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How Many Jobs in America are tied to Agriculture?

Touch the Soil News #1814 (Feature Photo  – Farmers Market – CCA SA 2.5 Generic)

The Snack Food and Wholesale Bakery Association recently released its sixth annual Feeding the Economy Report. Among other things, the report reveals that the total numbers of jobs related to the production, processing and distribution of food is 43,464,211 or roughly 30 percent of all jobs in America. As impressive, is that the total food and food industry economic impact is $7.43 trillion a year. You can read the full report here:

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