Viewing events for: April 01, 2017 - April 30, 2017
April 28, 2017 3:00 PM

Livestock & Meat Domestic Data

April 28, 2017 3:00 PM

Vegetables and Pulses Outlook: April 2017

This Vegetables and Pulses Outlook covers supply, demand, price, and trade analysis for fresh market vegetables, processing vegetables, mushrooms, potatoes, and pulses.

April 28, 2017 3:00 PM

Raw-Fiber Equivalents of U.S. Textile Trade Data

April 28, 2017 3:00 PM

Irrigated Agriculture in the United States

This data product summarizes irrigated farms in the United States based on USDA's 2013 Farm and Ranch Irrigation Survey (FRIS). The previous release of this data product--which summarized the farm-structural characteristics for irrigated farms in the 17 Western States based on USDA's 2008 and 1998 Farm and Ranch Irrigation Surveys--is available in a zipped archive file.

April 27, 2017 3:00 PM

International Trade and Deforestation: Potential Policy Effects via a Global Economic Model

Increasing global population and demand for food have placed rising pressures on tropical forests as agricultural land expands at their expense. ERS researchers employ a global economic model to assess the effects of two potential policies—(1) removing tariffs on forest-risk products and (2) prohibiting export of illegally logged wood—that could affect tropical forest loss.

April 25, 2017 3:00 PM

Agricultural Recovery in Russia and the Rise of Its South (Amber Waves feature article)

A new Amber Waves feature examines factors behind agricultural improvements in Russia.

April 25, 2017 3:00 PM

Productivity Growth and the Revival of Russian Agriculture

Russia's agricultural total factor productivity in 1994-2013 reveals that output specialization has been a key feature of agricultural recovery in the transition to a market economy. Some districts specialized more in grains and oilseeds, others in animal products. The fastest productivity growth occurred in the South, which emerged as Russia's most important agricultural district.

April 25, 2017 9:00 AM

Food Price Outlook

April 19, 2017 11:00 AM

Fruit and Tree Nut Data

April 19, 2017 11:00 AM

Vegetables and Pulses Data

April 17, 2017 3:00 PM

Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook: April 2017

April 17, 2017 3:00 PM

Foreign Agricultural Trade of the United States (FATUS) Calendar Year

April 17, 2017 12:00 PM

Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook: April 2017

April 14, 2017 3:00 PM

Feed Grains: Yearbook Tables

April 14, 2017 12:00 PM

Meat Price Spreads

April 13, 2017 3:00 PM

Rice Outlook: April 2017

April 13, 2017 3:00 PM

Feed Outlook: April 2017

April 13, 2017 3:00 PM

Wheat Outlook: April 2017

The April 2017 Wheat Outlook will analyze the 2016/17 supply and demand changes resulting from new trade data released by the Bureau of the Census and updated price data. Export and import projections will be re-evaluated based on new trade developments and world production prospects.

April 13, 2017 12:00 PM

Oil Crops Outlook: April 2017

April 13, 2017 12:00 PM

Cotton and Wool Outlook: April 2017

April 12, 2017 3:00 PM

Dairy Data (Dairy Monthly Tables)

April 12, 2017 3:00 PM

Wheat Data

April 12, 2017 9:00 AM

Feed Grains Database

April 11, 2017 3:00 PM

Season-Average Price Forecasts

April 11, 2017 12:00 PM


April 10, 2017 3:00 PM

Land Use, Land Value & Tenure

ERS data and research focus on trends in agricultural land and other major land uses, agricultural land use change, determinants of changes in agricultural land values, and land ownership and tenure patterns.

April 07, 2017 3:00 PM

The Potential Effects of Increased Demand for U.S. Agricultural Exports on Metro and Nonmetro Employment

A hypothetical 10-percent increase in foreign demand for U.S. agricultural exports is found to result in a 6.7-percent increase in the volume of such exports, worth $9.7 billion at 2013 prices, and to create about 41,500 additional jobs.

April 06, 2017 3:00 PM

Vegetables and Pulses Yearbook Tables

April 06, 2017 3:00 PM

Rural Education at a Glance, 2017 Edition

This report highlights trends in educational attainment among rural Americans and the relationship between educational attainment and economic prosperity for rural people and places. Educational attainment is growing in rural America. However, gains in educational attainment vary across demographic groups. Low education in rural areas is closely related to high poverty and unemployment rates.

April 06, 2017 3:00 PM

Employment and Education

ERS research in this area focuses on labor market conditions and educational attainment in rural (nonmetropolitan) America. Educational attainment in rural areas has increased over time. Rural areas are closing the gap with urban areas in high school completion, but there is a large and growing gap in college and postgraduate educational attainment, even among young adults.

April 06, 2017 3:00 PM

Aquaculture Data

April 06, 2017 9:00 AM

Milk Cost of Production

April 05, 2017 3:00 PM

U.S. Agricultural Trade Data Update

April 05, 2017 3:00 PM

Comparing Alternative Mechanisms To Increase Fruit and Vegetable Purchases

ERS compares three possible enhancements to SNAP benefits to encourage fruit and vegetable purchases by participants.

April 05, 2017 11:00 AM

Livestock and Meat International Trade Data

April 05, 2017 9:00 AM

U.S. Bioenergy Statistics

April 04, 2017 3:00 PM

Latest U.S. Agricultural Trade Data

April 03, 2017 3:00 PM

Amber Waves magazine

Amber Waves presents the broad scope of ERS research and analysis on the economics of food, farming, natural resources, and rural America. The April 2017 issue includes articles on mergers and competition in agricultural markets, WIC food packages, food access, and energy crops.

April 03, 2017 3:00 PM

Fruit and Tree Nuts Outlook: April 2017

April 03, 2017 3:00 PM

Mergers and Competition in Seed and Agricultural Chemical Markets (Amber Waves feature article)

Under recent merger proposals, the six global firms that dominate private agricultural chemical and seed research and production would be reduced to four. The mergers are subject to antitrust reviews in both the U.S. and the EU. The reviews will evaluate the likely effects of the mergers on specific seed and agricultural chemical markets, prices, and innovation.