Nebraska Officials Announce $ 472 Million Grain Sale To Taiwan

Nebraska Officials Announce $ 472 Million Grain Sale To Taiwan

Members of Nebraska’s Trade Delegation said today they’ve inked an agreement with Taiwan to sell them $ 472 million worth of corn, soybeans and wheat.  Lt. Governor Lavon Heidemann who’s leading the trade mission made the announcement from Taiwan.

Nebraska Ag Director Greg Ibach says the deal includes 800,000 to 1million metric tons of corn, 200,000 to 220,000 metric tons of soybeans and  500,000 to 600,000 metric tons of wheat.

wan is Nebraska’s 13th  largest export market with $94 million in imports in 2012 but was the state’s 10th largest agricultural export market this year.

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