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Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America

2003 - 2020

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2016, issue 11

Changes in Food-At-Home Spending by SNAP Participants After the Stimulus Act of 2009 pp. 1 Downloads
Charlotte Tuttle
Precision Agriculture Technologies and Factors Affecting Their Adoption pp. 1 Downloads
David Schimmelpfennig
A Look at Calorie Sources in the American Diet pp. 1 Downloads
Sarah Rehkamp
The Number of Midsize Farms Declined From 1992 to 2012, But Their Household Finances Remain Strong pp. 1 Downloads
Christopher Burns
FoodAPS Data Now Available to the General Public pp. 1 Downloads
Elizabeth Larimore, Elina T. Page and John Kirlin
Using the ERS County Economic Types To Explore Demographic and Economic Trends in Rural Areas pp. 1 Downloads
Lorin Kusmin

2016, issue 10

U.S. Agricultural R&D in an Era of Falling Public Funding pp. 1 Downloads
Matthew Clancy, Keith Fuglie and Paul Heisey
Illuminating SNAP Performance Using the Power of Administrative Data pp. 1 Downloads
Mark Prell
Food Insecurity Among Children Declined to Pre-Recession Levels in 2015 pp. 1 Downloads
Alisha Coleman-Jensen and Michael Smith
Purchases of Foods by Convenience Type Driven by Prices, Income, and Advertising pp. 1 Downloads
Abigail Okrent
Changes in Farmers’ Financial Status May Affect Crop Insurance Demand pp. 1 Downloads
Katie Farrin
Share of Farm Businesses Receiving Lease and Royalty Income From Energy Production Varies Across Regions pp. 1 Downloads
Claudia Hitaj
Americans Spend an Average of 37 Minutes a Day Preparing and Serving Food and Cleaning Up pp. 1 Downloads
Karen Hamrick

2016, issue 09

Food Price Inflation Has Outpaced Economy-Wide Inflation in Recent Years pp. 1 Downloads
Annemarie Kuhns and Ryan Kuhns
Increased Consumer Sensitivity to Food Safety Raised Financial Costs of Ground Beef Recalls pp. 1 Downloads
Fred Kuchler and Rosanna Mentzer Morrison
The Gulf Opportunity Zone Helped Affected Counties Recover Economically After Hurricane Katrina pp. 1 Downloads
James Williamson and John Pender
Americans’ Seafood Consumption Below Recommendations pp. 1 Downloads
Linda Kantor

2016, issue 08

Productivity Growth Is Still the Major Driver in Growing U.S. Agricultural Output pp. 1 Downloads
Sun Ling Wang, Eldon Ball, Richard Nehring and Roberto Mosheim
For Beginning Farmers, Business Survival Rates Increase With Scale and With Direct Sales to Consumers pp. 1 Downloads
Nigel Key
Voluntary Labeling of Chicken “Raised Without Antibiotics” Has Posed Challenges for Firms and Consumers pp. 1 Downloads
Maria Bowman and Kandice Marshall
U.S. Beef and Pork Consumption Projected To Rebound pp. 1 Downloads
Flavius Badau
Percent of Income Spent on Food Falls as Income Rises pp. 1 Downloads
Charlotte Tuttle and Annemarie Kuhns
An Economic Perspective on Soil Health pp. 1 Downloads
Maria Bowman, Steven Wallander and Lori Lynch

2016, issue 07

Land Acquisition and Transfer in U.S. Agriculture pp. 1 Downloads
Daniel Bigelow and Todd Hubbs
U.S.-Mexico Agricultural Trade: Opportunities for Making Free Trade Under NAFTA More Agile pp. 1 Downloads
Steven Zahniser, Adriana Herrera Moreno and Arturo Calderón Ruanova
Farm Bill Income Cap for Program Payment Eligibility Affects Few Farms pp. 1 Downloads
Ron Durst and Robert Williams
Processing and Marketing Blunt the Impact of Volatile Farm Prices on Retail Dairy Prices pp. 1 Downloads
Hayden Stewart, William Hahn, Jerry Cessna and Christopher G. Davis
States Differ in the Distribution of WIC Benefits Across Types of Retail Food Stores pp. 1 Downloads
Alana Rhone and Laura Tiehen
Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures and Technical Barriers to Trade: How Much Do They Impact U.S.-EU Agricultural Trade? pp. 1 Downloads
Shawn Arita, Jayson Beckman and Lorraine Mitchell

