New from ERS
This report uses trend analysis to examine whether developing countries' free trade agreements (FTAs) with the United States are beneficial to those countries by providing a comparison of trade and other macroeconomic indicators before and after the implementation of the FTAs.
Specialty crops in 2020 accounted for 25 percent of the value of crop production, but growers historically had few tools for managing risk. Changes to recent farm bills provide specialty growers more options for risk management.
High international food commodity prices, intensified by the Russian invasion of Ukraine and input price spikes, are associated with an increase of 118.7 million food insecure people in 2022 in 77 low- and middle-income countries.
In 2021, 10.2 percent (13.5 million) of U.S. households were food insecure, meaning they had difficulty at some time during the year providing enough food for all their members because of a lack of resources.
Comparing Food Sector Employment Headcount and Sales Data in the National Establishment Time Series Database to Federal Data
This report compares the National Establishment Time Series (NETS) database with other Federal data to better understand employee counts and sales information in the food sector.
Information on drought conditions in the Western United States and implications for the agricultural economy.