Nov 18, 2011  |  Today's News

Here's your Audio Corn Scoops, a weekly update from the office of the Illinois Corn Growers Association and the Illinois Corn Marketing Board. Dan Halstrom, US Meat Export Federation Senior Vice President of Global Marketing and Communication will be speaking at the Illinois Commodity Conference on Tuesday.

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Dan will begin his presentation of “Opening the Gate to New Markets” at 11:30am and will examine ways that the USMEF is working to put more U.S. meat on tables throughout the world through trade agreements, international partnerships and consumer education.

The Illinois Corn Marketing Board invests corn checkoff dollars with the USMEF to enhance livestock marketsoverseas. Livestock remains a large and valued customerof corn and DDGS.

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