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SSSM-323, July 16, 2015
The Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook for July 2015 reviews the sugar and sweeteners market conditions for the United States and Mexico. It also provides a summary of 2014 and 2015 maple syrup production.
FDS-15G, July 14, 2015
The July 2015 Feed 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.
AES-87, June 17, 2015
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.
SSSM-322, June 16, 2015
The Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook for June 2015 reviews the sugar and sweeteners market conditions for the United States and Mexico.
FDS-15F, June 12, 2015
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.
SSSM-321, May 18, 2015
The Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook for May 2015 reviews the sugar and sweeteners market conditions for the United States and Mexico.
FDS-15E, May 14, 2015
The May 2015 Feed Grains Outlook report contains estimates for the 2014/15 crop and initial projections for the 2015/16 U.S. and global feed markets based on the most current World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates.
SSSM-320, April 15, 2015
The Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook for April 2015 reviews the sugar and sweeteners market conditions for the United States and Mexico and a summary of the U.S. honey market in 2014.
FDS-15D, April 13, 2015
The April 2015 Feed 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 report.
SSSM-319, March 16, 2015
The Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook for March 2015 reviews the sugar and sweeteners market conditions for the United States and Mexico.
FDS-15C, March 12, 2015
The March 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.
SSSM-318, February 17, 2015
The Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook for February 2015 reviews the sugar and sweetener market conditions for the United States and Mexico.
FDS-15B, February 12, 2015
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.
WRS-15-01, February 02, 2015
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.
SSSM-317-01, January 16, 2015
World sugar prices have an important effect on the U.S. sugar sector. This report presents a modeling framework for use in projecting world sugar prices, with detailed treatment of the role of Brazil in the world sugar and ethanol sectors.
SSSM-317, January 16, 2015
The Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook for January 2015 reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the United States and Mexico.
FDS-15A, January 14, 2015
The January 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.
SSSM-316, December 16, 2014
The Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook for December 2014 reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the United States and Mexico.
FDS-14L, December 12, 2014
The December 2014 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.
SSSM-315, November 17, 2014
Ending 2015 fiscal year U.S. sugar stocks forecast to decline compared with fiscal year 2014.
FDS-14K, November 13, 2014
The November 2014 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.
ERR-176, October 28, 2014
The proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership is expected to increase the value of intraregional agricultural trade by about 6 percent in 2025, and increase U.S. agricultural exports to the region by 5 percent, compared with the baseline.
SSSM-314, October 17, 2014
Ending 2015 fiscal year U.S. sugar stocks predicted to rise.
FDS-14J, October 15, 2014
The October 2014 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.
SSSM-313, September 17, 2014
Commerce Department announces an affirmative preliminary determination in its countervailing duty investigation of sugar imports from Mexico.
FDS-14I, September 15, 2014
The September 2014 Feed 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.
SSSM-312, August 18, 2014
Lower predicted sugar imports from Mexico lead to low U.S. sugar supply forecast for 2015.
FDS-14H, August 14, 2014
The August 2014 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.
SSSM-311, July 17, 2014
The USDA predicts a tightening sugar market for 2014/15.
FDS-14G, July 15, 2014
The July 2014 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.
SSSM-310, June 18, 2014
The USDA forecasts more sugar from Mexico for 2013/14 and for 2014/15.
FDS-14F, June 13, 2014
The June 2014 Feed Grains Outlook report contains projections for the 2013/14 U.S. and global feed markets based on the most current World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates.
SSSM-309, May 15, 2014
The USDA predicts tight market conditions for U.S. sugar in 2014/15.
FDS-14E, May 13, 2014
The May 2014 Feed Grains Outlook report contains projections for the 2013/14 U.S. and global feed markets based on the most current World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates.
SSSM-308, April 15, 2014
The April 2014 outlook for both the U.S. and global sugar and sweeteners markets is analyzed based on the latest projections contained in USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates report.
