CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA — Registration is now open for the 25th Annual International Association of Operative Millers (IAOM) Mideast & Africa District Conference & Expo planned Dec. 3-6 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), South Africa.
The event is expected to attract more than 700 delegates from all over the world and an increased number of participants from sub-Saharan Africa.
The event offers an all-encompassing conference program featuring speakers and industry experts, who will present educational and relevant topics on innovation, strategic management, milling technology, bakery trends, logistics management, agri-intelligence, and market outlook.
On top of the management, technical, what’s new and trading sessions, IAOM MEA is introducing a one-day feed milling workshop free-of-charge to all registered delegates.
A detailed conference program will be available soon.
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI, US — Corn is the top produced crop in the world. Its high starch content and versatility make it useful in hundreds of products such as food and beverages, biodegradable materials, fuel ethanol and especially animal feed.
The US Department of Agriculture’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) projects the world will produce 1.172 billion tonnes of corn in marketing year 2022-23, of which 183.58 million tonnes will be exported. The WASDE sees individual countries’ domestic feed production using 743.05 million tonnes of corn, and global ending stocks at 304.53 million tonnes.
These are the Top 10 corn producing nations in the world, according to the September WASDE 2022-23 projections.