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USDBC newly elected Board Officers, Deon Maasjo, Joe Mauch, and Clint Stoutenburg attend a lunch discussion with Undersecretary Ted McKinney.

USDBC Elects New Board Officers for the 2018 – 2020 Period

February 19, 2018

USDBC held its annual winter board meeting in conjunction with the Mexico Bean congress in Cancun, Mexico. The meeting took place over a two day period with a full day dedicated to presentations from USDBC Global Marketing Representatives who discussed their regional strategies and priorities for 2018 and beyond. A second day was dedicated to […]

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Lorena Alfaro named as Food Aid Specialist

Lorena Alfaro joins USDBC as Food Aid Specialist

February 19, 2018

At USDBC’s February Board meeting, the Food Aid committee selected Lorena Alfaro to fill a new contract position developing and managing the food assistance portfolio. Alfaro has a wealth of experience in the commodity marketing and food aid field, having worked as the food aid representative for the American Soybean Association (ASA), as well as […]

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USDA Undersecretary Ted McKinney addresses the Mexico Bean Congress

Mexico Bean Congress Draws a Record Crowd, Talks NAFTA

February 19, 2018

A record 200 plus crowd gathered in Cancun, Mexico from February 8 -11, 2018 to hear the latest about NAFTA negotiations, U.S. and Mexican market conditions and production for U.S. dry beans, as well as new opportunities to innovate with beans. This year’s keynote address was given by USDA Undersecretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural […]

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