USDA Undersecretary for Trade and Foreign Affairs Ted McKinney is leading a trade mission to South Africa this week. The mission will be based in Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa, but the group will have the chance to connect with potential customers from ten African countries. The North Dakota Department of Agriculture is represented on this trip. Thirty-five companies and organizations are also represented, including JM Grain, which markets pulse crops from Garrison, North Dakota; the U.S. Soybean Export Council and the National Pork Board.