ERS releases farm income statement and balance sheet estimates and forecasts three times a year, in February, August and November. During this webinar, on November 29, 2017 at 1 p.m., economist Carrie Litkowski will provide the November forecast for 2017.
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ERS researchers assess U.S. food products’ marketplace entry and exit rates in 2008-12 and break down these changes across food categories. They also examine some of the implications product turnover may hold for nutritional content.
ERS researchers examine five food label case studies that show the economic effects and tradeoffs involved in setting product standards, verifying claims, and enforcing truthfulness.
The rural population is shrinking due to outmigration of young adults, fewer births, increased mortality among working-age adults, and an aging population. Rural job growth since 2011 has been well below the urban growth rate.
Global agricultural trade volume increased steadily and quickly over 1995-2014, averaging above 3.5 percent per year. Growth occurred across all major categories, led by trade in oilseeds/oilseed products.
Seasonal feature: Get background information and data on turkey – production, top producing States, consumption, exports, wholesale and retail prices.