Wheat Farmers, Researchers Head to Washington
USAgNet - 03/20/2017
Representatives from the National Wheat Improvement Committee will meet with wheat industry stakeholders and federal congressional members this week during its annual Washington, DC Fly-In.
The goal of the NWIC is to maintain an adequate wheat supply for the country and insure the United States is a reliable source of premier quality wheat on the world market.
NWIC members are tasked with keeping its stakeholders and congressional offices updated on wheat research efforts and to raise awareness on current and future issues that affect the production and sale of wheat in foreign and domestic markets.
The group is comprised of 24 members representing regional public and private sector researchers, growers and the food processing industry.