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Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS)

AMS Market News Historical Annual Summaries
The primary function of the AMS Market News Program is to compile and disseminate information that will aid producers, consumers, and distributors in the sale and purchase of agricultural related products nationally and internationally.

Cotton Market News Search
The primary function of the Cotton Market News Division of the Cotton and Tobacco Program is to compile and disseminate information that will aid producers, consumers, and distributors in the sale and purchase of cotton nationally and internationally.

Dairy Market News Search
The primary function of the Dairy Market News Division of the Dairy Program is to compile and disseminate information that will aid producers, consumers, and distributors in the sale and purchase of dairy products nationally and internationally.

Dairy Market News Search
Dairy Market News covers the supply, demand, and price situation every week on a regional, national, and international basis for milk, butter, cheese, and dry and fluid products.

Farmers Markets Geographic Data
longitude and latitude, state, address, name, and zip code of Farmers Markets in the United States

Farmers Markets Search
AMS works to maintain a current listing of farmers markets throughout the United States. Market information is provided to AMS from various sources including state farmers market associations, state departments of Agriculture and Farmers market managers. The farmers market database is updated annually.

Food Hubs
This is a list of food hubs that USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service had on record as of January 2013. By offering a combination of production, aggregation, distribution, and marketing services, food hubs make it possible for producers to gain entry into new and additional markets that would be difficult or impossible to access on their own.

Fruit and Vegetable Market News Custom Search
The primary function of the Fruit and Vegetable Market News Division of the Fruit and Vegetable Programs is to provide an exchange of information for growers, shippers, wholesalers, researchers and others on supplies, demand and prices of fresh fruit and vegetables and speciality crops.

Fruit and Vegetable Market News Search
The primary function of the Fruit and Vegetable Market News Division of the Fruit and Vegetable Program is to compile and disseminate information that will aid producers, consumers, and distributors in the sale and purchase of poultry and their related products nationally and internationally.

Grain Transportation Report Figure 10
Figure 10: Grain Barge Movements through Mississippi River Locks 27

Grain Transportation Report Figure 11
Figure 11: Up Bound Empty Barges

Grain Transportation Report Figure 12
Figure 12: Grain Barges Unloaded in the New Orleans Port Region

Grain Transportation Report Figure 15
Figure 15: U.S. Grain Inspections: U.S. Gulf and PNW

Grain Transportation Report Figure 16
Figure 16: U.S. Gulf Vessel Loading Activity

Grain Transportation Report Figure 17
Figure 17: Grain Vessel Rates, U.S. to Japan

Grain Transportation Report Figure 4, 5, 6
Figure 4, 5, 6: Bids/Offers for Railcars to be Delivered in the Secondary Market

Grain Transportation Report Figure 7
Figure 7: Railroad Fuel Surcharges, North American Weight Average

Grain Transportation Report Figure 8
Figure 8: Illinois River Barge Freight Rate

Grain Transportation Report Table 1
Table 1: Grain Transport Cost Indicators

Grain Transportation Report Table 10
Table 10: Barge Grain Movements

Grain Transportation Report Table 12
Table 12: U.S. Export Balances and Cumulative Exports

Grain Transportation Report Table 13
Table 13: Top 5 Importers of U.S. Corn

Grain Transportation Report Table 14
Table 14: Top 5 Importers of U.S. Soybeans

Grain Transportation Report Table 15
Table 15: Top 10 Importers of U.S. Wheat

Grain Transportation Report Table 16
Table 16: Grain Inspections for Export by Port Region

Grain Transportation Report Table 17
Table 17: Weekly Port Region Grain Ocean Vessel Activity (number of vessels)

Grain Transportation Report Table 2
Table 2: Market Update: U.S. Origins to Export Position Price Spreads ($/bushel)

Grain Transportation Report Table 3
Table 3: Rail Deliveries to Port

Grain Transportation Report Table 5
Table 5: Rail Car Auction Offerings

Grain Transportation Report Table 7
Table 7: Tariff Rail Rates for Unit and Shuttle Train Shipments

Grain Transportation Report Table 8
Table 8: Tariff Rail Rates for U.S. Bulk Grain Shipments to Mexico

Grain Transportation Report Table 9
Table 9: Weekly Barge Freight Rates for Southbound Only Shipments

Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food Projects
This dataset reflects USDA funded projects to develop local and regional food systems. It includes data from virtually all USDA Agencies and 9 other Federal Departments.

Livestock and Grain Market News LMR Web Services
The primary function of the Livestock and Grain Market News Division of the Livestock and Seed Program (LSP) is to compile and disseminate information that will aid producers, consumers, and distributors in the sale and purchase of livestock, meat, grain, and their related products nationally and internationally.

Livestock and Grain Market News Search
The primary function of the Livestock and Grain Market News Division of the Livestock and Seed Program (LSP) is to compile and disseminate information that will aid producers, consumers, and distributors in the sale and purchase of livestock, meat, grain, and their related products nationally and internationally.

Livestock and Grain Market News Search
The primary function of the Livestock, Poultry, and Grain Market News Division of the Livestock, Poultry and Seed Program is to compile and disseminate information that will aid producers, consumers, and distributors in the sale and purchase of livestock and grain and their related products nationally and internationally.

Milk Marketing Order Statistics
The statistical data generated through the administration of the Federal milk order program is recognized widely as one of the benefits of this program. These data provide comprehensive and accurate information on milk supplies, utilization, and sales, as well as class prices established under the orders and prices paid to dairy farmers (producers). The sources of this data are monthly reports of receipts and utilization, producer payroll reports, and reports of nonpool handlers filed by milk processors (handlers) subject to the provisions of the various milk orders. The local market administrator (MA) uses these reports to determine pool obligations under the order and to verify proper payments to producers. Auditors employed by the MA review handler records to assure the accuracy of reported information. Reporting errors are corrected; if necessary, pool obligations are revised. After the pool obligations have been determined the local market administrator summarizes the individual handler reports and submits a series of order summary reports to the Market Information Branch (MIB) in Dairy Programs. The MIB summarizes the individual order data and disseminates this information via monthly, bimonthly, and annual releases or publications. Since milk marketing order statistics are based on reports filed by the population of possible reporting firms and not a sample, these statistics are comprehensive. Also, since these individual firm reports are subject to audit and verification, these statistics are accurate. The Federal milk order statistics database contains historical information, beginning in January 2000, generated by the administration of the Federal milk order program. Most of the information in the database has been published previously by the Market Information Branch in Dairy Programs either on its web site or in the Dairy Market News Report. New users are encouraged to use the "User Guide" to learn how to navigate the search screens. If you are interested in a description of the Federal milk order statistics program, or want current data, in ready made table form, use the "Current Information" link.

National Farmers Market Directory
The USDA National Farmers Market Directory, maintained by AMS Marketing Services, is designed to provide members of the public with convenient access to information about U.S. farmers market locations, directions, operating times, product offerings, and accepted forms of payment. Market information included in the Directory is voluntary and self-reported to AMS by market managers, representatives from State farmers market agencies and associations, and other key market personnel.

Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act Search Engine
The Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) was enacted at the request of the fruit and vegetable industry to promote fair trade in the industry. The PACA protects businesses dealing in fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables by establishing and enforcing a code of fair business practices and by helping companies resolve business disputes. The PACA Branch is responsible for administering the PACA and offers many services to the industry. PACA Branch experts receive hundreds of telephone calls each week from companies requesting assistance on problems unique to the industry such as interpretation of inspection certificates, advice on contract disputes, and bankruptcy payments. the PACA Search Engine is an online tool that allows the public to determine if a business is licensed under the PACA, users can also see companies trade name(s), branch location(s), principal(s), and other related license information.

Pesticide Data Program 1992
The USDA Pesticide Data Program (PDP) database provides national data on pesticide residues in food and water, with an emphasis on foods consumed by infants and children. PDP data are used primarily by EPA to prepare realistic pesticide dietary exposures for pesticide registration activities. Data for each calendar-year survey are stored in a separate dataset.

Pesticide Data Program 1993
The USDA Pesticide Data Program (PDP) database provides national data on pesticide residues in food and water, with an emphasis on foods consumed by infants and children. PDP data are used primarily by EPA to prepare realistic pesticide dietary exposures for pesticide registration activities. Data for each calendar-year survey are stored in a separate dataset.

Pesticide Data Program 1994
The USDA Pesticide Data Program (PDP) database provides national data on pesticide residues in food and water, with an emphasis on foods consumed by infants and children. PDP data are used primarily by EPA to prepare realistic pesticide dietary exposures for pesticide registration activities. Data for each calendar-year survey are stored in a separate dataset.

Pesticide Data Program 1995
The USDA Pesticide Data Program (PDP) database provides national data on pesticide residues in food and water, with an emphasis on foods consumed by infants and children. PDP data are used primarily by EPA to prepare realistic pesticide dietary exposures for pesticide registration activities. Data for each calendar-year survey are stored in a separate dataset.

Pesticide Data Program 1996
The USDA Pesticide Data Program (PDP) database provides national data on pesticide residues in food and water, with an emphasis on foods consumed by infants and children. PDP data are used primarily by EPA to prepare realistic pesticide dietary exposures for pesticide registration activities. Data for each calendar-year survey are stored in a separate dataset.

Pesticide Data Program 1997
The USDA Pesticide Data Program (PDP) database provides national data on pesticide residues in food and water, with an emphasis on foods consumed by infants and children. PDP data are used primarily by EPA to prepare realistic pesticide dietary exposures for pesticide registration activities. Data for each calendar-year survey are stored in a separate dataset.

Pesticide Data Program 1998
The USDA Pesticide Data Program (PDP) database provides national data on pesticide residues in food and water, with an emphasis on foods consumed by infants and children. PDP data are used primarily by EPA to prepare realistic pesticide dietary exposures for pesticide registration activities. Data for each calendar-year survey are stored in a separate dataset.

Pesticide Data Program 1999
The USDA Pesticide Data Program (PDP) database provides national data on pesticide residues in food and water, with an emphasis on foods consumed by infants and children. PDP data are used primarily by EPA to prepare realistic pesticide dietary exposures for pesticide registration activities. Data for each calendar-year survey are stored in a separate dataset.

Pesticide Data Program 2000
The USDA Pesticide Data Program (PDP) database provides national data on pesticide residues in food and water, with an emphasis on foods consumed by infants and children. PDP data are used primarily by EPA to prepare realistic pesticide dietary exposures for pesticide registration activities. Data for each calendar-year survey are stored in a separate dataset.

Pesticide Data Program 2001
The USDA Pesticide Data Program (PDP) database provides national data on pesticide residues in food and water, with an emphasis on foods consumed by infants and children. PDP data are used primarily by EPA to prepare realistic pesticide dietary exposures for pesticide registration activities. Data for each calendar-year survey are stored in a separate dataset.

Pesticide Data Program 2002
The USDA Pesticide Data Program (PDP) database provides national data on pesticide residues in food and water, with an emphasis on foods consumed by infants and children. PDP data are used primarily by EPA to prepare realistic pesticide dietary exposures for pesticide registration activities. Data for each calendar-year survey are stored in a separate dataset.

Pesticide Data Program 2003
The USDA Pesticide Data Program (PDP) database provides national data on pesticide residues in food and water, with an emphasis on foods consumed by infants and children. PDP data are used primarily by EPA to prepare realistic pesticide dietary exposures for pesticide registration activities. Data for each calendar-year survey are stored in a separate dataset.

Pesticide Data Program 2004
The USDA Pesticide Data Program (PDP) database provides national data on pesticide residues in food and water, with an emphasis on foods consumed by infants and children. PDP data are used primarily by EPA to prepare realistic pesticide dietary exposures for pesticide registration activities. Data for each calendar-year survey are stored in a separate dataset.

