Council News

Reminder: A-Team Application Deadline Approaching

Reminder: The deadline to apply to be on a U.S. Grains Council Advisory Team (A-Team) is April 30.

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Auction’s Coming: Donations Sought

foundation auctionIf you didn't think of an auction item to contribute in time for last year's U.S. Grains Council's 53rd Annual Board of Delegates Meeting in Ottawa, rest easy -- the always popular Grains Foundation Auction will be back again at the Council's 54th Annual Board of Delegates Meeting in Omaha, Neb., and donations for auction items are being accepted now.

No item is too big. No item is too small. From custom-made boots and hunting trips to monogrammed sheets and towels, football tickets and one-of-a-kind artwork, the items donated in recent years have spanned the spectrum, and your contribution for 2014 is limited only by your creativity.

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USGC Welcomes Ashley Kongs Back to Staff

Kongs, Ashley-smallThe U.S. Grains Council is pleased to announce that Ashley Kongs is returning to the Council as manager of ethanol export programs.

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Council Provides Biotechnology and Trade FAQs

Nearly 90 percent of U.S. corn planted is with biotech varieties...one out of every three U.S. farm acres is planted for export ...31 percent of U.S. gross farm income coming directly from exports. What does that mean for the U.S. producer?

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