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Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade December 2013

Categories: Agriculture/Rural Issues,Foreign Trade/Investment,Statistics

Forecasts for agricultural imports and exports for FY2014.  Projects a fall in the agricultural trade surplus to $27 billion in 2014.  From the Economic Research Service and the Foreign Agricultural Service


Doctorate Recipients from U.S. Universities: 2012 Data Tables

Categories: Arts/Humanities,Education-Higher,Science/Technology,Statistics

Detailed data on the demographic characteristics, educational history, sources of financial support, and postgraduation plans of doctorate recipients. From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation


2012 Demographics: Profile of the Military Community

Categories: Defense/Military,Statistics

Provides a statistical portrait of U.S  military forces including demographic characteristics of members of the armed forces including active duty and reserves.  Also includes reference tables for pay, allowances, pay grades and ranks, and the U.S. military installation population by state and the international population by continent.  From the Defense Department


Automated Victim Notification: Landscape of the United States

Categories: Crime/Justice

Provides an overview of the characteristics of automated victim notification systems across the U.S.  Such systems notify crime victims about offenders’ court events and status changes.  From the National Institute of Justice.


Emerging Energy Industries and Rural Growth

Categories: Agriculture/Rural Issues,Business/Economics,Energy,Labor/Employment,Statistics

Investigates the local economic effects of such emerging rural industries as hydraulic fracturing to extract natural gas, wind power development, and corn-based ethanol production. From the Economic Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture


Surveillance for Foodborne Disease Outbreaks, United States, 1998-2008

Categories: Food/Nutrition,Health/Medical,Statistics

Describes how the federal government monitors reports of foodborne diseases, how many occurred during the survey period, and what the causes were.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Empowering Low Income and Economically Vulnerable Consumers: Report on a National Convening

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Financial Crisis/Markets,Income/Poverty

Reports on ideas and activities developed from a November 2012 workshop on the topic of helping low income people gain the benefits of financial products and services.  From the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau


Recent Trends in Births and Fertility Rates Through June 2013

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics,Women

Brief report on the number of births and the fertility rate for American women as of the first half of 2013.  From the National Center for Health Statistics


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