Entries by Amanda Spoo

Celebrating Modern Agriculture – and Wheat Foods, From Farm to Flour

Attend the Inaugural Ag on the Mall Event in Washington, D.C. on March 21-22 ARLINGTON, Virginia – U.S. Wheat Associates (USW), the North American Millers’ Association (NAMA), and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) are joining the inaugural Celebration of Modern Agriculture on the National Mall near the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) headquarters […]


U.S. Wheat Associates Welcomes Suspension of Vietnam Wheat Import Tariff

ARLINGTON, Virginia — U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) is grateful to the Biden Administration and USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) for their work alongside Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance to reduce the cost of wheat for Vietnam’s millers and consumers by suspending the wheat import tariff. As part of a bilateral package announced during Vice President Kamala […]


U.S. Wheat Associates Promotes Erica Oakley and Announces Structure Changes

ARLINGTON, Virginia – U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) has promoted Erica Oakley to Vice President of Programs. Oakley joined USW in 2015 as Program Manager and was promoted to Director of Programs in 2017. Oakley’s promotion signals a structure change in USW’s Headquarters Office, splitting the previous Program and Planning department. Previously serving the organization as […]


U.S. Wheat Associates Promotes Michael Anderson to Market Analyst

ARLINGTON, Virginia — U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) has promoted Michael Anderson to Market Analyst. Anderson has served as USW Assistant Director, West Coast Office in Portland, Ore., since July 2018.  As Market Analyst, Anderson will monitor and report on global wheat market supply and demand, trade and U.S. wheat export prices among other responsibilities. “Michael […]