Everett Griner talks about breakfast, the most versatile meal of the day in today’s Agri View. Versatile Meal of the Day What is the most common meal of the day at your house? Records show it is breakfast. Breakfast is the most versatile meal also. It could be a bowl of cereal. Scrambled eggs, or the whole package topped of …
Bacon Supplies Are Growing
Monday, August 20th, will be National Bacon Lovers Day and if you are a bacon lover, there’s some good news. According to USDA livestock analyst Shayle Shagam, bacon production and supplies are growing now, and could continue to grow next year. Bacon Supplies Are Growing
KSU Researchers Looking for New Ways to Preserve Bacon
Kansas State University researchers are looking into the question of whether or not an antioxidant could increase the sizzle in America’s love affair with bacon. Meat scientists have known for a long time that meat doesn’t taste as good the longer it sits, even if it’s in the refrigerator. KSU Meat Scientist Terry Houser says the fat in the meat …
Love for Bacon Pushing Pork Belly Prices to Record Highs
America loves its bacon, and that love is pushing pork belly prices to record highs. Prices for the part of the hog that’s used to make bacon have jumped roughly 80 percent higher this year. This comes in spite of frozen reserves at a low not seen in sixty years. Market research firm Nielsen says Americans bought 14 percent more …
Analysts say Bacon Shortage Not Likely
Despite record low U.S. pork belly inventories, analysts say a bacon shortage is not likely. In early February, the Ohio Pork Council fueled alarms by publicizing that pork belly stocks were at their lowest levels in half a century. While the group added there was not an actual bacon shortage, several media outlets published reports suggesting otherwise.
Gift Ideas with Bacon
For those of us that have absolutely no idea what to get for our love, Cathy Isom has some unique Valentine gift ideas for the bacon lover in your life. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.
Growing Pork Supply Likely Means Lower Bacon Prices
You may have recently seen a story that the very high demand for bacon has driven pork belly supplies to record lows, prompting talk of a nationwide bacon shortage. But, the pork industry remains confident it can keep up with the increasing demand, and a USDA analyst debunks reports of an impending shortage. As a matter of fact, USDA livestock …
Pork Industry Says No Bacon Shortage
A very high demand for bacon has driven pork belly supplies to record lows, prompting talk of a nationwide bacon shortage. However, the pork industry remains confident it can keep up with the increasing demand and avoid a serious shortage of the product.
National Bacon Day
Cathy Isom tells us why today may be one of the tastiest National holidays of the year. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.