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34 events in February 2015
Milk Cost of Production Estimates
February 27, 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
February 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.
Meat Price Spreads
February 26, 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.
Dairy Data
February 25, 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.
Agricultural Outlook Forum Day 2
February 20, 2015 8:00 AM
Targeting Investments To Cost Effectively Restore and Protect Wetland Ecosystems: Some Economic Insights
February 19, 2015 9:00 AM
The environmental benefits of restoring and preserving wetlands—including cleaner water, increases in wildlife populations, and carbon sequestration—as well as costs, depend on wetland type, land productivity, and the public's desire for amenities, all of which depend on location.
China’s Growing Demand for Agricultural Imports
February 19, 2015 9:00 AM
This report examines China’s recent emergence as a major agricultural importer, analyzes U.S.-China trade patterns, summarizes projections of future imports, and discusses how Chinese officials are adjusting their strategic approach to agricultural trade as imports grow.
Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade: February 2015
February 19, 2015 9:00 AM
The February 2015 quarterly updates of USDA forecasts for U.S. agricultural trade in FY 2015 are presented and discussed in this report.
Agricultural Outlook Forum Day 1
February 19, 2015 8:00 AM
Measuring Access to Food in Tanzania: A Food Basket Approach
February 18, 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 ...
Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook: February 2015
February 17, 2015 3:00 PM
The Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook for February 2015 reviews the sugar and sweetener market conditions for the United States and Mexico.
Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook: February 2015
February 17, 2015 12:00 PM
The Livestock, Dairy, & Poultry Outlook for February 2015, describes developments 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
February 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: February 2015
February 12, 2015 3:00 PM
The February 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: February 2015
February 12, 2015 3:00 PM
The February 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: February 2015
February 12, 2015 12:00 PM
The February 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: February 2015
February 12, 2015 12:00 PM
The February 2015 Oil Crops Outlook analyzes the major changes and events in the world market for oilseeds and oilseed products.
Cotton and Wool Outlook Tables: February 2015
February 12, 2015 12:00 PM
The February 2015 Cotton and Wool Outlook tables provide the latest fiber and textile product data.
USDA Long-Term Agricultural Projections
February 11, 2015 11:00 AM
USDA’s 10-year projections for the food and agriculture sector cover major agricultural commodities, agricultural trade, and aggregate indicators of the U.S. farm sector, such as farm income.
Wheat Data
February 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
February 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).
February 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.
2015 Farm Sector and Household Income Forecast
February 10, 2015 11:00 AM
Net farm income is forecast to be $73.6 billion in 2015, down nearly 32 percent from 2014’s forecast of $108 billion. Median total income of farm operator households is forecast to increase slightly in 2015, to $72,298, up from $70,718 projected for 2014.
Finding Meaning in Our Measures: Overcoming Challenges to Quantitative Food Security Assessments
February 9, 2015 12:00 AM
Assessments of undernourishment at the country, household, and individual level have faced both conceptual and measurement challenges. This workshop will highlight how ERS and other researchers are addressing these challenges to help policymakers.
Aquaculture Data
February 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
February 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
February 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
February 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.
Options for Improving Conservation Programs: Insights from Auction Theory and Economic Experiments (<em>Amber Waves</em> feature article)
February 2, 2015 3:00 PM
USDA spends over $5 billion per year on conservation activities, mostly through voluntary programs that pay farmers and landowners to provide environmental services. Program design can use available information to reduce Government expenditures and encourage landowners to provide greater environmen...
Japan, Vietnam, and the Asian Model of Agricultural Development and Trade (<em>Amber Waves</em> feature article)
February 2, 2015 3:00 PM
Fast-developing Vietnam is following in the footsteps of Japan and its model of export-oriented industrialization. Vietnamese agricultural imports are rising fast and appear to be following the historical growth pattern of Japan’s imports. Trade policy in both countries has protected agricultural ...
New Regulations Will Inform Consumers about Calories in Restaurant Foods (<em>Amber Waves</em> feature article)
February 2, 2015 3:00 PM
New calorie labeling laws requiring chain restaurants and other eating places to post the calorie content of their offerings on menus and menu boards are most likely to influence food choices when consumers learn new, surprising information.
<em>Amber Waves</em> magazine
February 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 January/February issue includes articles on menu labeling, conservation programs, farm size and profit margins, local foods, and SNAP.
NAFTA at 20: North America’s Free-Trade Area and Its Impact on Agriculture
February 2, 2015 3:00 PM
This report examines the integration of North America’s agricultural and food markets as a result of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), implemented in 1994. NAFTA has had a profound effect on many aspects of North American agriculture over the past two decades.
Agricultural Trade Multipliers
February 2, 2015 3:00 PM
Agricultural trade multipliers provide estimates of employment and/or output effects of trade in farm and food products on the U.S. economy. These effects, when expressed as multipliers, reflect the amount of economic activity and/or jobs generated by agricultural exports. This data product offers t...

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