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The June podcast focuses on the farm bill fly-in NAWG hosted in Washington, D.C., and the National Wheat Foundation’s annual wheat farm tour. This podcast includes discussions with NAWG President Keeff Felty, NAWG Treasurer Jamie Kress, NAWG Secretary Nathan Keane, Maryland farmer Eric Spates, Kentucky farmer and NWF Chairman Bernard Peterson, and NAWG Vice President Pat Clements.

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, the May podcast focuses on how we can tackle the mental health crisis in rural America. We spoke with Jeff Winton, President and Chairman of Rural Minds, and Nathan Lawson, Kentucky producer and mental health advocate. We also got an update from our IPP member Syngenta on their latest developments on getting hybrid wheat to market.

On the April podcast we meet the National Association of Wheat Growers’ (NAWG) new Secretary Nathan Keane, chat with NAWG CEO Chandler Goule about the Modern Ag on the mall event that took place in Washington DC, and have a discussion with Jeff Tarsi the Executive Vice President and President of Global Retail of NAWG IPP member Nutrien Ag Solutions about the latest initiatives they are working that impact our wheat growers.
The March podcast focuses on combatting pest and disease challenges from a policy standpoint with the National Wheat Improvement Committee and a grower and industry standpoint with IPP member FMC. Also hear from newly elected NAWG President Keeff Felty.
NAWG Past President Brent Cheyne shares about his year as NAWG president, and CEO of Industry Partner Farm Credit Council, Todd Van Hoose, explains the Farm Credit system and new mental health partnerships. Dr. Clayton Nevins from Pivot Bio shares about the science behind their Nitrogen solutions. Farm Family Wellness Alliance Phone Number: (833) 999-3276
Angela Caddell, BNSF Railway’s Vice President of Agriculture joins the Wheatworld podcast to share about the rail crossing closures in December. NAWG Vice President Keeff Felty speaks on meeting with Members of Congress and their offices during NAWG's Winter Conference.

NAWG Secretary Jamie Kress talks about Food Aid and the American Farmers Feed the World Act, and Jack Long travels to the Tri-State Grain Convention. Martha Smith, Head of U.S. Industry Affairs at Bayer, shares the importance of the Prop 65 win at the beginning of November.
NAWG CEO discusses what the recent Continuing Resolution means for Congress and how it impacts the expired Farm Bill
Dive deep into DC politics and learn about the latest Farm Bill dynamics!
In June, Representatives Tracey Mann (R-KS-01), John Garamendi (D-CA-08), Rick Crawford (R-AR-01), and Jimmy Panetta (D-CA-19) introduced the American Farmers Feed the World Act of 2023. Congressman Mann spoke with NAWG about the bill and what it means for wheat growers! Also on the podcast is Bernard Peterson, Chairman of the National Wheat Foundation to provide a recap of the June MD Wheat Tour and NAWG CEO Chandler Goule talks policy and upcoming fly-ins.
The May podcast features guest speaker, Jeff Zyskowski, Vice President of Supply Chain with Ardent Mills. Jeff discusses Ardent Mills’ mission, their relationship with wheat growers, the impacts COVID-19 had on the supply chain, and regenerative ag. Later, NAWG CEO Chandler Goule reviews policy updates in May included the debt ceiling, Farm Bill, disaster aid, and upcoming fly-ins.

NAWG discusses the debt ceiling, what it means for wheat growers and how it relates to the Farm Bill. President Brent Cheyne testifies before both the House and Senate on Farm Bill Priorities.