The Seventh annual Soy & Grain Trade Summit will be held Sept. 17-19 at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans, LA.
The summit is poised to set the industry in motion with coverage of the latest topics across the global oilseed and grains value chain, presentations by industry experts, and a behind-the-scenes look into industry operations during two interactive tours.
The Monday, Sept. 17, tours will visit: SGS North America, the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company; Port of New Orleans, the world's busiest port complex; and ADM's grain export facility, plus a plantation tour.
Attendees, of which more than 800 are expected representing 38 states, 40 countries and 200 companies, will have the opportunity to hear Dow AgroSciences President and CEO Antonio Galindez speak on "Advancing Agriculture to Serve the Growing World;" and director and editor of Oil World Thomas Mielke address "Global Protein Meal and Vegetable Oil Outlook;" plus the American Meat Institute and four secretaries and commissioners of agriculture.
Day two includes sessions on food and healthy oils, feed, production, processing, trade financing, risk management and transportation, and a discussion about new options for managing grain and oilseed price risk presented by David Lehman, managing director of Commodity Research and Product Development for CME Group.
Learn more at www.soyandgraintrade.com.
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