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Working papers

  1. Kassel, Kathleen & Melton, Alex & Morrison, Rosanna Mentzer, 2018. "Ag and Food Statistics: Charting the Essentials, October 2018," Administrative Publications 292095, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.
  2. Kassel, Kathleen & Melton, Alex & Morrison, Rosanna Mentzer, 2017. "Ag and Food Statistics: Charting the Essentials, October 2017," Administrative Publications 292098, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.
  3. Kassel, Kathleen & Melton, Alex & Morrison, Rosanna Mentzer, 2017. "Ag and Food Statistics: Charting the Essentials, 2017," Administrative Publications 292101, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.
  4. Low, Sarah A. & Adalja, Aaron & Beaulieu, Elizabeth & Key, Nigel & Martinez, Stephen & Melton, Alex & Perez, Agnes & Ralston, Katherine & Stewart, Hayden & Suttles, Shellye & Vogel, Stephen & Jablonsk, 2015. "Trends in U.S. Local and Regional Food Systems: Report to Congress," Administrative Publications 292107, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.

Articles

  1. Chalise, Lekhnath & Ha, Kim A. & Haley, Mildred & Knight, Russell & Melton, Alex, 2019. "U.S. Exports for Most Major Meat Commodities Grew in 2018," Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, vol. 0(04), May.
  2. Ramos, Sean E. & Melton, Alex & MacLachlan, Matthew, 2018. "Egg Price Impacts of the 2014-15 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Outbreak," Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, vol. 0(03), April.
  3. Melton, Alex & Cooke, Bryce, 2018. "Reduced Exports to China in Fiscal Year 2019 May Drive U.S. Agricultural Trade Balance to Lowest Level Since 2007," Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, vol. 0(11), December.
  4. Jones, Keithly & Haley, Mildred & Melton, Alex, 2018. "Per Capita Red Meat and Poultry Disappearance: Insights Into Its Steady Growth," Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, vol. 0(05), June.
  5. Meade, Birgit & Thome, Karen & Melton, Alex, 2018. "International Food Security Expected To Improve, But Regional Differences Persist," Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, vol. 0(10), November.
  6. Melton, Alex, 2017. "Low Wholesale Turkey Prices in 2017 Should Translate to Lower Costs for Consumers This Thanksgiving," Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, issue 10, November.
  7. Cooke, Bryce & Melton, Alex & Ramos, Sean, 2017. "U.S. Agricultural Trade in 2016: Major Commodities and Trends," Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, issue 04, May.
  8. Muhammad, Andrew & Heerman, Kari & Melton, Alex & Dyck, John, 2016. "Japanese Beef Imports by Exporting Source and the Impacts of Tariff Reforms," Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, issue 01, pages 1-1, February.
  9. Landes, Maurice & Melton, Alex & Edwards, Seanicaa, 2016. "India Emerges as a Major Beef Exporter," Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, issue 06, pages 1-1, July.

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Working papers

  1. Low, Sarah A. & Adalja, Aaron & Beaulieu, Elizabeth & Key, Nigel & Martinez, Stephen & Melton, Alex & Perez, Agnes & Ralston, Katherine & Stewart, Hayden & Suttles, Shellye & Vogel, Stephen & Jablonsk, 2015. "Trends in U.S. Local and Regional Food Systems: Report to Congress," Administrative Publications 292107, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.

    Cited by:

