Specific Economy & Trade Issues
- Food Costs
- Do check offs and producer funded programs have a significant impact on increasing food costs in the United States?
- Are the food costs in the United States comparable to the food costs in other countries?
- Is discretionary income in the United States comparable to food costs?
- Does production have more of an effect on food costs than processing, marketing, packaging and A&D?
- Role of Agriculture in the Economy
- Does agriculture play an important role in the balance of trade?
- Does off-farm income play a significant role in the economy?
- Does agriculture play a very important role in supplying jobs?