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February 26, 2015 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.
February 25, 2015 3:00 PM
These data are from several USDA agencies (see scope in Documentation). They were previously were included in the Meat Statistics page in the Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry (LDP) Outlook tables and may contain revisions not included in previous releases of the LDP tables.
February 20, 2015 8:00 AM
February 19, 2015 9:00 AM
February 2015 USDA forecasts for U.S. agricultural trade in FY 2015 are discussed in this report. Exports to fall $11 billion in 2015; imports to reach new record high.
February 19, 2015 9:00 AM
China is heavily importing land-intensive agricultural products such as oilseeds, oil, and cotton, and the United States has become the leading supplier of China's agricultural imports.
February 19, 2015 9:00 AM
The environmental benefits of restoring and preserving wetlands—including cleaner water, increases in wildlife populations, and carbon sequestration—as well as costs, depend on wetland type, land productivity, and the public's desire for amenities, all of which depend on location.
February 19, 2015 8:00 AM
February 18, 2015 3:00 PM
ERS compares the cost of regional representative food baskets in Tanzania with per capita income to identify regions and income groups facing potential difficulties with access to food.
February 17, 2015 3:00 PM
The Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook for February 2015 reviews the sugar and sweetener market conditions for the United States and Mexico.
February 17, 2015 12:00 PM
The Livestock, Dairy, & Poultry Outlook for February 2015, describes developments and outlook based on projections from USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates report for beef, pork, lamb, poultry, eggs, and dairy production and trade.
February 13, 2015 9:00 AM
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.
February 12, 2015 3:00 PM
The February 2015 Feed Grains Outlook report contains projections for the 2014/15 U.S. and global feed markets based on the most current World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates.
February 12, 2015 3:00 PM
The February 2015 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.
February 12, 2015 12:00 PM
The February 2015 Cotton and Wool Outlook tables provide the latest fiber and textile product data.
February 12, 2015 12:00 PM
Improved soybean demand trims U.S. ending stocks outlook.
February 12, 2015 12:00 PM
The February 2015 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.
February 11, 2015 11:00 AM
USDA’s 10-year projections for the food and agriculture sector cover major agricultural commodities, agricultural trade, and aggregate indicators of the U.S. farm sector, such as farm income.
February 11, 2015 9:00 AM
This data product contains statistics on wheat - including the five classes of wheat: hard red winter, hard red spring, soft red winter, white, and durum - and rye.
February 10, 2015 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 CCP for three major field crops (corn, soybeans, and wheat).
February 10, 2015 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.
February 10, 2015 11:00 AM
Net farm income is forecast to be $73.6 billion in 2015, down nearly 32 percent from 2014’s forecast of $108 billion. Median total income of farm operator households is forecast to increase slightly in 2015, to $72,298, up from $70,718 projected for 2014.
February 9, 2015 12:00 AM
Assessments of undernourishment at the country, household, and individual level have faced both conceptual and measurement challenges. This workshop will highlight how ERS and other researchers are addressing these challenges to help policymakers.
February 6, 2015 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.
February 6, 2015 11:00 AM
Database contains current and past data on hogs and pork, cattle and beef, veal, and poultry, including trade by country.
February 5, 2015 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.
February 5, 2015 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...
February 2, 2015 3:00 PM
Agricultural trade multipliers provide estimates of employment and/or output effects of trade in farm and food products on the U.S. economy. These effects, when expressed as multipliers, reflect the amount of economic activity and/or jobs generated by agricultural exports. This data product offers t...
February 2, 2015 3:00 PM
In 20 years after NAFTA’s implementation, U.S. agricultural exports to Canada and Mexico increased from $8.9 billion to $39.5 billion, while U.S. agricultural imports from these trading partners rose from $7.4 billion to $39.4 billion.
February 2, 2015 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 January/February issue includes articles on menu labeling, conservation programs, farm size and profit margins, local foods, and SNAP.
February 2, 2015 3:00 PM
New calorie labeling laws requiring chain restaurants and other eating places to post the calorie content of their offerings on menus and menu boards are most likely to influence food choices when consumers learn new, surprising information.
February 2, 2015 3:00 PM
Fast-developing Vietnam is following in the footsteps of Japan and its model of export-oriented industrialization. Vietnamese agricultural imports are rising fast and appear to be following the historical growth pattern of Japan’s imports. Trade policy in both countries has protected agricultural ...
February 2, 2015 3:00 PM
USDA spends over $5 billion per year on conservation activities, mostly through voluntary programs that pay farmers and landowners to provide environmental services. Program design can use available information to reduce Government expenditures and encourage landowners to provide greater environmen...
January 30, 2015 3:00 PM
While a State’s actual agricultural export value cannot be measured directly, USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) has developed a methodology that provides indirect estimates of exports using State export shares. Estimates of annual U.S. agricultural export values by State and commodity are provi...
January 29, 2015 3:00 PM
Monthly national milk cost of production estimates are available for 2005-present, and annual milk cost of production estimates by State and by size of operation are available for 2005 to 2013.
January 29, 2015 10:00 AM
ERS details current economic information on local food producers, consumers, and policies, based on findings from several national surveys and a synthesis of recent literature.
January 28, 2015 3:00 PM
Database contains current and historical data on pork, beef, veal, and poultry, including production, supply, utilization, and farm prices.

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