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  • Rice Outlook: April 2014

    RCS-14D, April 11, 2014

    The April 2014 outlook for both the U.S. and global rice markets is analyzed based on the latest projections contained in USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates report.

  • Rice Outlook: March 2014

    RCS-14C, March 12, 2014

    The March 2014 outlook for both the U.S. and global rice markets is analyzed based on the latest projections contained in USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates report.

  • Rice Outlook: February 2014

    RCS-14B, February 12, 2014

    The February 2014 outlook for both the U.S. and global rice markets is analyzed based on the latest projections contained in USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates report.

  • Rice Outlook: January 2014

    RCS-14A, January 14, 2014

    The January 2014 outlook for both the U.S. and global rice markets is analyzed based on the latest projections contained in USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Uses Estimates report.

  • Rice Outlook: December 2013

    RCS-13L, December 12, 2013

    India's 2013/14 Production Forecast Reduced.

  • Rice Outlook: November 2013

    RCS-13K, November 13, 2013

    The 2013/14 rough-rice season-average price forecasts were raised for all rice and by class.

  • Assessing the Growth of U.S. Broiler and Poultry Meat Exports

    LDPM-23101, November 08, 2013

    The United States is the world's second largest broiler meat exporter, and exports are a valuable source of income for the industry. ERS examines factors affecting the growth in broiler meat exports, focusing on several major markets.

  • Afghanistan's Wheat Flour Market: Policies and Prospects

    WHS-13I-01, October 23, 2013

    Afghanistan's milling industry has been slow to rebuild, due to highly variable domestic wheat supplies and competition from imported flour, largely from Pakistan where wheat producers and flour millers receive Government support.

  • Rice Outlook: September 2013

    RCS-13I, September 16, 2013

    The September 2013 Rice Situation & Outlook report will contain projections for the 2013/14 U.S. and global rice markets. The report is done 12 times a year and relies on the most current World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates.

  • Rice Outlook: July 2013

    RCS-13G, July 15, 2013

    The U.S. 2013/14 rice export forecast lowered to 95.0 million cwt.

  • International Food Security Assessment, 2013-2023

    GFA-24, June 27, 2013

    The share of the population that is food insecure in 76 low- and middle-income countries is expected to decline from 21 percent in 2012 to 20 percent in 2013. Key determinants of food security are food production and import capacity.

  • Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook: June 2013

    SSSM-298, June 18, 2013

    The Sugar and Sweetener Outlook for June 2013 reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the United States and Mexico, emphasizing changes made in the June 2013 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report. This edition will include a chapter on U.S. added sugars consumption, both total and per capita, for 2012, and a chapter on 2013/14 projected world sugar supply and use.

  • Rice Outlook: June 2013

    RCS-13F, June 14, 2013

    The U.S. 2013/14 rice crop is projected at 189.5 million cwt.

  • Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook: May 2013

    SSSM-297, May 16, 2013

    The Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook for May 2013 reviews the sugar and sweetener outlook for the United States and Mexico, emphasizing changes made in the May 2013 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report and new forecasts for 2013/14. Also included is a chapter on sugar supply and use in other major producing and exporting countries and forecasts for 2013/14.

  • Feed Outlook: October 2012

    FDS-12J, October 15, 2012

    Market analysis of domestic and international feed grain markets.

  • Wheat Outlook: September 2012

    WHS-12I, September 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.

  • Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook: August 2012

    LDPM-218, August 16, 2012

    Drought-motivated increases in cow slaughter and feeder cattle movements have adversely affected all cattle and beef prices and plans to increase the national cow herd.

  • Wheat Outlook: August 2012

    WHS-12H, August 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.

  • Reciprocal Trade Agreements: Impacts on U.S. and Foreign Suppliers in Commodity and Manufactured Food Markets

    ERR-138, August 09, 2012

    Focusing on two agricultural subsectors-commodity foods and manufactured foods-ERS quantifies the extent to which RTAs have expanded trade between member countries and altered trade between member and nonmember countries.

  • Vegetables and Pulses Outlook: June 2012

    VGS-350, June 28, 2012

    Prices at the point of first sale remain low for most fresh-market vegetables and consumer prices also fell in the first 5 months of 2012. Volumes are strong as mild winter and early spring temperatures allowed early planting in many areas. Per capita use of fresh-market vegetables fell less than 1 percent in 2011 compared to the previous year.