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(Posted Tue. May 14th, 2013)

Keywords: Trade corn farming

May 14: The National Corn Growers Association, along with the U.S. Grains Council, MAIZAR, representing Argentina producers and the maize supply chain, and the Brazilian Association of Corn Producers (ABRAMILHO) today signed a memorandum of understanding to form an alliance of North and South American maize producers to collaborate on a global basis to address key issues concerning food security, biotechnology, stewardship, trade and producer image. The organizations will function under the name MAIZALL—The International Maize Alliance.Signatories to the memorandum representing the producer organizations included: Pam Johnson, President, NCGA; Don Fast, Chairman, USGC; Alberto Morelli, Chairman, MAIZAR; and Sergio Luiz Bortolozzo, 2nd Vice President, ABRAMILHO. The MAIZALL alliance was launched as part of the MAIZAR 2013 Congress meeting in Buenos Aires. Argentina. “Food Security is a priority for every country,” said NCGA President Pam Johnson. “Countries can be food secure...