November 19, 2012

19/11/12: News stories from Russia, Alltech and NAMA

Hello, 
We're back from a very successful EuroTier and have so many exciting things to follow up on. But for now, here's our news picks:
  • Russia may be the worlds' third largest grain exporter but the country looks set to import 2 million tons following this summer's drought. According to the Russian the country’s Grain Producers’ Union the country usually imports about 800,000 tons of feed grain, according to the union data. Read more...
  • Alltech founder, Dr Pearse Lyons has won an award for strengthening economic ties between the US and Ireland. Lyons received the Ireland-U.S. Council’s Award for Outstanding Achievement at Council’s 50th Annual Dinner, held Nov. 8 at the Metropolitan Club in New York City. “We in this Council are extraordinarily pleased to recognize the substantial contributions made by Pearse Lyons during his impressive career as an entrepreneur and businessman,” said Dennis Swanson, the president of the Ireland-US Council based in New York. “He has built an impressive enterprise that has its roots in Ireland but scored its early dramatic growth in the United States." Read more...
  • The 
North 
American
 Millers’
 Association
 (NAMA)
 has revamped its website as part of an effort to strengthen communications with key audiences. 
“NAMA
 has
 a more
 than
 100
 year
 history
 of
 taking
 action 
as 
the
 voice 
of 
the
 grain
 milling 
industry,”
 says 
NAMA 
President
 Mary
Waters.
 “We’re
 excited
 to 
build
 on
 this
 valuable
 reputation
 as 
we
 strongly
 position
 NAMA
 for
 the 
ever‐more
 complex
 business
 climate
 we
 operate
 in
 today,
 as 
well 
as
 tomorrow.”
 Visit the site...
    Grain
    Grain (Photo credit: peter pearson)




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