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38 events in July 2015
Milk Cost of Production Estimates
July 28, 2015 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 2013.
Livestock & Meat Domestic Data
July 28, 2015 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.
Dairy Data
July 27, 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.
Agricultural Productivity Growth in the United States: Measurement, Trends, and Drivers
July 27, 2015 9:00 AM
Since 1948, U.S. agricultural output has more than doubled, with an average growth rate of 1.49 percent per year between 1948 and 2011. This study uses comprehensive productivity accounts developed by ERS to examine changes and trends in U.S. agricultural output, inputs, and productivity over the la...
The Profit Potential of Certified Organic Field Crop Production
July 27, 2015 9:00 AM
This study uses data from targeted surveys of organic corn, wheat, and soybean production in an observational analysis of cost-of-production differences between conventional and organic crop production systems. Findings of this research suggest that significant economic returns are possible from or...
Food Price Outlook
July 24, 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.
Webinar: The Geography of the Recent Growth in Rural Child Poverty
July 22, 2015 1:00 PM
Using the official poverty measure, child poverty in rural (nonmetropolitan) areas grew by over 5 percent between 1999 and 2013, to affect over 25 percent of rural children. This growth was uneven across rural counties: child poverty increased by over 10 percent in some counties, but declined in oth...
Vegetables and Pulses Data
July 21, 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...
Fruit and Tree Nut Data
July 21, 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...
Meat Price Spreads
July 17, 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.
Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook: July 2015
July 16, 2015 3:00 PM
The Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook for July 2015 reviews the sugar and sweeteners market conditions for the United States and Mexico based on changes to the July WASDE.
Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook: July 2015
July 16, 2015 12:00 PM
The Livestock, Dairy, & Poultry Outlook describes events and outlook based on projections from USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates report for beef, pork, poultry, and dairy production and trade.

Errata: On July 27, the second sentence on page 5 o...

Feed Grains Database
July 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.
Rice Outlook: July 2015
July 14, 2015 3:00 PM
The July 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.
Middle East and North Africa Region: An Important Driver of World Agricultural Trade
July 14, 2015 3:00 PM
Middle East and North Africa consumption, production, and trade with a focus on U.S. exports to the region.
Feed Outlook: July 2015
July 14, 2015 3:00 PM
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.
Webinar: The Economics of Glyphosate Resistance Management in Corn and Soybean Production
July 14, 2015 1:00 PM
Widespread use of the herbicide glyphosate has led to weed resistance, and recent surveys suggest that the problem is growing. In this webinar, economist James MacDonald will summarize the findings of the recent USDA Economic Research Service report The Economics of Glyphosate Resistance Managem...
Wheat Outlook: July 2015
July 14, 2015 12:00 PM
The July 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.
Oil Crops Outlook: July 2015
July 14, 2015 12:00 PM
The June 2015 Oil Crops Outlook analyzes the major changes and events in the world market for oilseeds and oilseed products.
Cotton and Wool Outlook: July 2015
July 14, 2015 12:00 PM
The July 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 highlighted. Table updates with the latest fiber data are also provided.
Phytosanitary Regulation
July 13, 2015 3:00 PM
This data product identifies which countries, under APHIS phytosanitary rules, are eligible to export to the United States the fresh fruits and vegetables that are most important in the American diet.
Wheat Data
July 13, 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.
Season-Average Price Forecasts
July 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).
WASDE
July 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.
Adoption of Genetically Engineered Crops in the U.S.
July 9, 2015 3:00 PM
Data cover genetically engineered (GE) varieties of corn, cotton, and soybeans for 2000-15, 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.
Farm Structure and Organization
July 8, 2015 3:00 PM
Research on farm structure examines the shift of agricultural production to larger firms and also covers the ownership and organization of farm businesses; the links among farms, farm households, buyers, input providers, and contractors; and the mix of inputs and products on farms.
U.S. Agricultural Trade Data Update
July 8, 2015 3:00 PM
Foreign Agricultural Trade of the United States (FATUS) tables, which are updated monthly.
Aquaculture Data
July 8, 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.
Webinar: Moving Back to Rural America: Why Some Return Home and Others Do Not
July 8, 2015 1:00 PM
Hundreds of rural communities face the difficult challenge of adjusting to dwindling populations. High school graduates leave for college or good-paying jobs, and only a small number return. However, those who do return often bring spouses and young children back with them, along with education and ...
Livestock & Meat International Trade Data
July 8, 2015 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.
Manufacturers’ Bids for WIC Infant Formula Rebate Contracts, 2003-2013
July 7, 2015 3:00 PM
USDA’s Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is the major purchaser of infant formula in the United States. WIC State agencies are required to have competitively bid infant formula rebate contracts with infant formula manufacturers.This study analyzes the winn...
Latest U.S. Agricultural Trade Data
July 7, 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.
Agricultural Exchange Rate Data Set
July 7, 2015 3:00 PM
Contains annual and monthly data for exchange rates important to U.S. agriculture. It includes both nominal and real exchange rates for 80 countries (plus the European Union) as well as real trade-weighted exchange rate indexes for many commodities and aggregations.
Why Some Return Home to Rural America and Why It Matters (<em>Amber Waves</em> feature article)
July 6, 2015 3:00 PM
Continued population loss in rural communities is caused as much by low in-migration as by high out-migration; in remote rural communities lacking natural amenities, return migrants make up a large share of total in-migration. Return migrants potentially play a critical role in rural areas in slowin...
Understanding the Geography of Growth in Rural Child Poverty (<em>Amber Waves</em> feature article)
July 6, 2015 3:00 PM
Over 1 in 4 rural children are living in families that are poor. Counties with high vulnerability to child poverty, those with both low young adult education levels and high proportions of children in single-parent families, were generally the most hard-hit by the recession of the past decade and ex...
<em>Amber Waves</em> magazine
July 6, 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 July issue includes articles on the rural child poverty, return migration in rural America, food security in India, irrigation in California, and di...
U.S. Bioenergy Statistics
July 6, 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...
Rural Child Poverty Chart Gallery
July 6, 2015 3:00 PM
Factors that shape the geography of high and increasing rural child poverty are explored: economic conditions, young adult education levels, and family structure.

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