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39 events in August 2016
Dairy Data: Fluid Milk Sales by Product, Annual; Number and Size of Milk Bottling Plants, Annual
August 31, 2016 3:00 PM
The Dairy Data files cover U.S. supply, demand, and trade for milk and major dairy products.
Livestock & Meat Domestic Data
August 30, 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.
Farm Income
August 30, 2016 11:00 AM
U.S. Farmland Ownership, Tenure, and Transfer
August 25, 2016 3:00 PM
ERS examines U.S. farmland ownership and tenure, how land is acquired and transferred, the characteristics of land rental agreements, and landlord involvement in rented farmland operations.
Land Acquisition and Transfer in U.S. Agriculture (<em>Amber Waves</em> feature article)
August 25, 2016 3:00 PM
In 2015-19, just over 2 percent of land in farms is expected to be sold in an arm’s-length transaction in which the buyer and seller are not related. Most land that will be sold to nonrelatives in the next 5 years was originally acquired in an arm’s-length transaction, suggesting that the supply of ...
Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade: August 2016
August 25, 2016 3:00 PM
The August 2016 quarterly USDA forecasts for agricultural trade in the United States in FY 2016 and 2017 are presented and discussed in this report.
Food Price Outlook
August 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.
Food Availability (Per Capita) Data System
August 24, 2016 3:00 PM
The ERS Food Availability (per capita) Data System includes three distinct but related data series on food and nutrient availability for consumption. The data serve as popular proxies for actual consumption.
U.S.-Mexico Agricultural Trade: Opportunities for Making Free Trade Under NAFTA More Agile (<em>Amber Waves</em> feature article)
August 22, 2016 3:00 PM
Modifying border processes and procedures in ways that make U.S.-Mexico agricultural trade more agile—thereby allowing agricultural products to cross the border more easily and quickly—is one approach to fostering further growth in this trade. This article explores several opportunities to facilitat...
Opportunities for Making U.S.-Mexico Agricultural Trade More Agile
August 22, 2016 3:00 PM
With NAFTA complete, Mexico and the U.S. must look beyond tariff and quota elimination to foster growth in agricultural trade. Simplifying border processes to make trade more agile would allow products to cross more quickly. To solicit ideas for doing so, this report's authors conducted about 80 int...
Sugar & Sweeteners Outlook: August 2016
August 18, 2016 3:00 PM
The Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook for August reviews the sugar and sweetener market conditions for the United States and Mexico based on changes to the August WASDE.
Vegetables and Pulses Data
August 18, 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
August 18, 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...
Agricultural Exchange Rate Data Set
August 18, 2016 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.
Livestock, Dairy, & Poultry Outlook: August 2016
August 18, 2016 12:00 PM
The Livestock, Dairy, & Poultry Outlook for August 2016 analyzes economic impacts of month-to-month changes in USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates report on domestic and international markets for beef, pork, lamb, poultry, eggs, and dairy products.
Rice Outlook:  August 2016
August 16, 2016 3:00 PM
The August 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:  August 2016
August 16, 2016 3:00 PM
The August 2016 Feed Outlook report contains projections for the 2015/16 and 2016/17 U.S. and global feed markets based on the most current World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates.
Feed Grains Database
August 16, 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: August 2016
August 16, 2016 12:00 PM
The August 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: August 2016
August 16, 2016 12:00 PM
The August 2016 Oil Crops Outlook analyzes the major changes and events in the world market for oilseeds and oilseed products.
Cotton and Wool Outlook: August 2016
August 16, 2016 12:00 PM
The August 2016 Cotton and Wool Outlook report presents and discusses USDA's latest 2016/17 U.S. and world cotton supply and demand projections, including USDA's first survey-based cotton production estimate. Revisions to 2015/16 are also presented. In addition, the latest U.S. textile and ...
Meat Price Spreads
August 16, 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.
Wheat Data
August 15, 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
August 15, 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
August 12, 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 price loss coverage (PLC) payment rate for three major field crops (corn, soybeans, and wheat).
WASDE
August 12, 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.
Trends in U.S. Agriculture
August 11, 2016 3:00 PM
Changing energy policy and market conditions are affecting agriculture as both a consumer and producer of energy. This study analyzes how the Renewable Fuel Standard, which mandates a biofuel component in U.S. transportation fuels, the shale energy revolution, and the Clean Power Plan could affect t...
A New Outlook for the U.S.-Mexico Sugar and Sweetener Market
August 11, 2016 3:00 PM
This report provides an overview of the U.S.-Mexico sweetener market and explains how the agreements suspending the U.S. antidumping and countervailing duty investigations on sugar imports from Mexico are likely to reshape this market.
U.S. Agricultural Trade Data Update
August 8, 2016 3:00 PM
Foreign Agricultural Trade of the United States (FATUS) tables, which are updated monthly.
Aquaculture Data
August 8, 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
August 8, 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.
U.S. Bioenergy Statistics
August 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...
Milk Cost of Production Estimates
August 5, 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.
Latest U.S. Agricultural Trade Data
August 5, 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.
Processing and Marketing Blunt the Impact of Volatile Farm Prices on Retail Dairy Prices (<em>Amber Waves</em> feature article)
August 1, 2016 3:00 PM
Despite volatile farm-level milk prices over the last decade, fluctuations in retail prices for whole milk and Cheddar cheese have been comparatively moderate, with farm prices and retail prices tracking more closely for whole milk than for Cheddar cheese.
How Do Time and Money Affect Agricultural Insurance Uptake?  A New Approach to Farm Risk Management Analysis
August 1, 2016 3:00 PM
This report presents a new approach to the analysis of demand for crop insurance. Farmers consider many crop seasons when making production and risk management decisions. When savings are considered, wealthier farmers will spend less on insurance and self-insure through savings, while limited-resour...
Farm Bill Income Cap for Program Payment Eligibility Affects Few Farms (<em>Amber Waves</em> feature article)
August 1, 2016 3:00 PM
The 2014 Farm Act revised the maximum income limitations (the income caps) that determine eligibility for most commodity and conservation programs and payments by replacing the separate limits on farm and nonfarm income specified in the 2008 Farm Act with a single total adjusted gross income cap of ...
<em>Amber Waves</em> magazine
August 1, 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 August 2016 issue includes articles on farm bill income caps, retail dairy prices, nontariff barriers to trade, and WIC benefit redemptions by store...

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