ERS follows the website policies of USDA. Visit USDA Policies and Links for more information.
The ERS website contains links to various other Federal and state agencies and private organizations. These links are maintained solely for the user's information and convenience. Once you follow a link to another site, please be aware that you are then subject to the policies of the new site. USDA does not control and cannot guarantee the relevance, timeliness, or accuracy of these outside materials.
The inclusion of links or pointers to particular items in hypertext is not intended to reflect their importance or constitute approval or endorsement of any views, products, or services on these outside websites, or of the organizations sponsoring the websites.
The ERS website is the primary vehicle for disseminating the agency's research findings and data. As such, the web publishing process is an extension of the established ERS review, clearance, and release process.
ERS digitally publishes its reports, articles, and data products regularly throughout the year. Visit the Calendar page for more on the latest scheduled releases.