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.
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.
Chart of Note
Free trade agreement (FTA) partners purchased half of all exports of feed grains in all forms (GIAF) in 2016/2017, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) trade data and analysis by the U.S. Grains Council (USGC).