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February 9, 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.
February 9, 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).
February 9, 2016 3:00 PM
Foreign Agricultural Trade of the United States (FATUS) tables, which are updated monthly.
February 9, 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.
February 9, 2016 11:00 AM
Net farm income is forecast to be $54.8 billion in 2016, down 3 percent from the 2015 forecast. The median income of farm households is forecast to rebound slightly, up 5 percent to $81,666 in 2016.
February 9, 2016 11:00 AM
Database contains current and past data on hogs and pork, cattle and beef, veal, and poultry, including trade by country.
February 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.
February 5, 2016 3:00 PM
Monthly national milk cost of production estimates are available for 2005-present, and annual milk cost of production estimates by State and by size of operation are available for 2005 to 2014.
February 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...
February 3, 2016 3:00 PM
The ERS State Fact Sheets provide information on population, income, poverty, food security, education, employment, organic agriculture, farm characteristics, farm financial indicators, top commodities, and exports. Education and poverty now reflect 2010-14 American Community Survey data. Earnings p...
February 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 January/February 2016 issue includes articles on Haiti rice imports, Japan beef imports, no-till/strip-till farming, egg prices, USDA’s after-school...
February 1, 2016 3:00 PM
Imports make up about 80 percent of rice availability in Haiti, a major market for U.S. rice. Efforts are underway in Haiti to raise productivity, but it is still likely to rely on U.S. rice for a large share of its food supply.
February 1, 2016 3:00 PM
In response to two cantaloupe recalls, U.S. consumers reduced their purchases of cantaloupes when they thought the risk of eating cantaloupes might be fatal, but not when the threat was a less serious illness. This differentiated behavior indicates that—at least in these two food safety breaches—con...
January 29, 2016 9:00 AM
ERS examines how Japanese importers view U.S. beef vis-à-vis imports from Australia and other countries, how imports differ across beef products, and how market access reform might affect Japanese beef imports.
January 28, 2016 3:00 PM
Database contains current and historical data on pork, beef, veal, and poultry, including production, supply, utilization, and farm prices.
January 27, 2016 3:00 PM
Research on farm structure examines the shift of agricultural production to larger firms and also covers the ownership and organization of farm businesses; the links among farms, farm households, buyers, input providers, and contractors; and the mix of inputs and products on farms.
January 26, 2016 3:00 PM
The ERS Food Expenditure Series contributes to the analysis of U.S. food production and consumption by constructing a comprehensive measure of the total value of all food expenditures by final purchasers. The series measures total U.S. food expenditures; annual data are available from 1929-2014.
January 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.
January 22, 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...
January 22, 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...
January 20, 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.
January 19, 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.
January 19, 2016 3:00 PM
The Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook for January 2016 reviews the sugar and sweeteners market conditions for the United States and Mexico.
January 19, 2016 12:00 PM
The Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook for January 2016 analyzes animal product markets based on projections from USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates Report for beef, pork, poultry, lamb, and dairy production and trade.
January 14, 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.
January 14, 2016 3:00 PM
The January 2016 Feed Outlook report contains projections for the 2015/16 U.S. and global feed markets based on the most current World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates.
January 14, 2016 3:00 PM
The January 2016 Rice Outlook Report contains U.S. and global rice markets forecasts for 2015/16 and any revisions to 2014/15.
January 14, 2016 12:00 PM
The January 2016 Cotton and Wool Outlook tables provide the latest fiber and textile product data.
January 14, 2016 12:00 PM
Record Soybean Crop, Slowing Use Keeps Stocks High.
January 14, 2016 12:00 PM
The January 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.
January 13, 2016 3:00 PM
These data are from several USDA agencies (see scope in Documentation). They were previously 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.
January 13, 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.
January 12, 2016 3:00 PM
The 2014 Farm Act provides eligible farmers new commodity support programs, including Agricultural Risk Coverage, Supplemental Coverage Option, and Price Loss Coverage. Findings reveal how various combinations of the programs affect producer revenues, producer well-being, and expected program costs.
January 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 Counter-Cyclical Payment (CCP) for three major field crops (corn, soybeans, and wheat).
January 12, 2016 3:00 PM
ERS examines the underlying mechanics of the Agriculture Risk Coverage, the Price Loss Coverage, and the Supplemental Coverage Option programs to see how they affect producer revenues and risk as well as expected program costs.
January 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.

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