USDA's 10-year projections for the food and agriculture sector.
Total crop area fell substantially in Russia, Ukraine, and Kazakhstan during the 1990's. Though area has rebounded somewhat in Ukraine and Kazakhstan, it is still far below the levels of the late Soviet period in Russia and Kazakhstan.
Worldwide changes in eating habits are contributing to a global rise in obesity and related diseases across all countries. To address this issue, this report investigates how income and prices influence dietary habits globally.
In all major food groups, Americans have been consuming more per capita since 1970—even fruits and vegetables. But for certain food groups, they fall short of or exceed the amounts recommended in the U.S. Government’s Dietary Guidelines.
The food system accounts for a large share of U.S. fossil fuel consumption, and energy accounts for a substantial and highly variable share of food costs. Events affecting one market may have spillover effects in the other.
Across three proximity measures, supermarket access improved from 2010 to 2015 though income measures did not, resulting in more low-income, low-access census tracts. Over the same period, vehicle availability for households decreased
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