kernels?

wheatWheat Industry

The wheat industry represents the entire grain chain, from the wheat that is grown in the field to the flour that is consumed, and all aspects in between.