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Food Assistance Research Brief—Importance of Child Nutrition Programs to Agriculture

by Kenneth Hanson

Food Assistance and Nutrition Research Report No. (FANRR-34-12) 2 pp, July 2003

This research brief estimates the impact of specific USDA child-nutrition programs on production, value added, and jobs on U.S. farms, looking at the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, the Child and Adult Care Food Program, and a combined group of school programs (the National School Lunch, School Breakfast, Special Milk, and Summer Food Service Programs).

Keywords: National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, Child and Adult Care Food Program, Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, WIC, food assistance programs, farm production, food consumption, value added, employment

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Last updated: Tuesday, May 28, 2013

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