Grain News


USGC Launches New Website Design

Date Posted: May 14, 2014

The U.S. Grains Council launched an enhanced version of http://www.grains.org.

The website presents the latest news and data involving the United States and the global grain trade as well as updates about the Council’s programs and activities.

“We’re excited to unveil the new and improved USGC website,” said Julius Schaaf, USGC chairman and Iowa corn producer.

“The Membership and Communications Advisory Team has done a great job of assessing members’ needs and the new site will be a cutting-edge resource for top-flight information, trends and statistics.”

New and updated features include:

• Responsive, dynamic sizing that will allow for uninterrupted viewing on smartphones, tablets and large projector screens.

• An improved member search feature for the Council’s online membership directory.

• A sophisticated search function that will allow readers to easily find the news they care about whether it be related to country, topic or commodity, etc.

• A new format for the weekly Market Perspectives, using a table of contents feature so users can click on a link and be brought to the correct section quickly.

Those interested in viewing the new website should go to: http://www.grains.org.

For more information, contact Marri Carrow, USGC director of communications at mcarrow@grains.org or 202-789-0789.

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