WAWG Press Releases

May 2024

WAWG applauds movement of 2024 Farm Bill legislation

April 2024

Cox hired as WAWG’s new conservation coordinator

December 2023

White House negotiated settlement in secret leaves farmers behind; Impacts PNW economy

November 2023

Samantha Holling and Izabella Myers selected as Washington’s Wheat Ambassadors

October 2023

Wheat growers applaud support of federal CRISI grant to WSDOT

August 2023

Food for Peace

June 2023

Washington Wheat Growers Testifies to the Importance of the Lower Snake River Dams

November 2022

Shaley Tiegs and Angelina Widman selected as Washington’s Wheat Ambassadors

August 2022

Washington Association of Wheat Growers Respond to Lower Snake River Dams Final Report, Recommendations

July 2022

Washington Wheat Growers Concerned with White House Report on Columbia Basin Salmon, Steelhead

Dams are essential to wheat farmers: Wheat growers challenge scientific accuracy, economic impacts of LSRD report

June 2022

Wheat Growers encouraged by House passage of water resources bill

November 2021

WAWG welcomes 2022 Wheat Ambassadors

March 2021

Banding together to protect the Lower Snake Dams

February 2021

Congressman plans to breach dams

December 2020

Wheat growers congratulate McMorris Rodgers on key appointment

September 2020

Wheat growers welcome Coronavirus Food Assistance Program to include all classes of wheat

August 2020

Wheat growers welcome balanced environmental impact statement; debate on the value of the lower Snake River Dams settled

July 2020

Washington wheat growers gratified to see USMCA implemented

May 2020

Not all wheat is treated equally under the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

March 2020

Northwest wheat states respond to draft EIS

Washington wheat sides with federal report to preserve the Snake River dams

January 2020

Trade deals bode well for WA wheat

November 2019

2019/20 Wheat Ambassadors selected

September 2019

U.S.-Japan Tariff Agreement Signed; Wheat Growers Take A Deep Breath of Satisfaction 

July 2019

Wheat farmers disappointed in Congress’ failure to vote for trade

December 2018

Wheat growers, allies see 2018 Farm Bill through to finish line

October 2018

Washington Wheat Growers Disappointed in FB Expiration

July 2018

Washington wheat welcomes Secretary Perdue

May 2018

Wheat farmers call for stable, predictable farm programs in current farm economy

Wheat grower associations return to nation’s capital to urge action on farm bill

April 2018

Chinese tariff on wheat hits farmers, Trump voters

March 2018

Congress approves wheat growers’ request for $1 million in falling numbers research funding

February 2018

Washington wheat growers warn Trump TPP withdrawal could prove catastrophic

WAWG calls for full funding of USDA and key farm bill programs

Wheat growers take on Washington D.C. and national policy

January 2018

Wheat growers turn out in strong opposition to proposed pesticide bills

WAWG to participate in annual advocacy meetings in Olympia

November 2017

Washington wheat industry calls for “no harm” in trade agreements

October 2017

Crop Insurance Vital in Light of Current Economic and Weather Conditions

September 2017

Washington wheat organization urge Trump Administration not to withdraw from KORUS

July 2017

PNW states’ congressional request for falling numbers funding passes appropriations committee markups

Crop insurance is vital part of producers’ financial plans

D.C. trip to shine light on impacts of proposed budget cuts

Without overseas trade, Washington wheat industry would suffer

May 2017

WAWG opposes the administration’s proposed budget cuts to crop insurance, trade development programs

April 2017

WAWG congratulates Sonny Perdue on his confirmation

February 2017

WAWG congratulates Rep. Riechert export council appointment

January 2017

Wheat growers head to nation’s capital to focus on trade, the future farm bill, and to build relationships

Wheat growers to testify in Senate Ag Committee hearing on DNR lease language

Wheat growers to discuss priorities in legislative meetings

November 2016

WAWG opposes breaching Snake River dams

2016 Tri-State Grain Growers Convention welcomes growers

September 2016

WAWG continues to seek relief for farmers affected by falling numbers

May 2016

WAWG welcomes new NAWG CEO

February 2016

Washington Wheat Farmer Appointed to USDA Task Force on Air Quality

WAWG helps fund study quantifying impact of West Coast port slowdowns

August 2015

WAWG Commends Washington Senators for Supporting TPA

October 2015

Wheat Growers Invited to Governors Mansion

Years Later, Dam Removal Still an Issue in PNW


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