Pesticide Data Program 2005
The USDA Pesticide Data Program (PDP) database provides national data on pesticide residues in food and water, with an emphasis on foods consumed by infants and children. PDP data are used primarily by EPA to prepare realistic pesticide dietary exposures for pesticide registration activities. Data for each calendar-year survey are stored in a separate dataset.

Pesticide Data Program 2006
The USDA Pesticide Data Program (PDP) database provides national data on pesticide residues in food and water, with an emphasis on foods consumed by infants and children. PDP data are used primarily by EPA to prepare realistic pesticide dietary exposures for pesticide registration activities. Data for each calendar-year survey are stored in a separate dataset.

Pesticide Data Program 2007
The USDA Pesticide Data Program (PDP) database provides national data on pesticide residues in food and water, with an emphasis on foods consumed by infants and children. PDP data are used primarily by EPA to prepare realistic pesticide dietary exposures for pesticide registration activities. Data for each calendar-year survey are stored in a separate dataset.

Pesticide Data Program 2008
The USDA Pesticide Data Program (PDP) database provides national data on pesticide residues in food and water, with an emphasis on foods consumed by infants and children. PDP data are used primarily by EPA to prepare realistic pesticide dietary exposures for pesticide registration activities. Data for each calendar-year survey are stored in a separate dataset.

Plant Variety Protection Office Certificate Database
The Plant Variety Protection Office (PVPO) Scanned Certificates Database is a collection of Certificates of Protection for new plant varieties that are seed reproduced or tuber propagated. A variety may be represented by seeds, transplants, plants, tubers, tissue culture plantlets and other matter. A Certificate of Protection is awarded to an owner of a variety after an examination shows that it is new, distinct from other varieties, and genetically uniformed and stable through successive generations. This tool allows stakeholders access to the breeding history and morphological characteristics used in developing new plant varieties. This tool contains over 5,000 varieties that have been issued a Certificate of Protection since 1975.

Poultry Market News Search
The primary function of the Livestock, Poultry, and Grain Market News Division of the Livestock, Poultry and Seed Program is to compile and disseminate information that will aid producers, consumers, and distributors in the sale and purchase of poultry and their related products nationally and internationally.

Poultry Market News Search
The primary function of the Livestock, Poultry, and Grain Market News Division of the Livestock, Poultry and Seed Programs is to compile and disseminate information that will aid producers, consumers, and distributors in the sale and purchase of poultry and their related products nationally and internationally.

Wholesale Markets
This is USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service's list of wholesale markets, or facilities where wholesalers receive large quantities of commodities by rail, truck, and air from local growers as well as producers around the world for sale to grocers, restaurants, institutions, and other businesses. About 90% of wholesale markets sell fresh fruits and vegetables, but there are also seafood, meat, and flower wholesale markets.

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Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)

Animal Care Enforcement Actions
Contains monthly reports on 7060s and stipulations related to enforcement of the Animal Welfare and Horse Protection Acts. Form 7060 - Official warning of an alleged violation of statue or regulation and notice to the subject that APHIS may seek civil or criminal penalties for alleged violation in the future if the subject again violates. Stipulation - a pre-litigation monetary settlement between APHIS and the subject. The stipulation provides the subject with notice of alleged violation, affords the subject an opportunity for an administrative hearing, and offers the subject an opportunity to waive the hearing and pay a monetary penalty calculated within Civil Penalty guidelines.

Biotechnology Regulatory Services public data file (permits, notifications, and petitions)
Public information on BRS applications for genetically engineered permits, notifications, and petitions.

National Wildlife Chemical Effects Database
Contains bioassay records and data for chemicals analyzed and evaluated for repellency, toxicity, reproductive inhibition, and immobilization.

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Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP)

Expenditures on Children by Families
This dataset provides expenditures on Children by Families provides estimates of the cost of raising children from birth through age 17 for major budgetary components.

Food-a-pedia
Find the calorie content of any food or beverage using the Food-a-pedia, looking at the Nutrition Facts label, or checking product or restaurant websites

SNAP Retail LocatorThis is an external link or third-party site outside of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) website.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Retailer Locator is designed to help recipients find SNAP local stores that welcome SNAP benefits. The tool is intended to offer assistance to program recipients, State eligibility workers, community organizations - such as food banks - and others providing assistance to those in need. SNAP Retail Locator tool will make it easier for SNAP participants, especially those who may be new and unfamiliar with the program, to gain access to food. The locator is available at http://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/retailerlocator.htm

MyPyramid Food Raw Data
MyPyramid Food Data provides information on the total calories; calories from solid fats, added sugars, and alcohol (extras); MyPyramid food group and subgroup amounts; and saturated fat content of over 1,000 commonly eaten foods with corresponding commonly used portion amounts. This information is key to help consumers meet the recommendations of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and manage their weight by understanding how many calories are consumed from "extras." CNPP has created an interactive tool from this data set available on the web at MyFood-a-pedia.gov. A mobile version is coming soon to provide consumers with assistance on-the-go.

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Economic Research Service (ERS)

Adoption of Genetically Engineered Crops in the U.S.
This data product summarizes the extent of adoption of herbicide-tolerant (HT), insect-resistant (Bt), and those with both traits ("stacked") genetically engineered (GE) crops in the United States. Data cover GE varieties of corn, cotton, and soybeans over the 2000-2013 period, for the U.S.

Ag and Food Statistics: Charting the Essentials
A collection of over 75 charts and maps presenting key statistics on the farm sector, food spending and prices, food security, rural communities, the interaction of agriculture and natural resources, and more. How much do you know about food and agriculture? What about rural America or conservation? ERS has assembled more than 75 charts and maps covering key information about the farm and food sectors, including agricultural markets and trade, farm income, food prices and consumption, food security, rural economies, and the interaction of agriculture and natural resources. How much, for example, do agriculture and related industries contribute to U.S. gross domestic product? Which commodities are the leading agricultural exports? How much of the food dollar goes to farmers? How do job earnings in rural areas compare with metro areas? How much of the Nation’s water is used by agriculture? These are among the statistics covered in this collection of charts and maps-with accompanying text—divided into the nine section titles.

Agricultural Baseline Database
The agricultural baseline database provides longrun, 10-year projections from USDA's annual long-term projections report. The database covers projections for major field crops (corn, sorghum, barley, oats, wheat, rice, soybeans, and upland cotton), and livestock (beef, pork, poultry and eggs, and dairy).

Agricultural Exchange Rate Data Set
This data set contains annual and monthly data for exchange rates important to U.S. agriculture. It includes both nominal and real exchange rates for 79 countries, plus the European Union (EU), as well as real trade-weighted exchange rate indexes for many commodities and aggregations.

Agricultural Outlook Statistical Indicators
The statistical indicator tables formerly provided in Agricultural Outlook magazine are no longer being updated. The data provided in most of those tables are maintained online elsewhere on the ERS website or by the primary data providers. Below are links to the online sources for most of the tables. Several tables have been discontinued because current data are no longer available.

Agricultural Productivity in the U.S.
Increased productivity is the main contributor to growth in U.S. agriculture. This data set provides estimates of productivity growth in the U.S. farm sector for the 1948-2011 period, and estimates of the growth and relative levels of productivity across the States for the period 1960-2004.

Agricultural Research Funding in the Public and Private Sectors
Data for public and private funding of food and agricultural research and development cover the years 1970-2009 (public) and 1970-2007 (private). Data are available as nominal figures and adjusted for inflation.

Agricultural Trade Multipliers
Agricultural trade multipliers provide estimates of employment and/or output effects of trade in farm and food products on the U.S. economy. These effects, when expressed as multipliers, reflect the amount of economic activity and/or jobs generated by agricultural exports.

Aquaculture Data
Aquaculture is the production of aquatic animals and plants under controlled conditions for all or part of their lifecycle. This data product provides 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.

ARMS Farm Financial and Crop Production Practices
The annual Agricultural Resource Management Survey (ARMS) is USDA's primary source of information on the financial condition, production practices, and resource use of America's farm businesses and the economic well-being of America's farm households. ARMS data are essential to USDA, congressional, administration, and industry decision makers when weighing alternative policies and programs that touch the farm sector or affect farm families.

Atlas of Rural and Small-Town America
View the diversity of challenges and opportunities across America's counties within different types of rural regions and communities. Get statistics on people, jobs, and agriculture.

Best of Charts of Note 2013
This chart gallery is a collection of the best Charts of Note from 2013. These charts were selected by ERS editors as those worthy of a second read because they provide context for the year’s headlines or share key insights from ERS research.

Chart Gallery
A collection of charts from the ERS website.

Charts of Note
Charts of Note from ERS is distributed Monday-Friday by the Economic Research Service to highlight charts of interest from our current and past research.

China Agricultural and Economic Data
The China agricultural and economic database is a collection of agricultural-related data from official statistical publications of the People's Republic of China. Analysts and policy professionals around the world need information about the rapidly changing Chinese economy, but statistics are often published only in China and sometimes only in Chinese-language publications. This product assembles a wide variety of data items covering agricultural production, inputs, prices, food consumption, output of industrial products relevant to the agricultural sector, and macroeconomic data.

Commodity and Food Elasticities
The Commodity and Food Elasticities Database is a collection of elasticities from research on consumer demand published in working papers, dissertations, and peer-reviewed journals and as presented at professional conferences in the United States.

Commodity Consumption by Population Characteristics
ERS examines consumer food preferences by age, income, region, race, whether people eat at home or away, and other characteristics.

Commodity Costs and Returns
Cost and return estimates are reported for the United States and major production regions for corn, soybeans, wheat, cotton, grain sorghum, rice, peanuts, oats, barley, milk, hogs, and cow-calf. The history of commodity cost and return estimates for the U.S. and regions is divided into three categories: current, recent, and historical estimates. Cost of Production Forecasts are also available for major U.S. field crops.

Commuting Zones and Labor Market Areas
County boundaries do not always accurately define local economies. Commuting zones and Labor Market Areas combine counties into units intended to more closely reflect the geographic interrelationships between employers and labor supply.

Cotton and Wool Chart Gallery
The Cotton and Wool Chart Gallery includes updated charts that supplement the Cotton and Wool Outlook report. Excel files are available from the monthly Outlook reports.

Cotton, Wool, and Textile Data
This data product contains data on U.S. cotton and wool supply, demand, and prices, as well as U.S. cotton and textile trade data, maintained by the Economic Research Service to support related commodity market analysis and research.

County-level Data Sets
Socioeconomic indicators like the poverty rate, population change, unemployment rate, and education levels vary across the nation. ERS has compiled the latest data on these measures into a mapping and data display/download application that allows users to identify and compare States and counties on these indicators.

County-level Oil and Gas Production in the U.S.
County-level data from oil and/or natural gas producing States—for onshore production in the lower 48 States only—are compiled on a State-by-State basis. Most States have production statistics available by county, field, or well, and these data were compiled at the county level to create a database of county-level production, annually for 2000 through 2011. Raw data for natural gas is for gross withdrawals, and oil data almost always include natural gas liquids. Note that State-provided natural gas withdrawals were not available for Illinois or Indiana; those estimates were produced using geocoded wells and State total production reported by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Agency. In the data file, counties with increases or decreases in excess of $20 million in oil and/or natural gas production during 2000-11 are also identified. See the Documentation for more details. Currently, an ERS update to this data product is not planned.

