McLean County Farm Bureau

Grain Tour all about building relationships, demand

Connections between the grain industry and international buyers is important as ever with tight global crop stocks. The Illinois Department of Agriculture aims to help build such partnerships during its Illinois Grain Tour, which hosted 40 grain buyers from Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama and Peru this week. “It’s interesting for us to see how the world is connected through the farm and how everything is connected through the supply chain,” tour participant Gerardo Pallais told FarmWeek’s Daniel Grant. READ MORE