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39 events in March 2015
Rice Yearbook Tables
March 31, 2015 3:00 PM
U.S. rice production, supply, disappearance, trade, and price data. Includes state acreage, yield, and production data; U.S. and world price series; and program statistics. Contains world supply and use estimates as well.
U.S. Food Imports
March 30, 2015 3:00 PM
This data set provides import values of edible products (food and beverages) entering U.S. ports and their origin of shipment. Data are from the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau. Food and beverage import values are compiled by calendar year into food groups corresponding to major comm...
Oil Crops Yearbook
March 30, 2015 3:00 PM
Oilseed, oilmeal, and fats and oils supply and use statistics. Includes oilseed acreage, yield, and production estimates and farm and wholesale price series.
Fruit and Tree Nuts Outlook: March 2015
March 27, 2015 3:00 PM
The Fruit and Tree Nuts Outlook report analyzes supply and demand conditions in the U.S. fruit and tree nuts markets and provides projections on market conditions for 2014 /2015 citrus crops, both fresh and processed markets. It includes economic insights on China's potential as an export market ...
Livestock & Meat Domestic Data
March 27, 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
March 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.
Food Price Outlook
March 27, 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.
Vegetables and Pulses Data
March 26, 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...
Milk Cost of Production Estimates
March 26, 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.
Fruit and Tree Nut Data
March 26, 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
March 24, 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.
Where Do Americans Usually Shop for Food and How Do They Travel To Get There?                                           Initial Findings from the National Household Food Acquisition and Purchase Survey
March 23, 2015 3:00 PM
This report compares food shopping patterns of (1) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) households to nonparticipant households, (2) participants in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program for Women Infants and Children (WIC) to nonparticipants, and (3) food-insecure to foo...
The Food Assistance Landscape: FY 2014 Annual Report
March 20, 2015 3:00 PM
In this report, the Economic Research Service (ERS) uses preliminary data from USDA's Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) to examine trends in U.S. food and nutrition assistance programs through fiscal 2014 (October 1, 2013 to September 30, 2014) and ERS data to examine trends in the prevalence and se...
Vegetables and Pulses Yearbook
March 20, 2015 3:00 PM
These tables contain a time series of annual and monthly data for U.S. farm acreage, production, prices, trade, per capita use, and more. Eventually, all data currently contained in the Vegetables and Pulses Yearbook tables will be encompassed in the Data by Category and Data by Commodity series.
Fruit and Vegetable Prices
March 19, 2015 3:00 PM
ERS has estimated average costs for 156 fresh and processed fruits and vegetables, using retail scanner data from Information Resources, Inc. Using 2013 data, ERS estimated the average retail price of each product on a per-pound basis (or per-pint basis for juices) and per edible cup equivalent (the...
FoodAPS National Household Food Acquisition and Purchase Survey
March 18, 2015 3:00 PM
On March 31, 2015, ERS will host a webinar, "First Findings from USDA's FoodAPS," that will provide an overview of FoodAPS and the new report, Where Do Americans Usually Shop for Food and How Do They Travel To Get There? Initial Findings from the National Household Food Acquisition and Purchase ...
Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook: March 2015
March 16, 2015 3:00 PM
The Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook for March 2015 reviews the sugar and sweetener market conditions for the United States and Mexico based on changes to the March World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report. Additionally, the report highlights some of the key results of Mex...
Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook: March 2015
March 16, 2015 12:00 PM
The Livestock, Dairy, & Poultry Outlook for March 2015 describes events and outlook based on projections from USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates report for beef, pork, lamb, poultry, eggs, and dairy production and trade.

Errata: On March 17, the...

Feed Grains Database
March 13, 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: March 2015
March 12, 2015 3:00 PM
The March 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.
Feed Outlook: March 2015
March 12, 2015 3:00 PM
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.
Wheat Outlook: March 2015
March 12, 2015 12:00 PM
The March 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: March 2015
March 12, 2015 12:00 PM
The March 2015 Oil Crops Outlook analyzes the major changes and events in the world market for oilseeds and oilseed products.
Cotton and Wool Outlook: March 2015
March 12, 2015 12:00 PM
The March 2015 Cotton and Wool Outlook report presents and discusses USDA's latest 2014/15 U.S. and world cotton supply and demand projections. In addition, the latest U.S. textile and apparel trade data are included.
Food and Nutrition Assistance Research Database
March 11, 2015 3:00 PM
ERS supports a broad spectrum of food and nutrition assistance research and has compiled an electronic database of over 1,000 peer-reviewed reports and articles based on ERS-supported research. The database is searchable by title, lead author, topic, year of publication, and data set analyzed.
Wheat Data
March 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.
Season-Average Price Forecasts
March 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 CCP for three major field crops (corn, soybeans, and wheat).
WASDE
March 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.
U.S. Agricultural Trade Data Update
March 9, 2015 3:00 PM
Foreign Agricultural Trade of the United States (FATUS) tables, which are updated monthly.
Latest U.S. Agricultural Trade Data
March 9, 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.
Aquaculture Data
March 9, 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.
Livestock & Meat International Trade Data
March 9, 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.
U.S. Bioenergy Statistics
March 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...
Food Price Outlook
March 3, 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.
Restricting Sugar-Sweetened Beverages From SNAP Purchases Not Likely To Lower Consumption (<em>Amber Waves</em> feature article)
March 2, 2015 3:00 PM
To reduce obesity and improve health outcomes, some policymakers and nutrition advocates have argued that Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits should not be allowed to be used for purchasing sugar-sweetened beverages. ERS research suggests that such a restriction is not likely t...
Measuring Access to Food in Tanzania: A Food Basket Approach (<em>Amber Waves</em> feature article)
March 2, 2015 3:00 PM
Household access to food over time in Tanzania is measured by comparing the cost of representative food baskets to household income. Consumption patterns show considerable diversity across the country. Combining food basket cost data and income data suggests that households in the bottom two income ...
<em>Amber Waves</em> magazine
March 2, 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 March issue includes articles on SNAP, food access in Tanzania, time spent eating and drinking, effects of rising food prices in India, and school mea...
Vegetables and Pulses Data
March 2, 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
March 2, 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...

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