Tag: grains

USGC reports continued grain flow during COVID-19

USGC reports continued grain flow during COVID-19

May 24, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., while much of the world has spent the last couple of months sheltering at home to avoid the COVID-19 pandemic, grain trade has continued supplying nations with needed commodities, mostly unhindered, according to the U.S. Grains Council. As many parts of the world are on the verge of reopening, U.S. Grains Council […]

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India may release grains for biofuel feedstock

India may release grains for biofuel feedstock

December 17, 2019 |

In India, the Economic Times newspaper reports that the as the Food Corporation of India is holding almost twice the minimum stock levels for wheat and rice required, the government is exploring the possible release of grains as feedstock for biofuel, especially to make room for new crop wheat in April. Corn and millets are […]

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Australian grains group trialing certified malting barley to export to Europe for biofuels

Australian grains group trialing certified malting barley to export to Europe for biofuels

October 31, 2019 |

In Australia, the CBH Group has launched a new trial to supply certified sustainable malting barley from Western Australia to international customers as part of a pilot program in response to the growing global trend for sustainably sourced products. Since 2010, CBH Marketing and Trading has been accredited to access the European Union (EU) biofuel […]

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U.S. Grains Council supports WTO Rrport finding China misused corn TRQ

U.S. Grains Council supports WTO Rrport finding China misused corn TRQ

April 28, 2019 |

In Washington, D.C. the U.S. Grains Council strongly supports a decision made by the World Trade Organization’s Dispute Settlement Body determining China administered its tariff-rate quotas for wheat, corn and rice inconsistently with its WTO requirements. The report found that China’s TRQ administration is not transparent, predictable or fair and that it ultimately inhibits TRQs […]

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World’s first corn transaction using blockchain executed

World’s first corn transaction using blockchain executed

January 25, 2019 |

In Canada, new tech start-up Grain Discovery sets its sights on transforming the agriculture industry following the world’s first corn transaction using blockchain. Grain Discovery is focused on untangling the complicated supply chain paths for grains. The Grain Discovery platform gives more control to both farmers and buyers and has endless applications, from allowing consumers […]

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U.S. Grains outlook foresees increase in global DDGS

U.S. Grains outlook foresees increase in global DDGS

October 28, 2018 |

In Minnesota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. grains experts were laser focused on the outlook for U.S. corn and its co-products – highlighting the importance of distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) – at Export Exchange 2018 in Minneapolis last week. Speakers on DDGS included Tyson Foods Poultry Nutritionist Philip Smith, Renewable Fuels […]

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