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Generation Z Emerging as Food Influencers

Dan Industry News Release

Move over millennials, the next generation of food industry influencers has arrived. Although members of Generation Z are just now entering adulthood, their impact on the food industry is already being felt, according to a new study. Generation Z, those born from 1997 to present, now represent 27 percent of the U.S. population, a larger group than Millennials. Global information …

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Agri View: Food Dollars

Dan Agri View, Economy

Everett Griner talks about what we actually are getting for our food dollars in today’s Agri View. Food Dollars You know the major concern of today’s food shopper is price. Quality is the next highest priority. Little thought is given to what their dollars spent for food is doing otherwise. Well, here is a couple of things you might consider. …

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Vaccine Bank Needed To Protect Food, National Security

Dan Industry News Release, Pork

Citing economic and food and national security concerns, an ad hoc coalition of more than 100 agricultural organizations and allied industries groups urged Congress to include in the next Farm Bill language establishing and funding a Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) vaccine bank. FMD is an infectious viral disease that affects cloven-hoofed animals, including cattle, pigs, and sheep; it is not a food safety or human …

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Agri View: Food Cost Drops in 2016

Dan Agri View

    Everett Griner talks about food cost dropping in 2016 in today’s Agri View.       More than one agency keeps a tab on what we in America pay for food we consume. The Consumer Price Index is the most accepted source for yearly spending. For instance, we paid less for the foods consumed at home in 2016 …

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Agri View: Food Challenge to Feed the World

Dan Agri View

  Everett Griner talks about feeding a growing world becoming a challenge in today’s Agri View.   Food security is defined as enough food to feed the world. It isn’t a problem today although millions are undernourished. They eat, but not enough. And, not the proper foods. In thirty-three years world population is forecast to reach nine and one-half billion …

$27 Million Available to Support Local Food Sector

Dan Industry News Release

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced the availability of $27 million in grants to fund innovative projects designed to strengthen market opportunities for local and regional food producers and businesses. “These grants will continue USDA’s support for the local food sector as an important strategy for keeping wealth in rural communities,” said AMS Administrator Elanor …