North Dakota Corn Growers Association President and Risk Management Action Team Chairman Randy Melvin has been named a member of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Agricultural Advisory Committee.
According to the CFTC, the Agricultural Advisory Committee was created in 1985 to advise the Commission on issues involving the trading of agricultural commodity futures and options and facilitate communications between the CFTC, the agricultural community, and agriculture-related organizations.
Members include representatives of national farm organizations, major commodity groups, agribusiness concerns, and agricultural bankers.
The CFTC announced yesterday that the next Agricultural Advisory Committee meeting would be held on April 11. The meeting is open to the public and also available via webcast.
U.S. Corn farmers are committed to continuous improvement in the production of corn, a versatile crop providing abundant high-quality food, feed, renewable energy, biobased products, and ecosystem services.
Corn ethanol is critical for a sustainable, clean energy future.
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