Trade School Workshop in Omaha Aug. 26

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Trade School Workshop in Omaha Aug. 26

Since 2016, the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) and National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) have offered a series of in-person trade school workshops, an opportunity for producers to gain a deeper understanding of international trade policy and its impact on agricultural markets.

The Clayton Yeutter Institute of International Trade and Finance at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will partner with them and ag groups in the region to bring you the next workshop 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26 in Omaha, Nebraska. Farmers, ranchers, agribusiness leaders and anyone invested in the vibrancy of the Heartland's agricultural industry are encouraged to attend.


  • Trade policy 101: how the systems and structures of trade were set up and what they mean today.
  • How trade policy and market development work together to drive grain sales.
  • Tools in the toolbox for trade negotiators and litigators.
  • The impact of trade of imports, particularly of agriculture inputs like fertilizer.
  • How transportation systems and trade intersect.
  • Developing and deploying messages on trade.

Find more information and register here.

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