Mauricio Garcia

U.S. Soybean Farmer


Mauricio Garcia is a fourth-generation farmer/rancher from south Texas. He works as a grain merchandiser for Garcia Grain Trading, a family grain handling and export business that includes 3,000 acres of soybeans, corn, milo, cotton and vegetables. The company is actively engaged in a soybean improvement program for Texas farmers, and is getting ready to commercialize a variety that works for the Rio Grande Valley. In addition, they operate six grain elevators that export 500,000 metric tons, or about 20,000,000 bushels, of soybeans, rice, sunflower, canola, sesame and dry-edible beans to Mexico. They are the largest exporter of Texas soybeans into Mexico, and one of the largest exporters of pinto and black edible beans to Mexico. Mauricio holds an economics degree from University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. He is passionate about farming best practices, agronomy, merchandising, and learning from other farmers and people in the ag industry.


Reliable U.S. Soy: Exporter Provides Reliable Soy Delivery

Mauricio Garcia|Aug 25, 2021

First crop harvest and second crop planting take over in late July and early August in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas. This hot,…


Reliable U.S. Soy: Exporter Developing Sustainable Soy Supply Chain

Mauricio Garcia|Oct 8, 2021

Following the harvest of the first crop of our unique soybeans developed for the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas, area farmers are very excited…


Reliable U.S. Soy: Production Transparency Strengthens Texas Exporter Relationships

Mauricio Garcia|Jul 8, 2021

What’s happening in the field? As an independent grain-handling and exporting business in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas, my family’s business, Garcia Grain…


Reliable U.S. Soy: Texas Exporter Ensures U.S. Soybeans Meet Customer Needs

Mauricio Garcia|Jun 7, 2021

As an industry, U.S. Soy is committed to efficiently delivering high-quality soybeans to our customers. My family business Garcia Grain Trading, an independent grain-handling and…


Reliable U.S. Soy: Exporter Leads Soybean Variety Development in Texas to Fill Import Gap in Mexico

Mauricio Garcia|May 3, 2021

U.S. Soy is committed to delivering high-quality U.S. soybeans efficiently to our customers. It requires a big effort and connecting many dots to get those…