Issues to Own
A: In three words: food security and profitability. International trade is vital to the future profitability of U.S. farmers.
Agriculture is one of America’s most dynamic export sectors – proof that our nation is an effective competitor and relationship builder in the global economy.
The U.S. Grains Council recognizes that relationship building is a key to increasing exports with current and prospective international customers. In partnership with corn, sorghum and barley farmers – through their checkoff organizations – the Council serves as a catalyst for free trade policy and agricultural advancement that helps countries better serve their consumers, increase economic growth and enhance their food security. The Council offers international customers a bridge to American grain and its value-added products, which offer a food-supply capacity that is unparalleled anywhere else in the world.