The Northern Crops Institute hosted an eight-day in-person Grain Procurement Management for Importers course, which ended Wednesday. There were over 30 participants from 13-plus countries. Time was spent at NCI and NDSU’s Commodity Trading Room. Topics also included U.S. Grain Grading Standards, Purchase Quality Specifications for Importers and PNW Exporter Perspectives. The international guests also traveled to Minneapolis and Duluth. Tour stops included the Duluth Seaway Port Authority, the CHS Export Grain Terminal, Buhler and Cargill. Information about NCI courses can be found online.
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