Tag: US Grains Council

US Grains Council working with Central America to boost biofuels policy development

US Grains Council working with Central America to boost biofuels policy development

October 25, 2018 |

In Costa Rica, a recent seminar planted seeds for further regional cooperation and biofuels policy development throughout Central America. The US Grains Council organized the one-day seminar, Cultivando Energia (Cultivating Energy), in San Jose, Costa Rica, in late September to increase awareness among key government officials and industry about the economic, environmental and technical benefits […]

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USGC takes trip to Indonesia and Thailand on biofuel collaboration

USGC takes trip to Indonesia and Thailand on biofuel collaboration

December 31, 2017 |

In Washington, D.C., U.S. Grains Council representatives traveled to Indonesia and Thailand to engage with their governments and help develop biofuel policies that include a larger role for ethanol trade. Indonesia’s mandate that was established in a national ethanol policy in 2006 has been mostly unmet, so USGC is hoping to help develop a consistent […]

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US Grains Council looking for DDGS opportunities in Alberta

US Grains Council looking for DDGS opportunities in Alberta

November 1, 2017 |

In Canada, a short hour north of the Montana border, the U.S. Grains Council is exploring the geographic advantage of unit trains carrying U.S. corn and distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) to Canadian feedlots around Lethbridge, Alberta. A trade mission in October crisscrossed the region, visiting with cattle feedlots, feed manufacturers and rail facilities […]

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US Grains Council working directly with Korean importers to boost DDGS demand

US Grains Council working directly with Korean importers to boost DDGS demand

January 26, 2016 |

In Washington, the U.S. Grains Council visited 10 major distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) importers and commercial mixed feed manufacturers recently to carry out one-on-one consultations and review the current DDGS market situation with them. Haksoo Kim, USGC director in Korea, along with council DDGS consultant Soobo Shim visited five of Korea’s largest importers […]

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National Corn Growers, US Grains Council give thumbs-up to Trans-Pacific Partnership

National Corn Growers, US Grains Council give thumbs-up to Trans-Pacific Partnership

November 8, 2015 |

  In Washington, the National Corn Growers Association and the U.S. Grains Council today pledged their support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, a day after the full text was released by the White House. Both NCGA and USGC will spend the coming weeks analyzing the full text of the agreement to understand its impact on […]

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US Grains Council succeeds in first-ever DDGS exports to Algeria

US Grains Council succeeds in first-ever DDGS exports to Algeria

September 18, 2013 |

In Algeria, Sarl Nutrimag made the first ever purchase of U.S. DDGS and CGF into Algeria, which began unloading on Sept. 5, 2013. According to Cary Sifferath, US Grains Council regional director for the Middle East and Africa, this shipment is one of the beginning steps to a greater future for U.S. DDGS and corn […]

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