12.26.17 In Episode 53, “Meet Derek Sandison, Policy Wonk,” grab a seat during the 2017 Tri State Grain Growers Convention, to learn more about the challenges facing Pacific Northwest wheat farmers from the director of the Washington State Department of Agriculture. Sandison dives deep as he addresses an array of issues including dam breaching, the Columbia River Treaty, NAFTA—even what fake news means for agriculture. You can access the podcast at the WGC website at wagrains.org, or by subscribing on iTunes. Many smartphones have podcast apps which can be activated. Type “Wheat All About It” in the finder.