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New Survey Provides Data on U.S. Farmland Ownership, Tenure, and Transfer
August 25, 2016
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.
Ideas for Expediting Border Procedures for U.S.-Mexico Ag Trade
August 22, 2016
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.
How Changes in Energy Policy and Markets Are Influencing Agriculture
August 11, 2016
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.
New Outlook for U.S.-Mexico Sugar and Sweetener Market
August 11, 2016
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.
Changes in Farmers’ Financial Environment May Affect Crop Insurance Demand
August 01, 2016
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.
Demand for Convenience Foods--at Home and Away from Home
July 29, 2016
ERS examines demand for convenience foods in recent years and the mechanisms driving the demand, including changes in prices of convenience foods and in consumers’ income, the amount of hours worked by household heads, and advertising.
Americans’ Eating Patterns and Time Spent on Food in 2014
July 28, 2016
ERS analyzed food and food-related time use patterns by factors such as income level and participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC).
New Survey Provides Complete Picture of Households’ Food Acquisition
July 27, 2016
Nearly all households acquire food at least once during the week; 87 percent visited supermarkets and 85 percent visited restaurants at least once. Households, SNAP and non-SNAP, acquired food at no cost on 22 percent of occasions.
National Household Food Acquisition and Purchase Survey: Comparing the Data
July 27, 2016
Food spending and other key outcome measures in USDA’s comprehensive, detailed survey of household food acquisition and purchases (FoodAPS) are comparable to estimates from other key national surveys measuring specific variables.
Global Macroeconomic Changes Drive Downturn in U.S. Agricultural Exports
July 12, 2016
The macroeconomic outlook underlying the 2016 USDA agricultural projections indicates a slowdown in global income growth and a stronger dollar, implying smaller projected gains in agricultural trade and declines in U.S. market share.

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