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37 events in May 2016
Livestock & Meat Domestic Data
May 31, 2016 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.
Food Price Outlook
May 25, 2016 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
May 19, 2016 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
May 19, 2016 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...
2014-16 Eating & Health Module User
May 17, 2016 12:00 PM
The Eating & Health Module of the American Time Use Survey (ATUS) collects additional data to analyze relationships among time use patterns and eating patterns, nutrition, and obesity; food and nutrition assistance programs; and grocery shopping and meal preparation. This User’s Guide provides detai...
Meat Price Spreads
May 17, 2016 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.
Understanding Trends in Rural Child Poverty, 2003-14 (<em>Amber Waves</em> feature article)
May 16, 2016 3:00 PM
The share of rural children living below the official poverty line rose from 20.1 percent in 2003 to 26.7 percent in 2012, before declining to 23.7 percent in 2014. The cause of the net increase from 2003 to 2014 was not primarily a reduction in average family incomes in rural areas; rather, it was ...
Understanding the Rise in Rural Child Poverty, 2003-14
May 16, 2016 3:00 PM
The U.S. rural child poverty rate declined in the 1990s but has been rising since 2003, increasing through the recession of 2008-09 and peaking at 26.7 percent in 2012. Rural child poverty fell between 2012 and 2014 but remained above pre-recession levels. Adverse income-distribution changes (rising...
Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook: May 2016
May 16, 2016 3:00 PM
The Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook for May reviews the sugar and sweeteners market conditions for the United States and Mexico based on changes to the May WASDE.
Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook: May 2016
May 16, 2016 12:00 PM
The Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook for May 2016 analyzes economic impacts of events based on projections from USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates report for beef, pork, lamb, poultry, eggs, and dairy production and trade.
Eating and Health Module (ATUS)
May 16, 2016 12:00 PM
The Eating & Health (EH) Module of the American Time Use Survey (ATUS) collects data to analyze relationships among time use patterns and eating patterns, nutrition, and obesity; food and nutrition assistance programs; and grocery shopping and meal preparation.
Rice Outlook: May 2016
May 12, 2016 3:00 PM
The May 2016 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: May 2016
May 12, 2016 3:00 PM
The May 2016 Feed Outlook report contains the first projections for the 2016/17 U.S. and global feed markets based on the most current World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates.
Feed Grains Database
May 12, 2016 3:00 PM
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.
Wheat Outlook: May 2016
May 12, 2016 12:00 PM
The May 2016 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: May 2016
May 12, 2016 12:00 PM
The May 2016 Oil Crops Outlook analyzes the major changes and events in the world market for oilseeds and oilseed products.
Cotton & Wool Outlook: May 2016
May 12, 2016 12:00 PM
The May 2016 Cotton and Wool Outlook report presents and discusses USDA's initial 2016/17 U.S. and world cotton supply and demand projections. In addition, revisions to 2015/16 are presented, and the latest U.S. textile and apparel trade data are also included. The report also highlights Ch...
Food Security Among Hispanic Adults in the United States, 2011-2014
May 11, 2016 3:00 PM
Hispanics made up 17 percent of the U.S. population, or some 55 million people in 2014. In 2014, 14.0 percent of all U.S. households were food insecure, versus 22.4 percent of Hispanic households. Food insecurity varies among Hispanic subpopulations by origin, immigration status, household compositi...
Wheat Data
May 11, 2016 3:00 PM
This data product contains statistics on wheat - including the five classes of wheat: hard red winter, hard red spring, soft red winter, white, durum - and rye.
Dairy Monthly and Quarterly Data
May 11, 2016 3:00 PM
The Dairy Data files cover U.S. supply, demand, and trade for milk and major dairy products.
Season-Average Price Forecasts
May 10, 2016 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
May 10, 2016 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.
Population & Migration
May 6, 2016 3:00 PM
The number of people living in nonmetro counties remained essentially unchanged between July 2014 and July 2015, coinciding with improvements in rural employment growth and suggests that the first-ever period of overall nonmetro population decline (from 2010 to 2015) may be ending. Opportunities for...
Milk Cost of Production Estimates
May 6, 2016 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 2014.
WIC Households
May 5, 2016 3:00 PM
WIC households incur no cost for WIC-approved foods, and economic theory suggests they may be less sensitive to prices when using WIC benefits than when paying out of pocket. ERS examines this assumption in a case study of WIC households' choices in purchasing cold cereals.
U.S. Bioenergy Statistics
May 5, 2016 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
May 5, 2016 3:00 PM
Foreign Agricultural Trade of the United States (FATUS) tables, which are updated monthly.
Aquaculture Data
May 5, 2016 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
May 5, 2016 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.
RIDGE Project Summaries
May 4, 2016 3:00 PM
The Research Innovation and Development Grants in Economics (RIDGE) Program seeks to stimulate new and innovative research on food assistance and nutrition issues and to broaden the participation of social science scholars in these issues.
Latest U.S. Agricultural Trade Data
May 4, 2016 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.
Recent Evidence on the Effects of Food Store Access on Food Choice and Diet Quality (<em>Amber Waves</em> feature article)
May 2, 2016 3:00 PM
Recent studies show that the effect of food store access on dietary quality may be limited. Most consumers—both low-income and higher income—consider store characteristics other than proximity in deciding where to shop, as they seek the products, prices, and other features they value.
Major Factors Affecting Global Soybean and Products Trade Projections (<em>Amber Waves</em> feature article)
May 2, 2016 3:00 PM
Global soybean and products trade is projected to rise rapidly over the next 10 years according to USDA Agricultural Projections to 2025. The primary factors driving this increase include population and income growth, which are behind the rising world demand for livestock products, as well ...
<em>Amber Waves</em> magazine
May 2, 2016 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 May 2016 issue includes articles on retail food prices, precision agriculture technologies, global soybean trade, and food store access.
Dairy Data: Milk Production by State and Region, Annual
May 2, 2016 3:00 PM
The Dairy Data files cover U.S. supply, demand, and trade for milk and major dairy products.
Commodity Costs and Returns
May 2, 2016 3:00 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...

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