USGC Welcomes New Member Freepoint Commodities

The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) is pleased to welcome Freepoint Commodities as its newest member.

Freepoint Commodities is both a merchant of physical commodities and a financer of upper and mid-stream commodity-producing assets. It also provides physical supply services and related structured solutions for counterparties.

Their agricultural team includes professionals with knowledge of North American trading and logistics who can deliver supply chain solutions and build long-term relationships for both international and domestic customers.

USGC Promotes Three Within Global Programs Team

The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) is pleased to announce the promotion of three members of its Washington, D.C., staff, shifting their responsibilities and adding capacity in a key global office.

Heidi Bringenberg, previously a manager of global programs in Washington, is now assistant director in Council's Mexico City office, starting her post Nov. 1. In that role, she will be responsible for helping to set strategy and execute programs in the office serving the top U.S. corn and distiller's dried grains with solubles (DDGS) market.

USGC and NCGA Sponsor Agri-Pulse Series Examining Importance Of Infrastructure to Agriculture

Solid infrastructure is the backbone of American agriculture and especially critical to the continued growth in exports of feed grains.

That’s why the U.S. Grains Council (USGC), along with the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), signed on as a sponsor of a special seven-part Agri-Pulse editorial series that is taking a close-up look at America’s infrastructure and the improvements that are needed to help farmers and ranchers remain competitive at home and abroad.

USGC Welcomes Colorado Corn as New Member

The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) is pleased to welcome Colorado Corn as its newest member.

The Colorado Corn Administrative Committee (CCAC) oversees how Colorado's corn checkoff dollars are spent on research, market development, outreach, education and other endeavors.

Its mission is to enhance the way of life for its stakeholders by providing a vision and direction for current and future challenges and by enhancing the value of corn, being good land stewards and providing services and education.

USGC Welcomes New Member Interstate Commodities

The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) is pleased to welcome Interstate Commodities as its newest member.

Incorporated in 1947, Interstate Commodities is engaged in the origination, merchandising, logistics and risk management of grain and feed ingredients for producers and consumers domestically and internationally. 

Headquartered in Troy, New York, its mission is to provide unparalleled value to customers and suppliers through expertise in logistics, marketing, risk management and customer service. 

Share Your Crop Updates Today On USGC’s Grow Corn Facebook Page

With the growing season well underway, the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) needs farmer and state organization posts about local corn crops on its overseas-targeted Facebook page Growing the 2016 U.S. Corn Crop.

This page is a direct channel for communication between farmers and overseas customers about the condition and quality of the 2016 U.S. corn crop.

ICYMI: USGC Elects Councell As Chairman, New Board of Directors

The U.S. Grains Council elected new officers and new members for its board of directors during its 56th Annual Board of Delegates Meeting this past week in Louisville, Kentucky.

Chip Councell, a 10th generation farmer from Talbot County, Maryland, was elected as the new chairman, taking the helm after many years of service in community and farm organization leadership positions both locally and nationally.

USGC Welcomes New Member CHS Renewable Fuels

 The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) is pleased to welcome CHS Renewable Fuels as its newest member.

CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States. Diversified in energy, grains and foods, CHS is committed to helping its customers, farmer-owners and other stakeholders grow their businesses through its domestic and global operations.