Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Farmers Get 16 Cents for Every Dollar Spent on Food

The next time you're in the grocery store and feel like complaining about the farmer when you see the cost of food, check out this story.

Go to http://www.ers.usda.gov/amber-waves/2013-july/ers-food-dollar-series-allows-an-indepth-look-at-farm-level-components-of-the-us-food-dollar.aspx#.UdNTQ23-qvQ to see this report from the USDA Economic Research Service. For every dollar spent on food, the farmer gets only 16 cents or less.

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