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U.S. Standards for “Canola”

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Click here for the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) Notice stating that no changes are being made regarding the U.S Standards for “Canola” under the United  States Grain Standards Act, as amended, (USGSA). As background, on June 29, 2018, AMS published in the Federal Register a request for comment on “whether the current canola standards and grading practices needed to be amended.” After reviewing the eight (8) comments received, AMS determined no changes should be made at this time. This…

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Industry Jobs and Career Opportunities

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NIOP wants to help its members . . . when looking for new employees or when you have a job to be posted and shared. Help us “name” this new feature. Submit suggestions to Also, note: our first job opportunity has been posted on the website. Thank you Conagra for using your NIOP membership!

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NIOP Approved Prior Cargo Lists Have Been Updated

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Late last year, President Glenn Ginalick resurrected the NIOP Technical Committee after a nine year hiatus.  With a combination of previous committee members and new, eager volunteers, the committee was initiated in response to a member’s request for updates to the Approved Prior Cargo Lists. Meeting monthly under the leadership of Changjian Ji, NIOP board member from Cargill, the committee undertook an extensive review of the Approved Prior Cargo Lists.  In order for our members to easily manage last cargo…

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