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Amber Waves : Demographic Trends Shape the Asia-Pacific Food System: Issue June 2004

By Usda- Economic Research Service

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Title: Amber Waves : Demographic Trends Shape the Asia-Pacific Food System: Issue June 2004  
Author: Usda- Economic Research Service
Volume: 4-Jun
Language: English
Subject: Agriculture, Rural Systems, Economics
Collection: Periodicals: Journal and Magazine Collection (Contemporary)
Subcollection: Amber Waves Journal Collection
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Publisher: Us Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service

Description
Description: Feature articles in the June 2004 issue include: Where Will Demographics Take the Asia-Pacific Food System? Emergency Food Providers Help Poor Households Put Food on the Table, Have Conservation Compliance Incentives Reduced Soil Erosion? Rural Hispanics: Employment and Residential Trends. Other articles cover such topics as... Cuba's tropical fruit industry, global trade in fruits and vegetables, Mexico's corn industry, low income households' expenditures on fruits and vegetables, obesity, irrigation in the western U.S., farmland retirement, rural job loss in Virginia, farming-dependent counties, and cropping practices. Also includes selected statistics on agriculture and trade, diet and health, natural resources, and rural America.

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

Table of Contents
Table of Contents: Up Front Opened ARMS Feature Articles Where Will Demographics Take the Asia-Pacific Food System? Emergency Providers Help Poor Households Put Food on the Table Has Conservation Compliance Reduced Soil Erosion? Rural Hispanics: Employment and Residential Trends Findings Markets and Trade Untapped Potential of Cuba’s Citrus and Tropical Fruit Industry Global Trade in Fruits and Vegetables Brings Variety to the Nation’s Grocery Stores Mexico’s Corn Industries and U.S.-Mexico Corn Trade Diet and Health Low-Income Households Spend Less on Fruits and Vegetables Technological Changes Contribute to Rise in Obesity Resources and Environment How Does Farmland Retirement Affect Rural Counties? Irrigation, Water Conservation, and Farm Size in the Western United States Rural America Responding to Rural Job Loss: The Virginia Example One in Five Rural Counties Depends on Farming Gleanings Current Activities Measuring Food Insecurity and Hunger The Role of Homeownership in Wealth Accumulation by Rural Households How Do Households, Sectors, and Countries Adjust to Policy Change? Recent Meetings Assessing the Measurement of Food Consumption Integration of North American Agriculture Agricultural Risks in a Water-Short World Research Presentations on Ag Biotech Topics Annual Meeting of Geographers New Releases China Commodity Markets How Rural Areas Differ: The New ERS County Typology Data Feature Indicators Meat Price Spreads Social Security Retirement Payments Wetland Losses Profiles County Typology Team

 

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