Op-Ed: NAFTA Concerns Show Why Farmers Must Pay Attention To Trade

Op-Ed: NAFTA Concerns Show Why Farmers Must Pay Attention To Trade

By Tom Sleight, President and CEO, U.S. Grains Council Some days don’t go how you expect them to go. I have had many of those in my career, but few like [last] Wednesday, when we thought for 12 hours that we could soon see action from our own...
Commentary: Tell Everyone Trade Is Vital To US Ag Economy

Commentary: Tell Everyone Trade Is Vital To US Ag Economy

By Ray Allan Mackey,KyCorn Promotion Council Financial AgentIf anyone wants to see how trade affects economic growth, look at Panama City, Panama. I had the privilege of representing KyCorn at the US Grains Council International Marketing Conference in Panama earlier...