10 episodes

Wheat All About It! is a weekly podcast that takes a wide-ranging look at wheat farming in the Pacific Northwest. Since January 2017, Scott Yates, director of communications and producer relations for the Washington Grain Commission, has interviewed farmers, researchers, industry leaders and consumers about issues that impact wheat in the region. Educational as well as entertaining, Wheat All About It! is a podcast for anyone who wants to stay up on the crop that’s grown on more acres than any other in the region. For a summary of all episodes visit wagrains.org.

Wheat All About It Washington Grain Commission

    • Government
    • 4.8, 19 Ratings

Wheat All About It! is a weekly podcast that takes a wide-ranging look at wheat farming in the Pacific Northwest. Since January 2017, Scott Yates, director of communications and producer relations for the Washington Grain Commission, has interviewed farmers, researchers, industry leaders and consumers about issues that impact wheat in the region. Educational as well as entertaining, Wheat All About It! is a podcast for anyone who wants to stay up on the crop that’s grown on more acres than any other in the region. For a summary of all episodes visit wagrains.org.

    Episode 179: Older & Wiser, Insight from Money Farm Founder Mike Krueger

    Episode 179: Older & Wiser, Insight from Money Farm Founder Mike Krueger

    5.26.20 He recently retired from more than 40 years helping farmers sell their grain, but that hasn’t stopped Mike Krueger from having opinions about changes to the market that have occurred since he took his first job with Cargill in 1974. In episode 179, entitled: Older & Wiser, Insight from Money Farm Founder Mike Krueger, … Episode 179: Older & Wiser, Insight from Money Farm Founder Mike Krueger Read More »

    • 26 min
    Episode 178: A Philippine-Centric View of South Asia Wheat Demand

    Episode 178: A Philippine-Centric View of South Asia Wheat Demand

    5.19.20 The Philippines has been the No. 1 market for Pacific Northwest soft white wheat for four years running, reason enough to listen to a presentation given by the director of national sales of the flour division of Universal Robina Corporation based in Manilla. In episode 178 entitled: “A Philippine-Centric View of South Asia Wheat … Episode 178: A Philippine-Centric View of South Asia Wheat Demand Read More »

    • 26 min
    Episode 177: Thrust and Parry—WSU Economist Randy Fortenbery Takes on Wheat and the World’s Woes 2

    Episode 177: Thrust and Parry—WSU Economist Randy Fortenbery Takes on Wheat and the World’s Woes 2

    5.12.20 There have been a lot of changes around the world as a result of COVID-19, including an oil market that has collapsed. In episode 177 entitled, “Thrust and Parry—WSU Economist Randy Fortenbery Takes on Wheat and the World’s Woes 2,” listen in as he provides an expert view of the potential ripples from oil’s … Episode 177: Thrust and Parry—WSU Economist Randy Fortenbery Takes on Wheat and the World’s Woes 2 Read More »

    • 23 min
    Episode 176: Thrust and Parry—WSU Economist Randy Fortenbery Takes on Wheat and the World’s Woes

    Episode 176: Thrust and Parry—WSU Economist Randy Fortenbery Takes on Wheat and the World’s Woes

    5.5.20 What does a COVID-19 world look like to an agricultural economist? In episode 176 and next week’s episode 177 entitled: “Thrust and parry—WSU Economist Randy Fortenbery Takes on Wheat and the World’s Woes,” he discusses the lack of a market response to Russia’s recently announced wheat embargo, the impact of currency values on U.S. … Episode 176: Thrust and Parry—WSU Economist Randy Fortenbery Takes on Wheat and the World’s Woes Read More »

    • 22 min
    Episode 175: Wheat in the Time of COVID-19

    Episode 175: Wheat in the Time of COVID-19

    4.28.20 City-dwellers are dealing with major impacts from the coronavirus, but life on the farm is also undergoing changes. In episode 175 entitled: “Wheat in the Time of COVID-19”, listen in as six veteran farmers from Eastern Washington talk about how the pandemic and social distancing has affected their lives and the rural businesses they … Episode 175: Wheat in the Time of COVID-19 Read More »

    • 24 min
    Episode 174: The Inside Scoop on Northwest Wheat Research

    Episode 174: The Inside Scoop on Northwest Wheat Research

    4.21.20 Wheat farming in the Pacific Northwest has many moving parts, not the least of which are research efforts aimed at ensuring the crop remains ahead of all the challenges nipping at its heels. In episode 174 entitled: The Inside Scoop on Northwest Wheat Research, listen in as five scientists from four land grant schools … Episode 174: The Inside Scoop on Northwest Wheat Research Read More »

    • 29 min

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19 Ratings

19 Ratings

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