Main risk factors in agricultural production in Mexico
Sustainability & Environmental Impact
Market & Price Trends
Published Nov 29, 2023
The high costs of inputs and services are a major concern for 88.8% of Mexican producers, according to the 2022 Agricultural Census. Climate and biological factors causing economic losses are a problem for 61% of producers. Falling sales, loss of land fertility, and public insecurity are also significant challenges faced by Mexican producers. Agricultural activity has been growing in recent years, with 21.6 million hectares planted by the end of 2022, focusing on crops such as white corn, sorghum, yellow corn, and wheat.
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In Mexico, 9 out of 10 producers (88.8%) consider that the high costs of inputs and services are one of the main problems for the field. For its part, economic losses linked to climate or biological factors represent a problem for 61% of producers, according to figures from the 2022 Agricultural Census of Inegi. Other problems that Mexican producers face are falling sales, loss of land fertility and even public insecurity. In Mexico, agricultural activity has gained ...