Houston, Texas - Spending on overseas market development for U.S. feed grains and related products increased the value of those exports by an average of $1.71 billion per year from 2010 to 2014 and increased U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) by an average of $5 billion per year, returning $19.76 for every $1 spent by taxpayers.
Houston, Texas - Grain producers and agribusiness representatives met to help chart the operational course for the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) during advisory team (A-team) meetings Tuesday, held at the ongoing 15th International Marketing Conference and 58th Annual Membership Meeting in Houston, Texas.
The Council's seven advisory teams (A-teams) met during the organization's winter meeting in Houston.
Houston, Texas - U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney addressed the delegates and members of the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) on Monday, updating them on ongoing trade negotiations that will affect grains market access and announcing a $1.3 million grant for Council feed industry training programs in North Africa and the Middle East.
Council representatives are meeting as part of the organization’s 15th International Marketing Conference and 58th Annual Membership Meeting in Houston, Texas.
Houston, Texas - Members, delegates and global staff representatives from the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) have gathered in Houston, Texas, for the organization's 15th International Marketing Conference and 58th Annual Membership Meeting, happening until Wednesday.
The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) and sorghum industry led by the National Sorghum Producers (NSP) mobilized this week in response to new anti-dumping and countervailing duties investigations launched against imported U.S. sorghum by China.
Corn, barley and sorghum farmers from across the United States traveled to Morocco as part of the U.S. Grains Council's (USGC's) annual Grain Export Mission (GEM) to learn about how the Council’s programs have contributed to the development of the livestock industry in Morocco.
The 2016/2017 marketing year set a new record for exports of feed grain in all forms and the number of world buyers for coarse grains and co-products diversified, evidence of the importance of the Council’s work to both identify short-term market opportunities and build long-term demand.
Trade will continue to be a hot topic in 2018, and the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) has a diverse set of resources to aid in talking about trade issues in the new year.
Members of the U.S. Grains Council (USGC), U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC), U.S.
Leaders of SAGARPA, the Mexican agriculture department, the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) and the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) met this week in Mexico City in association with a Council and NCGA joint officer mission visiting government and industry officials in the top U.S. corn export market.