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32 events in July 2016
U.S. Households’ Demand for Convenience Foods
July 29, 2016 3:00 PM
Over the last four decades, demand for “convenience foods” has grown in the United States, with implications for dietary quality and health. Changes in prices and total food spending drove most food purchasing between 1999 and 2010, but advertising affected purchases of fast-food meals and snacks. T...
Americans’ Eating Patterns and Time Spent on Food: The 2014 Eating & Health Module Data
July 28, 2016 3:00 PM
This report uses data from the 2014 ERS Eating & Health Module of the American Time Use Survey to describe Americans’ eating and other food-related time-use patterns, including grocery shopping and meal preparation.
Food and Nutrition Assistance Research Reports Database
July 27, 2016 3:00 PM
ERS supports a broad spectrum of food and nutrition assistance research and has compiled an electronic database of over 1,000 peer-reviewed reports and articles based on ERS-supported research. The database is searchable by title, lead author, topic, year of publication, and data set analyzed.
Comparing National Food Acquisition and Purchase Survey (FoodAPS) Data With Other National Food Surveys’ Data
July 27, 2016 3:00 PM
Data from USDA's National Household Food Acquisition and Purchase Survey (FoodAPS), the first nationally representative household survey to collect data on foods purchased or acquired during a survey week, are compared with data from other national-level, food-related surveys.
Where Households Get Food in a Typical Week: Findings from USDA’s FoodAPS
July 27, 2016 3:00 PM
Understanding where U.S. households acquire food, what they acquire, and what they pay is essential to identifying which food and nutrition policies might improve diet quality. This report uses USDA’s National Household Food Acquisition and Purchase Survey (FoodAPS) to study where households acquire...
Livestock & Meat Domestic Data
July 26, 2016 3:00 PM
The Livestock & Meat Domestic Data contains current and historical data on pork, beef, veal, and poultry, including production, supply, utilization, and farm prices.
Food Price Outlook
July 25, 2016 9:00 AM
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) for food is probably the most widely used indicator of changes in retail food prices. ERS regularly updates food price forecasts for the short-term period.
Vegetables and Pulses Data
July 19, 2016 3:00 PM
This data product provides users with comprehensive statistics on fresh and processed vegetables and pulses in the United States, as well as global production and trade data for these sectors. It harmonizes and integrates data from the ERS market outlook program with data collected by different Fede...
Fruit and Tree Nut Data
July 19, 2016 3:00 PM
This data product provides users with comprehensive statistics on fresh and processed fruit and tree nuts in the United States, as well as global production and trade data for these sectors. It harmonizes and integrates data from the ERS market outlook program with data collected by different Federa...
Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook: July 2016
July 18, 2016 3:00 PM
The Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook for July reviews the sugar and sweetener market conditions for the United States and Mexico based on changes to the July World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates report
Livestock, Dairy, & Poultry Outlook: July 2016
July 18, 2016 12:00 PM
The Livestock, Dairy, & Poultry Outlook for July 2016 analyzes economic impacts of month-to-month changes in USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates report on domestic and international markets for beef, pork, lamb, poultry, eggs, and dairy products.
Meat Price Spreads
July 15, 2016 12:00 PM
This data set provides monthly average price values, and the differences among those values, at the farm, wholesale, and retail stages of the production and marketing chain for selected cuts of beef, pork, and broilers.
Rice Outlook:  July 2016
July 14, 2016 3:00 PM
The July 2016 outlook for both the U.S. and global rice markets is analyzed based on the latest projections contained in USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report.
Feed Outlook: July 2016
July 14, 2016 3:00 PM
The July 2016 Feed Outlook report contains projections for the 2015/16 and 2016/17 U.S. and global feed markets based on the most current World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates.
Adoption of Genetically Engineered Crops in the U.S.
July 14, 2016 3:00 PM
Data cover genetically engineered (GE) varieties of corn, cotton, and soybeans for 2000-16, for the U.S. and States. Data include the extent of adoption of herbicide-tolerant (HT), insect-resistant (Bt), and both traits ("stacked") genetically engineered (GE) crops.
Feed Grains Database
July 14, 2016 3:00 PM
The Feed Grains Database contains statistics on four feed grains (corn, grain sorghum, barley, and oats), foreign coarse grains (feed grains plus rye, millet, and mixed grains), hay, and related items.
