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The economics of food, farming, natural resources, & rural America -- from USDA's Economic Research Service (ERS)

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Nonmetro #poverty at its highest in more than 25 years. http://1.usa.gov/1btfKTJ

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Asian and Western Hemisphere countries lead growth in U.S. ag #exports. http://1.usa.gov/153G8BJ

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Participation in Child & Adult Care Food Program shifts to child care centers. http://1.usa.gov/1f0GE5c

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Cerrado region remains key to growth in #Brazil’s farm output. http://1.usa.gov/17DKOfi

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Policy and technology changes contribute to declining U.S. #wheat area. http://1.usa.gov/15WCFzF

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Serving school children a healthier mix of vegetables raises vegetable consumption. http://1.usa.gov/16klJq0

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Midpoint farm sizes more than doubled in the Corn Belt and Northern Plains 1982-2007. http://1.usa.gov/15h5s5i

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Per capita U.S. #milk consumption fell for all ages during 1977-2008. http://1.usa.gov/17RLCwb

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The #farm sector’s financial health continues to strengthen. http://1.usa.gov/1559hui

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In 2012, 14.5 percent of U.S. households were food insecure. #foodsecurity http://1.usa.gov/18w40KV

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U.S. #soybean prices drop then rebound on changing new-crop outlook. http://1.usa.gov/13dDPsE

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Non-converging futures and cash prices likely due to storage-rate difference. http://1.usa.gov/18b0PIo

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Recession changed relationship between employment and children’s #food security. http://1.usa.gov/14aUhXW

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Relatively few farms produce just one crop. http://1.usa.gov/18kI18v

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Rising #food prices have pushed up overall price #inflation in recent years. http://1.usa.gov/1aLY99f

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China’s ag subsidies rise after establishment of general-input subsidy program. http://1.usa.gov/12EhTXh

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Emergency haying and grazing on land in the CRP peaked in 2012. http://1.usa.gov/178AGKg

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Developing-country agricultural imports to account for a growing share of consumption. http://1.usa.gov/16hSf7S

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Close to 7 cents of the U.S. food dollar is value added by U.S. farms. http://1.usa.gov/16Lx4kZ

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Labor costs drive increases in costs of grain production in #China. http://1.usa.gov/13OCLZo

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