County Typology Codes
An area's economic and social characteristics have significant effects on its development and need for various types of public programs. To provide policy-relevant information about diverse county conditions to policymakers, public officials, and researchers, ERS has developed a set of county-level typology codes that captures differences in economic and social characteristics. The 2004 County Typology codes classify all U.S. counties according to six non-overlapping categories of economic dependence and seven overlapping categories of policy-relevant themes. The economic types include farming, mining, manufacturing, services, Federal/State government, and unspecialized counties. The policy types include housing stress, low education, low employment, persistent poverty, population loss, nonmetro recreation, and retirement destination. In addition, a code identifying counties with persistent child poverty is available. An update of the County Typology codes is planned for 2014.

Creative Class County Codes
The creative class thesis - that towns need to attract engineers, architects, artists, and people in other creative occupations to compete in today's economy - may be particularly relevant to rural communities, which tend to lose much of their talent when young adults leave. The USDA Economic Research Service creative class codes indicate a county's share of population employed in occupations that require "thinking creatively". A separate break-out of employment in the arts is also included. Data are provided for all counties in the U.S. for 1990 and 2000.

Dairy Data
These data are from several USDA agencies. They were previously included in the Meat Statistics page in the Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook tables and may contain revisions not included in previous releases of the LDP tables.

Data APIs
The Data APIs provide programmatic access to select data sets.

Data Product RSS Feed
This provides announcements via RSS of data product publishing from USDA Economic Research Service.

Eating and Health Module (ATUS)
The Eating & Health (EH) Module of the American Time Use Survey (ATUS) collects data to analyze relationships among time use patterns and eating patterns, nutrition, and obesity; food and nutrition assistance programs; and grocery shopping and meal preparation.

Farm Household Income and Characteristics
This data product presents the latest household income forecast and estimates for U.S. family farms.

Farm Income and Wealth Statistics
Estimates of farm sector income with component accounts: for the United States, 1910-2013F; and for States, 1949-2012.

Farm Program Atlas
This Atlas provides access to an array of public data on Federal farm programs that will allow users to visually explore a core component of U.S. agricultural policy. These programs assist farmers in sustaining and promoting the viability of their farm businesses or in protecting and enhancing the environment.

Federal Funds
The data are from the Census Bureau's Consolidated Federal Funds Reports on Federal expenditures and obligations for grants, salaries and wages, procurements, direct payments, direct loans, guaranteed loans, and insurance obtained from Federal Government agencies. ERS screens the data for each Federal program for accuracy at the county level and then presents the data by function and type of program for each county and State. See the complete data documentation for details. Each file contains Federal outlays by program for each county in the State. County population is also included so that per capita spending can be calculated. Summary of the data for the United States and a ZIP file for all States are also available.

Feed Grain Chart Gallery
Market analysis of domestic and international feed grain markets. Excel files are available in the monthly Outlook reports.

Feed Grains Database
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.

Fertilizer Imports/Exports
This system provides annual data on U.S. imports and exports of selected fertilizer types. These data are based on U.S. Merchandise Imports and Exports, released monthly by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Foreign Trade Division. The data reported here cover imports from 1995 to 2012 and exports from 1990 to 2012 for 26 major fertilizer products and materials, and for 82 major trading countries.

Fertilizer Use and Price
This product brings together 1960-2012 data on fertilizer consumption in the United States by plant nutrient and major selected product, as well as consumption of mixed fertilizers, secondary nutrients, and micronutrients. Share of crop area receiving fertilizer and fertilizer use per receiving acre, by nutrient, are presented for the major producing States for corn, cotton, soybeans, and wheat. Additional data include fertilizer farm prices and indices of wholesale fertilizer price. Fertilizer price data are through 2013.

Food Access Research Atlas
The Food Access Research Atlas presents a spatial overview of food access indicators for low-income and other census tracts using different measures of supermarket accessibility, provides food access data for populations within census tracts, and offers census-tract-level data on food access that can be downloaded for community planning or research purposes.

Food and Nutrition Assistance Research Database
ERS supports a broad spectrum of food and nutrition assistance research and has compiled an electronic database of over 900 peer-reviewed reports and articles based on ERS-supported research. The database is searchable by title, lead author, topic, year of publication, and data set analyzed.

FoodAPS National Household Food Acquisition and Purchase Survey
USDA's National Household Food Acquisition and Purchase Survey (FoodAPS) will provide unique and detailed data about household food choices that are not available from any other survey. FoodAPS is a nationally representative survey of household food purchases and acquisitions.

Food Availability (Per Capita) Data System
The ERS Food Availability (Per Capita) Data System (FADS) includes three distinct but related data series on food and nutrient availability for consumption. The data serve as popular proxies for actual consumption at the national level. Food availability data are now updated through 2011, the most recent year available; these data are the foundation for the other two series. Loss-adjusted food availability data are also available through 2011 for most products but are preliminary estimates. Nutrient availability data are provided through 2006, as this data series has not yet been updated beyond 2006.

Food Consumption and Nutrient Intakes
Food consumption in terms of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans’ food groups is reported for all sources and the total U.S. population, as well as by food source, children age 2-19, and adults age 20 and older.

Food Dollar Series
The food dollar series measures annual expenditures by U.S. consumers on domestically produced food. This data series is composed of three primary series - the marketing bill series, the industry group series, and the primary factor series - that shed light on different aspects of the food supply chain. The three series show three different ways to split up the same food dollar.

Food Environment Atlas
Food environment factors--such as store/restaurant proximity, food prices, food and nutrition assistance programs, and community characteristics--interact to influence food choices and diet quality. Research is beginning to document the complexity of these interactions, but more is needed to identify causal relationships and effective policy interventions. The objectives of the Atlas are to assemble statistics on food environment indicators to stimulate research on the determinants of food choices and diet quality, and to provide a spatial overview of a community's ability to access healthy food and its success in doing so.

Food Expenditures
The ERS Food Expenditure Series annually measures total U.S. food expenditures, including purchases by consumers, governments, businesses, and nonprofit organizations. The ERS Food Expenditure Series contributes to the analysis of U.S. food production and consumption by constructing a comprehensive measure of the total value of all food expenditures by final purchasers. This series annually measures total U.S. food expenditures, including purchases by consumers, governments, businesses, and nonprofit organizations. Because the term expenditure is often associated with household decisionmaking, it is important to recognize that ERS's series also includes nonhousehold purchases. For example, the series includes the dollar value of domestic food purchases by military personnel and their dependents at military commissary stores and exchanges, the value of commodities and food dollars donated by the Federal government to schools, and the value of food purchased by airlines for serving during flights.

Food Price Outlook
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) for food is a component of the all-items CPI. The CPI measures the average change over time in the prices paid by urban consumers for a representative market basket of consumer goods and services. While the all-items CPI measures the price changes for all consumer goods and services, including food, the CPI for food measures the changes in the retail prices of food items only.

Food Security in the United States
This data section provides information about publicly available national surveys that include questions from the U.S. Food Security Survey Module. Information on each survey and directions for accessing data files are available in the documentation.

Foreign Agricultural Trade of the United States (FATUS)
The Foreign Agricultural Trade of the United States (FATUS) data page provides U.S. agricultural exports and imports, volume and value, by country and by commodity.

Frontier and Remote Area Codes
Frontier and Remote Area (FAR) codes provide a statistically-based, nationally-consistent, and adjustable definition of territory in the U.S. characterized by low population density and high geographic remoteness. To assist in providing policy-relevant information about conditions in sparsely settled, remote areas of the U.S. to public officials, researchers, and the general public, ERS has developed ZIP-code-level frontier and remote (FAR) area codes. The aim is not to provide a single definition. Instead, it is to meet the demand for a delineation that is both geographically detailed and adjustable within reasonable ranges, in order to be usefully applied in diverse research and policy contexts. This initial set, based on urban-rural data from the 2000 decennial census, provides four separate FAR definition levels, ranging from one that is relatively inclusive (18 million FAR residents) to one that is more restrictive (4.8 million FAR residents).

Fruit and Tree Nut Data
Fruit and Tree Nut Data provide users with comprehensive statistics on fresh and processed fruits, melons, and tree nuts in the United States, as well as some global data for these sectors. It harmonizes and integrates data from the ERS market outlook program with data collected by different Federal and international statistical agencies to facilitate analyses of economic performance over time and across domestic and foreign markets.

Fruit and Vegetable Prices
How much do fruits and vegetables cost? ERS estimated average prices for 153 commonly consumed fresh and processed fruits and vegetables.

GIS Map Services and API User Guide
All of the ERS mapping applications, such as the Food Environment Atlas and the Food Access Research Atlas, use map services developed and hosted by ERS as the source for their map content. These map services are open and freely available for use outside of the ERS map applications. Developers can include ERS maps in applications through the use of the map service REST API, and desktop GIS users can use the maps by connecting to the map server directly. Over 30 ERS map services have been created, each containing anywhere from 4 to 70 map layers. The majority of the services consist of national maps displaying data at the county-level.

International Agricultural Productivity
This data product provides agricultural output, input and total factor productivity (TFP) growth rates, but not levels, across the countries and regions of the world in a consistent, comparable way, for 1961-2010.

International Baseline Data
International baseline projections indicate supply, demand, and trade for major agricultural commodities for selected countries. These projections provide foreign country detail supporting the annual USDA agricultural baseline, which are longrun, 10-year projections.

International Food Consumption Patterns
Total and marginal budget shares and income and price elasticities are estimated, using 2005 ICP data, for nine broad consumption groups and eight food subgroups across 144 countries.

International Food Security
This dataset is the basis for the International Food Security Assessment, 2013-2023 released in June 2013. This annual ERS report projects food availability and access for 76 low- and middle-income countries over a 10-year period. The dataset includes annual country-level data on area, yield, production, nonfood use, trade, and consumption for grains and root and tuber crops (combined as R&T in the documentation tables), food aid, total value of imports and exports, gross domestic product, and population compiled from a variety of sources.

International Macroeconomic Data Set
The International Macroeconomic Data Set provides data from 1969 through 2030 for real (adjusted for inflation) gross domestic product (GDP), population, real exchange rates, and other variables for the 190 countries and 34 regions that are most important for U.S. agricultural trade. The data presented here are a key component of the USDA Baseline projections process, and can be used as a benchmark for analyzing the impacts of U.S. and global macroeconomic shocks.

Livestock And Meat Domestic Data
The Livestock And Meat Domestic Data contains current and historical data on pork, beef, veal, and poultry, including production, supply, utilization, and farm prices.

Livestock & Meat International Trade Data
The Livestock and Meat Trade Data Set contains monthly and annual data for imports and exports of live cattle, hogs, sheep, and goats, as well as beef and veal, pork, lamb and mutton, chicken meat, turkey meat, and eggs. The tables report physical quantities, not dollar values or unit prices. Data on beef and veal, pork, and lamb and mutton are on a carcass-weight-equivalent basis. Breakdowns by country are included.

Major Land Uses
ERS has been a source of major land use estimates in the United States for over 50 years, and the related U.S. cropland used for crops series dates back to 1910. The Major Land Uses (MLU) series is the longest running, most comprehensive accounting of all major uses of public and private land in the United States. The series was started in 1945, and has since been published about every 5 years, coinciding with the Census of Agriculture. See the latest report in the series, Major Uses of Land in the United States, 2007. Data from all 14 Major Land Uses reports have been combined into a set of files showing major land use estimates by region and State from 1945 to 2007. Alaska and Hawaii were added in 1959, when they achieved Statehood. Since Alaska contains such vast acreage, 50-State totals in all categories prior to 1959 may appear to change precipitously.

Meat Price Spreads
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. In addition, retail prices are provided for beef and pork cuts, turkey, whole chickens, eggs, and dairy products. Price spreads are reported for last 6 years, 12 quarters, and 24 months. The retail price file provides monthly estimates for the last 6 months. The historical file provides data since 1970.

