TITLE

Public has deep trust in agriculture

PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;6/2/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 15, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The general public has deep trust and confidence in American school teachers, veterinarians, physicians and farmers and ranchers. In contrast, the public indicates distrust for activists and well-known Hollywood actors or actresses, especially when they attack animal agriculture. So says a national consumer opinion survey conducted by Market Directions Inc. and jointly underwritten by the Animal Agriculture Alliance and National Corn Growers Association. More than 40 percent of respondents over the age of 25 considered tanners and ranchers to be one of their two most favorably viewed groups. At the same time, animal rights activists show themselves to be consistently out of touch with the public at large.
ACCESSION #
13298311

 

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