7.7.20 In another context 46 year old Steve Henning may be middle age, but in Eastern Washington where 58 is the average age of wheat farmers, he’s still part of the younger generation. In episode 185 entitled: Maximizing Farm & Family, Henning who farms near Thornton, Wash., discusses whether his age gives him an advantage over older farmers, his short-term career as a car salesman, how COVID-19 has affected his family, and why he believes maximizing his farm’s current acreage is superior to taking on more land. Subscribe to Wheat All About It! on iTunes or other podcast apps for Android phones like Stitcher and Pocket Casts. The podcast is also available at the Washington Grain Commission website at wagrains.org and on the WGC Facebook page.
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From March 30, 2017, revisit episode 23 as Scott Yates, director of communications and producer relations for the WGC, visits with foodies, farmers and seedsman Fred Fleming, as they talk about Shepherd’s Grain, a flour company that originated in Eastern Washington and touts soil, farm and farmer sustainable in addition to traceability.