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Oklahoma Hosts Trade Team From Number One Buyer of HRW Wheat- Nigeria

Wed, 12 Jun 2013 05:42:32 CDT

Oklahoma Hosts Trade Team From Number One Buyer of HRW Wheat- Nigeria The Oklahoma Wheat Commission has hosted a trade delegation from Nigeria as wheat harvest is beginning across the state, with the goal to maintain and grow this significant international market for hard red winter wheat. In fact, Mike Schulte, Execuitive Director of the Oklahoma Wheat Commission, told Farm Director Ron Hays that Nigeria is the number one destination for HRW wheat in the world, and have already bought over a hundred million bushels this calendar year.


Schulte has worked with US Wheat Associates in giving the millers and bakers that make up the trade team a real taste of what the Oklahoma wheat industry is all about, as well as a great feel for central and western Oklahoma. The team has spent time in a combine cab as wheat harvest was getting underway in southwestern Oklahoma, has visited and talked with local elevator operators, has toured the Value Added Processing facility in Alva (the picture here is of the group at the VAP facilities where pizzas are prepared and shipped all over the country), spent time with grain merchandisers at Johnston Grain in Enid and heard a milling and baking update from Dr. Patricia Rayas of Oklahoma State University.


We talked with Schulte about the team and why the OWC spends time and resources to host groups like this one. Click on the LISTEN BAR below to hear the full conversation with Schulte as the team's time in Oklahoma was winding down.


About the picture above: The Nigerian delegation hosted by the Oklahoma Wheat Commission touring Value Added Product Center in Alva. The group is looking at different pizza dough crust made with Hard Red Winter Wheat. (From left to right) Kayode Mustapha, Flour Mills of Nigeria; Kenneth Failes, District 1 Oklahoma Wheat Commissioner; Olumuyiwa Talabi, U.S. Wheat Associates; Olayinka Shodeinda, Honeywell Flour Mills; Gerald Theus, Regional Assistant Director U.S. Wheat Associates; Rahul Somani, De-United Food Industries Limited; Sunday Ogbe, Bendel Feeds and Flour Mills; Theiva Muthu, Dangote Flour Mills; Oluseye Ogunwole, Honeywell Flour Mills; and Susanta Kumar Das, Dangote Flour Mills



   
   

Ron Hays talks with Mike Schulte of the Oklahoma Wheat Commission about the visiting Nigerian Wheat Trade Team
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