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Episode 27: What’s that red in your eyes

Episode 27: What’s that red in your eyes

The difference between the current price for hard red spring wheat and the price for soft white, has sparked interest from farmers eyeing the extra $2 or more a bushel. In “What’s that red in your eyes?” Scott Yates, director of communications and producer relations for the Washington Grain Commission, looks at the challenges, opportunities and pitfalls of growing DNS, in conversations with farmers Eric Maier and Ron Jirava, WSU spring wheat breeder, Mike Pumphrey; WGC commissioner and seedsman Dana Herron and WGC CEO Glen Squires. Riley Hille, AgriPro account leader offers her assessment of two new varieties.