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The Farmer's Share Of The Retail Dollar

Farmers and ranchers receive just 14.8* cents of the consumer food dollar.


1 Pound

Retail: $9.99
Farmer: $1.77


2 Pounds

Retail: $3.49
Farmer: $0.12


1 Pound

Retail: $3.39
Farmer: $0.40


1 Gallon

Retail: $4.59
Farmer: $1.46

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