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32 events in April 2015
Raw-Fiber Equivalents of U.S. Textile Trade Data
April 30, 2015 3:00 PM
This data product provides data on a range of topics related to the U.S. cotton, wool, and textile economy, including current and historical annual data on production, use, trade, and prices and estimates of the raw-fiber equivalent volume of U.S. textile trade, as well as a research data set on bil...
Milk Cost of Production Estimates
April 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
April 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
April 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
April 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.
Using Crop Genetic Resources To Help Agriculture Adapt to Climate Change: Economics and Policy
April 22, 2015 3:00 PM
Climate change will likely increase demand for more stress-resistant crop varieties. ERS reviews technical, economic, and institutional factors that could determine the extent of crop genetic resource use to find and incorporate adaptive traits.
In the News
April 22, 2015 12:00 AM
Information on impacts of the California drought is updated, covering implications for farms, crop and livestock sectors, and food prices
Vegetables and Pulses Data
April 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
April 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
April 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: April 2015
April 15, 2015 3:00 PM
The Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook for April 2015 reviews the sugar and sweeteners market conditions for the United States and Mexico based on changes to the April WASDE. The reports also provides a summary of 2014 honey markets.
Frontier and Remote Area Codes
April 15, 2015 3:00 PM
The 2010 Frontier and Remote Area (FAR) codes provide a statistically-based, nationally-consistent, and adjustable definition of territory in the U.S. characterized by low population density and high geographic remoteness.
Child Nutrition Programs
April 15, 2015 12:00 PM
ERS conducts studies and evaluations of child nutrition programs and applies behavioral economic theory to study efforts to promote child nutrition. Included in evaluations of child nutrition programs are the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, Child and Adult Care Food Program,...
Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook: April 2015
April 15, 2015 12:00 PM
The Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook for April 2015 analyzes economic impacts of 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.

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Feed Grains Database
April 14, 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: April 2015
April 13, 2015 3:00 PM
The April 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: April 2015
April 13, 2015 3:00 PM
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.
Wheat Outlook: April 2015
April 13, 2015 12:00 PM
The April 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: April 2015
April 13, 2015 12:00 PM
The April 2015 Oil Crops Outlook analyzes the major changes and events in the world market for oilseeds and oilseed products.
Cotton and Wool Outlook: April 2015
April 13, 2015 12:00 PM
The April 2015 Cotton and Wool Outlook report presents and discusses USDA's latest 2014/15 U.S. and world cotton supply and demand projections. Preliminary U.S. cotton area estimates are also discussed. In addition, the share of world cotton production receiving producer support is highligh...
Wheat Data
April 10, 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
April 9, 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
April 9, 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.
Agricultural Exchange Rate Data Set
April 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.
Painting a More Complete Picture of WIC: How WIC Impacts Nonparticipants (<em>Amber Waves</em> feature article)
April 6, 2015 3:00 PM
USDA’s WIC Program directly affects participants’ health through improved diets and greater use of health care services. WIC indirectly affects food choices and health of nonparticipants through its effects on food stores and manufacturers.
NAFTA at 20: With Regional Trade Liberalization Complete, Focus Shifts to Other Methods of Deepening Economic Integration (<em>Amber Waves</em> feature article)
April 6, 2015 3:00 PM
The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)—implemented in 1994 by Canada, Mexico, and the United States—has resulted in expanded flows of intraregional agricultural trade and substantial levels of foreign direct investment in the processed food sector. A more integrated North American market in...
<em>Amber Waves</em>
April 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 April issue includes articles on WIC, NAFTA, farm income, implications of health care reform for farms, U.S. beef exports to the EU, and the types o...
U.S. Bioenergy Statistics
April 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...
U.S. Agricultural Trade Data Update
April 3, 2015 3:00 PM
Foreign Agricultural Trade of the United States (FATUS) tables, which are updated monthly.
Aquaculture Data
April 3, 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
April 3, 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.
Latest U.S. Agricultural Trade Data
April 2, 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.

Last updated: Friday, March 27, 2015

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