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.

20-21 Podcasts

3-13: Roland Rushman, owner of Rushman seeds and a farmer in Gurley talks about the Nebraska Pea & Lentil Board – Roland Rushman 3-13

3-6: Janice Cooper, marketing director of the Wheat Marketing Center in Oregon talks about wheat, quality, and how pandemic went for them – Janice Cooper 3-6

2-26: Bob Delsing of Hemingford attended the Wheat Industry Annual Conference held on Feb. 22-25 in Dallas, Texas – Bob Delsing 2-26

2-20: UNL’s new wheat breeder will be Dr. Katherine Frels, she talks about past experience and where she would like to see the wheat program go at HPAL – Dr. Katherine Frels 2-20

2-13: Sharon Davis, Program Director with Home Baking Association, talks about Bake and Take and some trends in baking – Sharon Davis 2-13

2-6: Amanda Easterly Neb Extension research assistant professor at the lab was at the recent NWB meeting – Amanda Easterly 2-6

1-30: The Nebraska Wheat Board meeting is on Feb. 3 and Royce Schaneman executive director of the board is joining us for an overview of what will be going on – Royce Schaneman 1-30

1-23: US Wheat Associations Claire Hutchins visits about WASDE wheat report – Claire Hutchins 1-23

1-16: Chris Cullan a wheat grower in Hemingford attended  The Nebraska Crop Improvement Association held its annual meeting on Jan. 12, in Kearney – Chris Cullan 1-16

1-9: Amanda Spoo, director of communications at U.S. Wheat discusses wheat film to be released on Jan. 12 on the US Wheat Facebook page – Amanda Spoo

1-2: Sharon Davis with the Home Baking Association talks about how baking was implemented throughout 2020 – Sharon Davis 1-2

12-26: Roland Rushman talks about the new Pea and Lentil Board – Roland Rushman 12-26

12-19: Executive Secretary for the NE Wheat Growers Association, Sarah Ahrens, discussing the annual meeting held this past week – Sarah Ahrens 12-19

12-12: Dalton Henry, VP of Policy for U.S. Wheat Associates, discusses the recent reauthorization of the Grain Standards Act and what that means for wheat growers – Dalton Henry 12-12

12-5: Steve Knox with NE Crop Improvement Association, discussing the upcoming NE Seed Improvement Conference – Steve Knox 12-5

11-28: Board Chair, Bob Delsing, discussing the meeting they held last week – Bob Delsing 11-28

11-21: Region 4 Director, Kent Lorens, discussing the recent U.S. Wheat Associates meeting that took place last week – Kent Lorens 11-21

11-14: NWGA President, Brian Schafer, discussing the recent national fall meeting – Brian Schafer 11-14

11-7: Ag Promotions Coordinator for the NE Wheat Board, Sarah Ahrens, discussing membership renewal and their upcoming annual meeting – Sarah Ahrens 11-7

10-31: President of the Wheat Foods Council, Tim O’Conner, discussing their approach to domestic marketing during the coronavirus pandemic – Tim O’Conner 10-31

10-24: Emma Goosic, Ambassador for the NE Wheat Board, talking about her experience with the program – Emma Goosic 10-24

10-17: Jenny Howsden discussing her involvement in the Nebraska Wheat board’s wheat ambassador program – Jenny Howsden 10-17

10-10: Nathan Mueller, NE Extension cropping systems educator in Saline, Jefferson, and Gage counties, giving a wheat planting update for SE NE – Nathan Mueller 10-10

10-3: Josh Tonsager, VP of Policy and Communication for NAWG, breaks down the details and application process for wheat growers with CFAP 2 – Josh Tonsager 10-3

9-26: Tyson Narjes, NWB District 2 Director, giving a planting update – Tyson Narjes 9-29

9-19: Bob Delsing, NWB Chair, giving a planting update – Bob Delsing 9-19

9-18: Amanda Spoo, Director of Communications for U.S. Wheat Associates, discusses USW’s 40 year anniversary campaign – Amanda Spoo 9-18

9-6: Courtney Shreve, Director of Outreach Education for the NE Farm Bureau Foundation, discussing the Nebraska Ag in the Classroom program – Courtney Shreve 9-6

8-29: Dr. Stephen Baenziger, Small Grain Breeder at UNL, discussing the release of two new varieties – Dr. Stephen Baenziger 8-29

8-22: Mark Hodges, Executive Director of Plains Grains, Inc., giving a harvest update/recap – Mark Hodges 8-22

8-15: Amanda Easterly, Research Assistant Professor of Agronomy and Horticulture, discussing the results of this year’s winter wheat variety trials – Amanda Easterly 8-15

8-8: Steve Knox, NE Crop Improvement, talks about the latest crop brochure –  Steve Knox 8-8

8-1: Chad Shelton, Global Director of Innovative Technology for Allbaugh LLC, discussing how the CoAXium Wheat Production System helps growers control tough winter annual grasses in winter wheat – Chad Shelton 8-1

7-25: Lupe Comparan, Grain Originator at Frenchman Valley Coop in Chappell, NE, talks about brand new 2 million bushel facility – Lupe Comparan 7-25

7-18: Tyson Narjes, District 2 Director, gives a harvest update – Tyson Narjes 7-18

7-11: Kent Lorens, District 4 Director, giving an update on harvest in SW Nebraska – Kent Lorens 7-11

7-4: Brian Schafer, NWGA President, giving an update on harvest as it gets underway for 2020 – Brian Schafer 7-4