2016, issue 06

A Closer Look at Declining Fruit and Vegetable Consumption Using Linked Data Sources pp. 1 Downloads
Biing-Hwan Lin and Rosanna Mentzer Morrison
Butter and Margarine Availability Over the Last Century pp. 1 Downloads
Jeanine Bentley and Mark Ash
A Bigger Piece of the Pie: Exports Rising in Share of U.S. Apple Production pp. 1 Downloads
Agnes Perez
Oil Prices and Ethanol Demand Drive Changes in Agricultural Commodity Production in Brazil pp. 1 Downloads
Constanza Valdes, Kim Hjort and Ralph Seeley
India Emerges as a Major Beef Exporter pp. 1 Downloads
Maurice Landes, Alex Melton and Seanicaa Edwards
Food Insecurity and Hispanic Diversity pp. 1 Downloads
Matthew Rabbitt, Michael Smith and Alisha Coleman-Jensen
Trends in Farm Sector Debt Vary by Type of Debt and Lender pp. 1 Downloads
Kevin Patrick and Ryan Kuhns
Production, Transportation, and Policy Factors Determine U.S. Export Competitiveness in World Corn and Soybean Markets pp. 1 Downloads
Birgit Meade and William McBride

2016, issue 05

The Power of Proximity: Ethanol Refineries Drive Increased Corn Planting in Their Vicinity pp. 1 Downloads
Mesbah Motamed
Five Years of Population Loss in Rural and Small-Town America May Be Ending pp. 1 Downloads
John Cromartie
Linking Federal Food Intake Surveys Provides a More Accurate Look at Eating Out Trends pp. 1 Downloads
Joanne Guthrie, Biing-Hwan Lin and Travis Smith

2016, issue 04

Major Factors Affecting Global Soybean and Products Trade Projections pp. 1 Downloads
Tani Lee, Anh Tran, James Hansen and Mark Ash
Recent Evidence on the Effects of Food Store Access on Food Choice and Diet Quality pp. 1 Downloads
Michele Ver Ploeg and Ilya Rahkovsky
Retail Food Price Inflation Varies Geographically pp. 1 Downloads
Annemarie Kuhns and David Levin
Cost Savings From Precision Agriculture Technologies on U.S. Corn Farms pp. 1 Downloads
David Schimmelpfennig

2016, issue 03

India’s Agricultural Growth Propellers pp. 1 Downloads
Nicholas Rada and David Schimmelpfennig
After a Sharp Rise Between 1990 and 2005, Supercenters’ Share of At-Home-Food Spending Has Leveled Off pp. 1 Downloads
Annette Clauson and Howard Elitzak

2016, issue 02

Patterns in FDA Food Import Refusals Highlight Most Frequently Detected Problems pp. 1 Downloads
John Bovay
Thin Markets Raise Concerns, But Many Are Capable of Paying Producers Fair Prices pp. 1 Downloads
Michael Adjemian, B Brorsen, Tina L. Saitone and Richard J. Sexton
Local Foods and Farm Business Survival and Growth pp. 1 Downloads
Nigel Key
Investigating Temporal Effects on Measured SNAP Participation Rates pp. 1 Downloads
Constance Newman and Mark Prell
Farm Production Practices To Preserve Non-Genetically Engineered Product Markets pp. 1 Downloads
Catherine Greene and Seth J. Wechsler
The United States Is the World’s Leading Poultry Exporter to Sub-Saharan Africa pp. 1 Downloads
Fawzi Taha

2016, issue 01

Agriculture Risk Coverage Program Proves More Popular Than the Supplemental Coverage Option pp. 1 Downloads
Erik O'Donoghue and Ashley Hungerford
Consumers Behaved Rationally, If Belatedly, After Food Safety Recalls in 2011 and 2012 pp. 1 Downloads
Fred Kuchler
Retail Egg Price Volatility in 2015 Reflects Farm Conditions pp. 1 Downloads
Annemarie Kuhns and David Harvey
USDA’s After-School Snack Program More Common in Elementary Schools in Poor Urban Areas pp. 1 Downloads
Clare Cho and Joanne Guthrie
Japanese Beef Imports by Exporting Source and the Impacts of Tariff Reforms pp. 1 Downloads
Andrew Muhammad, Kari Heerman, Alex Melton and John Dyck
Rice Imports Help Alleviate Haiti’s Food Needs pp. 1 Downloads
Nancy Cochrane, Nathan Childs and Stacey Rosen
No-Till or Strip-Till Use Varies by Region pp. 1 Downloads
Tara Wade and Roger Claassen
Understanding America’s Diverse Family Farms pp. 1 Downloads
Robert Hoppe and James M. MacDonald
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