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.
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