farmer’s share

NFU: How much money goes back to the farmer? Not much

· May 8, 2018

For every dollar consumers spend on food, the farmer receives just 14.8 cents, according to the latest figures from the USDA. The figure represents a 5 percent decrease from the previous year’s data and the lowest “farm share” since USDA began reporting the figures in 1993. National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson noted that […]

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