September is Better Breakfast Month!
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Did you know September is Better Breakfast Month? Mid-America contributes so much to the breakfast industry, including the production of breakfast staples like cereal, eggs, and bacon.
In addition to just breakfast, Mid-America states are among the largest in overall agriculture output nationwide. Seven of the top ten agriculture-producing states are in Mid-America: Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Indiana, and Wisconsin.
According to statistics from the USDA, agriculture, food, and related industries contributed $1.055 trillion to the U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) in 2020, a 5-percent share, and in 2019 the U.S. food and beverage manufacturing sector employed 1.7 million people, jus...