3.27.18 In episode 66 of Wheat All About It!, Ken Casavant, transportation economist at Washington State University, concludes his conversation with Scott Yates, director of communications and producer relations with the Washington Grain Commission. Casavant addresses the cost of loading ships in Portland, the consolidation of upcountry cooperatives from a transportation perspective, salmon numbers in the river and the best and worst things that have happened to transportation in Washington during his 50 year career. Many newer smartphones have built-in podcast apps. Touch to activate and type Wheat All About It in the finder to listen.