News & Events
The fact that the United States had abundant and high-quality corn and sorghum harvests last fall is no secret, and buyers and end-users around the world are seeking more information about the quality and availability of these grains for export.
The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) is pleased to welcome new member Triton Fumigation LLC.
Located in Kenner, Louisiana, Triton Fumigation has provided the grain industry with consistent and reliable pest management solutions for more than 80 years.
The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) recently recognized Wendie Cable, assistant for the Council’s executive staff and members of its Board of Directors, for five years of service at the organization's 14th International Marketing Conference and 57th Annual Membership Meeting in Panama City, Panama. This week, the Council again thanked Cable for those years of hard work and wished her well as she leaves her role.
As the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) recognizes long-time leaders, it’s also important to honor the up-and-coming member representatives who will form the Council's talented leadership in the future.
Examples of this are six grower leaders with five years of service who are already making their marks through the A-teams or on the Council’s Board of Directors:
The Corn Growers Association of North Carolina is a longtime and strong supporter of the U.S. Grains Council’s (USGC's) export mission. That includes Guy Davenport, a North Carolina delegate who is celebrating his 15th year with the Council and maintains his enthusiasm for the Council’s work on behalf of farmers in his state and beyond.
This year, two employees in the U.S. Grains Council's (USGC's) Malaysia regional office are celebrating two decades of service each to the organization. Their long-standing work extends past simple day-to-day activities to underpinning the Council's success in markets in Southeast Asia.
Ask Dick Gallagher how to maximize the most benefit from a U.S. Grains Council membership and he will give a one-word answer: “Participate!”
And he would know, based on 10 years of representing the Iowa Corn Promotion Board at the USGC.
Iowan Deb Keller is just months from assuming the U.S. Grains Council chairmanship, but she said her work with the Council for the last 10 years has already changed her life.
U.S. Grains Council (USGC) members from around the United States and staff from around the globe are beginning their transit to Panama City, Panama, for the organization's 14th International Marketing Conference and 57th Annual Membership Meeting beginning over the weekend.
The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) welcomed Julia Debes to its headquarters staff on Thursday as manager of communications.
Debes comes to her new role with extensive experience in agriculture communication, including membership-focused communications and international market development.
She most recently worked as the communications director for the National Sorghum Producers, a USGC member, and previously in her own communications company and as assistant director of communications at U.S. Wheat Associates.