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What’s fueling food prices? (part 1 of 4)

The following posts ran as an article in the Spring 2011 issue of Texas Farm Bureau’s Texas Neighbors publication. Other resources on food prices include a video and a three-part audio series found here: part 1, part 2, part 3. We all know the feeling—standing at the grocery store check-out, checkbook in hand, waiting for the [...]

March 30, 2011|Categories: Food Prices|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Price to the farmer (food prices, part 2 of 4)

Read part 1 of 4 Farmers and ranchers are an essential part of the food production process. Without them, we wouldn’t just be without fresh fruits and vegetables, but also our favorite cereals, dairy products and protein-packed cuts of meat. As with all business owners, farmers rely on the market to determine a fair price [...]

March 30, 2011|Categories: Food Prices|Tags: , , , |0 Comments