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  • Feed Outlook: June 2016

    FDS-16F, June 14, 2016

    The June 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.

  • The Power of Proximity: Ethanol Refineries Drive Increased Corn Planting in Their Vicinity

    Amber Waves, June 06, 2016

    Between 2005 and 2010, increasing demand for biofuels contributed to growth in U.S. corn area by more than 6 million acres and channeled a third of U.S. corn output into ethanol feedstock. An understanding of the multiple effects of this rapid growth on rural economies can help inform policies geared toward greater economic and environmental sustainability.

  • Oil Crops Outlook: May 2016

    OCS-16E, May 12, 2016

    Outlook for 2016/17 soybean prices strengthens as demand draws down stocks.

  • Feed Outlook: May 2016

    FDS-16E, May 12, 2016

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

  • Feed Outlook: April 2016

    FDS-16D, April 14, 2016

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

  • Oil Crops Outlook: April 2016

    OCS-16D, April 14, 2016

    Outlook for soybean ending stocks tightens but still ample.

  • U.S. Corn and Soybean Farmers Apply a Wide Variety of Glyphosate Resistance Management Practices

    Amber Waves, April 04, 2016

    In 2015, ERS found that the percentage of soybean acres treated with glyphosate, by itself or in combination with other herbicides, increased from approximately 25 percent in 1996 to 95 percent in 2006. Farms also increased use of glyphosate-resistance management practices, including herbicide rotation, tillage, scouting for weeds, crop rotation, and other weed control methods.

  • Feed Outlook: March 2016

    FDS-16C, March 11, 2016

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

  • Oil Crops Outlook: March 2016

    OCS-16C, March 11, 2016

    Import competition slows domestic soybean use.

  • USDA Agricultural Projections to 2025

    OCE-2016-1, February 18, 2016

    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.

  • Feed Outlook: February 2016

    FDS-16B, February 11, 2016

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

  • Oil Crops Outlook: February 2016

    OCS-16B, February 11, 2016

    Lackluster Soybean Meal Exports to Slow Soybean Crushing.

  • Feed Outlook: January 2016

    FDS-16A, January 14, 2016

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

  • Oil Crops Outlook: January 2016

    OCS-16A, January 14, 2016

    Record Soybean Crop, Slowing Use Keeps Stocks High.

  • Feed Outlook: December 2015

    FDS-15L, December 11, 2015

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

  • Oil Crops Outlook: December 2015

    OCS-15L, December 11, 2015

    Soybean oil prices seen strengthening with tightening global vegetable oil stocks.

  • Feed Outlook: November 2015

    FDS-15K, November 13, 2015

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

  • Oil Crops Outlook: November 2015

    OCS-15K, November 13, 2015

    Abundant U.S. soybean stocks seen for 2015/16.

  • Oil Crops Outlook: October 2015

    OCS-15J, October 14, 2015

    Lower soybean carryover and production trims 2015/16 ending stocks outlook.

  • Feed Outlook: October 2015

    FDS-15J, October 14, 2015

    The October 2015 Feed Outlook report contains projections for the 2014/15 and 2015/16 U.S. and global feed markets based on the most current World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates.