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  • China’s rejection of food shipments from U.S. and European Union may have depended on product mix
    4/9/2021
    China’s rejection of food shipments from U.S. and European Union may have depended on product mix
  • Prices for food at home were higher in February 2021 than February 2020
    4/9/2021
    Prices for food at home were higher in February 2021 than February 2020
  • After a steep drop March–April 2020, eating-out expenditures rose during May–December 2020
    4/9/2021
    After a steep drop March–April 2020, eating-out expenditures rose during May–December 2020
  • Households receiving free groceries or free meals, March 3–15, 2021
    4/9/2021
    Households receiving free groceries or free meals, March 3–15, 2021
  • Total food retail sales close to levels 1 year ago
    4/9/2021
    Total food retail sales close to levels 1 year ago
  • More than 1 in 4 Black and Hispanic children were food insufficient during March 3–15, 2021
    4/9/2021
    More than 1 in 4 Black and Hispanic children were food insufficient during March 3–15, 2021
  • In early March 2021, retail sales of some food categories were below the previous year
    4/9/2021
    In early March 2021, retail sales of some food categories were below the previous year
  • Food insufficiency higher during COVID-19 pandemic than in 2019
    4/9/2021
    Food insufficiency higher during COVID-19 pandemic than in 2019
  • Food insufficiency was higher for minority households and households with children, March 3-15, 2021
    4/9/2021
    Food insufficiency was higher for minority households and households with children, March 3-15, 2021
  • SNAP and P-EBT benefit redemptions surpassed prior 3-year average in 2020
    4/8/2021
    SNAP and P-EBT benefit redemptions surpassed prior 3-year average in 2020
  • U.S. exports of turkey to China resume in 2020 after trade ban lifted
    4/7/2021
    U.S. exports of turkey to China resume in 2020 after trade ban lifted
  • Fentanyl and other illicit opioids replaced prescription drugs as drivers of the opioid epidemic in 2011
    4/2/2021
    Fentanyl and other illicit opioids replaced prescription drugs as drivers of the opioid epidemic in 2011
  • Farm share of U.S. food dollar increased in 2019 after 7 years of decline
    3/31/2021
    Farm share of U.S. food dollar increased in 2019 after 7 years of decline
  • U. S. citrus production declines by 7 percent from previous season
    3/30/2021
    U. S. citrus production declines by 7 percent from previous season
  • Figure 1: Top 10 exporters of agricultural products, 2014
    3/29/2021
    Figure 1: Top 10 exporters of agricultural products, 2014
  • Figure 2: Top 10 exporters of animal products, 2014
    3/29/2021
    Figure 2: Top 10 exporters of animal products, 2014
  • Figure 3: Top 10 exporters of plant products, 2014
    3/29/2021
    Figure 3: Top 10 exporters of plant products, 2014
  • Nonoperator landlords residing within 50 miles of their land owned 67 percent of rented acreage in 2014
    3/29/2021
    Nonoperator landlords residing within 50 miles of their land owned 67 percent of rented acreage in 2014
  • Pork stocks unlikely to build to pre-COVID levels in 2021
    3/26/2021
    Pork stocks unlikely to build to pre-COVID levels in 2021
  • Share of food-at-home spending in the United States returned to Great Recession levels in 2020
    3/24/2021
    Share of food-at-home spending in the United States returned to Great Recession levels in 2020
  • Top 4, 8, and 20 firms' share of U.S. food sales, 1990-2019
    3/24/2021
    Top 4, 8, and 20 firms' share of U.S. food sales, 1990-2019
  • Top U.S. exporters of agricultural products, 2010
    3/24/2021
    Top U.S. exporters of agricultural products, 2010
  • Top U.S. exporters of crops and products, 2014
    3/24/2021
    Top U.S. exporters of crops and products, 2014
  • Top U.S. exporters of animal products, 2014
    3/24/2021
    Top U.S. exporters of animal products, 2014
  • Corn, soybean farmers covered part of their production with futures, options, and marketing contracts in 2016
    3/22/2021
    Corn, soybean farmers covered part of their production with futures, options, and marketing contracts in 2016
  • Rural death rates from COVID-19 surpassed urban death rates in early September 2020
    3/19/2021
    Rural death rates from COVID-19 surpassed urban death rates in early September 2020
  • State agricultural trade statistics by country of origin and destination and by commodity available for download on USDA, Economic Research Service's website
    3/19/2021
    State agricultural trade statistics by country of origin and destination and by commodity available for download on USDA, Economic Research Service's website
  • Inflation in value of preventing deaths accounted for 76 percent of total inflation in the economic cost of 15 U.S. foodborne illnesses, 2013-18
    3/19/2021
    Inflation in value of preventing deaths accounted for 76 percent of total inflation in the economic cost of 15 U.S. foodborne illnesses, 2013-18
  • Medical care inflation outpaced overall U.S. inflation and income growth, 2013-18
    3/19/2021
    Medical care inflation outpaced overall U.S. inflation and income growth, 2013-18
  • Landlords residing within 200 miles of their land owned majority of rented acreage in 2014
    3/19/2021
    Landlords residing within 200 miles of their land owned majority of rented acreage in 2014
  • Inflation-driven change in costs of U.S. foodborne illnesses varied substantially across pathogens, 2013-18
    3/19/2021
    Inflation-driven change in costs of U.S. foodborne illnesses varied substantially across pathogens, 2013-18
  • Costs of 15 major foodborne illnesses in the United States totaled $17.6 billion in 2018
    3/19/2021
    Costs of 15 major foodborne illnesses in the United States totaled $17.6 billion in 2018
  • Five pathogens caused most foodborne illness costs in United States
    3/19/2021
    Five pathogens caused most foodborne illness costs in United States
  • Small share of farm estates created in 2020 will be required to file tax return or will owe estate tax, ERS estimated
    3/19/2021
    Small share of farm estates created in 2020 will be required to file tax return or will owe estate tax, ERS estimated
  • Absent landlords owned a minority of total farmland acreage rented out in 2014
    3/19/2021
    Absent landlords owned a minority of total farmland acreage rented out in 2014
  • Absent landlords are statistically associated with lower land values
    3/19/2021
    Absent landlords are statistically associated with lower land values