July 19, 2018 | Morning Ag Clips

Professionals Learn About Grain Purchasing

Participants gather to learn about oilseeds and grain purchasing tools, resources

Photo: KSU-IGP Institute

The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) sponsored the Oilseeds and Grain Purchasing Tools and Resources course held July 9–13, 2018, at the IGP Institute Conference Center at Kansas State University, reports Morning Ag Clips.

This training hosted 26 professionals from 12 different countries including, Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Panama, Peru, Colombia, Singapore, Ecuador, Venezuela, Dominican Republic and the United States. This course served as a way to educate international buyers on U.S. soybeans and the value they provide.

“This course is intended for purchasing directors and commodity traders in Latin America to improve all of their risk management and purchasing skills in order to do a better job in buying U.S. soybeans, soybean oil, or soybean meal,” says Carlos Campabadal, feed manufacturing and grain quality management curriculum manager at the IGP Institute.

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