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USSEC Hosts China’s Ministry of Agriculture Team


USSEC hosted a tour for the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture team on September 22 in the New Orleans area. The delegation consisted of representatives of the U.S. Grains Council (USGC), Chinese Ministry of Agriculture, the Consulate General of China in Houston, three Chinese companies, representatives from the U.S. Embassy to China, and the State of Louisiana.
USSEC CEO Jim Sutter, American Soybean Association (ASA) president Wade Cowan, Louisiana Commissioner Mike Strain and Louisiana farmer Greg Gravois hosted the tour, which took the delegation to the Port of New Orleans, Cargill’s Westwego facility, Oak Alley Plantation, and Mr. Gravois’ farm.