The following are podcast copies of interviews conducted with farmers and wheat industry representatives regarding issues affecting wheat production in Nebraska. The original interviews are conducted and broadcast by KRVN and are shared here again with their permission. If you are wanting copies of podcasts from fiscal years prior to 17-18, please contact our office and we will assist you.
FY 18-19 Reports
3-9: Royce Schaneman, NWB executive director, talks about NWB’s participation in the Governor’s Ag Conference and previews the upcoming Bake & Take event.
3-2: Randon Peters, NWGA member and wheat farmer from McCook talks about participation in Commodity Classic and the National Association of Wheat Growers meetings.
2-23: Dr. Stephen Baenziger, lead wheat breeder with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln talks about the most recent Wheat Quality Council meeting.
2-16: Kent Lorens, NWB District 1 representative talks about participating in the Winter Wheat Conference in Washington, DC, along with Hill visits with the Nebraska congressional delegation.
10-13: Caroline Clements, NWB Ag Promotion Coordinator, talks about the upcoming commodities tailgate event that Nebraska Wheat will participate in at a local grocery store.
10-6: National Association of Wheat Growers president Jimmy Musick talks about the Farm Bill and the impact current talks and lack of bill passage are having on the wheat industry.
9-29: Royce Shaneman, NWB executive director talks about preparations for the organization’s annual sponsored tour to Portland, Ore. to help farmers learn about wheat exports.
9-22: Rick Larson, a wheat farmer from Potter, talks about the current status of wheat planting and challenges in his area.
9-15: Caroline Clements, NWB Ag Promotion Coordinator, talks about partnering with Kansas Wheat to promote wheat recipes and nutrition through a new website eatwheat.org.
9-1: Brent Robertson, NWB chairman, talks about being re-elected and what he hopes to accomplish with NWB this year.
8-25: Bob Delsing, NWB District 1 representative, talks about participating in Governor Ricketts’ trade mission to Mexico.
8-17: Caroline Clements, NWGA executive director, talks about the Mobile Baking Lab participation in the Chase County Fair and NWGA’s educational efforts.
8-11: Dr. Stephen Baenziger, UNL wheat breeder, talks about conditions, varieties and choices producers should consider heading into planting season.
8-4: Caroline Clements, NWB Ag Promotion Coordinator, talks about the upcoming events both NWB and NWGA will be participating in throughout the fall.
7-28: Senator Ben Sasse talks about the impact of trade and the $12 billion aid package planned for assisting farmers.
7-21: Caroline Clements, NWB Ag Promotion Coordinator, talks about the end of wheat harvest in Nebraska.
7-14: Dave Milligan, National Association of Wheat Growers Treasurer, talks about the impact of tariffs and NAFTA on the wheat industry.
7-7: Mark Knobel, NWB district 6 representative, talks about hosting a trade team of millers and wheat purchasers from Ecuador and Chile on his farm.
FY 17-18 reports are also available.