Milk Cost of Production Estimates
Monthly national milk cost of production estimates for 2005-present, and annual milk cost of production estimates by State and by size of operation for 2005 to 2012.

Natural Amenities Scale
The natural amenities scale is a measure of the physical characteristics of a county area that enhance the location as a place to live. The scale was constructed by combining six measures of climate, topography, and water area that reflect environmental qualities most people prefer. These measures are warm winter, winter sun, temperate summer, low summer humidity, topographic variation, and water area. The data are available for counties in the lower 48 States. The file contains the original measures and standardized scores for each county as well as the amenities scale.

Normalized Prices
ERS annually calculates "normalized prices," which smooth out the effects of shortrun seasonal or cyclical variation, for key agricultural inputs and outputs. They are used to evaluate the benefits of projects affecting agriculture.

Oil Crops Chart Gallery
These charts illustrate current market trends for oilseeds and oilseed products. Excel files are available from the monthly Outlook reports.

Oil Crops Yearbook
Oilseed, oilmeal, and fats and oils supply and use statistics. Includes oilseed acreage, yield, and production estimates and farm and wholesale price series.

Organic Handlers: Procurement and Contracting
Get select results from the 2004 and 2007 Nationwide Surveys of Organic Manufacturers, Processors, and Distributors. Data are available on 9 commodity groups, such as fruit and nuts, and 45 commodities, such as berries and citrus. The vast majority of organic commodities pass through the hands of at least one middleman, also called a handler, on the way from the farmer to the consumer. Certified organic handlers are certified to handle organic products in accordance with National Organic Standards. Organic handlers perform numerous functions, including packing and shipping, manufacturing and processing, and brokering, wholesaling, or distributing.

Organic Prices
This data set provides farmgate and wholesale prices for select organic and conventional fruits and vegetables, wholesale prices for organic and conventional poultry (broilers) and eggs, as well as f.o.b. and spot prices for organic grain and feedstuffs. Prices are based on those reported by USDA Agricultural Marketing Service Market News, Organic Food Business News, and USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Organic Production
ERS collected data from USDA-accredited State and private certification groups to calculate the extent of certified organic farmland acreage and livestock in the United States. These are presented in tables showing the change in U.S. organic acreage and livestock numbers from 1992 to 2011 (see the National tables section). Data for 1997 and 2000-11 are presented by State and commodity (see the State tables section).

Phytosanitary Regulation
This data product identifies which countries, under APHIS phytosanitary rules, are eligible to export to the United States the fresh fruits and vegetables that are most important in the American diet. Increased trade in fresh fruits and vegetables provides U.S. consumers with a variety of benefits including the possibility of improved nutrition by making these products available year-round. Imports of these products are regulated by USDA's Animal and Plant Health and Inspection Service (APHIS) to reduce the risk of inadvertent entry of pests and diseases that could harm agriculture, public health, navigation, irrigation, natural resources, or the environment. This data product identifies which countries, under APHIS phytosanitary rules, are eligible to export to the United States the fresh fruits and vegetables that are most important in the American diet. Current data represent country eligibility as of June 2012. Previous data represent eligibility in June of 2008 through 2011 and in February of 2007. Data on the absolute and relative importance of these countries in international production and trade, individually and in aggregate, are also included. This data product supports the objectives of the Program for Research on the Economics of Invasive Species (PREISM) under which ERS funded research to improve the economic basis of decisionmaking concerning invasive species issues, policies, and programs between 2003 and 2008.

Population-Interaction Zones for Agriculture (PIZA)
The PIZA codes index small geographic areas (the contiguous 48 States divided up into five-kilometer grid cells) according to the size and proximity of population concentrations. Widespread conversion of rural lands to urban uses has drawn attention at all levels of government. To provide information useful for projections of future changes in land use, ERS has created a system to classify remaining farmland into "population-interaction zones for agriculture" (PIZA). These zones represent areas of agricultural land use in which urban-related activities (residential, commercial, and industrial) affect the economic and social environment of agriculture. In these zones, interactions between urban-related population and farm production activities tend to increase the value of farmland, change the production practices and enterprises of farm operators, and elevate the probability that farmland will be converted to urban-related uses.

Price Spreads from Farm to Consumer
USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) compares prices paid by consumers for food with prices received by farmers for corresponding commodities. This data set reports these comparisons for a variety of foods sold through retail food stores such as supermarkets and super centers. Comparisons are made for individual foods and groupings of individual foods-market baskets-that represent what a typical U.S. household buys at retail in a year. The retail costs of these baskets are compared with the money received by farmers for a corresponding basket of agricultural commodities.

Quarterly Food-at-Home Price Database
The Quarterly Food-at-Home Price Database provides food price data to support research on the economic determinants of food consumption, diet quality, and health outcomes.

Rice Chart Gallery
These charts provide a snapshot of the domestic and global market for rice, the primary staple for more than half the world's population. Excel files are available from the monthly Outlook reports.

Rice Yearbook 2013
U.S. rice production, supply, disappearance, trade, and price data. Includes state acreage, yield, and production data; U.S. and world price series; and program statistics. Contains world supply and use estimates as well.

Rural Definitions
Dozens of definitions are currently used by Federal and State agencies, researchers, and policymakers. The ERS Rural Definitions data product allows users to make comparisons among nine representative rural definitions. Methods of designating the urban periphery range from the use of municipal boundaries to definitions based on counties. Definitions based on municipal boundaries may classify as rural much of what would typically be considered suburban. Definitions that delineate the urban periphery based on counties may include extensive segments of a county that many would consider rural. We have selected a representative set of nine alternative rural definitions and compare social and economic indicators from the 2000 decennial census across the nine definitions. We chose socioeconomic indicators (population, education, poverty, etc.) that are commonly used to highlight differences between urban and rural areas.

Rural-Urban Commuting Area Codes
The rural-urban commuting area codes (RUCA) classify U.S. census tracts using measures of urbanization, population density, and daily commuting from the decennial census. The most recent RUCA codes are based on data from the 2000 decennial census. The classification contains two levels. Whole numbers (1-10) delineate metropolitan, micropolitan, small town, and rural commuting areas based on the size and direction of the primary (largest) commuting flows. These 10 codes are further subdivided to permit stricter or looser delimitation of commuting areas, based on secondary (second largest) commuting flows. The approach errs in the direction of more codes, providing flexibility in combining levels to meet varying definitional needs and preferences. The 1990 codes are similarly defined. However, the Census Bureau's methods of defining urban cores and clusters changed between the two censuses. And, census tracts changed in number and shapes. The 2000 rural-urban commuting codes are not directly comparable with the 1990 codes because of these differences. An update of the Rural-Urban Commuting Area Codes is planned for late 2013.

Rural-Urban Continuum Codes
The 2013 Rural-Urban Continuum Codes form a classification scheme that distinguishes metropolitan counties by the population size of their metro area, and nonmetropolitan counties by degree of urbanization and adjacency to a metro area. The official Office of Management and Budget (OMB) metro and nonmetro categories have been subdivided into three metro and six nonmetro categories. Each county in the U.S. is assigned one of the 9 codes. This scheme allows researchers to break county data into finer residential groups, beyond metro and nonmetro, particularly for the analysis of trends in nonmetro areas that are related to population density and metro influence. The Rural-Urban Continuum Codes were originally developed in 1974. They have been updated each decennial since (1983, 1993, 2003, 2013), and slightly revised in 1988. Note that the 2013 Rural-Urban Continuum Codes are not directly comparable with the codes prior to 2000 because of the new methodology used in developing the 2000 metropolitan areas. See the Documentation for details and a map of the codes. An update of the Rural-Urban Continuum Codes is planned for mid-2023.

Season-Average Price Forecasts
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). #### Using Futures Prices to Forecast the Season-Average Price and Counter-Cyclical Payment Rate for Corn, Soybeans, and Wheat Farmers and policymakers are interested in the level of counter-cyclical payments (CCPs) provided by the 2008 Farm Act to producers of selected commodities. CCPs are based on the season-average price received by farmers. (For more information on CCPs, see the ERS 2008 Farm Bill Side-By-Side, Title I: Commodity Programs.) This data product provides three Excel 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). Users can view the model forecasts or create their own forecast by inserting different values for futures prices, basis values, or marketing weights. Example computations and data are provided on the Documentation page. #### Spreadsheet Models For each of the three major U.S. field crops, the Excel spreadsheet model computes a forecast for: 1. the national-level season-average price received by farmers and 2. the implied counter-cyclical payment rate. Note: the model forecasts are not official USDA forecasts. See USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates for official USDA season-average price forecasts. See USDA's Farm Service Agency information for official USDA CCP rates.

SNAP Policy Database
The SNAP Policy Database provides a central data source for information on State policy options in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The database includes information on State-level SNAP policies relating to eligibility criteria, recertification and reporting requirements, benefit issuance methods, availability of online applications, use of biometric technology (such as fingerprinting), and coordination with other low-income assistance programs. Data are provided for all 50 States and the District of Columbia for each month from January 1996 through December 2011. The information in this database can facilitate research on factors that influence SNAP participation and on SNAP's effects on a variety of outcomes, such as health and dietary intake. More specifically, the database can be used to: - Describe the differences in the State-level administration of SNAP and trends in the adoption of specific State-level SNAP policies, - Examine how State policies affect household-level participation in SNAP, and - Estimate the effect of SNAP participation on outcomes such as health and food spending by combining this data with nationally representative survey data. The SNAP Policy Database provides a potentially exogenous source of variation in program participation and can be used in instrumental variables estimation techniques.

State Export Data
Although a State's actual agricultural export value cannot be measured directly, ERS maintains estimates of State shares of U.S. exports for total and selected individual commodities based on U.S. farm cash-receipts data. The estimates are for calendar years, with annual estimates available for 2000-2011. ERS has discontinued updates of an alternative fiscal-year (October to September) series of State export estimates based on State and commodity shares of production, but continues to provide the historical estimates based on that methodology.

State Fact Sheets
State fact sheets provide information on population, income, education, employment, federal funds, organic agriculture, farm characteristics, farm financial indicators, top commodities, and exports, for each State in the United States. Links to county-level data are included when available.

Subscribe to RSS Feeds
This provides announcements via RSS of new releases and updates from USDA Economic Research Service. RSS (Really Simple Syndication) is an easy way for you to be alerted when content that interests you appears on your favorite web sites. Instead of visiting a particular web site to browse for new articles and features or waiting for the publisher to alert you of new releases, RSS automatically tells you when something new is posted online (called a "feed"). ERS offers RSS feeds with headlines, descriptions, and links back to ERS for the full story. Feeds cover data products, publications, outlook reports, Amber Waves e-zine, news/media, and several agricultural economic topics.

Sugar and Sweeteners Yearbook Tables
ERS analysts track U.S. and international sugar and sweetener production, consumption, and trade. They also monitor and analyze U.S. sweetener policy and events that affect the domestic, Mexican, and other international sweetener markets.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Data System
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Data System provides time-series data on State and county-level estimates of SNAP participation and benefit levels, combined with area estimates of total population and the number of persons in poverty.

Urban Influence Codes
The 2013 Urban Influence Codes form a classification scheme that distinguishes metropolitan counties by population size of their metro area, and nonmetropolitan counties by size of the largest city or town and proximity to metro and micropolitan areas. The standard Office of Management and Budget (OMB) metro and nonmetro categories have been subdivided into two metro and 10 nonmetro categories, resulting in a 12-part county classification. This scheme was originally developed in 1993. This scheme allows researchers to break county data into finer residential groups, beyond metro and nonmetro, particularly for the analysis of trends in nonmetro areas that are related to population density and metro influence. An update of the Urban Influence Codes is planned for mid-2023.

