The U.S. Grains Council’s leadership, global team and members continue to monitor the impacts of COVID-19 on our customers and the grains value chain.
Specific questions can be best addressed by
USGC global staff members or by submitting a feed grains or ethanol purchase inquiry form.
Full coverage of our COVID-19 outreach and programs adjusted due to pandemic restrictions
is available here. Highlights Of COVID-Related Coverage
First Virtual Grain Exchange Boasts More Than 1,200 Registrants, Oct. 15, 2020 USGC Brings U.S. Ethanol Suppliers Together With International Buyers At Virtual Ethanol Buyers Conference, Sept. 24, 2020 Virtual Meeting Brings Barley Fields To Mexican Brewers, Sept. 17, 2020 Webinars And WhatsApp: Creativity Continues Council DDGS Outreach In Southeast Mexico During COVID-19, Aug. 13, 2020 Trade Negotiations, Policy Implementation Continue Amid COVID-19, May 14, 2020 Council Staff Move Market Development Activities Online – May 14, 2020 U.S. Inland Waterway System Operating Normally During COVID-19 – May 7, 2020 U.S. Ethanol Remains Available For Export During COVID-19, April 9, 2020 Council Remains Committed To Global Customers During COVID-19 Pandemic, April 6, 2020 U.S. Grains Council Letter To Global Customers On COVID-19 Response And Continued U.S. Grains Exports, March 23, 2020 Supply Chain Video Updates For more video updates from U.S. farms and supply chain operations, please visit the Council YouTube page. VIDEO VIDEO VIDEO Global Resources Inchcape Shipping Services – Coronavirus Port Implications NEPIA – COVID-19 Ship Operations Impacts Summary Page American Association of Railroads – COVID-19 Resource Page International Grain Trade Coalition
USGC Transportation Series –
Ocean Freight, Rail, Inland Waterways, Containerized Shipping World Trade Organization – COVID-19 Trade Impacts Food And Agriculture Organization (UN) – COVID-19 Food Supply Impacts Agricultural Market Information System Updates Resources For U.S. Producers Resources Available To Learn – And Share – How Trade Impacts U.S. Ag During COVID-19 – Published By USGC, April 23, 2020 National Corn Growers Association COVID-19 Resource Page American Farm Bureau Federation COVID-19 Resource Page FarmDoc Daily Webinar Series – YouTube Archive Post navigation About The U.S. Grains Council
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. Detailed information about the Council and its programs is online at