News Release: 2017 Research Highlights
The USDA’s Economic Research Service produced key research in 2017 on topics ranging from socioeconomic trends in rural America to the economic effects of food labels, enhancing the public’s understanding of agriculture and food issues that affect Americans’ daily lives.
Turkey Sector: Background & Statistics
Seasonal feature: ERS provides background data on U.S. turkey production, use, and trade since 2012, as well as wholesale and retail prices.
Pumpkins: Background & Statistics
ERS provides background data and statistics on pumpkin production, use, wholesale and retail prices, and yield in the United States, and includes selected data on the top six producing States.
Hurricane Impacts on Agriculture
ERS and USDA resources covering recent hurricane impacts, as well as historical and background information reporters may find useful.
New Website Navigation
On Thursday, Nov. 2, the ERS website debuted a new site navigation. Users, particularly on mobile devices, can easily and more quickly access relevant content through the new menu and featured pages. Visit ers.usda.gov and explore.
“Transformers: The Future of Food” - Washington Post Panel Discussion
ERS Administrator Mary Bohman participated in a panel discussion at the Washington Post on Tuesday, June 13.