Lamont man named to Washington Wheat Growers board
Swannack concerned about pressure on producters
Last updated 8/24/2021 at 9:07am
LAMONT - A local man was named in June as a board member for the Washington Association of Wheat Growers.
Dave Swannack replaced Randy Suess as Whitman County president and on the board, the association reported last week.
Swannack was one of two new appointees to the board - the other is Leif Claassen of Asotin County.
"It's important farmers get involved (in industry organizations) because we are going to lose everything we farm for if we don't get involved," Swannack said. "We've got to keep our markets going. We need to let the rest of the U.S. know we are important, that we work hard,...