U.S. Bioenergy Statistics
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 feedstock-oriented users. The statistics highlight the factors that influence the demand for agricultural feedstocks for biofuels production; for instance, numerous tables emphasize the relationship between energy and commodity markets.

U.S. Food Imports
U.S. consumers demand variety, quality, and convenience in the foods they consume. As Americans have become wealthier and more ethnically diverse, the American food basket reflects a growing share of tropical products, spices, and imported gourmet products. Seasonal and climatic factors drive U.S. imports of popular types of fruits and vegetables and tropical products, such as cocoa and coffee. In addition, a growing share of U.S. imports can be attributed to intra-industry trade, whereby agricultural-processing industries based in the United States carry out certain processing steps offshore and import products at different levels of processing from their subsidiaries in foreign markets. This data set provides import values of edible products (food and beverages) entering U.S. ports and their origin of shipment. Data are from the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau. Food and beverage import values are compiled by calendar year into food groups corresponding to major commodities or level of processing. At least 10 years of annual data are included, enabling users to track long-term growth patterns.

Vegetables and Pulses Data
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 Federal and international statistical agencies to facilitate analyses of economic performance over time, and across domestic and foreign markets.

Website Content API
The Website Content API provides programmatic access to the primary content areas of the ERS public website including Topics, Publications, Amber Waves online magazine, Charts, Data products, and Authors.

Western Irrigated Agriculture
This data product summarizes the farm-structural characteristics for irrigated farms in the 17 Western States based on USDA's 2008 and 1998 Farm and Ranch Irrigation Surveys (FRIS) (see the Documentation for data sources and methods). The tables are grouped into 16 sections, ranging from total irrigation values (for all irrigated farms), to higher efficiency irrigation, to irrigated farms receiving financial/technical assistance designed to encourage onfarm water and energy conservation. All tables identify specific irrigation characteristics for four farm size classes, by State. For more details, see the Summary of Results.

Wheat Chart Gallery
Charts comparing current prices with previous years and current supply and use variables with the previous marketing year. Excel data files are available from the monthly Outlook reports.

Wheat Data
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. Includes data published in the monthly Wheat Outlook and previously annual Wheat Yearbook. Data are monthly, quarterly, and/or annual depending upon the data series. Most data are on a marketing year basis, but some are calendar year.

Widgets
Enjoy Charts of Note? Paste one of the JavaScript code options into the HTML of your blog or web page to embed a specific Chart of Note or the most recent Chart of Note.

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Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS)

Production, Supply, and Distribution Database
Official USDA data on production, supply, and distribution of agricultural commodities for the United States and key producing and consuming countries.

Quarterly Agricultural Export ForecastThis is an external link or third-party site outside of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) website.
USDA quarterly forecasts for U.S. agricultural exports, in value and volume, by commodity and region

World Production, Markets, and Trade Reports
Reports analyzing commodity supply and demand situations for the world and major trading countries

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Food and Nutrition Service (FNS)

Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) Information
We adjust SNAP maximum allotments, deductions, and income eligibility standards at the beginning of each Federal fiscal year. The changes are based on changes in the cost of living. COLAs take effect on October 1 each year. Maximum allotments are calculated from the cost of a market basket based on the Thrifty Food Plan for a family of four, priced in June that year. The maximum allotments for households larger and smaller than four persons are determined using formulas that account for economies of scale. Smaller households get slightly more per person than the four-person household. Larger households get slightly less. Income eligibility standards are set by law. Gross monthly income limits are set at 130 percent of the poverty level for the household size. Net monthly income limits are set at 100 percent of poverty.

Daily Food Plan for Preschoolers
A daily food plan shows what and how much your child should eat to meet his or her needs. You can create an eating plan for your preschooler using the SuperTracker's MyPlan. You will be asked to create a profile using your child’s information. You can register to save the profile if you want to. Use the Plan as a general guide to help you feed your child. It will show what and how much to offer your child to meet his or her needs.

Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010
The new 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans focus on balancing calories with physical activity, and encourage Americans to consume more healthy foods like vegetables, fruits, whole grains, fat-free and low-fat dairy products, and seafood, and to consume less sodium, saturated and trans fats, added sugars, and refined grains.

Disaster SNAP Guidance
This handbook describes D - SNAP policy, provides lessons learned from previous D-SNAPs, and contains toolkits to help SNAP offices plan for, organize, and operate a D-SNAP.

Disaster SNAP Tool Kit
Disaster SNAP Tool Kit

National School Lunch Assistance Program Participation and Meals Served Data
The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) is a federally assisted meal program operating in public and nonprofit private schools and residential child care institutions. It provides nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free lunches to children each school day. Information in this dataset consists of participation, lunches served, cash payments provided to states, and cost of commodities.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Participation and Cost Data
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is the new name for the federal Food Stamp Program. This data set contains participation and cost data for SNAP. The data is furthered divided by annual, state, and monthly levels categorized by persons participating, households participating, benefits provided, average monthly benefits per person and average monthly benefits per household. (format: html, xls)

Federal Cost of School Food Program Data
The mission of FNS is to provide children and needy families better access to food and a more healthful diet through its food assistance programs and comprehensive nutrition education efforts. These dataset provides a summary of all the FNS School Food Program combined into one dataset. It contains cash payments and commodity costs for the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program and the Special Milk Program. (format: html, xls)

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Participating and Cost Data
This dataset contains monthly data for the current fiscal year for each WIC State agency. There are currently 90 WIC State agencies: the 50 geographic states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Northern Marianas, and 34 Indian tribal organizations (ITO's). The dataset contains number of Pregnant Women, Breastfeeding Women, Postpartum Women, Total Women, Infants and children participating in the WIC program and the associated food and administrative cost.

Child and Adult Care Food Participation, Meals, and Cost Data
Child and Adult Care Food Participation plays a vital role in improving the quality of day care for children and elderly adults by making care more affordable for many low-income families. Through CACFP, nearly 3 million children and 90,000 adults receive nutritious meals and snacks each day as part of the day care they receive. The data set contains participation; meals served, and cash payments to states. (format: html, xls)

Summer Food Service Participation, Meals, and Costs Data
During the school year, many children receive free and reduced-price breakfast and lunch through the School Breakfast and National School Lunch Programs. What happens when school lets out? Hunger is one of the most severe roadblocks to the learning process. Lack of nutrition during the summer months may set up a cycle for poor performance once school begins again. Hunger also may make children more prone to illness and other health issues. The Summer Food Service Program is designed to fill that nutrition gap and make sure children can get the nutritious meals they need. This data set contains information on summer food service participation, meals served and cash payments provided by state. (format: html, xls)

School Breakfast Participation and Meals Served Data
The School Breakfast Program (SBP) provides cash assistance to States to operate nonprofit breakfast programs in schools and residential childcare institutions. Data here consists of participation, breakfast meals served, and cash provided to states, all by year, month and current. (format: html, xls)

SNAP Online State EBT Access dataset
Provides the list of States that have online access to individual EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer) account information for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), such as balance and transaction history information.

Special Milk Outlets and Milk Served Data
The Special Milk Program provides milk to children in schools and childcare institutions who do not participate in other Federal meal service programs. The program reimburses schools for the milk they serve. Schools in the National School Lunch or School Breakfast Programs may also participate in the Special Milk Program to provide milk to children in half-day pre-kindergarten and kindergarten programs where children do not have access to the school meal programs. The data set consists of number of outlets, number of half-pints served and federal expenditures. (format html, xls)

Program Integrity for Nutrition Assistance Programs
Improving stewardship of Federal money by reducing recipient fraud, reducing retailer fraud, ensuring accurate eligibility determinations, and reducing improper payments. Click on any state to Report Nutrition Assistance Fraud in that location.

SNAP Activity Report, Error Rates and Quality Control
This webpage provides reports for SNAP activity, error rates and quality control.

SNAP Community Characteristics
Data about communities and SNAP households. Click on a State to find data by congressional district.

SNAP Employment and Training Resources
This data set provides resources for state employment and training throughout United States.

SuperTracker
The SuperTracker is an online tool that helps you track what you currently eat and drink, gives you a personalized plan for what you should eat and drink, and guides you to make better choices.

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Forest Service (FS)

U.S. Forest Service Land and Water Conservation Fund Projects
A map service on the www that displays LWCF projects for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), U.S. Forest Service (USFS), National Park Service (NPS), and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). Created by Congress in 1964, the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) provides money to federal, state and local governments to purchase land, water and wetlands for the the benefit of all Americans. From majestic forests and snowcapped mountains, to wild rivers and stunning beaches, these acquisitions become part of your national forests. For more information visit the LWCF website: http://www.fs.fed.us/land/staff/LWCF/

Recreation Information Database - RIDB
XML extractable listing of US Gov't Recreation sites

U.S. Forest Service Adminstrative Region Boundaries
A map service on the www depicting all the National Forest System lands administered by a Region. The area encompasses private lands, other governmental agency lands. All National Forest System lands fall within one and only one Administrative Region Area. This map service provides display, identification, and analysis tools for determining current boundary information for Forest Service managers, GIS Specialists, and others.

U.S. Forest Service Aerial Fire Retardant Avoidance Area Hydro
A map service on the www depicting aerial retardant avoidance areas for hydrographic feature data. Aerial retardant avoidance area for hydrographic feature data are based on high resolution National Hydrographic Dataset (NHD) produced by USGS and available from the USFS Enterprise Data Warehouse. Forests and/or regions have had the opportunity to modify the default NHD water representation (300ft buffer from all water features) for their areas of interest to accurately represent aerial fire retardant avoidance areas as described in the 2011 Record of Decision for the Nationwide Aerial Application of Fire Retardant on National Forest System Land EIS. These changes have been integrated into this dataset depicting aerial fire retardant avoidance areas for hydrographic features. The following process was used to develop the hydrographic areas to be avoided by aerial fire retardant. Using the FCODE attribute, streams/rivers/waterbodies are categorized into perennial and intermittent/ephemeral types. Linear features (streams & rivers) FCODES 46003 and 46006 and polygonal features (lakes and other waterbody) FCODES 39001, 39005, 39006, 43612, 43614, 46601 are considered intermittentt/ephemeral features. All other FCODES are considered to be perennial features. Underground and covered water features (e.g., pipelines) are exlcuded. Initially, all intermittent/ephemeral and perennial features were buffered by 300 feet by the Forest/Region units. Subsequently, Forest/Region units may have extended these buffers locally based on their requirements. The resulting avoidance areas may have overlapping features due to the buffering processes. The National Hydrography Dataset (NHD) is a feature-based database that interconnects and uniquely identifies the stream segments or reaches that make up the nation's surface water drainage system. NHD data was originally developed at 1:100,000-scale and exists at that scale for the whole country. This high-resolution NHD, generally developed at 1:24,000/1:12,000 scale, adds detail to the original 1:100,000-scale NHD. (Data for Alaska, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands was developed at high-resolution, not 1:100,000 scale.) Local resolution NHD is being developed where partners and data exist. The NHD contains reach codes for networked features, flow direction, names, and centerline representations for areal water bodies. Reaches are also defined on waterbodies and the approximate shorelines of the Great Lakes, the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and the Gulf of Mexico. The NHD also incorporates the National Spatial Data Infrastructure framework criteria established by the Federal Geographic Data Committee.

