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Honey

    This file contains the annual report of the number of colonies producing honey, yield per colony, honey production, average price, price by color class and value; honey stocks by state and U.S. from Sep 24, 1976 to Mar 22, 2017. Beginning with this publication, new tables have been added with estimates on expenditures, incomes, and other data related to beekeeping.

    Cost of Pollination

      The Cost of Pollination survey, conducted annually in all 50 states, collects information on acreage pollinated, colonies used, and dollars spent for a variety of 33 different crops. The target population for Cost of Pollination estimate program is all farms and ranches with at least one acre of a crop determined to be potentially pollinated by honey bees (Apis). Includes current and previous year data on cost of pollination as downloadable zipped CSV files for crop categories Tree Nuts, Tree Fruit, Citrus, Melons, Berries, Other fruit, Vegetables, and Other crops, detailing Paid Pollinated Acres, Price per Acre, Colonies Used, Price per Colony, and Total Value of Pollination by region.

      USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map (PHZM)

        The 2012 USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map (PHZM) is the standard by which gardeners and growers can determine which plants are most likely to thrive at a location. The map is based on the average annual minimum winter temperature, divided into 10-degree F zones. For the first time, the map is available as an interactive GIS-based map, for which a broadband Internet connection is recommended, and as static images for those with slower Internet access. Users may also simply type in a ZIP Code and find the hardiness zone for that area. No posters of the USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map have been printed. But state, regional, and national images of the map can be downloaded and printed in a variety of sizes and resolutions.

        USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Dataset for What We Eat In America, NHANES (Survey-SR)

          The dataset, Survey-SR, provides the nutrient data for assessing dietary intakes from the national survey What We Eat In America, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (WWEIA, NHANES). Historically, USDA databases have been used for national nutrition monitoring (1). Currently, the Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies (FNDDS) (2), is used by Food Surveys Research Group, ARS, to process dietary intake data from WWEIA, NHANES. Nutrient values for FNDDS are based on Survey-SR. Survey-SR was referred to as the "Primary Data Set" in older publications. Early versions of the dataset were composed mainly of commodity-type items such as wheat flour, sugar, milk, etc. However, with increased consumption of commercial processed and restaurant foods and changes in how national nutrition monitoring data are used (1), many commercial processed and restaurant items have been added to Survey-SR. 

          USDA Table of Nutrient Retention Factors, Release 6 (2007)

            Release 6, of this data set, replaces the previous release, Release 5, issued in 2003. The data set contains the factors for calculating retention of 26 vitamins, minerals and alcohol during food preparation. Factors for the other 25 food components in Release 4 are unchanged. Factors for total choline have been added to this release.

            USDA Table of Cooking Yields for Meat and Poultry

              USDA Table of Cooking Yields for Meat and Poultry, Release 2, is an update of previously released USDA data. Data in the updated table, accessible below, are measures of changes in meat and poultry weights resulting from moisture and fat losses during cooking. The table includes percentages for cooking yield, moisture change, and fat change for specific cuts of meat and poultry prepared in USDA research studies according to specific cooking protocols.

              USDA Nutrient Data Set for Retail Meat Cuts: Beef, Lamb, Pork and Veal

                The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Nutrient Data Laboratory (NDL), in collaboration with the National Cattlemen's Beef Association, National Pork Board, American Lamb Board, and meat scientists at selected universities, has conducted several research studies designed to update and expand nutrient data on retail meat cuts in the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference (SR). These studies have provided current and accurate estimates of data to update SR, and the study results have been incorporated into data sets that can be used for nutrient labeling. NDL has developed these data sets, presented in an easy-to-use table format.  

                Dietary Supplement Ingredient Database (DSID) release 4.0

                  The Dietary Supplement Ingredient Database (DSID) provides estimated levels of ingredients in dietary supplement products sold in the United States. These statistically predicted estimates may differ from labeled amounts and are based on chemical analysis of nationally representative products. The DSID was developed by the Nutrient Data Laboratory, US Department of Agriculture, in collaboration with the Office of Dietary Supplements at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other federal agencies. DSID-4 reports national estimates of ingredient content in adult, children’s and non-prescription prenatal multivitamin/mineral (MVMs) and omega-3 fatty acid supplements.