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  • America's Diverse Family Farms, 2016 Edition

    EIB164, December 06, 2016

    Family farms comprise 99 percent of U.S. farms, accounting for 89 percent of production. Small farms make up 90 percent of farms, operating nearly half of farmland. Still, large family farms accounted for 42 percent of production in 2015.

  • Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade: November 2016

    AES97, November 30, 2016

    This report discusses November 2016 USDA forecasts for U.S. agricultural trade in FY2017. Exports are forecast at $134.0 billion in FY2017 and imports are expected to reach $112.5 billion, resulting in a trade surplus of $21.5 billion.

  • Growth of U.S. Dairy Exports

    LDPM27001, November 29, 2016

    The United States, as a top producer and exporter of dairy products, has a pivotal role to play, but will have to compete with large dairy exporters such as New Zealand, the EU, and Australia to increase export market share in the future.

  • The Adoption of Genetically Engineered Alfalfa, Canola and Sugarbeets in the United States

    EIB163, November 28, 2016

    ERS analyzes adoption rates of genetically engineered U.S. alfalfa, canola, and sugarbeets using data from the Agricultural Resource Management Survey (ARMS), and discusses legal and/or regulatory issues regarding these GE crops.

  • Poultry Production and Trade in the Republic of South Africa: a Look at Alternative Trade Policy Scenarios

    AES96, November 16, 2016

    After 16 years of imposing antidumpting duties on U.S. poultry, South Africa allows a quota of 65,000 tons of U.S. poultry. ERS research suggests this will not seriously hurt South Africa's poultry industry.

  • Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook: November 2016

    SSSM339, November 16, 2016

    Increased ending stocks for 2015/16 carry over into higher projected supplies and ending stocks in 2016/17.

  • Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook: November 2016

    LDPM269, November 16, 2016

    The Livestock, Dairy, & Poultry Outlook for November 2016 analyzes economic impacts on animal product markets of month-to-month changes in USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates Report.

  • Feed Outlook: November 2016

    FDS16K, November 14, 2016

    The November 2016 Feed Outlook report contains projections for the 2015/16 and 2016/17 U.S. and global feed markets based on the most current World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates.

  • Rural America at a Glance, 2016 Edition

    EIB162, November 14, 2016

    After declining for several years, rural population stabilized. Median annual earnings rose in rural areas and poverty fell markedly in 2015, as in urban areas; the rise in earnings occurred across most major industry sectors.

  • Oil Crops Outlook: November 2016

    OCS16K, November 14, 2016

    Modest Pace for U.S. Export Sales of Soybean Meal Tempers Crushing Gains.

  • Rice Outlook: November 2016

    RCS16K, November 14, 2016

    The November 2016 Rice Outlook Report will contain updated U.S. and global rice market forecasts for 2016/17.

  • Wheat Outlook: November 2016

    WHS16K, November 14, 2016

    The November 2016 outlook for both the U.S. and global wheat markets is analyzed based on the latest projections contained in USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report.

  • The Changing Organization and Well-Being of Midsize U.S. Farms, 1992-2014

    ERR219, October 31, 2016

    ERS examines how midsize farms and their households changed from 1992 to 2014 and looks at changes in midsize farm numbers, as well as factors that influence the survival, growth, and well-being of these farms.

  • Federal Crop Insurance Options for Upland Cotton Farmers and Their Revenue Effects

    ERR218, October 27, 2016

    ERS explains the mechanics of two “shallow loss” insurance options offered to upland cotton producers under the 2014 Farm Act, provides estimates of their potential for reducing producers’ revenue risk, and examines enrollment levels.

  • Livestock, Dairy, & Poultry Outlook: October 2016

    LDPM268, October 18, 2016

    The Livestock, Dairy, & Poultry Outlook for October 2016 analyzes economic impacts on animal product markets of month-to-month changes in USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates Report.

  • Farm Profits and Adoption of Precision Agriculture

    ERR217, October 18, 2016

    ERS examines recent trends in adoption of precision agriculture technologies, the production practices and farm characteristics associated with adoption, and whether adoption is associated with greater profitability on U.S. corn farms.

  • Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook: October 2016

    SSSM338, October 18, 2016

    Later sugarbeet harvesting pace and increased crop outlook raises 2016/17 U.S. sugar production projections.

  • Selected Charts 2016, Ag and Food Statistics: Charting the Essentials

    AP073, October 18, 2016

    Examples from ERS's updated collection of 70 charts/maps, each with accompanying text, covering key statistics on farming, food spending and prices, food security, rural communities, interaction of agriculture and the environment, and more.

  • Cotton and Wool Outlook: October 2016

    CWS16J, October 14, 2016

    The October 2016 Cotton and Wool Outlook report presents and discusses USDA's latest 2016/17 U.S. and world cotton supply and demand projections. The report also includes the latest U.S. textile and apparel trade data.

  • Rice Outlook: October 2016

    RCS16J, October 14, 2016

    The October 2016 Rice Outlook Report will contain updated U.S. and global rice market forecasts for 2016/17.

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