ERS analyzed the impact of a USDA regulatory initiative that identified commercial chicken slaughter establishments with poor or mediocre ratings on Salmonella tests – specifically, how this has affected the outcome of subsequent tests.
ERS researchers find that the new NAP Buy-Up coverage can mitigate low-yield risk more than the NAP Basic and slightly increase a farmer's revenue
This report discusses May 2017 USDA forecasts for U.S. agricultural trade in FY2017. Exports are forecast at $137.0 billion in FY2017 and imports are expected to reach $114.5 billion, resulting in a trade surplus of $22.5 billion.
The Livestock, Dairy, & Poultry Outlook for May 2017 analyzes economic impacts on animal product markets of month-to-month changes in USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates Report.
U.S. sugar market outlook for 2017/18 is for higher domestic use and slightly less domestic production, increasing imports.
Plants in nonmetro counties were more likely to survive than plants in metro counties and independent plants were more likely to survive than multi-unit plants.
The May 2017 Rice Outlook Report will contain updated U.S. and global rice market forecasts for 2016/17.
The May 2017 Cotton and Wool Outlook report presents and discusses USDA's initial 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 May 2017 Feed Outlook report contains projections for 2016/17 and the first projections for 2017/18 U.S. and global feed markets based on the most current World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates.
Surplus of U.S. soybean stocks may grow in 2017/18.
The May 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 report examines the effects of national dairy policy and its component programs as defined in the 2002 Act on milk and dairy product markets, farm households, nutrition programs, and the rural economy.
Reissued May 2017; original publication July 2004. For questions, contact Jerry Cessna.
This collection of 34 charts and maps presents examples of key statistics on the farm sector, food spending and prices, food security, rural communities, agricultural production and trade, the interaction of agriculture and natural resources, and more found in ERS's regularly updated web product, Ag and Food Statistics: Charting the Essentials.
On a per capita basis, the total volume of vegetables and pulses averaged 383 pounds in 2016—up 2 percent from last year.
Globally, removing tariffs on forest-risk products (beef, soybean, palm oil, forest products) could increase deforestation, while banning exports of illegally logged wood could reduce tropical deforestation.
Russia’s southern district spurred national agricultural recovery due to competitive advantages. Other districts without such advantages have lagged behind.
The Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook for April reviews the sugar and sweetener market conditions for the United States and Mexico based on changes to the April WASDE. There is also a Special Section highlighting data and trends in the U.S. honey market through 2016.
The Livestock, Dairy, & Poultry Outlook for April 2017 analyzes economic impacts on animal product markets of month-to-month changes in USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates Report.
The April 2017 Cotton and Wool Outlook report presents and discusses USDA's latest 2016/17 U.S. and world cotton supply and demand projections. The latest U.S. textile and apparel trade data are also included.
The April 2017 Feed Outlook report contains projections for the 2016/17 U.S. and global feed markets based on the most current World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates.
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