    1. Ostrom, Marcia & Goldberger, Jessica R. & Smith, Katherine Selting, 2020. "Market Makers; Exploring Gender Dynamics in Farmers Markets from Field to Booth," Western Economics Forum, Western Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 18(2), December.
    2. G. K. Healy & J. C. Dawson, 2019. "Participatory plant breeding and social change in the Midwestern United States: perspectives from the Seed to Kitchen Collaborative," Agriculture and Human Values, Springer;The Agriculture, Food, & Human Values Society (AFHVS), vol. 36(4), pages 879-889, December.
    3. Artz, Georgeanne M. & Naeve, Linda, 2015. "Scaling Up Fruit And Vegetable Production: Is Machinery Sharing A Possibility?," Professional Agricultural Workers Journal (PAWJ), Professional Agricultural Workers Conference, vol. 3(1), pages 1-10.
    4. Carpio, Carlos E. & Mathews, Leah G. & Boonsaeng, Tullaya & Perrett, Allison & Descieux, Katie, 2015. "Evaluating the Marketing Impact of a Regional Branding Program Using Contingent Valuation Methods: The Case of the Appalachian Grown™ Branding Program," 2015 AAEA & WAEA Joint Annual Meeting, July 26-28, San Francisco, California 205800, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
    5. Lancaster, Nicholas & Torres, Ariana, 2019. "Investigating the Drivers of Farm Diversification Among U.S. Fruit and Vegetable Operations," 2019 Annual Meeting, July 21-23, Atlanta, Georgia 290848, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
    6. Shawn A. Trivette, 2019. "The importance of food retailers: applying network analysis techniques to the study of local food systems," Agriculture and Human Values, Springer;The Agriculture, Food, & Human Values Society (AFHVS), vol. 36(1), pages 77-90, March.
    7. Jairus J. Rossi & Timothy A. Woods & James E. Allen, 2017. "Impacts of a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Voucher Program on Food Lifestyle Behaviors: Evidence from an Employer-Sponsored Pilot Program," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 9(9), pages 1-21, August.
    8. Xiao Dong & H. Allen Klaiber & Zoë Plakias, 2023. "I scream, you scream, we all scream for local ice cream: Consumer preferences for locally processed foods," Agribusiness, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 39(1), pages 51-64, January.
    9. Holcomb, Rodney B. & Bendfeldt, Eric & Lelekacs, Joanna & Velandia, Margarita & Woods, Timothy A. & Goodwin, H.L. & Rainey, Ronald L., 2016. "A Local Foods System Glossary: A Rose by Any Other Name," 2016 Annual Meeting, February 6-9, 2016, San Antonio, Texas 230079, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
    10. Erika Allen Wolters & Brent S. Steel & Sydney Anderson & Heather Moline, 2021. "The Future of Food: Understanding Public Preferences for the Management of Agricultural Resources," IJERPH, MDPI, vol. 18(13), pages 1-20, June.
    11. Lopez, Rigoberto A. & Khanal, Binod, 2020. "Got Local? Demand for Milk with Food Miles," 2020 Annual Meeting, July 26-28, Kansas City, Missouri 304354, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
    12. Jairus Rossi & James E. Allen & Timothy A. Woods & Alison F. Davis, 2017. "CSA shareholder food lifestyle behaviors: a comparison across consumer groups," Agriculture and Human Values, Springer;The Agriculture, Food, & Human Values Society (AFHVS), vol. 34(4), pages 855-869, December.
    13. Vassalos, Michael & Lim, Kar Ho, 2016. "Farmers’ Willingness to Pay for Various Features of Electronic Food Marketing Platforms," International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, International Food and Agribusiness Management Association, vol. 19(2), pages 1-19, May.
    14. Marusak, Amy & Sadeghiamirshahidi, Narjes & Krejci, Caroline C. & Mittal, Anuj & Beckwith, Sue & Cantu, Jaime & Morris, Mike & Grimm, Jason, 2021. "Resilient regional food supply chains and rethinking the way forward: Key takeaways from the COVID-19 pandemic," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 190(C).
    15. Rahe, Mallory L. & Tsay, Juo-Han & Low, Sarah A., 2023. "Vendor persistence and sales growth 2019-2021: Evidence from five rural Oregon farmers markets," 2023 Annual Meeting, July 23-25, Washington D.C. 336002, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
    16. Printezis, Iryna & Grebitus, Carola, 2018. "Marketing Channels for Local Food," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 152(C), pages 161-171.
