5.15.18 Are you one of the hundreds of farmers hit with low falling number discounts in the 2016 harvest? Then you’ve got to listen episode 73 of Wheat All About It! entitled, Falling Numbers, Rising Optimism, about how the Pacific Northwest wheat industry navigated the tricky political waters of Washington, D.C. to secure funding for a $1 million a year position at the Agricultural Research Service in Pullman focused on researching the phenomenon. Listen in as WGC CEO Glen Squires and Vice President Mary Palmer Sullivan describe how the two year effort unfolded and their joy—and surprise—that it was successful so soon. Access the podcast at the WGC website at wagrains.org or subscribe on iTunes, Overcast or Pocket Cast. Connect by Wifi or a four bar cellular link for quick downloads which can be listened to later in the tractor, truck or easy chair.