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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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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.

Pumpkins: Background & Statistics

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.

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Hurricane Impacts on Agriculture

ERS and USDA resources covering recent hurricane impacts, as well as historical and background information reporters may find useful.