Balanced Reporting. Trusted Insights. Monday, November 30, 2020

Articles by Jim Webster

Millennials eat out more

The Millennial generation, born between 1981 and the 1996, eats out in restaurants or bars around 30 percent more often than any other generation, a USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) analysis finds.
Read More

Rural health care jobs gain

Rural hospitals, nursing homes and other health care facilities provided more than 1.25 million wage and salary jobs in 2011, accounting for 8.5 percent of rural wage and salary employment, says a new USDA report.
Read More
Chickens

Chicken industry sees trade, ‘animal rights’ concerns

Chicken industry executives had a lot to celebrate at their annual meeting in Washington last week. Their product sales continue to increase at home and abroad. But members of the National Chicken Council remain nervous about uncertain trade policy, a legal workforce, and attacks by animal welfare activists.


Read More