Wheat is the king of Eastern Washington’s dryland field crops, but there has never been a shortage of alternative crops seeking to share its throne. For most of his career, HighLine Grain’s Howard Nelson has been evaluating alternatives to wheat, looking for the perfect rotational fit with wheat—a search he believes has netted three definite possibilities: autumn planted peas, canola and triticale. Listen in to episode 99 entitled: “Howard Nelson’s Hunt: Seeking the Elusive Eastern Washington Alternative Crop”, as he and Scott Yates, director of communications and producer relations for the Washington Grain Commission, handicap the contenders. Subscribe to Wheat All About It on Stitcher, Overcast, Pocket Cast, Player FM and other podcast apps and never miss an episode. For those with iPhones: touch the purple podcast icon, and type “Wheat All About It” in the finder to listen quickly!

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