The Washington Association of Wheat Growers, Oregon Wheat Growers League and Idaho Grain Producers Association are proud to host the 2023 Tri-State Grain Growers Convention. It will be held November 14-16, 2023, at the Coeur d’Alene Resort. We hope to see you in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho!
Ambassador Kip Tom served as the U.S. Ambassador to United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture and the chief of the United States Mission to the UN Agencies in Rome from 2019 to 2021. He is the Managing Member of Toms Farm LLC in Indiana. Ambassador Tom will be discussing trade issues and status of the 2023 Farm Bill.
Rob Sharkey is not your average Illinois farmer. Better known as the SharkFarmer, he is a risk taker and out of the box thinker who believes everyone has a story to tell. His authentic interview style and ability to tackle controversial issues has catapulated him on to Sirius XM, PBS, Acres TV, and six seasons of SharkFarmer TV.
Eric Snodgrass is the Principal Atmospheric Scientist for Nutrien Ag Solutions, where he develops predictive, analytical software to help agricultural producers manage weather risk. His frequent weather updates focus on how high-impact weather events influence global agriculture productivity.
Dr. David Kohl, professor emeritus is an academic Hall of Famer in the College of Agriculture at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA. Dr. Kohl has keen insight into the ag industry gained through extensive travel, research and involvement in ag businesses. Dr. Kohl’s wisdom and engagement with all levels of the industry provide a unique perspective into future trends.