MEDIA ADVISORY: U.S. Wheat Industry Heads to NAFB Trade Talk

Washington, D.C. (November 03, 2017) – Next, Thursday, November 09, 2017, leaders from the National Association of Wheat Growers and U.S. Wheat Associates will be available to talk about Farm Bill, export promotion funding, NAFTA and other hot topics for the wheat industry at the NAFB Trade Talk in Kansas City, Missouri.


  • Ben Scholz, Treasurer, National Association of Wheat Growers; Texas Wheat Farmer
  • Chris Kolstad, Vice Chairman, U.S. Wheat Associates; Montana Wheat Farmer

WHEN: Thursday, November 9, 7:00am – 1:30pm

WHERE: Booth #27


  • Caitlin Eannello, Communications Manager, National Association of Wheat Growers, (240) 423-4345,
  • Steve Mercer, Vice President of Communications, U.S. Wheat Associates, (703) 650-0251,

We are looking forward to seeing everyone next week and please reach out if you would like to schedule a meeting in advance.


About U.S. Wheat Associates
USW’s mission is to “develop, maintain, and expand international markets to enhance the profitability of U.S. wheat producers and their customers.” USW activities in more than 100 countries are made possible through producer checkoff dollars managed by 17 state wheat commissions and cost-share funding provided by USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service. For more information, visit our website at


About the National Association of Wheat Growers
NAWG is the primary policy representative in Washington D.C. for wheat growers, working to ensure a better future for America’s growers, the industry and the general public. NAWG works with a team of 20 state wheat grower organizations to benefit the wheat industry at the national levels. From their offices in the Wheat Growers Building on Capitol Hill, NAWG’s staff members are in constant contact with state association representatives, NAWG grower leaders, Members of Congress, Congressional staff members, Administration officials and the public.