Central American business reps to visit farms in Northeast Arkansas

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Representatives from Corporación Multi Inversiones (CMI), one of the largest importers and end-users of feed grains in Central America, will be meeting with producers at the Arkansas Corn and Grain Sorghum Producers building and visiting farms in Newport on Thursday (Aug. 31).

This farm tour is part of a week-long visit hosted by the United States Grains Council and the Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation.

The representatives will meet with Tommy Young, producer and member of the Arkansas Corn and Grain Sorghum Promotion Board, to discuss corn production in Arkansas and tour his farm and processing facilities.

The group will be accompanied by Scott Bray, director of the Arkansas Department of Agriculture’s Plant Industries Division and Arkansas Corn and Gran Sorghum Board Administrator. Other members of the Arkansas Corn and Grain Sorghum Promotion Board may be in attendance.