News & Events
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) a grant for $1.3 million for the Regional Center for Feed Manufacturing for North Africa and the Middle East, to be headquartered in Tunisia.
U.S. agriculture is getting over-powered in marketing overseas by about 4 to 1, according to a new analysis of 2016 spending. And, it appears that foreign ag competitors are not backing off, either.
Members of the U.S. Grains Council's (USGC's) staff and leadership will head to California next week for the 2018 Commodity Classic and discussions of happenings in key markets, hot trade policy issues and the Council’s long-term efforts to develop markets, enable trade and improve lives.
Charles Ring of Sinton, Texas, was recognized earlier this week at the U.S. Grains Council's (USGC’s) annual membership meeting for his service to the organization.
A welcoming smile and contagious laughter are likely to greet anyone entering the U.S. Grains Council’s (USGC’s) office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, thanks to the long-time presence of Shellen Ng.
Chip Councell waited 10 years for his spot on the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) Board of Delegates after a mission overseas sparked his interest. Now, the Council has recognized him for 10 years of service, including as the organization’s chairman, during the 15th International Marketing Conference and 58th Annual Membership Meeting in Houston, Texas.
Ed Breitmeyer taught school for 30 years before he switched to farming full time, but he never really left the classroom behind. Instead, he has used his educational expertise to bolster Michigan’s involvement in the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) over a decade as a USGC delegate for the Corn Marketing Program of Michigan.
For a decade, Larry Klever has shared his farming story with overseas customers and the needs of those customers with neighbors back home in Iowa as a delegate to the U.S. Grains Council (USGC).
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.