U.S. Forest Service Aerial Fire Retardant Avoidance Areas
A map service depicting aerial fire retardant avoidance areas delivered as part of the 2011 Nationwide Aerial Application of Fire Retardant on National Forest System Land Environmental Impact Statement. This Feature Class shows areas, provided by each National Forest who used aerial fire retardant from 2000-2010, where the aerial application of fire retardant should be avoided in order to prevent the potential of impacts to Federally listed threatened or endangered species as identified through consultation, or Forest Service sensitive species. Data includes location of terrestrial and hydrographic areas where the application of aerial fire retardant is to be avoided. Current aerial fire retardant standards prohibit application within 300 feet of hydrographic features. Therefore, this data may contain duplicate hydrographic areas already covered by existing standards. This data is to be used in planning and implementation phases of USFS fire activities to help prevent misapplication of aerial fire retardant in known areas of TES species or water features throughout National Forest lands. Provided here is a National merged dataset derived from each National Forest contribution. This data has been merged, dissolved, and erased of attributes contained in each original component dataset. For this purpose, specific attributes are not necessary, as any spatial areas depicted simply show areas where aerial fire retardant use is to be avoided as stated in USFS guidelines.

U.S. Forest Service ALP Status And Encumbrance
A map service designed to portray US Forest Service Land Status Record System data. The map service is for querying and displaying Land Status Record System information for Lands under Forest Service Management. Using this service in the US Forest Service Map Service Viewer the user will be able to view Land Status Record System layers with various supplied background imagery and layers.

U.S. Forest Service Basic Ownership
A map service on the www depicting areas as surface ownership parcels dissolved on the same ownership classification. This map service was prepared to describe Forest Service Basic Ownership boundaries. The purpose of the data is to provide display, identification, and analysis tools for determining current boundary information for Forest Service managers, GIS Specialists, and others.

U.S. Forest Service CFLR Project Accomplishments
A map service on the www that depicts Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration (CFLR) and High Priority Restoration (HRP) project accomplishments. These are ten year projects designed to encourage the collaborative, science-based ecosystem restoration of priority forest landscapes. Please note that this data does not contain all activities that are part of CFLR since spatial reporting is not required and is self-reported by U.S. Forest Service units. For more information on these projects, please visit http://www.fs.fed.us/restoration/CFLRP/index.shtml/index.shtml

U.S. Forest Service Current Invasive Plant Locations
A map service on the www depicting the most recent measurement of Invasive Plant Infestation polygons collected by the National Invasive Plant Inventory Protocol. Previous measurements to the same Invasive Plant Infestation are excluded. Includes Site ID, Plant code, status etc. for the infesting species, date, area and other basic data. Data displays at scales larger than 1:1,155,581. More information available on the NRIS Invasive Plants Product Page: http://fsweb.nris.fs.fed.us/products/TESP_Invasive_Species/index.shtml

U.S. Forest Service Developed Site
A map service on the www that depicts areas having regulations and/or restrictions related to existing buildings, structures, or resource activities such as a constructed fuel breaks. The purpose of the data is to provide display, identification, and analysis tools for determining current boundary information for Forest Service managers, GIS Specialists, and others.

U.S. Forest Service Ecological Sections
A map service on the www depicting ecological section boundaries within the conterminous United States. The map service contains regional geographic delineations for analysis of ecological relationships across ecological units. http://fsgeodata.fs.fed.us/clearinghouse/other_resources/ecosubregions.html

U.S. Forest Service Forests to Faucets
A map service on the www depicting watershed indexes to help identify areas of interest for protecting surface drinking water quality. The dataset depicted in this map service provides a watershed index of surface drinking water importance, a watershed index of forest importance to surface drinking water, and a watershed index to highlight the extent to which development, fire, and insects and disease threaten forests important for surface drinking water. This tabular dataset is meant to be joined with the NRCS Watershed Boundary Dataset HUC-12. The results of this assessment provides information that can identify areas of interest for protecting surface drinking water quality. The spatial dataset can be incorporated into broad-scale planning, such as the State Forest Action Plans, and can be incorporated into existing decision support tools that currently lack spatial data on important areas for surface drinking water. This project also sets the groundwork for identifying watersheds where a payment for watershed services (PWS) scheme may be an option for financing forest conservation and management on private unprotected forest lands. In perhaps its most important but most basic role, this work can serve as an education tool helping to illustrate the link between forests and provision of key watershed-based ecosystem services.

U.S. Forest Service Geopolitical Units
A map service on the www depicting geopolitical data for the entire area of the United States and territories. This includes States, Counties or Boroughs, Congressional Districts, Alaska Recording Districts, County Subdivisions, and Places boundaries that are derived from the latest official Census Bureau and Alaska Department of Natural Resources datasets. This offers the combination of the most recent Census Bureau and Alaska DNR geopolitical data with geopolitical boundaries within Forest Service lands that have been adjusted for better accuracy and for vertical integration with Forest Service data. Since it is vertically integrated when coincident with Forest Service lands, this dataset allows for better multi-layer analysis with other Forest Service lands data, and improved cartographic applications where Census data and Forest Service data need to be depicted in the same map. Features within Forest Service Administrative Forest boundaries may have been modified by the Forest Service for improved accuracy and spatial coincidence (vertical integration).

U.S. Forest Service Hazardous Fuels Treatments
A map service on the www depicting select activities that help reduce hazardous fuels on the landscape. This includes features representing Rx Fire, Wildfire, Mechanical, and/or Chemical fuels reduction treatments regardless of funding source. This map service provides display, identification, and analysis tools for determining current boundary information for Forest Service managers, GIS Specialists, and others.

U.S. Forest Service Insect and Disease Survey Damage Areas
A map service on the www depicting a compilation of forest insect, disease, and abiotic damage mapped on forested areas in the United States. Data for this map is created from the Annual Insect and Disease Survey (IDS) database. All reported damage areas displayed by damage type are shown within the insect and disease survey areas from 1997 to 2011.

U.S. Forest Service Insect and Disease Survey - Emerald Ash Borer
A map service on the www depicting a compilation of forest insect, disease and abiotic damage mapped on forested areas in the United States that provides a single, consistent data source to facilitate national and multi-regional reporting for Forest Health Monitoring and Forest Health Protection. All reported emerald ash borer damage types are shown within the insect and disease survey areas from 2007 to 2011.

U.S. Forest Service Insect and Disease Survey - Gypsy Moth
A map service on the www depicting a compilation of forest insect, disease, and abiotic damage mapped on forested areas in the United States that provides a single, consistent data source to facilitate national and multi-regional reporting for Forest Health Monitoring and Forest Health Protection. All reported gypsy moth damage types are shown within the insect and disease survey areas from 1997 to 2011.

U.S. Forest Service Insect and Disease Survey - Mountain Pine Beetle
A map service on the www depicting a compilation of forest insect, disease, and abiotic damage mapped on forested areas in the United States that provides a single, consistent data source to facilitate national and multi-regional reporting for Forest Health Monitoring and Forest Health Protection. All reported mountain pine beetle damage types are shown within the insect and disease survey areas from 1997 to 2011.

U.S. Forest Service Insect and Disease Survey - Western Bark Beetle
A map service on the www depicting a compilation of forest insect, disease, and abiotic damage mapped on forested areas in the United States that provides a single, consistent data source to facilitate national and multi-regional reporting for Forest Health Monitoring and Forest Health Protection. All reported western bark beetle damage types are shown within the insect and disease survey areas from 1997 to 2011.

U.S. Forest Service Land and Water Conservation Fund
Created by Congress in 1964, the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) provides money to federal, state and local governments to purchase land, water and wetlands for the the benefit of all Americans. From majestic forests and snowcapped mountains, to wild rivers and stunning beaches, these acquisitions become part of your national forests. For more information visit the LWCF website: http://www.fs.fed.us/land/staff/LWCF/

U.S. Forest Service Land Units
A map service on the www depicting National Forest Service land units. An NFS Land Unit is nationally significant classification of Federally owned forest, range, and related lands that are administered by the USDA Forest Service or designated for administration through the Forest Service. NFS Land Unit types include proclaimed national forest, purchase unit, national grassland, land utilization project, research and experimental area, national preserve, and other land area. Each NFS Land Unit is identified by a National Forest Fiscal Identifier (NFFID) code, a unique 4-digit number that is used for accounting purposes. The purpose of the map is to provide display, identification, and analysis tools for determining current boundary information for Forest Service managers, GIS Specialists, and others.

U.S. Forest Service Land Utilization Project
A map service on the www depicting units designated by the Secretary of Agriculture for conservation and utilization under Title III of the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act. This map service provides display, identification, and analysis tools for determining current boundary information for Forest Service managers, GIS Specialists, and others.

U.S. Forest Service National Grasslands
A map service on the www depicting National Grassland units designated by the Secretary of Agriculture and permanently held by the Department of Agriculture under Title III of the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act. This map service provides display, identification, and analysis tools for determining current boundary information for Forest Service managers, GIS Specialists, and others.

U.S. Forest Service National Inventoried Roadless Areas
A map service, available on the www, that depicts the Inventoried Roadless Areas that were used in the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the 2001 Roadless Area Conservation Rule. The EIS analysis team used this spatial data to assess the impacts of roadless area alternatives on Forest Service policies, use of the National Forests, and the surrounding environment. It was used for analysis in combination with national characterization layers, such as ambient human population, forest mortality risk to insects and diseases, current land cover types, and others. The data includes the entire lower 48 states and Alaska at a coarse resolution. The public also had a need to know where IRAs were located in their area and across the nation. For more information visit http://fs.usda.gov/roadless/.

U.S. Forest Service Other National Designated Areas
A map service on the www depicting an area depicting National Forest System land parcels that have management or use limits placed on them by legal authority. Examples are: National Recreation Area, National Monument, and National Game Refuge. This map service provides display, identification, and analysis tools for determining current boundary information for Forest Service managers, GIS Specialists, and others.

U.S. Forest Service Other National Designated Areas Status
A map service on the www depicting the status of areas showing National Forest System land parcels that have management or use limits placed on them by legal authority. Examples are: National Recreation Area, National Monument, and National Game Refuge. This map service provides display, identification, and analysis tools for determining current boundary information for Forest Service managers, GIS Specialists, and others.

U.S. Forest Service Periodical Cicada Broods
A map service on the www depicting periodical cicada distribution and expected year of emergence by cicada brood and county. The periodical cicada emerges in massive groups once every 13 or 17 years and is completely unique to North America. There are 15 of these mass groups, called broods, of periodical cicadas in the United States. This county-based data, complied by the USFS Northern Research Station, depict where and when the different broods of periodical cicadas are likely to emerge in the US through 2031. The data was compiled for the 2011 publication entitled "Avian predators are less abundant during periodical cicada emergences, but why?" (Koenig et al. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/10-1583.1) using data from periodical cicada publications listed below. 1) Marlatt, C. L. 1907. "The periodical cicada". Bulletin of the USDA Bureau of Entomology 71:1–181. 2) Simon, C. 1988. "Evolution of 13- and 17-year periodical cicadas". (Homoptera: Cicadidae). Bulletin of the Entomological Society of America 34:163–176. 3) Liebhold, A. M., Bohne, M. J., and R. L. Lilja. 2013. "Active Periodical Cicada Broods of the United States". USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station, Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry.

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Farm Service Agency (FSA)

Conservation Reserve Program Average Payments by County
Average Conservation Reserve Program Rental Payments by County.

Conservation Reserve Program Average Payments by State
Average Conservation Reserve Program Rental Payments by State.

Conservation Reserve Program Contract Expirations by County for 2009-2025
Conservation Reserve Program Contract Scheduled Expirations (acreage scheduled to expire and leave the program) by fiscal year and County for 2005-2009.

Conservation Reserve Program Contract Expirations for 2005-2009
Conservation Reserve Program Contract Expirations (acreage that expired and left the program) by fiscal year and State for 2005-2009.

Conservation Reserve Program Enrollment by County for 1986-2008
Conservation Reserve Program Contract Scheduled Enrollment (acreage under contract at the end of period) by fiscal year and County for 1986 to 2008.

