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Food Prices

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Learn what affects the price of food.

Organic v. conventional: What’s the difference?

By Amy Halfmann I love grocery pickup. Order online, someone fights the crowds for you, the babies sleep while another someone loads the groceries. What could be the problem? Accidentally selecting the wrong groceries. Sometimes online shopping can be deceiving. I thought I was buying plain ole yellow squash and zucchini. Except when I got [...]

5 common mistakes made at the grocery store

By Landee Kieschnick Let’s face it. The trip to the grocery store can sometimes be…well, a chore. We can’t find the items we’re looking for. There seems to be too many people and shopping carts down every aisle. And you can’t forget the long checkout lines. It’s a necessary trip, though. One we usually make [...]

Food price vs. food preference

By Justin Green I must confess. I dislike grocery shopping. I like to cook. And I love to eat. But grocery shopping is not my forte. It was grueling as I made my weekly trek to the grocery store. Pulp-free or extra pulp orange juice? Crunchy or smooth peanut butter? Vanilla or chocolate ice cream!? [...]

Grocery Price Watch: Food prices keep dropping

By Julie Tomascik More bang for your buck. That’s exactly what we saw in first quarter grocery prices. Because food prices are falling. Even for proteins. Why? Well, the cow herd is growing. More cattle on ranches means more beef at the meat counter. And less expensive feed and cheaper fuel are helping drive down [...]

5 ways agriculture can affect you in 2016

By Julie Tomascik A headline. It’s eye opening. But is it true? It’s how we get our news in today’s fast-paced society. Short snippets catch our attention and influence our decisions, including those about agriculture. Like food choices, farming and ranching practices and more. But it’s a new year. A time to ask questions. And [...]