A new site was recently launched at www.AgExportsCount.org to offer information about export market development programs of the U.S. farm bill and the successes they have achieved.
This website is intended to be a resource for information about the outreach supported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Market Access Program (MAP) and Foreign Market Development (FMD) program, including those operated by the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) to promote U.S.-produced feed grains, related products and ethanol.
The site features an interactive map of success stories from the many organizations that utilize MAP and FMD funds, including U.S. commodity trade associations, farmer cooperatives, nonprofit state/regional trade groups and small businesses.
The stories span the breadth and depth of American agriculture, from high-volume commodities like corn, sorghum, barley, wheat and soybeans to meat and dairy products, high-value commodities and specialty crops, including fruits, nuts, timber products and more.
The site is intended to help all of these groups -- plus their sister grower organizations and supporters -- easily find information that affects all participants.
It will continue to grow as more backgrounders and studies are added as well as more success stories, including more about feed grains and ethanol.