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 previous fiscal years, please contact our office and we will assist you.
3-17: Randon Peters, NWGA’s past president and chairman of the US Wheat Associates and National Association of Wheat Growers Joint International Trade Committee discusses his trip to Washington, DC to visit with Senator Sasse and the Mexican ambassador.
3-10: Brent Robertson, chair of NWB, discusses his participation in the 2018 Governor’s Ag Conference in Kearney.
3-3: Randon Peters, NWGA’s past president discusses the organization’s participation in Commodity Classic in Anaheim.
2-24: Von Johnson, NWB board member, discusses the annual Bake & Take event.
2-17: Caroline Brauer, NWB’s Ag Promotion Coordinator discusses the upcoming board meeting that will be held in Ithaca.
2-10: Rick Larson, NWB board member from Potter discusses the national meetings and visits to Capitol Hill conducted by NWB and NWGA members this past week.
2-3: Royce Schaneman, NWB executive director discusses the upcoming Winter Wheat Conference in Washington, DC.
1-27: Mark Spurgin, recently elected NWGA president, discusses his expectations of the organization and new role.
1-20: Phil McClain, chairman of the National Wheat Foundation, discusses the launching of the 2018 national wheat yield contest.
1-13: Royce Schaneman, NWB executive director discusses the call for funding proposals for the FY 2018-2019 period.
1-6: Larry Flohr, a wheat farmer from Chappell discusses the condition of the wheat crop in his region.
12-30: Caroline Brauer, NWGA executive director, discusses the association’s upcoming annual meeting to be held in Lincoln.
12-23: Dean Grosskurth with USDA NASS discusses the 2017 Ag Census.
12-2: Steve Mercer, VP of communications for US Wheat Associates, discusses wheat exports and Farm Bill concerns.
11-24: Gordon Stoner, President of the National Association of Wheat Growers, discusses the Association’s role in the Prop 65 lawsuit regarding glyphosate.
11-11: Mark Knobel, a farmer from Fairbury, discusses his participation in and placing 4th nationally in the National Wheat Yield Contest.
10-28: Brent Robertson, chairman of the NWB, discusses the upcoming board meeting.
9-23: Larry Flohr, a producer from Chappell discusses the current status of the 2018 wheat crop.
8-26: Dr. Stephen Baenziger discusses wheat varieties and data from the field trials across the state that producers can consider when making planting decisions this fall.
8-5: Chris Cullan, a certified seed producer from Hemingford discusses the upcoming certified seed day events that producers in Western Nebraska can visit, learn and participate in.
7-29-17: David Schemm, president of the National Association of Wheat Growers discusses testifying before Congress on the Farm Bill and crop insurance and why both issues matter to wheat farmers.
7-21-17: Cody Creech with UNL Extension discusses Wheat Streak Mosiac Virus and management methods producers can use to help prevent the disease’s presence in their wheat fields.