Wheat All About It

Episode 165: Setting Standards, Breaking Barriers at Today’s WSCIA

2.18.20 A new generation of leadership is bubbling to the surface of Eastern Washington’s agricultural landscape, personified by Lauren Port, manager of the Washington State Crop Improvement Association. In episode 165 entitled: “Setting Standards, Breaking Barriers at Today’s WSCIA”, listen in as Port describes her path from growing up on the West side of the […]

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Episode 164: The Episodes About the Biggest Threat to PNW Production Agriculture 2

2.11.20 Wheat farmers in the Pacific Northwest are no strangers to advice from university weed scientists to rotate their modes of action, referring to the different groups of chemicals that kill weeds. But what if your neighbors don’t rotate their modes of action? In episode 164, the second part of: The Episodes about the Biggest […]

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Episode 163: The Episodes About the Biggest Threat to PNW Production Agriculture

2.4.20 So many challenges are facing Pacific Northwest wheat farmers nowadays that it’s difficult to choose which one comes first on the list. According to one group of university researchers, however, herbicide weed resistance is in the pole position. Which is why episode 163 and next week’s episode 164 are entitled: The Episodes About the […]

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Episode 162: The Old World Order is Dead! Long Live the New World Order! 2

1.28.20 Peter Zeihan, who spoke at the 2019 Tri State Grain Growers Convention in November, is like your smart, hip uncle, telling you things about the world that can leave you elated one minute and scared the next. In episode 162, entitled: The Old World Order is Dead! Long Live the New World Order! 2, […]

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Episode 161: The Old World Order is Dead! Long Live the New World Order!

1.21.20 The audience loved him so much the first time he spoke at the Tri State Grain Growers Convention several years ago, that organizers invited author and global strategist Peter Zeihan back a second time. He did not disappoint. In episodes 161 and 162, entitled The Old World Order is Dead! Long Live the New […]

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Episode 160: Name That Wheat Industry Challenge!

1.14.20 It is said that challenges contains within them the seeds of opportunity and growth, but what exactly are the primary challenges facing the Pacific Northwest wheat industry? In episode 160, entitled: “Name That Wheat Industry Challenge!”, join Scott Yates, director of communications and producer relations for the Washington Grain Commission, as he quizzes a […]

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Episode 159: Jim Jesernig Eyes the 2020 Washington Legislature with 20/20 Vision

1.7.20 The Washington Legislature, which begins its 2020 session on January 13, comes under the eye of Jim Jesernig, attorney, former legislator, former director of the Washington State Department of Agriculture and current lobbyist for the Washington Grain Commission. In episode 159 entitled: “Jim Jesernig Eyes The 2020 Washington Legislature with 20/20 vision,” listen in […]

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Episode 158: KXLY’s Mark Peterson’s Wetter & Warmer Than Normal Forecast

12.31.19 Warm air holds more moisture than cool air, and since forecasters are predicting a warmer than normal season ahead, it makes sense it will be wetter too. In episode 158, entitled, “KXLY’s Mark Peterson’s Wetter & Warmer Than Normal Forecast,” listen in as the veteran Spokane radio and television broadcaster talks about his weather […]

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Episode 155: Leadership and Learning the Ag Forestry Way!

12.10.19 Life changing experiences come in all shapes and sizes, and for many of the more than a thousand people who have graduated from the Washington Ag Forestry Leadership Program, particpation represents a crucial milepost in their lives. In episode 155 entitled: Leadership and Learning the Ag Forestry Way, listen in as Matt Kloes, executive […]

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Episode 154: Gut Check–How Bread Boosts the Microbiome

12.3.19 The gut microbiome may well be the last frontier of nutrition science and lucky for wheat farmers, bread and other wheat-based products are among the perfect foods to feed the fantastic community of micro organisms that exist there. In episode 154 of Wheat All About It! entitled: “Gut Check—How Bread Boosts the Microbiome”, listen in […]

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