Thursday, February 16, 2017

Illinois Corn Farmers Could Be in Trouble

Corn farmers in Central Illinois may be in trouble. Mexico, one of the top corn buyers for the United States, may be choosing to get its corn elsewhere should the US scrap the North American Free Trade Agreement. A Mexican senator wants to introduce a bill that will allow Mexico to get its corn  from Brazil and Argentina. According to the Illinois Corn Growers Association, U.S. agricultural exports to Mexico have quintupled over the past 20 years.

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