Wheat Outlook: July 2016
July 14, 2016 12:00 PM
The July 2016 outlook for both the U.S. and global wheat markets is analyzed based on the latest projections contained in USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report.
Oil Crops Outlook: July 2016
July 14, 2016 12:00 PM
The July 2016 Oil Crops Outlook analyzes the major changes and events in the world market for oilseeds and oilseed products.
Cotton and Wool Outlook: July 2016
July 14, 2016 12:00 PM
The July 2016 Cotton and Wool Outlook report presents and discusses USDA's latest 2016/17 U.S. and world cotton supply and demand projections; revisions to 2015/16 are also presented. In addition, the latest U.S. textile and apparel trade data are included. The report also presents recent h...
Wheat Data
July 13, 2016 3:00 PM
This data product contains statistics on wheat - including the five classes of wheat: hard red winter, hard red spring, soft red winter, white, durum - and rye.
Dairy Monthly Data
July 13, 2016 3:00 PM
The Dairy Data files cover U.S. supply, demand, and trade for milk and major dairy products.
Global Macroeconomic Developments Drive Downturn in U.S. Agricultural Exports
July 12, 2016 3:00 PM
The macroeconomic outlook underlying the 2016 USDA ten-year agricultural projections indicates slower global income growth, particularly in developing countries, and a stronger dollar. This shift in the macroeconomic environment relative to the past decade implies smaller projected increases in agri...
Season-Average Price Forecasts
July 12, 2016 3:00 PM
This data product provides three Excel file spreadsheet models that use futures prices to forecast the U.S. season-average price received and the implied price loss coverage (PLC) payment rate for three major field crops (corn, soybeans, and wheat).
WASDE
July 12, 2016 12:00 PM
The monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report, released by USDA’s World Agricultural Outlook Board, includes forecasts for U.S. and world wheat, rice, and coarse grains, oilseeds, and cotton. U.S. coverage is extended to sugar, meat, poultry, eggs, and milk.
U.S. Agricultural Trade Data Update
July 7, 2016 3:00 PM
Foreign Agricultural Trade of the United States (FATUS) tables, which are updated monthly.
Aquaculture Data
July 7, 2016 3:00 PM
Statistics on domestically grown catfish and trout and U.S. imports and exports of fish and shellfish that may be products of aquaculture, such as salmon, shrimp, and oysters.
Livestock & Meat International Trade Data
July 7, 2016 11:00 AM
The Livestock and Meat International Trade Data Set contains monthly and annual data for imports and exports of live cattle, hogs, sheep, and goats, as well as beef and veal, pork, lamb and mutton, chicken meat, turkey meat, and eggs.
U.S. Bioenergy Statistics
July 6, 2016 3:00 PM
The U.S. Bioenergy Statistics are a source of information on biofuels intended to present a picture of the renewable energy industry and its relationship to agriculture. Where appropriate, data are presented in both a calendar year and the relevant marketing year timeframe to increase utility to fe...
Milk Cost of Production Estimates
July 6, 2016 3:00 PM
Monthly national milk cost of production estimates for 2005-present, and annual milk cost of production estimates by State and by size of operation for 2005 to 2014.
Latest U.S. Agricultural Trade Data
July 6, 2016 3:00 PM
This data product announces USDA's monthly release of calendar year, fiscal year, year-to-date, and monthly value of U.S. agricultural exports, imports, and trade balance.
A Closer Look at Declining Fruit and Vegetable Consumption Using Linked Data Sources (<em>Amber Waves</em> feature article)
July 5, 2016 3:00 PM
Researchers linked ERS's food availability data with food intake survey data to break down national food and vegetable consumption trends by age, gender, education level, income, and race/ethnic background. They found that declines in fruit and vegetable consumption—driven by falling consumption of ...
<em>Amber Waves</em> magazine
July 5, 2016 3:00 PM
Amber Waves presents the broad scope of ERS research and analysis on the economics of food, farming, natural resources, and rural America. The July 2016 issue includes articles on fruit and vegetable consumption, butter and margarine use, U.S. apple supply, India’s beef exports, effects of ...

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