FDS-14D, April 11, 2014
The April 2014 Feed Grains Outlook report contains projections for the 2013/14 U.S. and global feed markets based on the most current World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates.
SSSM-307, March 14, 2014
The March 2014 outlook for both the U.S. and Mexico sugar and sweeteners markets is analyzed based on the latest projections contained in USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates report.
FDS-14C, March 12, 2014
The March 2014 Feed Grains Outlook report contains projections for the 2013/14 U.S. and global feed markets based on the most current World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates.
EIB-121, February 20, 2014
In the United States, 31 percent—or 133 billion pounds—of the 430 billion pounds of the available food supply at retail and consumer levels went uneaten in 2010. Errata: On June 27, 2014, Tables 2, 3, and 5 were updated to correct some incorrect values. The errors did not affect ...
SSSM-306, February 14, 2014
The February 2014 outlook for both the U.S. and global sugar and sweeteners markets is analyzed based on the latest projections contained in USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates report.
FDS-14B, February 12, 2014
The February 2014 Feed Grains Outlook report contains projections for the 2013/14 U.S. and global feed markets based on the most current World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates.
SSSM-305, January 16, 2014
The January 2014 outlook for both the U.S. and global sugar and sweeteners markets is analyzed based on the latest projections contained in USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates report.
FDS-14A, January 14, 2014
The January 2014 Feed Grains Outlook report contains projections for the 2013/14 U.S. and global feed markets based on the most current World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates.
SSSM-304, December 16, 2013
The Sugar and Sweetener Outlook for December 2013 reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the United States and Mexico, emphasizing changes made in the December 2013 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report and recent Feedstock Flexibility Program (FFP) developments. Also to...
FDS-13L, December 12, 2013
Imports Bump Up Feed Grain Supplies as Ethanol and Exports Boost Use and Stocks Slip.
SSSM-303, November 15, 2013
The Sugar and Sweetener Outlook for Nov. 2013 reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the United States and Mexico, emphasizing changes made in the November 2013 WASDE report and recent policy-related USDA events concerning sugar forfeitures, the Feedstock Flexibility Program (FFP), and sugar e...
FDS-13K, November 13, 2013
Market analysis of domestic and international feed grain markets.
SSSM-301, September 18, 2013
The Sugar and Sweetener Outlook for September 2013 reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the United States and Mexico, emphasizing changes made in the September 2013 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report. This edition reviews recent policy actions on the FFP, marketing allotmen...
FDS-13I, September 16, 2013
A 0.9-bushel increase in the projected U.S. corn yield for 2013/14 boosts corn production by 80 million bushels.
SSSM-300, August 16, 2013
The Sugar and Sweetener Outlook for August 2013 reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the United States and Mexico, emphasizing changes made in the August 2013 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report. This edition will include a chapter on the recent exchange of Commodity Credit ...
SSSM-299, July 17, 2013
The Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook for July 2013 reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the United States and Mexico, emphasizing changes made in the July 2013 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report. This edition will include a chapter on the recent exchange of CCC sugar for re-exp...
FDS-13G, July 15, 2013
This month’s projected 2013/14 feed grain supplies are slightly lower, reflecting a reduction in harvested acres for corn.
SSSM-298, June 18, 2013
The Sugar and Sweetener Outlook for June 2013 reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the United States and Mexico, emphasizing changes made in the June 2013 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report. This edition will include a chapter on U.S. added sugars consumption, both ...
FDS-13F, June 14, 2013
Rains have delayed planting the 2013 corn crop resulting in a projected yield decline of 1.5 bushels per acre to 156.5 bushels per acre.
SSSM-297-01, May 29, 2013
Brazil is the world’s leading sugar producer and, over the long term, world sugar prices are determined by production costs in Center/South Brazil, as well as the exchange rate between the U.S. dollar and the Brazilian real .
