3.20.18 Ken Casavant, agricultural economist at Washington State University, speaks with Scott Yates, director of communications and producer relations for the Washington Grain Commission, in episode 65 of Wheat All About It! entitled: “The Call of the Road, River and Rail: Casavant Talks Transportation!” Casavant, who has taught and researched the economics of the state’s transportation infrastructure for 50 years, explains why Eastern Washington wheat farmers are blessed to be farming in a region with a complete transportation system and the “water compelled” freight rates that are the result. First of two episodes. Don’t remember to check the WGC website each week for new episodes? In addition to iTunes, there are other free podcast services that can be used to subscribe to Wheat All About It! Overcast and Pocket Cast are two. Many newer phones have podcast apps. Touch to activate and search for Wheat All About It.