USDGA annually awards (2) $1,000 scholarships to college students from durum producing states who are involved in the durum industry. Applications are accepted from August 1 - October 15 each year. Click to learn more.
Durum Kernel e-UPDATE
USDGA produces a monthly electronic update for members. Topics include policy, production, promotion, and event calendar. Click to view issues or change your subscription preferences.
USDGA publishes a printed newsletter two times each year featuring the International Crop Outlook and Durum Forum, Board of Director updates and other pertinent USDGA information. Click to read archived editions.
Crop Outlook and International Durum Forum
Each November, USDGA and the North Dakota Wheat Commission host the Crop Outlook and International Durum Forum which showcases speakers and panel discussions that focus on the durum industry and production. Presentations from the most recent events can be viewed here.
The National Pasta Association
The National Pasta Association (NPA) provides leadership to the pasta industry on public policy issues. NPA forges alliances with key organizations, monitors and addresses technical issues, and organizes events and seminars for the industry. NPA's goals are to increase the consumption of pasta, to promote the development of sound public policy and, act as a center of knowledge for the industry. Click to learn more.