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USDA's Agricultural Outlook Forum 2016
USDA’s 92nd annual Agricultural Outlook Forum is set for February 25-26 in Arlington, VA, just outside Washington DC. This year’s theme: Transforming Agriculture - Blending Technology and Tradition.

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2016: Farm Income Forecast
Net farm income is forecast to be $54.8 billion in 2016, down 3 percent from the 2015 forecast. The median income of farm households is forecast to rebound slightly, up 5 percent to $81,666 in 2016.
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Haiti Likely To Continue Relying on Imports of U.S. Rice
Imports make up about 80 percent of rice availability in Haiti, a major market for U.S. rice. Efforts are underway in Haiti to raise productivity, but it is still likely to rely on U.S. rice for a large share of its food supply.
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Tariff Reforms and the Competitiveness of U.S. Beef in Japan
ERS examines how Japanese importers view U.S. beef vis-à-vis imports from Australia and other countries, how imports differ across beef products, and how market access reform might affect Japanese beef imports.
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How Three New Farm Act Programs Affect Producer Revenue
ERS examines the underlying mechanics of the Agriculture Risk Coverage, the Price Loss Coverage, and the Supplemental Coverage Option programs to see how they affect producer revenues and risk as well as expected program costs.

Last updated: Friday, January 29, 2016

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