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CALENDAR OF EVENTS NOVEMBER Nov. 3-5 AFIA Equipment Manufacturer’s Conference Location: Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S. Contact: American Feed Industry Association Tel: 1.703.524.0810 Fax: 1.703.524.1921 Internet: E-mail: Nov. 7-11 Buhler-KSU Executive Milling Short Course (English) Location: International Grains Program Conference Center, Manhattan, Kansas, U.S. Tel: 1.785.532.4070 Fax: 1.785.532.6080 E-mail: Internet: Nov. 7-Dec. 9 GEAPS/Kansas State University Distance Education Courses: Materials Handling II and FGIS Grain Inspection Orientation Contact: Chuck House at GEAPS or Brandi Miller at Kansas State University E-mail: or bmmiller@k-state. edu Internet: Nov. 15-17 Global Grain 2011 Location: Hotel President Wilson, Geneva, Switzerland Contact: Andrew Osborne Tel: 41. 22.329 4548 Fax: 41.22.329.4121 E-mail: Internet: Nov. 19-20 IAOM Latin America District Conference Location: Antigua, Guatemala Contact: Shannon Henson, director of meetings and exhibits, IAOM Tel: 1.913.338.3377 Fax: 1.913.338.3553 E-mail: or Internet: Nov. 20-23 ALIM 2011 Location: Antigua, Guatemala Contact: La Asociación Latinoamericana de Industriales Molineros (ALIM) E-mail: info@ Internet: Dec. 7-9 GAFTA Short Course: Superintendent’s Course Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. Contact: GAFTA Tel: 44 207 814 9666 Fax: 44 207 814 8383 E-mail: training@gafta. com Internet: Dec. 11-13 NGFA Country Elevator/Feed Industry Conference and Trade Show Location: Chicago Marriott Magnificent Mile, Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Contact: National Grain and Feed Association Tel: Fax: E-mail: Internet: Jan. 24-26 International Feed Expo/International Poultry Expo Location: Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia Contact: Pennie Stathes, show logistics manager E-mail: Tel: 1.770.493.9401 Internet: FEBRUARY Feb. 12-15 U.S. Grains Council’s 9th Annual International Marketing Conference & 52nd Annual Membership Meeting Location: Panama City, Panama Contact: Lyndsey Erb-Sharkey, USGC membership coordinator or Valerie Smiley, USGC manager of membership Tel: 1.202.789.0789 Fax: 1.202.898.0522 E-mail: or Internet: Feb. 15-17 Victam/FIAAP/GRAPAS Asia 2012 Location: Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre (BITEC) Bangkok, Thailand Contact: Victam International BV Tel: +31 33 246 4404 Fax: +31 33 246 4706 E-mail: Internet: 2012 JANUARY Jan. 15-18 U.S. Wheat Associates Board Meeting/Joint Meeting with NAWG Location: Hyatt Regency Washington on Capital Hill, Washington D.C., U.S. Contact: U.S. Wheat Associates Tel: 1.202.463.0999 E-mail: Internet: Jan. 16-18 ICC India Grains Conference Location: New Delhi, India Contact: Anita Habershuber - International Association for Cereal Science and Technology Tel: 43 1 7077202 Fax: 43 1 7077204 E-mail: Jan. 24 Pet Food Conference Location: Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. Contact: Veronica Rovelli Tel: 1.703.558.3563 E-mail: Internet: For a 12-month listing of 2011 industry events, see the 2011 International Buyers’ Guide or visit Send your event details to: or fax 1.816.756.0494. We want to hear from you — Send comments and inquiries to For reprints of WG articles, e-mail IAOM Latin American District Conference The Latin America District of the International Association of Operative Millers (IAOM) will host milling industry professionals at its annual technical meeting on Nov. 20, at the Casa Santo Domingo Hotel in La Antigua, Guatemala. The meeting will focus on the operations side of the flour milling industry, with a one-day pre-conference workshop on Nov. 19. The IAOM meeting precedes the 29th Annual ALIM meeting (www. IAOM noted that in striving to streamline processes and run their facilities more efficiently, shift millers, plant managers, mill superintendents, head millers and quality control staff will benefit from a series of veteran speakers who will share their insights and expertise on mill operations. For more information, visit October 2011 / World Grain / DECEMBER Dec. 2-3 3rd National Conference Sensible Grains Sector Policies for 12th Five Year Plan (2012-2017) Location: Hotel Vivanta By Taj Ambassador Hotel, New Delhi, India Contact: Assocom India Pvt Ltd. Tel: 91.11.47675202 Fax: 91.11.47675201 / 06 E-mail: Internet: 12 http://www.afi

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of World Grain - October 2011

World Grain - October 2011
Grain’s influence on global population trends
News review
Focus on Turkey
In it for the long haul
Deregulation shapes shipping market in Australia
Port developments
News Roundup
Thai rice plan controversial
A growing force in corn
Is biotech blooming in Europe?
A battle for China
Marketing maneuvers
Biofuels News Review
A new imaging method for millers
U.S. soy crushers face challenges
IAOM Eurasia
Flour trade prospects improve
Ridding your facility of rodents
Intersystems expanding Omaha facility
OCRIM school educates millers from around the world
Perten Instruments acquires TexVol Instruments
Food Protection Alliance names Schmitz as director
SternMaid to participate in Food Ingredients Europe
Insta-Pro International names Latin American sales manager
Alltech realigns leadership team
Advertiser Index

World Grain - October 2011