2021 convention rapidly approaching

Preparations for the 2021 Tri-State Grain Growers Convention are moving full speed ahead. The Washington Association of Wheat Growers (WAWG) is monitoring COVID-19 requirements and will provide updates as necessary at wawg.org and in the weekly Greensheet email newsletter. 

This year’s event is scheduled for Nov. 30-Dec. 3 at the Davenport Grand Hotel in Spokane, Wash., and is sponsored by WAWG, the Oregon Wheat Growers League and the Idaho Grain Producers Association. Besides offering an opportunity to socialize and network, producers will hear state and national policy updates, enjoy top-notch keynote speakers and participate in educational break-out sessions. A detailed agenda is available here. Producers can register for the convention online.

There is still time to take advantage of the 15×40 program, which offers a free convention registration to 15 Washington state producers under 40 years of age who haven’t attended the convention before. For the first time ever, the program will also include lodging costs. A standard room rate will be reimbursed by the Washington Wheat Foundation. Receipt required, and no additional charges will be allowed. Besides a convention registration, if the participant isn’t a WAWG member, he or she will get a one-year paid association membership. To register, call the WAWG office at (509) 659-0610.

WAWG is still accepting entries into the photo contest. Submissions should be sent to lori@wawg.org by noon, Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021. Please include photographer’s name, contact and caption information. For more information, please contact Lori Williams at lori@wawg.org or by phone at (509) 659-0610. Contest is open to convention registrants only, and photos must have been taken within the last 12 months. The grand prize is a free registration to the 2022 Tri-State Grain Growers Convention to be held at the Coeur d’Alene Resort in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, Nov. 29-Dec. 2, 2022. Winning photos may be used in 2022 marketing materials and will be published in Wheat Life, Oregon Wheat and Idaho Grain magazines. Entries will be displayed throughout the 2021 convention.

The annual Tri-State Grain Growers Convention wouldn’t be possible without the generous support of our sponsors and exhibitors. This year, WAWG would like to thank: 


BASF Corporation

Idaho Grain Producers Association

Northwest Farm Credit Services

Oregon Wheat Growers League

Ritzville Warehouse Company

The McGregor Company

Washington Grain Commission


Anheuser Busch

Bayer CropScience

BNSF Railway

Corteva Agriscience


Nutrien Ag Solutions

Valley Wide Cooperative/Valley Agronomics


Agricultural Marking and Management Organization

HighLine Grain Growers

Itafos Conda LLC

Leffel, Otis & Warwick, P.S.

Les Schwab

Mid Columbia Producers

RDO Equipment

Rural Community Insurance Services

State Bank


United Grain Corp.

Washington State University Small Grains/Washington Genetics


Industry Supporters

Albaugh LLC

Big Bend Electric Coop


Columbia Bank  

Great Western Malting

Mid-Columbia Insurance

Morrow Co. Grain Growers

Mountain States Insurance

Northwest Grain Growers

Pacific Northwest Farmers Cooperative

Papé Machinery

SAIF Corporation

Shaver Transportation Company


Washington State Crop Improvement Association

Wheatland Bank 


Agoro Carbon Alliance

AgProud Idaho

AGPRO Marketing & Manufacturing Inc.

Barr-Tech Compost

BASF Corporation

Byrnes Oil Company

Care Med Choice

Central Life Sciences

Class 8 Trucks

CliftonLarsonAllen LLP

Coleman Oil Company

Community First Bank


Farm Equipment Headquarters

Grange Insurance

Harvest Capital Company

Heartland Ag Systems

Innovia Foundation

Itafos Conda LLC

KDI Investors

Kralman Steel Structures

Limagrain Cereal Seeds

Mascott Equipment Co.

Medius Ag LLC

Miller Chemical & Fertilizer

North Pine Ag Equipment

Northwest Farm Credit Services

OSU Wheat

R&H Machine

RDO Equipment

Ritzville Warehouse Company

Soulcraft LLC/Chief Agri

Spokane Ag Show

Spray Center Electronics

St. John Hardware

T&S Sales

The McGregor Company

Title One

University of Idaho

Valley Wide Cooperative/Valley Agronomics

Washington State Department of Labor & Industries

Washington State Department of Natural Resources

Washington Wheat Foundation

Western Insurance Associates

Western Trailer Sales Company

Washington State University Small Grains/Washington Genetics