The Illinois Wheat Association (IWA) is a member organization serving all aspects of the Illinois wheat industry from producer to processor. Illinois Wheat Association provides educational opportunities, encourages research relating to wheat and wheat products, promotes marketing alternatives, and represents its members in state and federal legislative activities relating to the needs of the Illinois wheat industry.
Financing comes from voluntary membership dues and donations.
For additional information about the Illinois Wheat Association, please contact Jim Fraley, Executive Director, (309) 557-3109 or JFraley@ilfb.org.
IWA Newsletter: IWA publishes a quarterly newsletter for members. As of summer of 2015, IWA will accept paid advertising for any businesses who wish to place an ad in the newsletter. Those advertising guidelines can be found here: Download Advertising Package 2016
Wheat Yield Contest: The 2nd annual Winter Wheat Contest has concluded, and the winners were announced at the August wheat forum. Click here for the 2015 Winners.
Click here for the 2014 Winners.
Click here for the guidelines of this new program: 2016 Wheat Yield Contest Guidelines.
Plot Tours and Wheat Forum – Please see Events page for information.
Comments from Illinois wheat experts are featured, providing informational data about the wheat industry in Illinois.
Learn how wheat travels from field to mill to your table via this informational video featuring Illinois farmers and millers.
Industry experts discuss the benefits of the double cropping system.
Fungicide Application Timing – Carl Bradley
The Economics of Agronomic Decisions in Growing Wheat – Kelly Robertson