Why don’t we grow more produce in the middle of the country versus commodity grains like corn and wheat?

Different parts of the country – based on soil, weather and other factors – are good for different types of farming and ranching. Much of the farmland in the middle of the country is best suited for cereal grains. It actually takes more resources to get crops that aren’t native to a specific growing region to actually grow.

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USFRA Point of View

USFRA believes consumers have the right to make food choices that best fit their personal needs and household budgets. In particular, USFRA supports healthy choices for everyone no matter their socioeconomic status. For agriculture to provide healthy choices for all Americans as well as people... Read more