The U.S. Grains Council develops export markets for U.S. barley, corn, sorghum and related products including distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) and ethanol. With full-time presence in 28 locations, the Council operates programs in more than 50 countries and the European Union. The Council believes exports are vital to global economic development and to U.S. agriculture’s profitability.
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The storage and handling of U.S. coarse grains and co-products is a major constraint to sales into the Southeast Asian region. Many large feed mills prefer not to use U.S. corn because of misconceptions and lack of information about the durability of U.S. corn in hot, tropical environments. To tackle these misconceptions, the U.S. Grains …
Due to the expansive geography of Southeast Asia and the cultural norms leaning toward face-to-face business dealings, the U.S. Grains Council’s Southeast Asia office, in partnership with the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC), organized and held the fourth annual Agricultural Supply Chain Conference on Jan. 18 and 19, 2022. The virtual conference featured webinar-style presentations …
The resurgence of COVID-19 in Southeast Asia and related restrictions presented many constraints for the U.S. Grains Council’s in-person programming in 2021. Nevertheless, the Council remained committed to maximizing distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) inclusion rates in both layer and broiler rations by educating Indonesian buyers on the animal health benefits that DDGS provides …