SSSM-297, May 16, 2013
The Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook for May 2013 reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the United States and Mexico, emphasizing changes made in the May 2013 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report and new forecasts for 2013/14. Also included is a chapter on sugar supply and...
FDS-13E, May 14, 2013
May 2013 Feed Outlook report
SSSM-296, April 16, 2013
The Sugar and Sweetener Outlook for April 2013 reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the United States and Mexico, emphasizing changes made in the April 2013 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report. Also included are chapters on: (1) the U.S. honey outlook and (2) impreci...
FDS-13D, April 12, 2013
Lower than expected March 1 corn stocks roil markets, lower price, and raise ending stocks.
SSSM-295, March 14, 2013
The Sugar and Sweetener Outlook for March 2013 reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the United States and Mexico, emphasizing changes made in the March 2013 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report. Also included is a special chapter on methodology of projecting USDA ener...
FDS-13c, March 12, 2013
Record-low exports and strong imports are reflected in a 100-million-bushel increase in feed and residual use for corn.
SSSM-294, February 14, 2013
The Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook for February 2013 reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the United States and Mexico, emphasizing changes made in the February 2013 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report. Also included is a special chapter on USDA long term projections o...
SSSM-293, January 17, 2013
The Sugar and Sweetener Outlook for January 2013 reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the United States and Mexico, emphasizing changes made in the January 2013 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report.
SSSM-292, December 17, 2012
The Sugar and Sweetener Outlook reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the United States and Mexico, emphasizing changes made in the most recent month’s of the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report.
SSSM-291, November 15, 2012
The Sugar and Sweetener Outlook reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the United States and Mexico, emphasizing changes made in the most recent month’s of the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report.
SSSM-290, October 16, 2012
The Sugar and Sweetener Outlook reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the the United States and Mexico, emphasizing changes made in the most recent month’s of the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report.
SSSM-289, September 17, 2012
The Sugar and Sweetener Outlook reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the United States and Mexico, emphasizing changes made in the most recent month's edition of the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report.
FDS-12i, September 14, 2012
Market analysis of domestic and international feed grain markets.
SSSM-288, August 15, 2012
The Sugar and Sweetener Outlook reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the United States and Mexico, emphasizing changes made in the most recent month’s edition of the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report.
FDS-12H, August 14, 2012
Market analysis of domestic and international feed grain markets.
SSSM-287, July 16, 2012
The Sugar and Sweetener Outlook reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the United States and Mexico, emphasizing changes made in the most recent month’s edition of the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report.
FDS-12G, July 13, 2012
U.S. feed grain supplies for 2012/13 are projected sharply lower this month with lower production for corn on lower yields. Extremely hot weather and drought result in a 20- bushel-per-acre decline in the projected corn yield to 146 bushels per acre reducing projected production to 13.0 billion bush...
SSSM-286, June 18, 2012
U.S. deliveries of total sweeteners for human food and beverage use for 2011 are estimated at 20.381 million tons, almost the same as the deliveries in 2010 of 20.387 million tons. Refined sugar deliveries increased by 1.6 percent, while corn sweetener deliveries fell by 1.7 percent. Within the corn...
SSSM-285, May 15, 2012
Projected U.S. sugar supply for fiscal year (FY) 2013 is down 2.4 percent from FY 2012, as lower imports more than offset higher production and beginning stocks. Higher beet sugar production reflects higher area and trend yields, while cane sugar production is nearly unchanged from a year earlier. ...
BIO-02, June 27, 2011
This report profiles and analyzes Brazil’s ethanol industry, providing information on the policy environment that enabled the development of feedstock and processing sectors, and discusses the various opportunities and challenges to face the industry over the next decade.
ERR-115, April 15, 2011
ERS examines possible impacts of recently implemented free trade agreements (FTAs) where the United States is not a partner, and potential effects of pending U.S. agreements with Korea, Colombia, and Panama.
