Entries by Amanda Spoo

Peruvian Wheat Buyers Look at U.S. Wheat Marketing System

ARLINGTON, Virginia — Peru is one the few countries in South America that purchases almost all classes of U.S. wheat, which is one reason why three Peruvian wheat buyers are visiting the United States July 19 to 25, 2015. They are connecting with U.S. grain traders to learn more about the advantages of the U.S. […]

North Dakota Wheat Farmer Installed as USW Chairman

SAN DIEGO, California – Brian O’Toole, a hard red spring (HRS) wheat farmer from Crystal, ND, took the reins as Chairman of the U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) Board of Directors at the organization’s annual meeting July 12 to 15, 2015, in San Diego, CA. “I am honored to continue representing all U.S. wheat farmers overseas,” […]

Erica Oakley Joins U.S. Wheat Associates as Programs Manager

ARLINGTON, Virginia — U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) welcomes Erica Oakley to its Arlington, VA, headquarters office staff as Programs Manager effective July 6, 2015. In that position, Oakley will help implement export market development activities planned and managed by USW’s domestic staff, including consulting assignments, board team trips and assistance with customer conferences. She will […]

U.S. Wheat Associates Announces Two New Staff Assignments

ARLINGTON, Virginia — U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) announces that Market Analyst Casey Chumrau will transfer to the organization’s Santiago, Chile, office as Marketing Manager for South America, and Planning and Programs Assistant Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann will move into the Market Analyst position. Each have started a transition to their new assignments, which will officially start in […]

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U.S. Wheat Growers See TPA as First Step to Increased Export Opportunity

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Monday, June 29, 2015 – Today marks the end of a successful bipartisan effort and the beginning of better prospects for agricultural trade as President Obama signs Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) into law. “With reauthorization of TPA, the President has a prime opportunity to help level the playing field for wheat growers […]