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  • More farmers are adding fall cover crops to their corn-for-grain, cotton, and soybean fields
    5/25/2022
    More farmers are adding fall cover crops to their corn-for-grain, cotton, and soybean fields
  • U.S. wine imports reach nearly $7.5 billion in 2021
    5/24/2022
    U.S. wine imports reach nearly $7.5 billion in 2021
  • Farmers report at least one soil-related resource concern for about half of crop fields across most regions and across major commodity groups
    5/24/2022
    Farmers report at least one soil-related resource concern for about half of crop fields across most regions and across major commodity groups
  • USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is the most common source of technical assistance for farmers who report a soil-related resource concern
    5/24/2022
    USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is the most common source of technical assistance for farmers who report a soil-related resource concern
  • Farmers report resource concerns on almost half of their fields; and seek technical assistance on about a fourth of fields with a concern
    5/24/2022
    Farmers report resource concerns on almost half of their fields; and seek technical assistance on about a fourth of fields with a concern
  • Infants in USDA’s WIC Program consumed an estimated 56 percent of U.S. infant formula in 2018
    5/23/2022
    Infants in USDA’s WIC Program consumed an estimated 56 percent of U.S. infant formula in 2018
  • Retail food price inflation varies across U.S. metro areas
    5/23/2022
    Retail food price inflation varies across U.S. metro areas
  • Water-  and wind-driven erosion affect a large portion of cropland, according to estimates from both model-based and farmer-reported data
    5/20/2022
    Water- and wind-driven erosion affect a large portion of cropland, according to estimates from both model-based and farmer-reported data
  • Spending dropped at all types of food-away-from-home outlets in first year of COVID-19 pandemic
    5/18/2022
    Spending dropped at all types of food-away-from-home outlets in first year of COVID-19 pandemic
  • Consumer price indices, CPI, for selected items
    5/18/2022
    Consumer price indices, CPI, for selected items
  • Milk cows in the United States, January 2021–March 2022
    5/18/2022
    Milk cows in the United States, January 2021–March 2022
  • U.S. sugar production and imports, 2006/07 to 2022/23
    5/18/2022
    U.S. sugar production and imports, 2006/07 to 2022/23
  • Public and private agricultural and food research and development (R&D) expenditures, real (inflation-adjusted) dollars, 1970-2019
    5/17/2022
    Public and private agricultural and food research and development (R&D) expenditures, real (inflation-adjusted) dollars, 1970-2019
  • Property income’s share of the food dollar reached 20-year high in 2020
    5/16/2022
    Property income’s share of the food dollar reached 20-year high in 2020
  • Reduced harvested area is projected to pull U.S. 2022/23 rice production down 5 percent
    5/16/2022
    Reduced harvested area is projected to pull U.S. 2022/23 rice production down 5 percent
  • Global cotton production and mill use
    5/16/2022
    Global cotton production and mill use
  • U.S. soybean crush volume
    5/16/2022
    U.S. soybean crush volume
  • U.S. wheat price and stocks-to-use ratio, 2002/03-2022/23
    5/16/2022
    U.S. wheat price and stocks-to-use ratio, 2002/03-2022/23
  • Corn production, United States, 1988 to 2022
    5/16/2022
    Corn production, United States, 1988 to 2022
  • Recent avian flu outbreak reduces U.S. egg-laying flock
    5/13/2022
    Recent avian flu outbreak reduces U.S. egg-laying flock
  • Higher retail meat prices during COVID-19 pandemic negatively impacted U.S. households in 2020
    5/12/2022
    Higher retail meat prices during COVID-19 pandemic negatively impacted U.S. households in 2020
  • Labor force participation decreased less in rural areas than in urban areas at the onset of COVID-19 pandemic
    5/10/2022
    Labor force participation decreased less in rural areas than in urban areas at the onset of COVID-19 pandemic
  • U.S. employment in metro and nonmetro areas, 2007–21
    5/10/2022
    U.S. employment in metro and nonmetro areas, 2007–21
  • Farmer-reported soil and water concerns vary by crop type and region
    5/6/2022
    Farmer-reported soil and water concerns vary by crop type and region
  • U.S. agricultural exports supported more than 1 million jobs throughout the economy in 2020
    5/4/2022
    U.S. agricultural exports supported more than 1 million jobs throughout the economy in 2020
  • Imports play dominant role as U.S. demand for avocados climbs
    5/2/2022
    Imports play dominant role as U.S. demand for avocados climbs
  • Rural unemployment rates recovered faster from 2020 to 2021, remained highest for “Black or African American” residents
    5/2/2022
    Rural unemployment rates recovered faster from 2020 to 2021, remained highest for “Black or African American” residents
  • Wholesale beef prices soared while drop in slaughter rates led to lower prices for cattle in early months of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
    5/2/2022
    Wholesale beef prices soared while drop in slaughter rates led to lower prices for cattle in early months of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
  • Contracts are common in animal and crop production
    4/29/2022
    Contracts are common in animal and crop production
  • U.S. vegetables and pulses per capita use 2012-21
    4/29/2022
    U.S. vegetables and pulses per capita use 2012-21
  • Strong demand for soybean oil elevated U.S. prices in 2021 and 2022
    4/27/2022
    Strong demand for soybean oil elevated U.S. prices in 2021 and 2022
  • Morning grazing increased people’s dietary quality, while evening grazing decreased it
    4/25/2022
    Morning grazing increased people’s dietary quality, while evening grazing decreased it
  • U.S. wheat prices surge in wake of Russia-Ukraine conflict
    4/22/2022
    U.S. wheat prices surge in wake of Russia-Ukraine conflict
  • Food services industry share of food dollar shrank in 2020 after 8 consecutive years of growth
    4/20/2022
    Food services industry share of food dollar shrank in 2020 after 8 consecutive years of growth
  • Growth-share matrix for selected agricultural exports to Colombia demonstrates the variety of opportunities for U.S. shippers
    4/20/2022
    Growth-share matrix for selected agricultural exports to Colombia demonstrates the variety of opportunities for U.S. shippers
  • Colombia has free-trade agreements with many countries, including the United States
    4/20/2022
    Colombia has free-trade agreements with many countries, including the United States