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Webinar: Farm Income and Financial Forecasts, November 2017 Update

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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An Assessment of Product Turnover in the U.S. Food Industry and Effects on Nutrient Content

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.

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Beyond Nutrition and Organic Labels—30 Years of Experience With Intervening in Food Labels

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.

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Rural America at a Glance, 2017 Edition

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.

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The Global Landscape of Agricultural Trade, 1995-2014

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.

Turkey Sector: Background & Statistics

Seasonal feature: Get background information and data on turkey – production, top producing States, consumption, exports, wholesale and retail prices.