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June 30, 2015 3:00 PM
The Fruit and Tree Nuts Outlook report analyzes supply and demand conditions and forecasts the effects of changing conditions in the U.S. fruit and tree nuts markets.
June 30, 2015 3:00 PM
Database contains current and historical data on pork, beef, veal, and poultry, including production, supply, utilization, and farm prices.
June 29, 2015 3:00 PM
The number of food-insecure people in the 76 low- and middle-income countries in this report is projected to fall 9 percent from 2014, to 475 million in 2015. But over the longer term the number and population share are projected to rise.
June 29, 2015 3:00 PM
An improved modeling technique accounts for variation in food quality across income groups; the new calibrated model identifies the separate impacts of income, prices, and exchange rates on a country’s food consumption.
June 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.
June 25, 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.
June 25, 2015 3:00 PM
ERS estimates that the value of U.S. foundation grants to benefit rural areas was 6-7 percent of total domestic grants in 2010. Since the rural population was 19 percent that year, this suggests an urban focus of foundation grants.
June 25, 2015 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.
June 22, 2015 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...
June 22, 2015 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...
June 18, 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.
June 17, 2015 3:00 PM
Establishing more normal economic relations with Cuba could potentially generate growth in U.S.-Cuba trade, foster greater productivity in Cuba’s economy, and stimulate exports of meat, dairy products, rice, and other commodities to Cuba.
June 16, 2015 3:00 PM
The Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook for June 2015 reviews the sugar and sweeteners market conditions for the United States and Mexico.
June 16, 2015 12:00 PM
The Livestock, Dairy, & Poultry Outlook for June 2015 analyzes animal product markets based on projections from USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates report for beef, pork, poultry, lamb, and dairy production and trade.
June 15, 2015 3:00 PM
Nonmetro areas in some parts of the country have experienced population loss for decades. However, 2010-14 marks the first period with an estimated population loss for nonmetro America as a whole. Opportunities for population growth and economic expansion vary widely from one nonmetro county to the ...
June 15, 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.
June 12, 2015 3:00 PM
The June 2015 Feed Outlook report contains projections for the 2015/16 and 2014/15 U.S. and global feed markets based on the most current World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates.
June 12, 2015 3:00 PM
The June 2015 Rice Outlook report will contain U.S. and global rice markets forecasts for 2015/16 and any revisions for 2014/15.
June 12, 2015 12:00 PM
The June 2015 Cotton and Wool Outlook report presents USDA's latest 2015/16 U.S. and world cotton supply and demand projections. Revisions to the 2014/15 cotton supply and demand estimates are also included.
June 12, 2015 12:00 PM
Better demand outlook trims soybean ending stocks forecast.
June 12, 2015 12:00 PM
The June 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.
June 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.
June 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 Counter-Cyclical Payment (CCP) for three major field crops (corn, soybeans, and wheat).
June 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.
June 9, 2015 3:00 PM
ERS examines effects of alternative policies to conventional export taxes on countries’ domestic and trade markets for agricultural products -- policies that are less market distorting and less welfare diminishing.
June 8, 2015 3:00 PM
ERS's Research Innovation and Development Grants in Economics (RIDGE) Program summarizes research findings of projects that were awarded 1-year grants through its partner institutions. ERS has updated its searchable database of RIDGE projects and summaries through 2014.
June 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...
June 4, 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.
June 4, 2015 3:00 PM
Foreign Agricultural Trade of the United States (FATUS) tables, which are updated monthly.
June 4, 2015 11:00 AM
Database contains current and past data on hogs and pork, cattle and beef, veal, and poultry, including trade by country.
June 3, 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.
June 2, 2015 3:00 PM
Sharply lower energy prices begun in late 2014 will benefit the agriculture sector mainly through lower transport and production costs. Energy price decreases are projected to lower production costs by about $5 billion in 2015 and in 2016.
June 1, 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 June issue includes articles on the role of crop genetic resources in adapting to climate change, nutrition research trends, agricultural exports an...
June 1, 2015 3:00 PM
USDA has estimated annual production costs and returns and published accounts for major field crop and livestock enterprises since 1975. Cost and return estimates are reported for the United States and major production regions for corn, soybeans, wheat, cotton, grain sorghum, rice, peanuts, oats, ba...
June 1, 2015 3:00 PM
As agriculture adapts to climate change, crop genetic resources can be used to develop new plant varieties that are more tolerant of changing environmental conditions. The public sector plays an important role in collecting, conserving and distributing crop genetic resources, because private sector ...
June 1, 2015 3:00 PM
Federal investments in nutrition research more than doubled in inflation-adjusted dollars from 1985 to 2009, with more research being funded in the later years through competitive grants to non-Federal researchers than through Federal nutrition laboratories or land-grant universities.

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