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October 22, 2014 4:00 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.
October 22, 2014 4:00 PM
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.
October 20, 2014 4:00 PM
Growth in Federal Crop Insurance (FCI) has generally been attributed to the increase in crop insurance premium subsidies. While ERS research results show the lower costs had only small effects on acreage enrollment, those already enrolled showed an adoption of higher levels of coverage. Results sug...
October 17, 2014 4:00 PM
Ending 2015 fiscal year U.S. sugar stocks predicted to rise.
October 17, 2014 1:00 PM
The Livestock, Dairy, & Poultry Outlook for October 2014 describes events and outlook based on projections from USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) Report for beef, pork, poultry, and dairy production and trade.
October 16, 2014 4:00 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...
October 16, 2014 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.
October 15, 2014 4:00 PM
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.
October 15, 2014 4:00 PM
The October 2014 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 Use Estimates report.
October 15, 2014 1:00 PM
The October 2014 report presents and discusses USDA's 2014/15 U.S. and world cotton supply and demand projections, including USDA's latest estimate of the 2014 U.S. cotton crop.
October 15, 2014 1:00 PM
Soybean prices depressed by historically high supply.
October 15, 2014 1:00 PM
The October 2014 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 Uses Estimates report.
October 10, 2014 4:00 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).
October 10, 2014 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.
October 9, 2014 8:15 AM
This year’s Research Innovation and Development Grants in Economics (RIDGE) Conference will be held on Thursday, October 9, 2014, at the Association of Public and Land Grant Universities (APLU), 1307 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, DC. An agenda is available.
October 8, 2014 4:00 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.
October 8, 2014 4:00 PM
Federal farm policies often provide preferential treatment for specific groups of farm operators--beginning farmers, socially disadvantaged farmers (such as minority and female operators), and limited-resource farmers are singled out by one or more farm programs. ERS research examines the characteri...
October 7, 2014 4:00 PM
The Cost Estimates of Foodborne Illnesses data product provides detailed data about the costs of major foodborne illnesses in the United States, updating and extending previous ERS research.
October 6, 2014 4:00 PM
Amber Waves presents the broad scope of ERS research and analysis on the economics of food, farming, natural resources, and rural America. The October 2014 issue includes articles on crop insurance, use of nutrition labeling on menus, agritourism, climate change, rural employment in the lat...
October 6, 2014 4:00 PM
A broad concept of agricultural productivity is total factor productivity (TFP). TFP takes into account all of the land, labor, capital and material resources employed in farm production and compares them with the total amount of crop/livestock output. This data product provides agricultural output,...
October 6, 2014 4:00 PM
Rural counties as a whole saw a higher rate of employment decline than urban areas in the recession, and rural employment growth has lagged well behind metro growth in the recovery. See October Amber Waves.
October 6, 2014 4:00 PM
Foreign Agricultural Trade of the United States (FATUS) tables, which are updated monthly.
October 6, 2014 10:00 AM
Database contains current and past data on hogs and pork, cattle and beef, veal, and poultry, including trade by country.
October 3, 2014 4:00 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.
October 1, 2014 4:00 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...
September 30, 2014 4:00 PM
In 2010, heat stress lowered annual milk production for the average dairy by about $39,000, or $1.2 billion for the sector. In 2030, additional heat stress from climate change may lower milk production by an estimated 0.6 to 1.35 percent.
September 30, 2014 4:00 PM
Database contains current and historical data on pork, beef, veal, and poultry, including production, supply, utilization, and farm prices.
September 30, 2014 4:00 PM
Despite the decrease in domestic production of fresh-market vegetables, both producer and consumer prices are down as import volumes fill the gaps.
September 30, 2014 4:00 PM
ERS annually calculates "normalized prices," which smooth out the effects of shortrun seasonal or cyclical variation, for key agricultural inputs and outputs. They are used to evaluate the benefits of projects affecting agriculture. Normalized prices for 2014 are now available.
September 29, 2014 4:00 PM
ERS analyzes seasonal patterns in grower prices for several major U.S. fresh fruits markets. Strawberries, grapes, and peaches all have distinct seasonal price patterns. In several cases, the timing of high and low prices has shifted.
September 26, 2014 4:00 PM
Abundant apple supplies will move to markets in the 2014/15 marketing year, putting downward pressure on U.S. apple prices. The 2014 U.S. pear crop is forecast 9 percent smaller than a year ago.
September 26, 2014 4:00 PM
Annual milk cost of production estimates are available by State and by size of operation from 2005 through 2011.
September 25, 2014 4:00 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.
September 25, 2014 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.

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