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  • 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.

  • Wheat Outlook: May 2016

    WHS-16E, May 12, 2016

    The May 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.

  • Major Factors Affecting Global Soybean and Products Trade Projections

    Amber Waves, May 02, 2016

    Global soybean and products trade is projected to rise rapidly over the next 10 years according to <em>USDA Agricultural Projections to 2025</em>. The primary factors driving this increase include population and income growth, which are behind the rising world demand for livestock products, as well as policies implemented by major agricultural importers and exporters.

  • Vegetables and Pulses Outlook: April 2016

    VGS-356, April 29, 2016

    U.S. production of commercial vegetables and dry pulses (including mushrooms, potatoes, and sweet potatoes) totaled 127 billion pounds in 2015, down less than 1 percent from 2014.

  • Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook: April 2016

    LDPM-262, April 18, 2016

    The Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook for April 2016 analyzes animal product markets based on projections from USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates Report for beef, pork, poultry, lamb, and dairy production and trade.

  • 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.

  • Wheat Outlook: April 2016

    WHS-16D, April 14, 2016

    The April 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.

  • Oil Crops Outlook: April 2016

    OCS-16D, April 14, 2016

    Outlook for soybean ending stocks tightens but still ample.

  • Fruit and Tree Nuts Outlook: March 2016

    FTS-361, March 31, 2016

    The current U.S. citrus crop is forecast down 12 percent from the 2014/15 season, with reduced supplies expected for most major citrus crops except for tangerine and mandarin production. Citrus grower prices fairly strong.

  • Thinning Markets in U.S. Agriculture

    EIB-148, March 16, 2016

    As U.S. agriculture becomes increasingly concentrated and markets become thinner (smaller number of ag product purchasers), increased producer-processor coordination could provide substantial efficiency gains despite some challenges.

  • Thin Markets Raise Concerns, But Many Are Capable of Paying Producers Fair Prices

    Amber Waves, March 16, 2016

    U.S. agriculture is growing more concentrated as markets have fewer purchases, low trading volume, and low liquidity. This raises concerns about equity for producers and efficiency in market performance.

  • Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook: March 2016

    LDPM-261, March 15, 2016

    The Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook for March 2016 analyzes economic impacts of events based on projections from USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates report for beef, pork, lamb, poultry, eggs, and dairy production and trade.

  • 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.

  • Wheat Outlook: March 2016

    WHS-16C, March 11, 2016

    The March 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.

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

    AES-91, February 25, 2016

    February 2016 USDA forecasts for U.S. agricultural trade in FY 2016 are discussed in this report. Exports are forecast at $125.0 billion in 2016; imports to reach record high.

  • 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.

  • Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook

    LDPM-260, February 16, 2016

    The Livestock, Dairy, & Poultry Outlook for February 2016 analyzes animal product markets based on projections from USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates Report for beef, pork, poultry, lamb, and dairy production and trade.

  • 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.

  • Wheat Outlook: February 2016

    WHS-16B, February 11, 2016

    The February 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.