About Amber Waves
Amber Waves is published monthly on the ERS website. Amber Waves showcases the full range of ERS research and analysis on economic and policy issues related to agriculture, food, the environment, and rural America. The magazine is available online at http:www.ers.usda.gov/amber-waves and also as a free downloadable app for offline reading on tablets. Apps are available from iTunes and Google Play.
Christopher C. Carbone, Executive Editor
Editorial Board: Associate Editors: Graphic Designers:
Stephen Crutchfield Nancy Cochrane Victor B. Phillips, Jr.
Adrie Custer Lorin Kusmin Cynthia A. Ray
Molly Garber Rosanna Mentzer Morrison Curtia Taylor
Maurice R. Landes Managing Editors:
Ephraim Leibtag Dale Simms
Lavonne Luquis Priscilla Smith
The editorial content of this magazine is in the public domain and may be reproduced without permission, although we would appreciate citation. Use of commercial and trade names does not imply approval or constitute endorsement by USDA. Unless otherwise noted, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service (ERS) is the source for all charts and tables shown in the magazine, although the underlying raw data often come from other agencies.
If you have any questions or comments, please contact Christopher Carbone at AmberWavesEditor@ERS.usda.gov.