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Episode 9: Wheat Academy

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Episode 9: Wheat Academy
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“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.

Episode 8: Low Soil pH

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Wheat All About It
Episode 8: Low Soil pH
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“Low soil pH” digs into agriculture’s “master variable” in conversations with three Northwest experts.

Episode 7: Two Links in the Grain Chain

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Wheat All About It
Episode 7: Two Links in the Grain Chain
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“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.

Episode 6: Judy Olson

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Wheat All About It
Episode 6: Judy Olson
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“Judy Olson, 30 years of leadership” has the retired state executive director of the Farm Service Agency, reminiscing about her long career which all started at a county meeting of the Washington Association of Wheat Growers.

Episode 5: The Trifecta

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Wheat All About It
Episode 5: The Trifecta
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“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.

Episode 4: The Charlie Plumb Story

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Wheat All About It
Episode 4: The Charlie Plumb Story
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“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. 

Episode 3: The Brasher Report

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Wheat All About It
Episode 3: The Brasher Report
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“The Brasher Report”, is devoted to Phillip Brasher talking about how a Trump Administration may impact agriculture. Brasher is a senior editor of AgriPulse.

Episode 2: The Oracle Speaks

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Wheat All About It
Episode 2: The Oracle Speaks
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“The Oracle Speaks”, Vince Peterson, vice president of overseas operations for U.S. Wheat Associates, provides insight about the world wheat market and when wheat farmers might expect a market bump.

Episode 1: Inauguration

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Wheat All About It
Episode 1: Inauguration
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“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.

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