team has a long history representing the interests of the farmer, going back to the early 1900s. We focus on the business of the farm, bringing farmers relevant news and information that they need to know every day to stay competitive.

Out farmer venue offers daily news, information, and new product information, along with commodity data. This news portal will adjust and offer new and more focused information as we go forward, making sure we give farmers what they need – all in one place. Our team features contributors globally with a special perspective on topics in the U.S.

Based in Indianapolis, Indiana, we have editorial staff represented in the northeast, Midwest and west to provide a wide-ranging view of the farming climate during these trying times. Our hope is to give farmers one place to get all the daily news information they need to do their job.

Important Reporting to our audience:

  • Corn and Other Feedgrains
    Corn is the most widely produced feed grain in the United States, with most of the crop providing the main energy ingredient in livestock feed.
  • Cotton & Wool
    ERS analyzes events in the U.S. and international cotton and textile markets that influence supply, demand, prices, and trade.
  • Fruit & Tree Nuts
    Provides current intelligence and forecasts the effects of changing conditions in the U.S. fruit and tree nuts sector. Topics include production, consumption, shipments, trade, prices received, and more.
  • Rice
    Four U.S. regions produce almost all of the country's rice crop - three in the South and one in California - each specializing in a specific type of rice.
  • Soybeans & Oil Crops
    Processed soybeans are the world’s largest source of animal protein feed and the second largest source of vegetable oil.
  • Sugar & Sweeteners
    The United States is the world’s largest consumer of sweeteners, including high fructose corn syrup.
  • Vegetables & Pulses
    ERS provides economic analyses and data on vegetables and pulses for the fresh market and for processing use, including: Current and historical data on supply, use, value, prices, and trade for the sector and for individual commodities; Bimonthly outlook reports that provide current intelligence and forecasts on changing conditions in the U.S. vegetable and pulses sector; In-depth analyses of production, consumption, global production and trade, prices, and conditions and events affecting the vegetable and pulse sector and specific commodities.
  • Wheat
    The United States is a major wheat-producing country, and wheat ranks third among U.S. field crops in both planted acreage and gross farm receipts.