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  • Wheat Outlook: April 2013

    WHS-13D, April 12, 2013

    The outlook for both the U.S. and global wheat markets are analyzed based on the latest projections contained in the World Agricultural Supply and Uses Estimates report.

  • Free-Trade Agreements: New Trade Opportunities for Horticulture

    Amber Waves, April 09, 2013

    The U.S has embarked on negotiations to create a Trans-Pacific Partnership and a comprehensive trans-Atlantic agreement with the EU that will liberalize and promote trade. The U.S. horticulture industry has an interest in the outcome of both negotiations, as fruit and vegetable trade continues to be influenced by a range of trade-distorting policies.

  • Feed Outlook: March 2013

    FDS-13C, March 12, 2013

    Record-low exports and strong imports are reflected in a 100-million-bushel increase in feed and residual use for corn.

  • Wheat Outlook: March 2013

    WHS-13C, March 12, 2013

    The outlook for both the U.S. and global wheat markets are analyzed based on the latest projections contained in the World Agricultural Supply and Uses Estimates report.

  • Oil Crops Outlook: March 2013

    OCS-13C, March 12, 2013

    Moderating soybean meal and oil prices herald declining production.

  • Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade

    AES-77, February 21, 2013

    Fiscal 2013 U.S. agricultural exports are forecast at a record $142 billion, $6.2 billion above 2012 exports. U.S. imports are forecast at a record $112.5 billion, $9.1 billion higher than in fiscal 2012.

  • Wheat Outlook: February 2013

    WHS-13B, February 12, 2013

    The outlook for both the U.S. and global wheat markets are analyzed based on the latest projections contained in the World Agricultural Supply and Uses Estimates report.

  • Oil Crops Outlook: February 2013

    OCS-13B, February 12, 2013

    Each month,the Oil Crops Outlook analyzes the major changes and events in the world market for oilseeds and oilseed products.

  • USDA Agricultural Projections to 2022

    OCE-131, February 11, 2013

    USDA's longrun projections for global agriculture reflect steady world economic growth and continued demand for biofuels, which combine to support increases in consumption, trade, and prices.

  • Rice Outlook: January 2013

    RCS-13A, January 15, 2013

    The U.S. 2012/13 rice crop estimates was slightly based on a higher yield reported by NASS. In the global market, export forecasts were raised for both 2012 and 2013 largely based on larger exports from India and Vietnam.

  • Cotton and Hydropower in Central Asia: How Resource Competition Affects Trade

    EIB-106, January 15, 2013

    Heightened use of hydropower increases competition between local energy and agriculture sectors for scarce supplies of water. Although this may raise cotton prices locally, it has minimal effect on global prices.

  • Wheat Outlook: January 2013

    WHS-13A, January 15, 2013

    The outlook for both the U.S. and global wheat markets are analyzed based on the latest projections contained in the World Agricultural Supply and Uses Estimates report

  • Southeast Asia's Rice Surplus

    RCS-12L-01, December 31, 2012

    Southeast Asia dominates the world's rice trade as the leading source of rice exports and the second-largest importing region. This region's rice surplus of exports over imports has grown steadily over the past decade and the USDA projects that it will remain large over the next decade.

  • Fruit and Tree Nuts Outlook: December 2012

    FTS-354, December 18, 2012

    Total citrus production forecast to remain stable in 2012/13.

  • Wheat Outlook: December 2012

    WHS-12L, December 13, 2012

    The outlook for both the U.S. and global wheat markets are analyzed based on the latest projections contained in the World Agricultural Supply and Uses Estimates report.

  • Rice Outlook: December 2012

    RCS-12L, December 12, 2012

    The outlook for both the U.S. and global rice markets are analyzed based on the latest projections contained in the World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates report.

  • Economic and Financial Conditions Bode Well for U.S. Agriculture

    Amber Waves, December 03, 2012

    U.S. agriculture entered the most recent recession better positioned than most U.S. industries, was less affected by the recession than most other U.S. industries, and is likely to continue to do well in the years ahead.

  • Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade: November 2012

    AES-76, November 29, 2012

    Fiscal 2013 agricultural exports are forecast at a record $145 billion, up $9.2 billion above 2012 exports. Imports at record $115 billion.

  • Specialty Crop Access to U.S. Markets: A Case Study of Indian Mangoes

    ERR-142, November 27, 2012

    Using the example of Indian mangoes, ERS finds that irradiation and other regulatory costs appear low relative to other logistical and marketing costs for fresh produce entering the U.S. market and sold in niche outlets.

  • Wheat Outlook: November 2012

    WHS-12K, November 14, 2012

    The outlook for both the U.S. and global wheat markets are analyzed based on the latest projections contained in the World Agricultural Supply and Uses Estimates report.