Corn is the most widely produced feed grain in the United States, with most of the crop providing the main energy ingredient in livestock feed.
Cotton & Wool
ERS analyzes events in the U.S. and international cotton and textile markets that influence supply, demand, prices, and trade.
Fruit & Tree Nuts
Provides current intelligence and forecasts the effects of changing conditions in the U.S. fruit and tree nuts sector. Topics include production, consumption, shipments, trade, prices received, and more.
Four U.S. regions produce almost all of the country's rice crop - three in the South and one in California - each specializing in a specific type of rice.
Soybeans & Oil Crops
Processed soybeans are the world’s largest source of animal protein feed and the second largest source of vegetable oil.
Sugar & Sweeteners
The United States is the world’s largest consumer of sweeteners, including high fructose corn syrup.
Vegetables & Pulses
ERS provides economic analyses and data on vegetables and pulses for the fresh market and for processing use, including: Current and historical data on supply, use, value, prices, and trade for the sector and for individual commodities; Bimonthly outlook reports that provide current intelligence and forecasts on changing conditions in the U.S. vegetable and pulses sector; In-depth analyses of production, consumption, global production and trade, prices, and conditions and events affecting the vegetable and pulse sector and specific commodities.
The United States is a major wheat-producing country, and wheat ranks third among U.S. field crops in both planted acreage and gross farm receipts.