Entries by Amanda Spoo

Dalton Henry Joins U.S. Wheat Associates as Policy Director

ARLINGTON, Virginia — Rapidly changing international trade policies increasingly influence world wheat market opportunities. Recognizing the need for additional resources, U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) announces that Dalton Henry will join the organization in March 2015 as Director of Policy. Henry is currently Director of Government Affairs for Kansas Wheat, the cooperative agreement between the Kansas […]

U.S. Wheat Associates Elects 2015/16 Officers

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) farmer directors elected officers for the 2015/16 (July to June) fiscal year at their board meeting in Washington, DC, Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. Mike Miller of Ritzville, WA, was elected to serve as Secretary-Treasurer. Current Vice Chairman Brian O’Toole of Crystal, ND, was elected Chairman and current Secretary-Treasurer […]

U.S. Wheat Associates Leadership Changes in Asia

ARLINGTON, Virginia — U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) announces changes to its leadership team in Asia following the departure of Regional Vice President Mike Spier who recently joined Columbia Grain as Southeast Asia Representative. Matt Weimar is named Regional Vice President for South Asia and will relocate to USW’s regional office in Singapore after many years […]

, ,

U.S. Wheat Organizations Join Coalition to Re-Establish Trade Relations with Cuba

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) are pleased to be founding members of the U.S. Agricultural Coalition for Cuba (USACC). The organizations are encouraged by President Obama’s efforts to renew diplomatic relations with Cuba. However, it is unclear if these actions alone will be enough to […]

U.S. Wheat Associates Hires New Technical Representatives

ARLINGTON, Virginia — U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) announces the addition of two new technical service representatives. Shin Hak (David) Oh joins as Food/Bakery Technologist in the USW office in Seoul, Korea, and Tarik Gahi joins as Milling and Baking Technologist serving markets in the Middle East and North Africa from the USW office in Casablanca, […]