Disaster Declarations USDA
State- and county-level records of disaster designations made by the US Secretary of Agriculture in response to widespread and severe drought.

Farm Programs Payments
Payments made by the Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency to US agricultural producers participating in Farm Bill programs including commodity, price support, disaster assistance and conservation. Payments may be searched by payee, program, year, commodity, state, county, farm, payment date and amount paid.

Farm Service Agency Emergency Designation News Releases
Feed of news releases from the US Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency.

Farm Service Agency Market News Widget
This Widget provides access to all FSA Daily Terminal Market Prices information releases. The widget may be embedded into your website or blog with code provided using either Flash or Javascript.

Farm Service Agency News and Events Widget
This Widget provides access to all FSA National News releases. The widget may be embedded into your website or blog with code provided using either Flash or Javascript.

Farm Service Agency News Releases
Feed of news releases from the US Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency.

Farm Service Agency Notices
Feed of administrative notices published by the US Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency.

Farm Service Agency State News Widget
This Widget provides access to all FSA State National News releases. The widget may be embedded into your website or blog with code provided using either Flash or Javascript.

Sweetener Market Data Historical Deliveries by Package Size
Sweetener Market Data (SMD) report - beet and cane processors and cane refiners in the U.S. are required by the FAIR Act of 1996, as amended, to report data on physical quantities delivered by package size on a monthly basis. Package sizes include "Packages < 50 lbs", "Packages 50 lbs and Greater", and "Unpackaged (Bulk)"

Sweetener Market Data Historical Deliveries by Use - All Other Uses
Sweetener Market Data (SMD) report - beet and cane processors and cane refiners in the U.S. are required by the FAIR Act of 1996, as amended, to report data on physical quantities delivered by use for "All Other Uses" on a monthly basis. Quantities are reported by region. Regions include: "New England", "Mid Atlantic", "North Central", "South", "West" and "Puerto Rico".

Sweetener Market Data Historical Deliveries by Use - Bakery
Sweetener Market Data (SMD) report - beet and cane processors and cane refiners in the U.S. are required by the FAIR Act of 1996, as amended, to report data on physical quantities delivered by use for "Bakery, Cereal and Related Products" on a monthly basis. Quantities are reported by region. Regions include: "New England", "Mid Atlantic", "North Central", "South", "West" and "Puerto Rico".

Sweetener Market Data Historical Deliveries by Use - Beverages
Sweetener Market Data (SMD) report - beet and cane processors and cane refiners in the U.S. are required by the FAIR Act of 1996, as amended, to report data on physical quantities delivered by use for "Beverages" on a monthly basis. Quantities are reported by region. Regions include: "New England", "Mid Atlantic", "North Central", "South", "West" and "Puerto Rico".

Sweetener Market Data Historical Deliveries by Use - Canned
Sweetener Market Data (SMD) report - beet and cane processors and cane refiners in the U.S. are required by the FAIR Act of 1996, as amended, to report data on physical quantities delivered by use for "Canned, Bottled and Frozen Foods" on a monthly basis. Quantities are reported by region. Regions include: "New England", "Mid Atlantic", "North Central", "South", "West" and "Puerto Rico".

Sweetener Market Data Historical Deliveries by Use - Confectionery
Sweetener Market Data (SMD) report - beet and cane processors and cane refiners in the U.S. are required by the FAIR Act of 1996, as amended, to report data on physical quantities delivered by use for "Confectionery and Related Products" on a monthly basis. Quantities are reported by region. Regions include: "New England", "Mid Atlantic", "North Central", "South", "West" and "Puerto Rico".

Sweetener Market Data Historical Deliveries by Use - Government
Sweetener Market Data (SMD) report - beet and cane processors and cane refiners in the U.S. are required by the FAIR Act of 1996, as amended, to report data on physical quantities delivered by use for "Government Agencies" on a monthly basis. Quantities are reported by region. Regions include: "New England", "Mid Atlantic", "North Central", "South", "West" and "Puerto Rico".

Sweetener Market Data Historical Deliveries by Use - Hotels
Sweetener Market Data (SMD) report - beet and cane processors and cane refiners in the U.S. are required by the FAIR Act of 1996, as amended, to report data on physical quantities delivered by use for "Hotels, Restaurants and Institutions" on a monthly basis. Quantities are reported by region. Regions include: "New England", "Mid Atlantic", "North Central", "South", "West" and "Puerto Rico".

Sweetener Market Data Historical Deliveries by Use - Ice Cream
Sweetener Market Data (SMD) report - beet and cane processors and cane refiners in the U.S. are required by the FAIR Act of 1996, as amended, to report data on physical quantities delivered by use for "Ice Cream and Dairy Products" on a monthly basis. Quantities are reported by region. Regions include: "New England", "Mid Atlantic", "North Central", "South", "West" and "Puerto Rico".

Sweetener Market Data Historical Deliveries by Use - Mid Atlantic
Sweetener Market Data (SMD) report - beet and cane processors and cane refiners in the U.S. are required by the FAIR Act of 1996, as amended, to report data on physical quantities delivered by use in the Mid Atlantic region on a monthly basis. Uses include "Bakery, Cereal and Related Products"; "Confectionery and Related Products"; "Ice Cream and Related Products"; "Beverages"; "Canned, Bottled and Frozen Foods"; "Multiple and All Other Food Uses", "Non-Food Uses", "Hotels, Restaurants and Institutions"; "Wholesale Grocers, Jobbers and Dealers", "Retail Grocers and Chain Stores", "Deliveries to Government Agencies", and "All Other Deliveries".

Sweetener Market Data Historical Deliveries by Use - Multiple
Sweetener Market Data (SMD) report - beet and cane processors and cane refiners in the U.S. are required by the FAIR Act of 1996, as amended, to report data on physical quantities delivered by use for "Multiple and All Other Food Uses" on a monthly basis. Quantities are reported by region. Regions include: "New England", "Mid Atlantic", "North Central", "South", "West" and "Puerto Rico".

Sweetener Market Data Historical Deliveries by Use - New England
Sweetener Market Data (SMD) report - beet and cane processors and cane refiners in the U.S. are required by the FAIR Act of 1996, as amended, to report data on physical quantities delivered by use in the New England region on a monthly basis. Uses include "Bakery, Cereal and Related Products"; "Confectionery and Related Products"; "Ice Cream and Related Products"; "Beverages"; "Canned, Bottled and Frozen Foods"; "Multiple and All Other Food Uses", "Non-Food Uses", "Hotels, Restaurants and Institutions"; "Wholesale Grocers, Jobbers and Dealers", "Retail Grocers and Chain Stores", "Deliveries to Government Agencies", and "All Other Deliveries".

Sweetener Market Data Historical Deliveries by Use - Non-Food
Sweetener Market Data (SMD) report - beet and cane processors and cane refiners in the U.S. are required by the FAIR Act of 1996, as amended, to report data on physical quantities delivered by use for "Non-Food Uses" on a monthly basis. Quantities are reported by region. Regions include: "New England", "Mid Atlantic", "North Central", "South", "West" and "Puerto Rico".

Sweetener Market Data Historical Deliveries by Use - North Central
Sweetener Market Data (SMD) report - beet and cane processors and cane refiners in the U.S. are required by the FAIR Act of 1996, as amended, to report data on physical quantities delivered by use in the North Central region on a monthly basis. Uses include "Bakery, Cereal and Related Products"; "Confectionery and Related Products"; "Ice Cream and Related Products"; "Beverages"; "Canned, Bottled and Frozen Foods"; "Multiple and All Other Food Uses", "Non-Food Uses", "Hotels, Restaurants and Institutions"; "Wholesale Grocers, Jobbers and Dealers", "Retail Grocers and Chain Stores", "Deliveries to Government Agencies", and "All Other Deliveries".

Sweetener Market Data Historical Deliveries by Use - Puerto Rico
Sweetener Market Data (SMD) report - beet and cane processors and cane refiners in the U.S. are required by the FAIR Act of 1996, as amended, to report data on physical quantities delivered by use in Puerto Rico on a monthly basis. Uses include "Bakery, Cereal and Related Products"; "Confectionery and Related Products"; "Ice Cream and Related Products"; "Beverages"; "Canned, Bottled and Frozen Foods"; "Multiple and All Other Food Uses", "Non-Food Uses", "Hotels, Restaurants and Institutions"; "Wholesale Grocers, Jobbers and Dealers", "Retail Grocers and Chain Stores", "Deliveries to Government Agencies", and "All Other Deliveries".

Sweetener Market Data Historical Deliveries by Use - Retail
Sweetener Market Data (SMD) report - beet and cane processors and cane refiners in the U.S. are required by the FAIR Act of 1996, as amended, to report data on physical quantities delivered by use for "Retail Grocers and Chain Stores" on a monthly basis. Quantities are reported by region. Regions include: "New England", "Mid Atlantic", "North Central", "South", "West" and "Puerto Rico".

Sweetener Market Data Historical Deliveries by Use - South
Sweetener Market Data (SMD) report - beet and cane processors and cane refiners in the U.S. are required by the FAIR Act of 1996, as amended, to report data on physical quantities delivered by use in the South region on a monthly basis. Uses include "Bakery, Cereal and Related Products"; "Confectionery and Related Products"; "Ice Cream and Related Products"; "Beverages"; "Canned, Bottled and Frozen Foods"; "Multiple and All Other Food Uses", "Non-Food Uses", "Hotels, Restaurants and Institutions"; "Wholesale Grocers, Jobbers and Dealers", "Retail Grocers and Chain Stores", "Deliveries to Government Agencies", and "All Other Deliveries".

Sweetener Market Data Historical Deliveries by Use - West
Sweetener Market Data (SMD) report - beet and cane processors and cane refiners in the U.S. are required by the FAIR Act of 1996, as amended, to report data on physical quantities delivered by use in the West region on a monthly basis. Uses include "Bakery, Cereal and Related Products"; "Confectionery and Related Products"; "Ice Cream and Related Products"; "Beverages"; "Canned, Bottled and Frozen Foods"; "Multiple and All Other Food Uses", "Non-Food Uses", "Hotels, Restaurants and Institutions"; "Wholesale Grocers, Jobbers and Dealers", "Retail Grocers and Chain Stores", "Deliveries to Government Agencies", and "All Other Deliveries".

Sweetener Market Data Historical Deliveries by Use - Wholesale
Sweetener Market Data (SMD) report - beet and cane processors and cane refiners in the U.S. are required by the FAIR Act of 1996, as amended, to report data on physical quantities delivered by use for "Wholesale Grocers, Jobbers and Sugar Dealers" on a monthly basis. Quantities are reported by region. Regions include: "New England", "Mid Atlantic", "North Central", "South", "West" and "Puerto Rico".

Sweetener Market Data Historical Imports and Exports
Sweetener Market Data (SMD) report - beet and cane processors and cane refiners in the U.S. are required by the FAIR Act of 1996, as amended, to report data on physical quantities of imports and exports on a monthly basis.

Sweetener Market Data Historical Production
Sweetener Market Data (SMD) report - beet and cane processors and cane refiners in the U.S. are required by the FAIR Act of 1996, as amended, to report data on physical quantities of production on a monthly basis.

Sweetener Market Data Historical Sales
Sweetener Market Data (SMD) report - beet and cane processors and cane refiners in the U.S. are required by the FAIR Act of 1996, as amended, to report data on physical quantities of sales by type of processor on a monthly basis.

Sweetener Market Data Historical Stocks
Sweetener Market Data (SMD) report - beet and cane processors and cane refiners in the U.S. are required by the FAIR Act of 1996, as amended, to report data on physical quantities of stocks on a monthly basis.

