New Dietary Guidelines for Americans and 91% Want New Year NOW

New Dietary Guidelines for Americans and 91% Want New Year NOW

Bob Larson
Bob Larson
From the Ag Information Network, I’m Bob Larson with your Agribusiness Update.

**Nutrition in America took a major step forward Monday with the publication of Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025.

Jointly published by the USDA and Health and Human Services, the guidelines provide science-based recommendations designed to foster healthy dietary patterns for Americans of all ages, from birth through older adults.

This edition expands the guidance, for the first time including recommended healthy dietary patterns for infants and toddlers.

**As opportunities for producers to connect with each other and the companies that serve their operations have become more difficult, an impressive and growing list of sponsors is showing support for the 2021 Top Producer Summit, which is being offered in both in-person and online formats in February.

According to, leading companies including

BASF, Beck’s, CASE IH, Fendt, Indigo Ag, Pioneer and Pivot Bio are taking a leadership role by supporting the event.

**2020, it’s been called a year for the ages, a dumpster fire, a train wreck and a hot mess.

As reported by, all of this is why nine in ten Americans, 91% say they are definitely looking forward to starting a new year.

This is from an online survey conducted by Regina Corso Consulting, of over 2,000 American adults last week.

But, over two in five U.S. adults, 42% say, while 2020 had its problems, it wasn't a bad year overall.

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