Entries by Amanda Spoo

Dalton Henry to Lead U.S. Wheat Associates Policy Team Again

ARLINGTON, Virginia — U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) announces that a familiar face is returning to the organization, naming Dalton Henry as Vice President of Policy. Henry starts his position August 20, 2019, based in the USW Headquarters Office in Arlington, Va. Previously, Henry worked for USW in the same role from March 2015 to December […]

New U.S. Wheat Associates Officers Begin Terms at 2019 Annual Meeting

WHITEFISH, Montana — The U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) Board of Directors seated new officers at its annual meeting June 12, 2019, in Whitefish, Mont. USW is the export market development organization representing U.S. wheat farmers. USW officers for 2019/20 are: Chairman Doug Goyings of Paulding, Ohio; Vice Chairman Darren Padget of Grass Valley, Ore.; Secretary-Treasurer […]

U.S. Wheat Associates Promotes Amanda Spoo

ARLINGTON, Virginia — U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) promotes Amanda Spoo to Director of Communications in its Arlington, Va., headquarters. Spoo will continue to direct USW’s online communications efforts while supporting public relations and marketing communications outreach to overseas wheat buyers and U.S. farmer stakeholders. USW is the wheat industry’s export market development organization. “Amanda continues […]


Trade Mitigation Funds Will Benefit Export Market Development for U.S. Wheat Growers

ARLINGTON, Virginia — U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) are pleased that U.S. wheat growers now have the opportunity to increase efforts to expand export market access with USDA’s Jan. 31 announcement awarding $200 million to 57 organizations through the Agriculture Trade Promotion Program (ATP). USW was awarded $8.25 […]

U.S. Wheat Associates Launches New Website

ARLINGTON, Virginia —U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) Headquarters Office in Arlington, Va., introduced a new look and organization to its website, www.uswheat.org, on Monday, July 16, 2018. “The new website emphasizes the importance of the U.S. wheat farmers we represent, their overseas customers and the reputation of U.S. wheat as an essential ingredient in hundreds of […]

U.S. Wheat Industry Commitment to Philippines Milling Industry Returns Export Sales Increase

ARLINGTON, Virginia — Sales of U.S. hard red spring wheat got a boost recently after a delegation of four leaders from the Philippine flour milling industry traveled to Oregon, Washington D.C. and Washington state June 16 to 24, 2018. U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) sponsored the delegation with funding from USDA’s Foreign Market Development export programs […]

African Wheat Buyers Visit U.S. Wheat Industry

U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) anticipates new opportunities to export more U.S. hard red winter (HRW) wheat to countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. To ensure key wheat buyers in the region get the latest information they need about HRW quality and value, USW sponsored a delegation of flour milling executives from Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Liberia […]