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August 28, 2014 3:00 PM
August 2014 USDA forecasts for U.S. agricultural trade in FY 2014 and 2015 are discussed in this report. Record-high imports and exports expected in 2014. Exports to fall 7 percent in 2015; imports to reach new record.
August 27, 2014 4:00 PM
These data are from several USDA agencies (see scope in Documentation). They were previously were included in the Meat Statistics page in the Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry (LDP) Outlook tables and may contain revisions not included in previous releases of the LDP tables.
August 27, 2014 4:00 PM
Database contains current and historical data on pork, beef, veal, and poultry, including production, supply, utilization, and farm prices.
August 26, 2014 4:00 PM
Annual milk cost of production estimates are available by State and by size of operation from 2005 through 2011.
August 26, 2014 11:00 AM
Provides a comprehensive overview of the financial characteristics and performance of the U.S. farm sector and farm businesses, including current estimates and forecasts of farm income, expenses, asset values, and debt.
August 26, 2014 11:00 AM
Estimates of farm sector income with component accounts: for the United States, 1910-2014F; and for States, 1949-2012.
August 25, 2014 9:00 AM
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) for food is probably the most widely used indicator of changes in retail food prices. ERS regularly updates food price forecasts for the short-term period.
August 25, 2014 9:00 AM
National nonfarm employment fell by 6.3 percent from its peak in January 2008 to its nadir in February 2010. Nonmetro employment recovered just 0.2 percent from the fourth quarter 2010 to 2013, versus 3.6 percent in metro areas.
August 21, 2014 4:00 PM
This data product provides users with comprehensive statistics on fresh and processed fruit and tree nuts in the United States, as well as global production and trade data for these sectors. It harmonizes and integrates data from the ERS market outlook program with data collected by different Federa...
August 21, 2014 4:00 PM
This data product provides users with comprehensive statistics on fresh and processed vegetables and pulses in the United States, as well as global production and trade data for these sectors. It harmonizes and integrates data from the ERS market outlook program with data collected by different Fede...
August 21, 2014 4:00 PM
This data product contains statistics on wheat - including the five classes of wheat: hard red winter, hard red spring, soft red winter, white, and durum - and rye.
August 19, 2014 4:00 PM
ERS examines two possible strategies for containing WIC program costs–inducing small vendors to lower prices, and eliminating the vendors in each vendor peer group (organized by size and geographic location) who have the highest prices.
August 19, 2014 4:00 PM
This data set provides monthly average price values, and the differences among those values, at the farm, wholesale, and retail stages of the production and marketing chain for selected cuts of beef, pork, and broilers.
August 18, 2014 4:00 PM
Lower predicted sugar imports from Mexico lead to low U.S. sugar supply forecast for 2015.
August 18, 2014 1:00 PM
The Livestock, Dairy, & Poultry Outlook for August 2014 describes events and outlook based on projections from USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates Report for beef, pork, poultry, and dairy production and trade.
August 15, 2014 4:00 PM
The U.S. Bioenergy Statistics are a source of information on biofuels intended to present a picture of the renewable energy industry and its relationship to agriculture. Where appropriate, data are presented in both a calendar year and the relevant marketing year timeframe to increase utility to fe...
August 15, 2014 9:00 AM
The Feed Grains Database contains statistics on four feed grains (corn, grain sorghum, barley, and oats), foreign coarse grains (feed grains plus rye, millet, and mixed grains), hay, and related items.
August 14, 2014 4:00 PM
The August 2014 Feed Grains Outlook report contains projections for the 2014/15 U.S. and global feed markets based on the most current World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates.
August 14, 2014 4:00 PM
The August 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.
August 14, 2014 1:00 PM
The August 2014 report presents and discusses USDA's 2014/15 U.S. and world cotton supply and demand projections, including USDA's first survey-based estimate of the 2014 U.S. cotton crop.
August 14, 2014 1:00 PM
U.S. soybean yields rise with favorable weather.
August 14, 2014 1:00 PM
The August 2014 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 Uses Estimates report.
August 12, 2014 4:00 PM
This data product provides three Excel file spreadsheet models that use futures prices to forecast the U.S. season-average price received and the implied CCP for three major field crops (corn, soybeans, and wheat).
August 12, 2014 12:00 PM
The monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report, released by USDA’s World Agricultural Outlook Board, includes forecasts for U.S. and world wheat, rice, and coarse grains, oilseeds, and cotton. U.S. coverage is extended to sugar, meat, poultry, eggs, and milk.
August 11, 2014 4:00 PM
ERS compares the prices paid by consumers for food with the prices received by farmers for their corresponding commodities. These comparisons are reported for a variety of foods sold in retail food stores through 2013.
August 8, 2014 4:00 PM
Statistics on domestically grown catfish and trout and U.S. imports and exports of fish and shellfish that may be products of aquaculture, such as salmon, shrimp, and oysters.
August 7, 2014 4:00 PM
Foreign Agricultural Trade of the United States (FATUS) tables, which are updated monthly.
August 7, 2014 10:00 AM
Database contains current and past data on hogs and pork, cattle and beef, veal, and poultry, including trade by country.
August 6, 2014 4:00 PM
This data product announces USDA's monthly release of calendar year, fiscal year, year-to-date, and monthly value of U.S. agricultural exports, imports, and trade balance.
August 4, 2014 4:00 PM
Amber Waves presents the broad scope of ERS research and analysis on the economics of food, farming, natural resources, and rural America. The August 2014 issue includes articles on the broiler production, food security in sub-Saharan Africa, the Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program, SN...
August 4, 2014 4:00 PM
Contract broiler growers earn average household incomes that substantially exceed those of all farm and all U.S. households. Contract growers’ incomes cover a wider range than the incomes of all farm and all U.S. households. The range of income reflects, in part, the risks of contract production; wh...
August 4, 2014 4:00 PM
The Research Innovation and Development Grants in Economics (RIDGE) Program summarizes research findings of projects that were awarded 1-year grants through its partner institutions. The RIDGE Project Summaries database has been updated through 2013.
August 4, 2014 4:00 PM
Lower levels of agricultural land and labor productivity help explain the relatively poor performance of Sub-Saharan Africa’s farm sector. Read about it in the August issue of Amber Waves Magazine.

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