2017 U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange

U.S. soybean farmers meet the international buyers responsible for purchasing the 60% of soybeans exported from the U.S. each year during the 2017 U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange. The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) and Midwest Shippers Association (MDA) hosted the 5th annual conference Aug. 15-17 at Omaha’s CenturyLink Center. Over 250 international buyers representing more than 50 countries and about 350 U.S. soybean farmers to attended the conference focused on relationship building and education.

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U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange Photo Album

International Buyers of U.S. Soy Convene in Omaha Interview with Jim Miller, USSEC Chairman
Relationships Drive U.S. Soy Exports Interview with Jim Sutter, USSEC CEO
A Growing North Asia U.S. Soy Market Interview with Paul Burke, USSEC regional director North Asia
Nebraska Proudly Hosts #USSoyExchange Interview with Nebraska Lt. Gov Foley
Trade Offers Stability for Rural Economies Interview with Jason Hafemeister, Acting Deputy Under Sec for Trade & Foreign Ag Affairs, USDA
U.S. Grain Inspection – What to Expect Interview with Byron Reilly, USDA, GIPSA
USDA Making the Most of Tax and Checkoff Dollars Interview with Michele Kennedy Kouadio, USDA, FAS
Baize Offers View of Soy Past and Future Interview with John Baize, John C. Baize & Associates
Nebraska Corn & Soy Grows Future Leaders Interview about the Nebraska Corn & Soy Ambassador Program
Midwest Seed Genetics Humbled By Reception Interview with Wayne Hoener, Midwest Seed Genetics
Interview with Gary Wheeler, Missouri Soybean

U.S. Soybean Growers
Interview with Tony Johanson, Nebraska Grower
Interview with Derek Haigwood, Arkansas Grower
Interview with David Iverson, South Dakota Grower

International Soy Buyers
Interview with Rajeev & Aparna Gupta, Mahalaxmi Solvent, Nepal
Interview with Valeriy Gerdo, Sodrugestvo - Russia
Interview with Chen Fansheng, Wilmar -China
Interview with Sophia Le, Food China Co. - Taiwan