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33 events in May 2015
Livestock & Meat Domestic Data
May 29, 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.
Food Price Outlook
May 28, 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
May 27, 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
May 27, 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...
Dairy Data
May 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.
Improving the Assessment of SNAP Targeting Using Administrative Records
May 26, 2015 3:00 PM
SNAP provides food and nutrition benefits to low-income households based on a formula that adjusts for monthly need. This study assesses how well SNAP is targeted to low-income households by estimating benefit receipt by household income relative to poverty for the period 2008 to 2012.
Milk Cost of Production Estimates
May 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.
Meat Price Spreads
May 22, 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.
Rural Poverty & Well-being
May 22, 2015 9:00 AM
The 2007-09 recession and subsequent slow recovery have resulted in substantial increases in poverty, especially among children, and rural children in particular. The ERS topic pages on poverty have been updated, with new information added about child poverty, including an update to the persistent c...
Factors Affecting Former Residents
May 21, 2015 3:00 PM
This study reports on reasons for returning and not returning to small-town America and the impacts that return migrants make on their home communities. Interviews at high school reunions show that return migrants are primarily motivated by family considerations. They use skills and experiences acqu...
Sugar & Sweeteners Outlook: May 2015
May 18, 2015 3:00 PM
The Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook for May 2015 reviews the sugar and sweeteners market conditions for the United States and Mexico based on changes to the USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) Report.
Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook: May 2015
May 18, 2015 12:00 PM
The Livestock, Dairy, & Poultry Outlook for May 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.
Feed Grains Database
May 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: May 2015
May 14, 2015 3:00 PM
The May 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: May 2015
May 14, 2015 3:00 PM
The May 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.
Wheat Outlook: May 2015
May 14, 2015 12:00 PM
The May 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: May 2015
May 14, 2015 12:00 PM
The May 2015 Oil Crops Outlook analyzes the major changes and events in the world market for oilseeds and oilseed products.
Cotton and Wool Outlook: May 2015
May 14, 2015 12:00 PM
The May 2015 Cotton and Wool Outlook report highlights USDA's initial 2015/16 U.S. and world cotton supply and demand projections. Revisions to the 2014/15 cotton supply and demand estimates are also discussed. Table updates with the latest fiber data are also provided.
Wheat Data
May 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.
Economic Burden of Major Foodborne Illnesses Acquired in the United States
May 12, 2015 3:00 PM
Each year, 1 in 6 people in the United States is sickened by a foodborne illness acquired in the States. ERS provides an overview of recent estimates of the economic burden imposed annually by 15 leading foodborne pathogens.
Season-Average Price Forecasts
May 12, 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
May 12, 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
May 6, 2015 3:00 PM
Foreign Agricultural Trade of the United States (FATUS) tables, which are updated monthly.
Aquaculture Data
May 6, 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
May 6, 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
May 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...
Latest U.S. Agricultural Trade Data
May 5, 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.
U.S. Agricultural Trading Relationship With China Grows (<em>Amber Waves</em> feature article)
May 4, 2015 3:00 PM
China's "new normal" presents opportunities and challenges for U.S. agricultural exports to China.
Managing Glyphosate Resistance May Sustain Its Efficacy and Increase Long-Term Returns to Corn and Soybean Production (<em>Amber Waves</em> feature article)
May 4, 2015 3:00 PM
Widespread use of the glyphosate on major crops, particularly soybeans, has contributed to the evolution of weed resistance to this herbicide. Managing glyphosate resistance (by using other herbicides) is more cost-effective than ignoring resistance, and returns are greater when neighboring farmers...
<em>Amber Waves</em> magazine
May 4, 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 May issue includes articles on glyphosate resistance, agricultural trade with China, craft beer production, fresh fruit’s share of fruit availabilit...
Vegetables and Pulses Outlook: May 2015
May 1, 2015 3:00 PM
This issue covers basic supply, demand, price, and trade analysis for fresh market vegetables, processing vegetables, mushrooms, potatoes, and pulses (including additional sections on California drought, U.S. Food Safety Modernization Act, longrun vegetable outlook, and a commodity highlight on swee...
Commodity Costs and Returns
May 1, 2015 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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