From left: Don Wilbur, retired, Industrial Fumigant Co.; Mark L. Kolkhorst, ADM Milling Co.; and Brian K. Doyle, King Milling Co.
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MIDDLEBURG, VIRGINIA, U.S. – Approximately 150 millers, associate members and their spouses attended the North American Millers’ Association’s 2016 annual meeting, held Sept. 8-11 at the Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg. The annual meeting is held every September/October. Milling and associate members and invited guests attend the meeting, while NAMA’s executive committee and board of directors meet to review the work completed the previous year and to develop a plan of work for the following year. Also during the event, the budget for the year is approved and officers are elected.
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.