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 Biggest Threat to PNW Production Agriculture. The two podcasts are from a recording of a panel discussion that took place during the 2019 Tri State Grain Growers Convention held Nov. 15, 2019. They feature WSU weed scientists Ian Burke and Drew Lyon along with Doug Finkelnburg and Katherine Dentzman of the University of Idaho, as well as Craigmont, Idaho farmer Steve Riggers. 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.