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New Report on
The USDA report tracks adoption
of conservation practices over the past decade.
The Office of Energy and Environmental Policy (OEEP) serves as a focal point for the Department’s energy, environmental markets, and climate change activities, positioning USDA and the people we serve to meet future challenges and opportunities.
Agricultural Conservation on Working Lands: Trends from 2004 to Present
This report uses USDA survey data to track trends in adoption of conservation on working farms over the last decade.
See a factsheet on this report .
A Lifecycle Analysis of the Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Corn-Based Ethanol
This report finds that GHG emissions associated with producing corn-based ethanol in the United States are, on average, 39 percent lower than gasoline when measured on an energy equivalent basis.
Indicators of the U.S. Biobased Economy
This report analyzes trends in the biobased economy beween 2011 and 2016, demonstrating impacts on job creation and economic growth.