“Going to the Wheat Academy”, interviews participants and the organizer of the WSU event along with Camille Steber, ARS scientist, who taught the Wheat Academy class on falling numbers.
“Two Links in the Grain Chain”, talks with Tim O’Conner of the Wheat Foods Council about promoting wheat products and Shawn Campbell of U.S. Wheat Associates discussing the future of hard white wheat.
“The Trifecta”, includes Glen Squire, CEO of the Washington Grain Commission, testifying why Eastern Washington wheat growers support Snake River dams, the Whitman County Rural Library District director, Kristi Kirkpatrick, describing a website of historic photos and Scott Yates, director of communications and producer relations for the WGC, relating his journey from city boy to a champion of wheat farmers.
“The Charlie Plumb Story” includes excerpts from Charlie Plumb’s emotional presentation during the Tri State Wheat Convention. A Vietnam-era prisoner of war, Plumb spoke about the resiliency of the human spirit.
“Inauguration of Wheat All About It!,” Chandler Goule, CEO of the National Association of Wheat Growers, talks about his background and wheat growers’ farm bill strategy. Kara Kaelber, director of Wheat Week, discusses her WGC-funded program; Seattle resident Janet Walthrew talks about being a landlord, and U.S. Wheat Associates’ executive Steve Wirsching provides an update about the river closure.