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Wheat Research Falling Behind

Harvest Public Media is a reporting project based in the Midwest, which covers agriculture, from farms to food to fuel.

Seed companies have poured billions of dollars into research and development for high-tech soybeans and corn. The effort has led to raising more grain with less water. Farmers Have been flocking to new varieties of these crops. And that has left the wheat industry struggling to keep up. Grant Gerlock, of Harvest Public Media, reports on a push to grow wheat research.

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Wheat Research Falling Behind


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