Ghanaian Regulators Visit USGC During D.C. Tour

The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) hosted a six-person Ghanaian delegation to its office last week as part of a learning journey to Washington, D.C., during which participants explored ways to update Ghana’s veterinary and animal production laws.

During their visit to the Council, the team learned about establishing sound, pro-trade meat safety and feed quality laws. Using Morocco as a positive example, the Council urged the team members and to create standards for excellence that build consumer confidence but also enable industry and trade to flourish.

Tanzania Programs Bring Together Local Industry, Offer Training

The U.S. Grains Council’s (USGC’s) Tanzania Food for Progress (FFP) program’s activities are intensifying as the year wraps up. The Council has planned several upcoming events intended to engage members of the Tanzanian poultry and feed sectors with the ultimate goal of helping them develop their commercial feed industry.

Some of these upcoming events include:

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Word from the Ground

USGC Promotes U.S. Coarse Grains to Chinese Dairy Managers

By: Wennie Liu, U.S. Grains Council Dairy Program Manager in China

The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) hosted a team of Chinese dairy managers in the United States this week to learn firsthand about modern U.S. dairy practices from U.S. producers.

The visit included stops at large-scale U.S. dairy operations in California, the World Dairy Expo and the University of Wisconsin for a short course on modern dairy production practices. The team also visited ethanol plants, where U.S. distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) are produced, and U.S. corn farms in Wisconsin.