KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI, US — When Russia invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, it set off a chain reaction in the global grain markets that was felt from the hungry living in less-developed nations to the top echelons of government and agricultural industry leadership.
While the war and its fallout were the most shocking shakeup of 2022, climate change, mergers, sustainability and biotechnology continued to push innovative and practical solutions for the global grain and milling industries.
One can never predict the future with 100% confidence, but looking back at the previous year, we might be able to determine where the trends will take global agriculture in 2023.
The following areWorld Grain’s top 10 stories for 2022.
ATLANTA, GEORGIA, US — The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) welcomed thousands of visitors to the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia, US, from Jan. 24-26.
After having to cancel the 2021 show due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions and reduced attendance in 2022, this year’s turnout had organizers optimistic and suppliers and visitors making more connections for their businesses.
World Grain was on the expo floor covering the event and educational sessions, which was co-sponsored by the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA), US Poultry and Egg Association and the American Meat Institute.
Check out some World Grain photos from this year and mark your calendars for IPPE from Jan. 30-Feb. 1, 2024.