BIO-01-01, May 14, 2010
This report assesses the short-term outlook for production of next-generation biofuels and the near-term challenges facing the sector. Next-generation U.S. biofuel capacity should reach about 88 million gallons in 2010, thanks in large measure to one plant becoming commercially operational in 2010, ...
ERR-84, December 29, 2009
ERS applied requirements of the new Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) program to eligible crops from 1996 to 2008 and analyzed whether farmers would have benefited more from ACRE than from the programs available during that time
WRS-09-03, March 31, 2009
Implementation of the agricultural provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has drawn to a close. In 2008, the last of NAFTA’s transitional restrictions governing U.S.-Mexico and Canada-Mexico agricultural trade were removed, concluding a 14-year project in which the member coun...
WRS-0901, January 01, 2009
Colombia's sugarcane-based ethanol industry, after operating for only 3 years, is the second most developed in the Western Hemisphere. Most Colombian ethanol plants are energy self-sufficient and even generate surplus power that is sold to the national electric grid. Colombia's sugarcane-based ethan...
ERR-59, July 16, 2008
ERS examines the implications and potential impacts of the first major reform of the 2005 reform of the European Union’s sugar policy, the first major reform of the policy since 1968.
AP-022, January 23, 2008
The Farm Security Act of 2002, which governs Federal farm programs for 2002-07, was signed into law on May 13, 2002. This publication presents an overview of the Act and a side-by-side comparison of 1996-2001 farm legislation and the 2002 Act. For selected programs, information is provided to additi...
SSSM-237-01, September 08, 2003
This article analyzes the effects of imports of sugar-containing products on the level of sugar deliveries to U.S. industrial end users of sugar. The article accomplishes three objectives: 1) reviews trends in domestic sugar deliveries; 2) shows estimates of how much sugar has entered the United Sta...
AER-389, October 01, 1997
Commodity program provisions of the Food and Agriculture Act of 1977 are summarized. Price support, loan level, disaster payment, program acreage, and other provisions of the legislation are discussed for wheat and feed grains, cotton, rice, peanuts, soybeans, sugar, dairy products, and wool and moh...
AIB-726, August 01, 1996
The Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996, a milestone in U.S. agricultural policy, provides new farm sector law for 1996-2002, fundamentally redesigning income support programs and discontinuing supply management programs for producers of many commodities. This bulletin provides a ...
AER-711, April 03, 1995
This report address considerations in the 1995 farm bill debate for sugar, including market conditions, policy proposals, trade agreements, and the interactions between policy and markets for selected commodities. Current U.S. sugar price support programs have their origin in 1981 legislation. The p...
AER-708, April 03, 1995
This report address considerations in the 1995 farm bill debate for honey, including market conditions, policy proposals, and the interactions between policy and markets for selected commodities. The U.S. Government has supported the price of honey since 1950 by providing market price stability to h...
AGES-9006, February 01, 1990
This report address considerations in the 1990 farm bill debate for sugar, including market conditions, policy proposals, trade agreements, and the interactions between policy and markets for selected commodities. The sugar support program and rapid adoption of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) played...
AIB-498, April 01, 1986
The Food Security Act of 1985 (P.L. 99-198) establishes a comprehensive framework within which the Secretary of Agriculture will administer agriculture and food programs from 1986 through 1990. This report describes the Act's provisions for dairy, wool and mohair, wheat, feed grains, cotton, rice, p...
AGES-811228, January 01, 1982
Commodity program provisions of the Agriculture and Food Act of 1981 are summarized. Price support, loan level, disaster payment, program acreage, and other provisions of the legislation are discussed for wheat, feed grains, cotton, rice, peanuts, soybeans, sugar, dairy, and wool and mohair. The fol...
AER-382, March 01, 1978
The quota system of regulating the production, importation, and marketing of sugar in the United States through 1974 was an outgrowth of Government regulation of the sugar trade dating from colonial times. Similar systems have developed in most other countries, particularly those which import sugar....

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