New WAWG president welcomes Farm Bill, stresses importance of trade

From the Capital Press

Just because the new farm bill was passed doesn’t mean wheat farmers get to rest, says the new president of the Washington Association of Wheat Growers.

Connell, Wash., wheat farmer Jeff Shawver began his one-year term as president in November during the Tri-State Grain Growers Convention in Portland.

Efforts to pass a new farm bill were high on WAWG’s list in recent years. Shawver said he is pleased with the new bill, which he said provides farmers some guidance and direction for the next four years. Read the rest of the article here.