Sweetener Market Data Report FY 2002
Sweetener Market Data (SMD) report - beet and cane processors and cane refiners in the U.S. are required by the FAIR Act of 1996, as amended, to report data on physical quantities of stocks, production, imports, sales, and deliveries to FSA on a monthly basis.

Sweetener Market Data Report FY 2003
Sweetener Market Data (SMD) report - beet and cane processors and cane refiners in the U.S. are required by the FAIR Act of 1996, as amended, to report data on physical quantities of stocks, production, imports, sales, and deliveries to FSA on a monthly basis.

Sweetener Market Data Report FY 2004
Sweetener Market Data (SMD) report - beet and cane processors and cane refiners in the U.S. are required by the FAIR Act of 1996, as amended, to report data on physical quantities of stocks, production, imports, sales, and deliveries to FSA on a monthly basis.

Sweetener Market Data Report FY 2005
Sweetener Market Data (SMD) report - beet and cane processors and cane refiners in the U.S. are required by the FAIR Act of 1996, as amended, to report data on physical quantities of stocks, production, imports, sales, and deliveries to FSA on a monthly basis.

Sweetener Market Data Report FY 2006
Sweetener Market Data (SMD) report - beet and cane processors and cane refiners in the U.S. are required by the FAIR Act of 1996, as amended, to report data on physical quantities of stocks, production, imports, sales, and deliveries to FSA on a monthly basis.

Sweetener Market Data Report FY 2007
Sweetener Market Data (SMD) report - beet and cane processors and cane refiners in the U.S. are required by the FAIR Act of 1996, as amended, to report data on physical quantities of stocks, production, imports, sales, and deliveries to FSA on a monthly basis.

Sweetener Market Data Report FY 2008
Sweetener Market Data (SMD) report - beet and cane processors and cane refiners in the U.S. are required by the FAIR Act of 1996, as amended, to report data on physical quantities of stocks, production, imports, sales, and deliveries to FSA on a monthly basis.

Sweetener Market Data Report FY 2009 - Revised
Sweetener Market Data (SMD) report - beet and cane processors and cane refiners in the U.S. are required by the FAIR Act of 1996, as amended, to report data on physical quantities of stocks, production, imports, sales, and deliveries to FSA on a monthly basis.

USWA Active Warehouses
United States Warehouse Act Licensed Warehouse(s) for state selected. Listed by city and county.

USWA Licensed Warehouses Map
Clickable map tool to locate and find information about United States Warehouse Act Licensed Warehouses

USWA Warehouses Removed/Suspended/Reinstated
List of Unites State Warehouse Act Warehouses removed, suspended or reinstated

Warehouses Cancelled and/or Terminated in CY 2000
List of United States Warehouse Act warehouse licenses revoked, by commodity and state for calendar year 2000

Warehouses Cancelled and/or Terminated in CY 2001
List of United States Warehouse Act warehouse licenses revoked, by commodity and state for calendar year 2001

Warehouses Cancelled and/or Terminated in CY 2002
List of United States Warehouse Act warehouse licenses revoked, by commodity and state for calendar year 2002

Warehouses Cancelled and/or Terminated in CY 2003
List of United States Warehouse Act warehouse licenses revoked, by commodity and state for calendar year 2003

Warehouses Cancelled and/or Terminated in CY 2004
List of United States Warehouse Act warehouse licenses revoked, by commodity and state for calendar year 2004

Warehouses Cancelled and/or Terminated in CY 2005
List of United States Warehouse Act warehouse licenses revoked, by commodity and state for calendar year 2005

Warehouses Cancelled and/or Terminated in CY 2006
List of United States Warehouse Act warehouse licenses revoked, by commodity and state for calendar year 2006

Warehouses Cancelled and/or Terminated in CY 2007
List of United States Warehouse Act warehouse licenses revoked, by commodity and state for calendar year 2007

Warehouses Cancelled and/or Terminated in CY 2008
List of United States Warehouse Act warehouse licenses revoked, by commodity and state for calendar year 2008

Warehouses Cancelled and/or Terminated in CY 2009
List of United States Warehouse Act warehouse licenses revoked, by commodity and state for calendar year 2009

Warehouses Cancelled and/or Terminated in CY 2010
List of United States Warehouse Act warehouse licenses revoked, by commodity and state for calendar year 2010

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Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)

Meat, Poultry, and Egg Inspection Directory by Establishment Name
The Meat, Poultry and Egg Product Inspection Directory is a listing of establishments that produce meat, poultry, and/or egg products regulated by USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) pursuant to the Federal Meat Inspection Act, the Poultry Products Inspection Act, and the Egg Products Inspection Act. The directory is updated monthly, and the current edition replaces all previous editions.

Meat, Poultry, and Egg Inspection Directory by Establishment Number
The Meat, Poultry and Egg Product Inspection Directory is a listing of establishments that produce meat, poultry, and/or egg products regulated by USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) pursuant to the Federal Meat Inspection Act, the Poultry Products Inspection Act, and the Egg Products Inspection Act. The directory is updated monthly, and the current edition replaces all previous editions.

Quarterly Progress Reports on Salmonella and Campylobacter Testing
Quarterly Progress Reports on Salmonella and Campylobacter Testing of Selected Raw Meat and Poultry Products

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National Appeals Division (NAD)

NAD Website
The National Appeals Division (NAD) is responsible for listening to farmers and other rural program participants concerning their disputes with certain agencies within the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and reaching the right decision for the right reason through fair and impartial administrative hearings and appeals. Archived and redacted appealability, hearing, review, reconsideration and Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA) decisions issued by NAD are available on the Web.

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National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)

Census of Agriculture Race, Ethnicity and Gender Profile Data
2007 Census of Agriculture Race, Ethnicity, and Gender Profiles contain county level census data presented by the race, ethnicity, and gender of farm operators. These profiles provide an easily referenced snapshot of U.S. county farm demographics and provide increased insight into understanding rural America.

Quick Stats
Quick Stats is the National Agricultural Statistics Service's online, self-service tool to access complete results from the 1997, 2002, and 2007 Censuses of Agriculture. The census collects data on all commodities produced on U.S. farms and ranches, as well as detailed information on expenses, income, and operator characteristics.

Quick Stats Agricultural Database
Quick Stats is the National Agricultural Statistics Service's online, self-service tool to access complete results from the 1997, 2002, and 2007 Censuses of Agriculture. The census collects data on all commodities produced on U.S. farms and ranches, as well as detailed information on expenses, income, and operator characteristics.

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Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)

AWDB
Atmospheric & Water Database available to public through National Water and Climate Center

Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) Cropland Baseline Conservation Condition for Upper Mississippi River Basin
The dataset consists of estimates of erosion, sediment loss, soil organic carbon, nutrient loss, and pesticide loss from a statistically selected set of sample points within the Upper Mississippi River Basin. Results for the Baseline Conservation Condition are reported for the region as a whole and for each of the 14 subbasins within the region.

DOD
Database of Domains

eDirectives
NRCS Directive System

eFOTG
Electronic Field Operations Technical Guide

EnergyCalc
Energy Calculators

ESD
Ecological Site Descriptions

FFISVendor
NFC data on payees

GatewayCatalog
The Geospatial Data Gateway (GDG) is the One Stop Source for environmental and natural resources data, at anytime, from anywhere, to anyone.

GatewayMetrics
Geospatial Data Layers available to public via Geospatial Gateway

GatewayOrders
Geospatial Data Layers available to public via Geospatial Gateway

IPAT
Energy Tools - Irrigation Estimator

NASIS
Web Soil Survey (WSS) provides soil data and information produced by the National Cooperative Soil Survey. It is operated by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and provides access to the largest natural resource information system in the world.

NFAT
Energy Tools - Nitrogen Estimator

PhotoGallery
Conservation-related pictures for download

plants
The PLANTS Database provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories

POINTS
Program Operations data

PRISM
Climate data provided by the National Water & Climate Center

SNOTEL
Snowpack data provided by the National Water & Climate Center

SNOwpack TELemetry Network (SNOTEL)
The SNOTEL data retrieval tools provides an interactive process to identify and retrieve data from individual SNOTEL sites. The user does not need to know the ID for the site but must know either it's general location or the name of the site

Soil Climate Analysis Network (SCAN)
The SCAN data retrieval tools provides an interactive process to identify and retrieve data from individual SCAN sites. The user does not need to know the ID for the site but must know either it's general location or the name of the site

USDA Service Center Locator
This site provides addresses, telephone numbers and other key information for USDA Service Center locations. These office locations will provide customers with information and assistance for available disaster programs. Agencies shown include the Farm Service Agency, Rural Development and the Natural Resources Conservation Service.

WAI
Supporting spatial database for NRCS applications

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Rural Development (RD)

Multi Family Housing
Multi Family Housing: A downloadable database file that identifies pertinent information related to USDA Rural Development housing assistance and the Multi Family Housing Section 515 Program.

Property Ineligibility - Broadband
This data is used to determine eligibility for certain USDA broadband loan and grant programs.

Property Ineligibility - Intermediary Relending Program
This data is used to determine eligibility for certain USDA Intermediary Relending Programs.

Property Ineligibility - Rural Business Services
This data is used to determine eligibility for certain USDA RBS loan and grant programs.

Property Ineligibility (SFH/MFH)
This data is used to determine eligibility for certain USDA Single Family Housing and Multi-Family Housing loan and grant programs.

Property Ineligibility (WEP)
This data is used to determine eligibility for certain USDA Water and Environmental Programs.

RD Monthly Obligations and Disbursements (ARRA)
In accordance with the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 (FFATA) and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), this downloadable file identifies Rural Development ARRA program obligation and disbursement activities.

RD Monthly Obligations and Disbursements (Non ARRA)
In accordance with the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 (FFATA) and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), this downloadable file identifies Rural Development non-ARRA program obligations.

Resale Properties-Foreclosure
Data provides current information regarding single family homes and ranches for sale by the U.S. Federal Government. These previously owned properties are for sale by public auction or other method depending on the property.

Resale Properties-Real Estate Owned
Data provides current information regarding single family homes, and ranches for sale by the U.S. Federal Government. These previously owned properties are for sale by public auction or other method depending on the property.

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The Research, Education, and Economics Information System (REEIS)

Research, Education, and Economics Information System (REEIS)
The Research, Education, and Economics Information System (REEIS) is a source of information on the research, education and extension programs, projects and activities of the U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), the USDA Forest Service, the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service, the U. S. Patent and Trademark Office, U. S. Census Bureau, and the U. S. National Science Foundation. The system enables users to measure the impact and effectiveness of research, extension and education programs based on data related to agricultural research; forestry research; students, faculty and degrees related to agriculture; USDA partner institution snapshots; Food and nutrition research; 4-H programs; and agricultural snapshots of each state. Internet links to related agencies, institutions, and data bases are also included.

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Departmental Management (DM)

Agriculture Law and Administrative Law Judge Decisions
Agriculture Law and Statuary Proceedings Conducted by Administrative Law Judges, Rule Making, Rules of Practice, and Agencies Administering the statute. Contains Statuary Decision Opinions of the United State Department of Agriculture Office of Administrative law Judges and Judicial Officer. There are approximately 40 statutes administered by agencies within the Department of Agriculture that require Administrative Procedure Act (APA) hearings. The Judges issue initial decisions and orders in adjudicatory proceedings which become final decisions of the Secretary unless appealed to the Secretary's Judicial Officer by a party to the proceedings.

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Risk Management Agency (RMA)

Actuarial Information Browser
The Actuarial Information Browser is a web based tool that allows users to view actuarial data and other information regarding commodities insured under the Federal Crop Insurance program. The information is retrieved based on the following selectable criteria: reinsurance year, commodity, insurance plan, state and county. The information is displayed in reports, including but not limited to, rates, commodity prices, and special provisions.