Some American consumers continue to feel the pinch of increased food prices, but that doesn’t mean the money’s staying in rural America. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, farmers receive just 12 percent of each dollar spent on food in the United States.

The soybean checkoff supports research to sustainably increase U.S. soybean yields and helping to boost the world’s food supply.

Clich here to download the audio to hear Illinois soybean farmer David Hartke discuss the factors that affect the price of food.

Source: United Soybean Board