News & Events
The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) is pleased to welcome Conestoga Energy Partners, LLC, as a new member.
Established in 2006 and located in Liberal, Kansas, Conestoga Energy now operates three ethanol plants with a total production capacity of 205 million gallons as well as serving as a leading provider of distiller’s dried grain with solubles (DDGS).
Please join the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) in welcoming the newest member of its Washington-based staff, Carley Esser, as global strategies coordinator.
In this role, Esser will support the Council's global strategies and trade policy and biotechnology departments in their market engagement and support of the Council’s overseas offices.
The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) is pleased to welcome Deerfield Ag Services, Inc. as a new member.
Deerfield Ag Services is a family-owned agriculture services business that has been in operation since 1959. Deerfield Ag Services currently operates five locations in northeast Ohio and western Pennsylvania, providing agronomy products and services, grain origination and merchandising as well as grain handling and storage equipment.
Do not miss out on the once-a-year opportunity to meet with the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) international directors and hear about their work around the world during the 15th International Marketing Conference and 58th Annual Membership Meeting, scheduled for Feb. 12-14, in Houston, Texas.
Melissa Kessler transitioned to a new role at the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) on Jan. 2 as the new director of strategic relations.
Patricia Esqueda returned to the U.S. Grains Council as the Western Mexico Marketing Specialist as of Monday, Dec. 4.
In this role, Esqueda will promote and market U.S. corn, barley, sorghum and distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) to the feed and livestock industry in Western Mexico, in and around Guadalajara. She will also support the Council's ethanol work in Mexico as well as feed and livestock and barley and brewery programs.
Registration is now open for the 15th International Marketing Conference and 58th Annual Membership Meeting, scheduled for Feb. 12-14, 2018, in Houston, Texas.
The leaders of the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) and National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) traveled to South Korea and Mexico this week in concurrent missions to engage with customers and government officials during a period of policy uncertainty in the U.S. corn industry’s #1 and #3 markets.
Caleb Wurth joined the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) on Monday, Nov. 27, as the assistant director for Southeast Asia.
Based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wurth will assist in identifying and addressing trade, technical and policy factors relevant to building and maintaining the market for U.S. coarse grains and co-products.
The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) has promoted Katy Wyatt to manager of global strategies, effective on Oct. 30, to replace Anne Zaczek, who departed the organization at the end of the month.
In her new role, Wyatt will assist in managing global strategies programs, including the coordination of the Council's Unified Export Strategy and the organization's Food for Progress program in Tanzania. Wyatt will also provide support to the USGC global programs, trade policy and innovation/sustainability teams.