Government Relations

Trusted Relationships

Government agencies and officials rely on NAEGA as their vehicle for communicating policies and programs to the U.S. export grain industry. Congress, the Administration and foreign governments seek NAEGA input on farm and trade policy issues.

NAEGA, based in the heart of the U.S. capital, is staffed and networked with experienced professionals who understand the industry and the workings of the U.S. Federal and international governments.

The section on Government under Partners contains links to the Federal Agencies that work closely with NAEGA on export issues.

Precision Biotechnology Information Exchange

The Precision Biotechnology Information Exchange (PBIE) is a tool to improve marketability and trade risk management for the global trade of grains, oilseeds, pulses and other agri-bulk crops. In the PBIE, information on precision biotechnology use in the breeding of seeds for crop production is collected, managed and shared. The NAEGA Production Technology Committee is working with an expert and experienced third-party vendor to develop, populate and operate a unique database utilizing proprietary technology. Via access to this secure website, you can access information on commercialized and pre-commercialized plant breeding events using precision biotechnology Information in the PBIE Can be Filtered by Crop, Company, Country, Market & Regulatory Status and Regulation Type. If you already have an account to access the PBIE, you can click the link below to enter To assist us in these priorities please contact Patrick Hayden, NAEGA Director of Operations
Access is currently restricted to approved users until the site is fully populated. If you would like to obtain access to the PBIE, please contact Patrick Hayden, NAEGA Director of Operations. The PBIE is a work in progress. We are currently focused on: Populating the database; Refining nomenclature; Building Interest in participating in the database; Seeking partnerships