    17. Mario Del Roble Pensado-Leglise & Andrew Smolski, 2017. "An Eco-Egalitarian Solution to the Capitalist Consumer Paradox: Integrating Short Food Chains and Public Market Systems," Agriculture, MDPI, vol. 7(9), pages 1-15, September.
    18. Steve W. Martinez, 2016. "Policies Supporting Local Food in the United States," Agriculture, MDPI, vol. 6(3), pages 1-13, August.
    19. Watson, Philip & Cooke, Stephen & Kay, David & Alward, Greg & Morales, Alfonso, 2017. "A Method for Evaluating the Economic Contribution of a Local Food System," Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Western Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 42(2), May.
    20. Michael Vassalos & Zhifeng Gao & Lisha Zhang, 2017. "Factors Affecting Current and Future CSA Participation," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 9(3), pages 1-16, March.
    21. Stewart, Hayden & Dong, Diansheng, 2018. "The Relationship Between Patronizing Direct-to-Consumer Outlets and a Household’s Demand for Fruits and Vegetables," Economic Research Report 276254, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.
    22. Mengshuai Zhu & Chen Shen & Yajun Tian & Jianzhai Wu & Yueying Mu, 2022. "Factors Affecting Smallholder Farmers’ Marketing Channel Choice in China with Multivariate Logit Model," Agriculture, MDPI, vol. 12(9), pages 1-11, September.
    23. Milford, Anna & Lien, Gudbrand & Reed, Matthew, 2021. "Different Sales Channels for Different Farmers: Local and Mainstream Marketing of Organic Fruits and Vegetables in Norway," 2021 Conference, August 17-31, 2021, Virtual 315058, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
    24. Morgan, Kimberly L. & Interis, Matthew G., 2017. "Who Buys More Directly from Producers in the Southeastern United States? A Research Note," Journal of Food Distribution Research, Food Distribution Research Society, vol. 48(2), July.
    25. Dawn Thilmany & Elizabeth Canales & Sarah A. Low & Kathryn Boys, 2021. "Local Food Supply Chain Dynamics and Resilience during COVID‐19," Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, John Wiley & Sons, vol. 43(1), pages 86-104, March.
    26. Phillip Warsaw & Steven Archambault & Arden He & Stacy Miller, 2021. "The Economic, Social, and Environmental Impacts of Farmers Markets: Recent Evidence from the US," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 13(6), pages 1-18, March.
    27. Catherine Brinkley & Gwyneth M. Manser & Sasha Pesci, 2021. "Growing pains in local food systems: a longitudinal social network analysis on local food marketing in Baltimore County, Maryland and Chester County, Pennsylvania," Agriculture and Human Values, Springer;The Agriculture, Food, & Human Values Society (AFHVS), vol. 38(4), pages 911-927, December.
    28. Plakias, Zoë & Klaiber, Allen & Roe, Brian E., 2018. "Heterogeneity in Farm-to-School Spending: Drivers and Implications," 2018 Annual Meeting, August 5-7, Washington, D.C. 273854, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
    29. Carson Young, 2022. "Should You Buy Local?," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 176(2), pages 265-281, March.
    30. Xu Hartling, 2020. "The Contribution Of Farm Stand, Farmers Market, And Community Supported Agriculture To The Community And Environment," Economy & Business Journal, International Scientific Publications, Bulgaria, vol. 14(1), pages 316-328.
    31. Gupta, Clare & Jablonski, Becca B.R., 2016. "Farm Impacts of Farm-to-Grocer Sales: The Case of Hawai’i," Journal of Food Distribution Research, Food Distribution Research Society, vol. 47(3), pages 1-23, November.
    32. Hung-Hao Chang & Chad Meyerhoefer, 2020. "COVID-19 and the Demand for Online Food Shopping Services: Empirical Evidence from Taiwan," NBER Working Papers 27427, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    33. Food Distribution Research Society, 2018. "Food Distribution Research Society," Journal of Food Distribution Research, Food Distribution Research Society, vol. 49(1), March.
    34. Grashuis, Jasper & Su, Ye, 2023. "Consumer Preferences for State-Sponsored Designations: The Case of the Missouri Grown Label," Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Western Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 48(1), January.
