How do you access USDA agriculture market news?


Quick Answer

Navigate to the United States Department of Agriculture website to access the agriculture market news. Scroll to the bottom of the homepage and select Agencies and Offices. Choose Agriculture Marketing Service from the list to open the agency’s website. Select Market News from the main menu and select a product to view its agriculture market news.

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The USDA Agriculture Marketing Service publishes market news for cotton, dairy, tobacco, fruits and vegetables and livestock, poultry and grain. News is also available about local and regional food marketing.

There are separate market news portals for cotton, dairy, fruits and vegetables and livestock, poultry and grain. The news portal for cotton contains several daily, weekly and season reports. Custom reports for butter, cheese, whey and fluid milk are available in the dairy news portal. The fruits and vegetables news portal has custom reports for commodities such as nuts, herbs and honey. Standard reports are available for meat, hay and eggs in the livestock, poultry and grain news portal.

The market news for tobacco contains quarterly stock reports. Data from farmers’ markets and farmers’ auctions in several states is available in the local and regional food marketing news.

The USDA’s Agriculture Marketing Service agency creates international and domestic marketing opportunities for the U.S. agriculture industry.

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