Acreage for Major Field Crops and CRP Assumptions 2016

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Long-run projections for the US agricultural sector to 2025 includes assumptions for the US and international macroeconomic conditions and projections for major commodities, farm income, and U.S. agricultural trade value. Values are from the publication United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Projections to 2025, February 2016.

Complexity

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) long-term agricultural projections presented in this dataset are a departmental consensus on a long-run scenario for the agricultural sector. These projections provide a starting point for discussion of alternative outcomes for the sector.
The projections in this report were prepared during October through December 2015, with the Agricultural Act of 2014 assumed to remain in effect through the projection period. The scenario presented in this report is not a USDA forecast about the future. Instead, it is a conditional, long-run scenario about what would be expected to happen under a continuation of current farm legislation and other specific assumptions.

Critical long-term assumptions are made for the US and international macroeconomic conditions, U.S. and foreign agricultural and trade policies, and growth rates of agricultural productivity in the United States and abroad. The report assumes that there are no domestic or external shocks that would affect global agricultural supply and demand. Normal weather is assumed. Changes in any of these assumptions can significantly affect the projections, and actual conditions that emerge will alter the outcomes.
The report uses as a starting point the short-term projections from the November 2015 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report. The macroeconomic assumptions were completed in October 2015.

The projections analysis was conducted by interagency committees in USDA and reflect a composite of model results and judgment-based analyses. The Economic Research Service had the lead role in preparing the departmental report. The projections and the report were reviewed and cleared by the Interagency Agricultural Projections Committee, chaired by the World Agricultural Outlook Board. USDA participants in the projections analysis and review include the World Agricultural Outlook Board; the Economic Research Service; the Farm Service Agency; the Foreign Agricultural Service; the Agricultural Marketing Service; the Office of the Chief Economist; the Office of Budget and Program Analysis; the Risk Management Agency; the Natural Resources Conservation Service; and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

Date Created

2016-02-01

Last Modified

2016-02-01

Version

2016-02-01

Update Frequency

Annual

Temporal Coverage

2016-02-01 to 2017-01-01

Spatial Coverage

United States

Source

John Snow Labs => United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Source License URL

John Snow Labs Standard License

Source License Requirements

None

Source Citation

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Release 2016.

Keywords

US Agricultural Projections, Projections for Major Commodities, USDA Agricultural Projections, US Macroeconomic Conditions, US Agricultural Supply and Demand Report

Other Titles

USDA Projection Table 2016, USDA Agri Major Crop Prices 2016, USDA Historical Crop Prices 2016, Agricultural Commodity Prices 2016, US Long Range Weather Forecast 2016

Name Description Type Constraints
Acreage_TypeType of Acreage Major planted and harvested cropsstring-
ItemAcreage Major planted and harvested cropsstringrequired : 1
Year_2014Average Acreage major planted and harvested crops in year 2014numberlevel : Ratio
Year_2015Average Acreage major planted and harvested crops in year 2015numberlevel : Ratio
Year_2016Average Acreage major planted and harvested crops in year 2016numberlevel : Ratio
Year_2017Average Acreage major planted and harvested crops in year 2017numberlevel : Ratio
Year_2018Average Acreage major planted and harvested crops in year 2018numberlevel : Ratio
Year_2019Average Acreage major planted and harvested crops in year 2019numberlevel : Ratio
Year_2020Average Acreage major planted and harvested crops in year 2020numberlevel : Ratio
Year_2021Average Acreage major planted and harvested crops in year 2021numberlevel : Ratio
Year_2022Average Acreage major planted and harvested crops in year 2022numberlevel : Ratio
Year_2023Average Acreage major planted and harvested crops in year 2023numberlevel : Ratio
Year_2024Average Acreage major planted and harvested crops in year 2024numberlevel : Ratio
Year_2025Average Acreage major planted and harvested crops in year 2025numberlevel : Ratio
Acreage_TypeItemYear_2014Year_2015Year_2016Year_2017Year_2018Year_2019Year_2020Year_2021Year_2022Year_2023Year_2024Year_2025
Planted acreage, eight major crops in Million acresBarley33.63.33.233333333
Harvested acreage, eight major crops in Million acresSorghum6.47.66.35.75.45.15.155555
CRP acreage assumptions in Million acresTotal CRP25.424.223.723.92423.924242423.92423.9
Harvested acreage, eight major crops in Million acresOats11.310.90.90.90.90.90.90.90.90.9
Planted acreage, eight major crops in Million acresOats2.83.12.82.52.52.52.52.52.52.52.52.5
Planted acreage, eight major crops in Million acresRice2.92.62.82.82.82.82.92.92.92.92.92.9
Planted acreage, eight major crops in Million acresSorghum7.18.77.36.76.365.95.85.85.85.85.8
Harvested acreage, eight major crops in Million acresRice2.92.62.82.82.82.82.82.92.92.92.92.9
Planted acreage, eight major crops in Million acresCorn90.688.490.590.390.390.39089.58988.58888
Planted acreage, eight major crops in Million acresOats2.83.12.82.52.52.52.52.52.52.52.52.5
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