Nebraska’s Impact on International Trade | 2023 NEFB Agriculture and International Trade Report

March 17th, 2023

Congressman Adrian Smith, Mark McHargue Nebraska Farm Bureau (NEFB) president, and Austin Harthoorn NEFB economist highlighted the importance of trade to farmers and ranchers and the impact trades have on Nebraska’s economy.

Since 2017 the Nebraska Agriculture and International Trade report provides an overview of Nebraska’s agriculture trade, the impact on personal agriculture commodities, and how that translates to each county in Nebraska.

Harthoorn said “Nebraska was once again the fifth-largest agricultural exporting state in 2021 with exported agricultural commodities worth $9.2 billion, the first time Nebraska exports of commodities exceeded $9 billion…”