Fresh produce prices up 6% year-to-date
- USDA REPORTS: Fresh vegetable acreage up 1% vs. '98, 2% over '97. Thienpont, Chuck // FoodService Director;03/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p94
Estimates the increase in acreage intended for harvest of selected fresh-market vegetables in the United States. Comparison from 1997 figures; Estimated increase for cabbage; Estimated increase for snap beans; Estimated increase for carrots.
- Spring fresh-market vegetables dip 1%. Thienpont, Chuck // FoodService Director;5/15/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p42
The article forecasts the decrease in the prospective area for harvest of 11 selected fresh-market vegetables during the spring quarter in the U.S. Acreage decreases for bell peppers, broccoli, cauliflower, head lettuce, snap beans, and tomatoes more than offset acreage increases for cabbage,...
- Can you expect wheat prices to rise? Smith, Ron // Southwest Farm Press Exclusive Insight;2/ 4/2014, p3
The article discusses the factors suggesting an increase in prices in the wheat market including the current abnormal downturn of the markets which could force the cash price to move to the low 5-U.S. dollar range and the winter wheat planted acreage being down by 3%. It also explains why corn...
- Stocks-to-Use Response for Acreage Allocation of Arkansas Field Crops. Flanders, Archie // Journal of the American Society of Farm Managers & Rural Apprais;2014, p265
Commodity programs for agriculture are intended to provide farm income stability and maintain desirable efficiencies that derive from market based outcomes. A measure of economic efficiency is producer response to market signals. This research measures acreage response of Arkansas field crops...
- Acreage shifts reshaping peanut belt. Yancy Jr., Cecil H. // Southwest Farm Press;9/16/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 18, p8
The article focuses on a 2002 U.S. farm bill, which is related to peanuts breeding. When the floodgates opened in 2003, acreage went rushing in dramatic fashion and changed the landscape of the U.S. peanut belt, says Allen McCorvey, research coordinator with the National Center for Peanut...
- Do Direct Payments Distort Producers' Decisions? An Examination of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002. O'Donoghue, Erik J.; Whitaker, James B. // Applied Economic Perspectives & Policy;Mar2010, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p170
Do direct payments alter operators' acreage decisions? The authors use an event study with individual-level data in a panel-data setting to examine how an exogenous change in direct payments affects individual farmers' production decisions. They track changes in acreage across time and examine...
- THOUGH STILL ABOVE 1999: 2001 winter vegetable acreage declines 2%. Thienpont, Chuck // FoodService Director;03/15/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p68
Reports on the 2001 winter acreage of vegetables in the United States. Broccoli; Cabbage; Carrots; Others.
- Harvest areas up 2%, down 6% from 1996. Thienpont, Chuck // FoodService Director;09/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p98
Provides estimates for the prospective area for harvest of selected fresh market vegetables and fruits in the United States during the summer quarter of 1998. Includes estimates for broccoli; Cabbage; Cauliflower; Eggplant; Lettuce; Bell pepper; Snap bean; Carrot; Celery; Cucumbers; Tomato;...
- SPRING VEGETABLES ACREAGE DOWN 1%: Processed vegetable acreage up 3%. Thienpont, Chuck // FoodService Director;5/15/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p68
Reports the projected increase in processed vegetable acreage in the U.S. during the spring of 2002. Intended acreage for asparagus harvest; Forecast on acreage for broccoli harvest; Predicted acreage for cabbage harvest.