Trade

USSEC Receives Agricultural Trade Promotion Funds

The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) announced the allocation of $12,750,000 Agricultural Trade Promotion (ATP) program funds. The newly released funds are in addition to the $21,882,165 million USSEC received in January 2019 and will be used by U.S. Soy to build new markets for U.S. soybean producers who have been impacted by tariffs and other trade barriers.

“U.S. soybean farmers have been disproportionately impacted by export uncertainty for the past year,” said Jim Sutter, CEO, USSEC. “This funding provides additional resources so we can continue to implement our short- and long-term strategies to help our farmers and industry members compete globally.”

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Lisa Humphreys
Lisa Humphreys

Senior Director - Content Management and Brand Stewardship

United Soybean Board

Lisa Humphreys oversees content management for the U.S. soy industry.