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CONVEY17 covers top industry issues

By Sarah Gonzalez, Director of Communications and Digital Media “Do you have your organization set up to be successful with a completely different demographic?” asked CGB’s human resources leader in a keynote address to more than 150 grain and feed facility managers and employees in Kansas City, Mo., last week. Mark Berry, vice president of […]

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NGFA and Grain Journal introduce CONVEY17 – a new operations and regulatory compliance conference

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2017 — The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) and Grain Journal Magazine introduce CONVEY 2017, a newly redesigned operations and regulatory compliance conference and trade show for the grain handling, processing, milling and feed industries. CONVEY, a successor to the former NGFA-Grain Journal Safety Conference and Elevator Design Conference, will focus annually on key regulatory compliance, […]

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NGFA and Grain Journal introduce Convey ’17 – a new operations and regulatory compliance conference

Registration is open for the NGFA’s and Grain Journal magazine’s Convey 2017, a newly redesigned and rebranded operations and regulatory compliance conference and trade show for the grain handling, processing, milling and feed industries. Convey, a successor to the former NGFA-Grain Journal Safety Conference, will focus annually on key regulatory compliance, safety and operational issues that are vital […]

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Charting the NGFA’s future course

By Randy Gordon, President “Aspirational.”  “Challenging.”  “Truly a game-changer.” Those were a few of the terms used by NGFA Chairman John Heck of Scoular in his March convention address to describe the most recent version of the NGFA’s Long-Range Plan, which was approved later that afternoon by the Board of Directors. The NGFA engages in […]

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NGFA members “Fill the Bin” for Foundation

By Todd Kemp, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Treasurer In response to a fundraising campaign for the National Grain and Feed Foundation, NGFA members at last week’s 121st Annual Convention raised more than $50,000 for the National Grain and Feed Foundation. More than $20,000 more was generated by the NGFF Classic Golf Tournament, an annual […]

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Trade and infrastructure top concerns for NGFA members at 121st Annual Convention

NGFA Officers Reelected; Board and Executive Committee members also elected By Sarah Gonzalez, Director of Communications and Digital Media The NGFA’s 121st Annual Convention attracted 700 NGFA members to New Orleans, where they discussed and debated industry priorities on trade, infrastructure and farm policy. During the Association’s annual business meeting, the membership reelected the NGFA’s […]

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Opinion: A call to action

By Randy Gordon, President I continue to be impressed by the energy, enthusiasm, commitment and sense of common purpose within the grain, feed, processing and export industry that always emanates from NGFA’s Annual Convention. But this year’s convention in New Orleans was something special. One member of NGFA’s Board of Directors emailed me the following […]

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Trade and infrastructure top concerns for NGFA members at 121st Annual Convention

NEW ORLEANS, La., March 21, 2017 – More than 650 National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) members gathered in New Orleans this week for the NGFA’s 121st Annual Convention, where they discussed and debated industry priorities on trade, infrastructure and farm policy. NGFA Chairman John Heck, senior vice president of Scoular in Omaha, Neb., told […]

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See you in New Orleans: Download the convention app

NGFA’s 121st Annual Convention kicks off this weekend in New Orleans. The best way to keep track of events and meetings during the 2017 Annual Convention, which takes place March 19-21 at the Sheraton New Orleans, is the NGFA’s meeting smartphone app. The app, sponsored by Scoular, Advance Trading and Trip Builder EventMobile, includes the […]

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Register for NGFA’s Trade Rules Seminar

Offered only once every other year, NGFA’s Seminar on Trading, Trade Rules and Arbitration provides attendees with a primer on contracting principles and trading practices designed to minimize costly trade disputes and contract non-performance. Registration is open for the 2017 Trade Rules Seminar, which takes place May 1 – 2 in Kansas City, Mo. Save […]

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