3.10.20 Low falling number discounts caused by a cold shock in the spring don’t occur every year, but they occur more frequently in the region that comprises HighLine Grain’s draw area, which runs approximately from Spokane to Wenatchee, north of Interstate 90. Ty Jessup, the cooperative’s marketing manager has become an expert at loading trains that exceed the 300 second threshold needed to avoid discounts, but he and his staff are under constant strain not to make a mistake. Which is why episode 168 is entitled: The Angst of Ty Jessup, Marketing Manager for HighLine Grain.  Jessup spoke about the stress at the Falling Number Summit held in Spokane Jan. 21 & 22, 2020. Subscribe to Wheat All About It! on iTunes and other podcast apps like Stitcher, Pocket Cast, Overcast and Radio FM. Or download multiple episodes when you have a strong WiFi signal from the WGC website at wagrains.org.