US Corn Protocol Increases US Corn Exports
“Document that exporters and importing countries can use to, I guess, prove the current sustainability of the US corn crop and the grain that gets shipped overseas. So it's not a certificate per se, but it is a document that can be used to show the practices that have been in place the improvements that have taken for, and the overall I guess, sustainability that we have achieved up to this point for US corn.
Fix explains that the European Union and Brazil are both known to have criticized US corn.
“Brazil being one of our top competitors, if not the top competitor for grain exports around the world that US grains council did the work- got out and released this document that can be used by importing countries and end users abroad to show to their consumers that US corn is produced as sustainably as possible right now>”
Due to farmers already signing up for government programs through the Farm Service Agency fix says that the FSA is serving as the oversight agency of the protocol