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Amber Waves : Food Companies Compete for Consumers’ Dollars: Issue June 2008

By Usda- Economic Research Service

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Book Id: WPLBN0002111629
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Reproduction Date: 2008

Title: Amber Waves : Food Companies Compete for Consumers’ Dollars: Issue June 2008  
Author: Usda- Economic Research Service
Volume: 8-Apr
Language: English
Subject: Agriculture, Rural Systems, Economics
Collections: Periodicals: Journal and Magazine Collection, Amber Waves Journal Collection
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Publisher: Us Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service

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Research Service, U. E. (n.d.). Amber Waves : Food Companies Compete for Consumers’ Dollars. Retrieved from http://worldjournal.org/


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Description: Feature articles in the April 2008 issue include ... Hired Farmworkers a Major Input for Some U.S. Farm Sectors, Technology, Larger Farm Size Increased Productivity on U.S. Hog Farms, Global Market Opportunities Drive Beef Production Decisions in Argentina and Uruguay, and Twenty Years of Competition Reshape the U.S. Food Marketing System. Other articles cover such topics as Japan’s orange market, market for whey, carrot consumption, food stamp benefits as a fiscal stimulus, research on food and nutrition assistance policy, agricultural contracts, energy-saving farm production practices, health insurance among farm operators, nonmetro college completion rates, and sanitary and phytosanitary measures. Also includes selected statistics on agriculture and trade, diet and health, natural resources, farm households, and rural America.

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

Table of Contents
Table of Contents: Feature Articles Hired Farmworkers a Major Input For Some U.S. Farm Sectors Technology, Larger Farm Size Increased Productivity on U.S. Hog Farms Global Market Opportunities Drive Beef Production Decisions in Argentina and Uruguay Twenty Years of Competition Reshape the U.S. Food Marketing System Findings Market and Trade Why Has Japan’s Orange Market Declined? Whey, Once a Marginal Byproduct, Comes Into Its Own Diet and Health Carrot Consumption Varies With Age, Income, and Race Informing Food and Nutrition Assistance Policy Food Stamp Benefits Provide Fiscal Stimulus Rural America Health Insurance as a New Indicator of Farm Households’ Well-Being College Completion Rates Rise But Nonmetro Areas Continue To Lag Farms, Firms and Households Producers Rely on Contracts To Manage Increased Price Risks Farm Operators Turn to Energy-Saving Practices Statistics Data Feature Phytosanitary Regulations Shape Fruit and Vegetable Trade Patterns Indicators Indicators April-08 Research Areas Share of nonelderly with no health insurance varies considerably among States Availability of U.S. carrots hit a high in 1997

 
 


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