Trade School

We have been pleased to host a series of regional trade schools in 2022 for farmer members and stakeholders, sponsored by the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) and National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) with our state partners. Details on those both past and upcoming are below!

Upcoming Trade Schools

August 23, 2023
La Crosse, Wisconsin
In partnership with USGC, NCGA and Wisconsin Corn

Please complete the following form to register for the trade policy school event planned in La Crosse, Wisconsin on August 23rd 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. with a river tour to follow. If you are only interested in the River Tour please email

Register for Trade Policy School and Tour following this link:

Trade Policy School Location: Radisson Hotel

200 Second Street South

La Crosse, WI 54601

Click here to book a room.

Click here to view the event’s agenda.

Any questions should be directed to Ellen Zimmerman, USGC director of industry relations, at 202-794-0455 or via email at 


Start learning about trade with these resources:

The Trade Toolkit includes talking points and resources.

Trade Toolkit

USGC and NCGA have conducted analysis done of the impact of trade by state. An interactive map with one-pagers to download.

Value of U.S. Grains Trade

Trade issues change rapidly. Keep up with the latest trade news.