COLOMBO, SRI LANKA — The Sri Lanka International Rice & Grain Expo will be held June 17-19 at the Sri Lanka International Exhibition & Convention Center in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The focus of the event is rice and grain processing machinery.
It is organized by Shiny Trade Expositions and supported by the Sri Lanka Rice Millers Association.
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.