The United Sorghum Checkoff Program, in coordination with the Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, the U.S. Grains Council (USGC), and the Texas Grain Sorghum Producers Board, is hosting international grain buyers from eight countries who are currently purchasing or are interested in U.S. grain sorghum. The Export Sorghum event is a one-day, educational conference in Dallas, Texas, where buyers will learn more about sorghum markets, trade opportunities, contract negotiation, logistics and U.S. sorghum production.
“We are proud to be a sponsor for Export Sorghum as it is essential for our farmers to have access to markets,” said Jesse McCurry, Kansas Grain Sorghum Executive Director. “We appreciate all of our buyers from around the world and the increasing opportunities we have to help customers understand the exciting possibilities of sorghum.”
Following the conference, several teams will tour parts of the U.S. to experience sorghum production and the value chain firsthand while developing relationships with U.S. sorghum farmers and suppliers. Throughout the upcoming week, international teams from Japan, China, Mexico, and Peru, among others, will be visiting sorghum farms and industry businesses in Kansas.