Donald W. Reynolds National Center For Business Journalism

Two Minute Tips

June 2017

Farming plays a major role in many U.S. regions. These recent reports highlight some of the big topics reporters should keep in mind. (Image by "tpsdave" via Pixabay, CCO Public Domain)

Agriculture Update: 6 Great Reads

Farming is a vital part of the American landscape. According to the USDA, agriculture, food, and related industries contributed $992 billion to U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) in 2015, a 5.5-percent share.

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Analyzing Gross Profits

Gross profits measure the difference between the money a business makes from selling goods or services (its revenue), and the cost of producing those goods or services. Analyzing gross profit can help 

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