USSEC Participates in CropWorld 2013
- General News
USSEC participated in CropWorld Global 2013 in the Netherlands from October 29 – 30. USSEC Technical Issues Director Kim Nill and United Soybean Board (USB) Director Richard Carlisle traveled to the conference, which was held at Amsterdam’s RAI convention center. According to the event’s website, “CropWorld is the leading international exhibition and conference dedicated to creating a sustainable future.” The theme of this year’s event was “Planting the Seeds of Innovation.” The conference and exhibition attracts influential buyers from five continents with more than eighty exhibitors from the following industries: agrochemical manufacturers and distributors; leading seed and crop producers; biotech companies; research and manufacturing organizations; and universities.
Mr. Carlisle delivered a presentation discussing how U.S.-origin soybeans are sustainably produced. He also explained how the USSEC Sustainability Assurance Protocol will provide certification of sustainability for customers in overseas markets desiring such a guarantee.