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Please join the U.S. Grains Council in welcoming its newest member Tharaldson Ethanol Plant I, LLC.
Tharaldson Ethanol is located just west of Casselton, N.D., an area known for its rich farming tradition. Tharaldson Ethanol provides a local market for area corn growers, requiring about 1.37 million metric tons (54 million bushels) of corn annually, which will in turn produce 150 million gallons of ethanol and about 450,000 tons of dried distiller's grains with solubles each year.
Please join the U.S. Grains Council in welcoming its newest member, IBM.
Please join the U.S. Grains Council in welcoming its newest hire Lien Nguyen.
Nguyen joins the Council as the new accounting assistant. In this capacity, she will assist in the preparation of budget status reports, the payroll, bank reconciliation, and other needs of the accounting team.
Nguyen previously worked at On Task Accounting, LLC as a staff accountant. She is a graduate of George Mason University, holding a bachelor degree in accounting.
Her first day was September 23. Welcome aboard Lien!
"We know that the global middle class is growing. We know where the growth in global food demand will be. We also understand that our competitors are just as eager to serve those markets as we are," said Julius Schaaf, U.S. Grains Council chairman, at the 53rd Annual Board of Delegates Meeting in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
The Council's theme for the coming year is "Partnerships and Possibilities." This theme embraces the opportunities U.S. grain farmers enjoy, while acknowledging the work that still needs to be done to convert these opportunities into realities.
Please join the U.S. Grains Council in welcoming its newest member Agridient, Inc.
Based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Agridient is the ingredients arm of the international trading and shipping group Nidera. They are active worldwide in sourcing and marketing ingredients produced by strategic partners in crop processing industries and used by the food, animal feed, pharmaceutical and pet food industries.
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Please join the U.S. Grains Council in welcoming its newest member, Kansas Farm Bureau.
Kansa Farm Bureau represents grassroots agriculture. Established in 1919, this non-profit advocacy organization supports farm families who earn their living in a changing industry.
On Monday, June 17, 2013, the U.S. Grains Council's western hemisphere regional office relocated to a new office space in Panama City, Panama. The move will help accommodate a larger staff while changing the office location to a lower rent district in the city. Updated contact information is available by clicking here.
Please join the U.S. Grains Council in welcoming its newest member NuGen Energy, LLC.
Founded in 2005, NuGen Energy is located in Marion, S.D., and is owned by REX American Resources. The 110 million gallons-per-year ethanol plant has created a 40 million bushel market for corn in the southeast corner of South Dakota.
NuGen Energy has the ability to ship unit trains of 100 cars to supply both domestic and international markets.