Innovation-intensive industries in rural and urban areas.
The Livestock, Dairy, & Poultry Outlook for September 2017 analyzes economic impacts on animal product markets of month-to-month changes in USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates Report.
Forecast sugar deliveries shifted from 2016/17 to 2017/18 due to hurricane-related disruptions.
The September 2017 Cotton and Wool Outlook report presents and discusses USDA's latest 2017/18 U.S. and world cotton supply and demand projections. The report also includes the latest U.S. textile and apparel trade data.
The September 2017 Feed Outlook report contains projections for 2016/17 and 2017/18 U.S. and global feed markets based on the most recent World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates.
Modestly higher soybean yields offset a reduced stocks carryover.
The September 2017 Rice Outlook Report will contain updated U.S. and global rice market forecasts for 2016/17 and 2017/18.
The September 2017 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.
This study examines characteristics and food environments of households with at least one obese child and households without any obese children to identify potential risk factors that could explain high rates of obesity among some children.
This is the statistical supplement for USDA’s annual report on households’ access to adequate food for active, healthy living.
An estimated 12.3 percent of American households were food insecure at some time during the year in 2016, lacking access to enough food for an active, healthy life for all their members; essentially unchanged from 12.7 percent in 2015.
The USDA Economic Research Service has developed national and state-level agricultural productivity measures. These productivity measures are widely referred to and used, and international sectoralcomparisons rely on the ERS production accounts for foundation methodology in constructing agricultural productivity accounts in other countries. ERS engaged an external review committee to examine the data sources, methodology, ongoing research, documentation, and reporting of the ERS agricultural productivity accounts. This report represents the outcome of that review.
This report discusses Aug 2017 USDA forecasts for U.S. agricultural trade in FY2017 and 2018. Exports are forecast at $139.0 billion in FY2018 and imports are expected to reach $115.5 billion, resulting in a trade surplus of $23.5 billion.
ERS presents findings from the most recent (2012) inventory of U.S. major land uses, the only consistent accounting of all major uses of public and private land in all 50 States.
The August 2017 Feed Outlook report contains projections for 2016/17 and 2017/18 U.S. and global feed markets based on the most current World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates.
Despite declining rural manufacturing employment between 2001 and 2015, the manufacturing sector is relatively more important as a source of employment and earnings to the rural economy than it is to the urban economy.
To illustrate the use of experimental approaches and highlight key experimental design features, this report reviews five case studies where experiments were used to investigate issues pertinent to agricultural policy design
Yield forecasts for 2017/18 sugarcane and sugarbeet crops raise production outlook.
The Livestock, Dairy, & Poultry Outlook for August 2017 analyzes economic impacts on animal product markets of month-to-month changes in USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates Report.
USDA's FoodAPS survey provides unique and comprehensive data to explore the food-spending patterns of SNAP households.
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