On Tuesday, the Nebraska Governor's Office, the U.S. Grains Council and National Corn Growers Association will host a Mexican grain-industry team who are visiting the United States to participate in town hall meetings, industry and government meetings in Nebraska and Washington D.C.
Mexico is an important customer to U.S. agriculture and ranks as our second largest export market. Corn is Mexico's number one agricultural import from the United States. In Nebraska alone, corn exports to Mexico are valued at $287-million.
Governor Pete Ricketts and other representatives from his office will deliver brief remarks at the Governor's Hearing Room at the State Capitol in Lincoln Tuesday afternoon. He will be joined by members of the U.S. Grains Council, National Corn Growers Association, Mexican Grain Industry representatives and Nebraska Corn Industry representatives.