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August 30, 2016 3:00 PM
Database contains current and historical data on pork, beef, veal, and poultry, including production, supply, utilization, and farm prices.
August 30, 2016 1:00 PM
ERS will host a webinar on the August 2016 farm income and financial forecasts, at 1 p.m. EDT, on Tuesday, August 30. Webinar announcement includes a link to the forecast, to be released at 11 a.m.
August 30, 2016 11:00 AM
Provides a comprehensive overview of the financial characteristics and performance of the U.S. farm sector and farm businesses, including current estimates and forecasts of farm income, expenses, asset values, and debt. Includes the latest forecast for farm household income.
August 30, 2016 11:00 AM
Dry Edible Peas Harvested Area at Record-High.
August 25, 2016 3:00 PM
This report discusses August 2016 USDA forecasts for U.S. agricultural trade in FY2016 and 2017. Exports are forecast at $133.0 billion in 2017 and $127.0 billion in 2016; imports to reach $113.5 billion in FY2017.
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 ...
August 25, 2016 3:00 PM
Using data from a new survey, 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.
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.
August 24, 2016 3:00 PM
The Food Availability (Per Capita) Data System (FADS) includes three distinct but related data series on food and nutrient availability for consumption. The food availability data and food loss data have been updated to 2014; the nutrient availability data have been updated to 2010.
August 22, 2016 3:00 PM
To explore ways of facilitating border crossing and inspection for U.S.-Mexico agricultural trade, an ERS research team conducted about 80 interviews with experts from the private sector, government, and academia from both countries.
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...
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.
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...
August 18, 2016 3:00 PM
Higher U.S. harvested area forecast for sugarcane and sugarbeets in 2016/17, raising projected U.S. sugar production.
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...
August 18, 2016 12:00 PM
The Livestock, Dairy, & Poultry Outlook for August 2016 analyzes economic impacts on animal product markets of month-to-month changes in USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates report.
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.
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.
August 16, 2016 3:00 PM
The July 2016 Rice Outlook Report will contain updated U.S. and global rice markets forecasts for 2016/17 and any revisions to 2015/16.
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. The report also includes USDA's first survey-based cotton production estimates for 2016/17.
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.
August 16, 2016 12:00 PM
Record acreage and yields swell U.S. soybean production.
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.
August 15, 2016 3:00 PM
The Dairy Data files cover U.S. supply, demand, and trade for milk and major dairy products.
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.
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).
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.
August 11, 2016 3:00 PM
ERS examines the U.S. trade remedy investigations on sugar imports from Mexico and considers how the recent “suspension agreement” restrictions on these imports change the outlook for the integrated U.S.-Mexico sweetener market.
August 11, 2016 3:00 PM
The Renewable Fuel Standard, the shale energy revolution, and the Clean Power Plan to cut carbon emissions are among energy developments that have affected or could affect the agriculture sector as both consumer and producer of energy.
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.
August 8, 2016 3:00 PM
Foreign Agricultural Trade of the United States (FATUS) tables, which are updated monthly.
August 8, 2016 11:00 AM
Database contains current and past data on hogs and pork, cattle and beef, veal, and poultry, including trade by country.
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.
August 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.
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...
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...
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 ...
August 1, 2016 3:00 PM
Over multiple years, demand for crop insurance is driven more by farmers’ financial wealth than attitude toward risk, as wealthier farmers self-insure with savings while limited-resource farmers may use additional savings to buy insurance.
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.

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