12.29.20 Four years and 210 episodes later, the first podcast devoted to wheat and wheat farming in the Pacific Northwest calls it quits. Starting in January 2017, the Washington Grain Commission-sponsored Wheat All About It! has introduced listeners to hours of information and entertainment about the industry and the grain chain that supports it. In episode 210 entitled, Closing Time, WGC commissioner Mike Carstensen interviews host Scott Yates about the podcast’s highs and lows and what he’s learned in the process of producing the vast archive of information which will remain on the commission’s website at wagrains.org for the foreseeable future.
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The 2020 RiverFest celebration, sponsored in part by the Washington Grain Commission, was canceled this year on account of COVID-19, but a virtual celebration is planned in its place. Google RiverFest 2020. Revisit the 2019 event in episode 146 when thousands of people jammed Columbia Park on the shore of the Columbia River, learning about the importance of the Lower Snake River Dams and Locks.