The United Kingdom's economy is very integrated with that of the European Union, particularly in agriculture, and disentangling the UK economy may lead to significant changes in legal regimes and trade patterns.
ERS research in this topic area focuses on the economic, social, spatial, and demographic factors that affect the income and poverty status of rural residents.
The survey was designed to collect information on U.S. consumers' knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about nutrition and food choices.
Most recent tables from Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook.
The data include historical U.S. and State-level farm income and wealth estimates as well as U.S.-level forecasts for the current calendar year.
The first nationally representative survey of American households to collect unique and comprehensive data about household food purchases and acquisitions.
U.S. apple production to decline this fall and will coincide with a smaller pear crop. Increased storage-apple supplies from previous harvest, however, will likely mitigate upward pressure on early-season prices.
An estimated 12.3 percent of American households were food insecure at some time during the year in 2016, lacking access to enough food for an active, healthy life for all their members; essentially unchanged from 12.7 percent in 2015.
Despite declining rural manufacturing employment between 2001 and 2015, the manufacturing sector is relatively more important as a source of employment and earnings to the rural economy than it is to the urban economy.
Seasonal feature: ERS provides background data on U.S. turkey production, use, and trade since 2012, as well as wholesale and retail prices.
Seasonal feature: Pumpkin production is widely dispersed across U.S. regions. Get background information and data on pumpkins – production, top States, crop yield, demand, farm and retail prices.
ERS and USDA resources covering recent hurricane impacts, as well as historical and background information reporters may find useful.
Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has undergone economic, social, and demographic transformations over the past 10 to 15 years. Among the poorest regions in the world, it faces major political and economic challenges and low food security.
Manufacturing provides more jobs and higher earnings in rural areas than many other sectors, including agriculture and mining. Manufacturing is also relatively more important to the rural economy than to the urban economy.
USDA’s National Household Food Acquisition and Purchase Survey (FoodAPS) was designed to provide the data needed to study the factors that affect food choices and the outcomes related to those choices.
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World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates at a Glance
UK agricultural imports and exports
Percentage change in UK agricultural exports and imports between 2010 and 2015
U.S. source and destination shares, 2015
U.S. agricultural exports to the UK by product, 2015
Food Security Trends
Food Security Characteristics
Trends in food insecurity in U.S. households with children
Characteristics of U.S. households with food-insecure children
U.S. agricultural exports and imports (by commodity)
Total U.S. agricultural exports and imports
U.S. agricultural trade and trade balance
Farm Income Atlas
Digging Into the U.S. Farm Balance Sheet
Get to Know Your State
Maps and State Rankings of Major Land Uses
Fruit and Vegetable Availability, 2015
U.S. per capita food availability for selected commodities
U.S. per capita food availability for additional commodities
Dietary Recommendations and Calorie Consumption
U.S. vegetables and dry pulses, production
U.S. vegetables and dry pulses, total supply and export share of supply
U.S. vegetables and dry pulses, per capita availability
U.S. vegetables and dry pulses, total domestic availability and import share of availability
Food Security in the United States: How Do States Compare?
Monthly average U.S. price received by growers for selected fruits
U.S. average retail price for selected fruits
State fruit and tree nut production 2016/17: forecasted volume and change from the previous season
USDA Agricultural Baseline Projections to 2026
2014 Tenure, Ownership, and Transition of Agricultural Land (TOTAL) survey
Canada, Mexico, China, and Japan account for a growing share of U.S. agricultural exports
Number of civilian jobs supported by U.S. agricultural exports
In 2015, nonbulk agricultural exports support more total business activity than bulk
Number of civilian jobs supported per billion dollars of U.S. agricultural exports
Interactive Charts: Effects of U.S. Agricultural Exports on the Economy in 2015
U.S. Agricultural Trade Balance
Fruit and vegetable retail prices: Most and least expensive, 2013
Trends in U.S. food expenditures
Status of HPAI Outbreaks and Trade Bans
Fruits and Vegetable Costs per Edible Cup Equivalent
Farm-to-Retail Price Spreads
Cattle-Dressed Weights and Prices
China's Growing Demand for Agricultural Imports
International Food Security Indicators
US Broiler Meat Exports to the EU 2000-2013
Evolution of U.S. Agriculture Exports over the Past 20 Years