Media Advisory: Stop by the U.S. Wheat Industry Booth #27 at Trade Talk

The U.S. Wheat Industry, consisting of the National Association of Wheat Growers and U.S. Wheat Associates, has teamed up to bring you the latest happenings in the world of wheat. Stop by to talk with a wheat grower and our staff to learn more about all things wheat.

  • Who: National Association of Wheat Growers and U.S. Wheat Associates,
    • Brett Blankenship, wheat grower and president, NAWG
    • Dalton Henry, director of policy, USW
  • What:  U.S. Wheat Industry, booth #27, at Trade Talk
  • When: Thursday, November 12, 7:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. CST

NAWG Topics:

  • National Wheat Action Plan, a plan to revitalize the U.S. wheat industry
  • Support and concerns with congressional action on conservation programs and monarch butterfly recovery
  • Opportunities in TPP to increase global wheat demand
  • Wheat industry positons on rail competitiveness, trucking policies and waterways redevelopment
  • Update on National Wheat Yield Contest

USW Topics:

  • Opportunities in TPP, T-TIP and bilateral agreements to increase global wheat demand
  • How excessive domestic support in China, India and other countries is hurting American wheat farmers
  • Winning wheat export strategies in a down market
  • Why export market development programs need grassroots support

For more information, contact Kayla McKee at or Steve Mercer at