Economic Research Report

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2018-09-06
22:16
Farmers markets, roadside stands, and other direct-to-consumer (DTC) outlets can be an important sales channel for small farmers. However, it is unclear what, if any, imp [...]
English | 1-2018 | Report |

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2018-09-06
22:11
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)—formerly, the Food Stamp Program—provides low-income participants with electro [...]
English | 1-2018 | Report |

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2018-09-06
21:36
From the early 1970s until the mid-1990s, administration of USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)—formerly the Food Stamp Program—was largely unif [...]
English | 2-2018 | Report |

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2018-09-06
21:27
Farmland plays a unique and important role in agriculture. Farm real estate (which includes land and the structures on it) accounts for over 80 percent of farm-sector ass [...]
English | 2-2018 | Report |

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2018-09-06
18:45
Since 2006, winter losses of managed honey bee colonies in the United States have averaged 28.7 percent, approximately double the 15.0-percent historical rate. These elev [...]
English | 3-2018 | Report |

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2018-09-06
18:08
Consumers have access to a variety of sources of nutrition information, including the Nutrition Facts label on packaged foods, USDA’s MyPlate food guidance for healthy [...]
English | 4-2018 | Report |

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2018-09-06
15:57
The USDA’s Rural Development mission area (RD) implements several loan and grant programs to support businesses in rural areas, including the Value-Added Producer Grant [...]
English | 5-2018 | Report |

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2018-09-06
15:27
Investment in research is a primary driver of productivity growth in agriculture. However, in high-income countries, as agriculture’s contribution to national economies [...]
English | 5-2018 | Report |

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2018-09-05
19:00
This report describes the current landscape of Federal risk management policies, including the Agricultural Act of 2014, and analyzes the outcomes and interactions of the [...]
English | 6-2018 | Report |

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2018-09-05
18:31
Demand for ready-to-eat foods from restaurants and grocery stores has been growing in the United States. These foods save households time in meal preparation, but they ha [...]
English | 6-2018 | Report |

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