    35. Ge, Houtian & Goetz, Stephan & Canning, Patrick & Perez, Agnes, 2018. "Optimal locations of fresh produce aggregation facilities in the United States with scale economies," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 197(C), pages 143-157.
    36. Brimlow, Jacob N. & Matson, James, 2015. "Buying Local? An exploratory analysis of barriers to local food sales from the perspective of intermediary buyers in California and North Carolina," 2015 AAEA & WAEA Joint Annual Meeting, July 26-28, San Francisco, California 205872, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
    37. Ilona Liliána Birtalan & Attila Bartha & Ágnes Neulinger & György Bárdos & Attila Oláh & József Rácz & Adrien Rigó, 2020. "Community Supported Agriculture as a Driver of Food-Related Well-Being," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 12(11), pages 1-17, June.
    38. Clark, Jill K. & Conley, Brian & Raja, Samina, 2021. "Essential, fragile, and invisible community food infrastructure: The role of urban governments in the United States," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 103(C).
    39. Jablonski, Becca B.R. & McFadden, Dawn Thilmany & Sullins, Martha & Curtis, Kynda R., 2017. "Determinants of Effective Beginning Farmer Programming and Implications for Future Programs," Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Western Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 42(3), September.
    40. Gail Feenstra & Shermain Hardesty, 2016. "Values-Based Supply Chains as a Strategy for Supporting Small and Mid-Scale Producers in the United States," Agriculture, MDPI, vol. 6(3), pages 1-17, August.
    41. Ibrahim, Mohammed & Onyango, Benjamin & Pattanaik, Nalini & Liu, Xuianli, 2018. "Current Trends, U.S. Immigration Policies, and Marketing Strategies for Goat Meat," Journal of Food Distribution Research, Food Distribution Research Society, vol. 49(1), March.
    42. Cleary, Rebecca & Goetz, Stephan J. & Thilmany McFadden, Dawn D. & Ge, Houtian, 2017. "Location and Profit Drivers of Local Food Hubs," 2017 Annual Meeting, July 30-August 1, Chicago, Illinois 258538, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
    43. Clark, Jill K. & Jablonski, Becca B.R., 2022. "Managing across boundaries for coordinated local and regional food system policy," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 112(C).
    44. Anuj Mittal & Caroline C. Krejci & Teri J. Craven, 2018. "Logistics Best Practices for Regional Food Systems: A Review," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 10(1), pages 1-44, January.
    45. Luke Bergmann & Luis Fernando Chaves & Carolyn R. Betz & Serena Stein & Brian Wiedenfeld & Ann Wolf & Robert G. Wallace, 2022. "Mapping Agricultural Lands: From Conventional to Regenerative," Land, MDPI, vol. 11(3), pages 1-41, March.
    46. Demko, Iryna & Plakias, Zoe & Katchova, Ani, "undated". "How do farmers compose their portfolio of local food marketing channels?," 2017 Annual Meeting, July 30-August 1, Chicago, Illinois 259931, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
    47. Catherine Brinkley, 2018. "The Small World of the Alternative Food Network," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 10(8), pages 1-19, August.
    48. Kristine Lien Skog & Stine Elisabeth Eriksen & Christy Anderson Brekken & Charles Francis, 2018. "Building Resilience in Social-Ecological Food Systems in Vermont," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 10(12), pages 1-16, December.
    49. J Dara Bloom & C Clare Hinrichs, 2017. "The long reach of lean retailing: Firm embeddedness and Wal-Mart’s implementation of local produce sourcing in the US," Environment and Planning A, , vol. 49(1), pages 168-185, January.
    50. Jeffrey K. O'Hara & Jeffrey Lin, 2020. "Population Density and Local Food Market Channels," Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, John Wiley & Sons, vol. 42(3), pages 477-496, September.
    51. Becca B. R. Jablonski & Martha Sullins & Dawn Thilmany McFadden, 2019. "Community-Supported Agriculture Marketing Performance: Results from Pilot Market Channel Assessments in Colorado," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 11(10), pages 1-14, May.
    52. Spalding, Ashley & Kiesel, Kristin, 2018. "Willingness to Pay for Local, Value-Added Goods," 2018 Annual Meeting, August 5-7, Washington, D.C. 273990, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
    53. O'Hara, Jeffrey K. & Benson, Matthew, 2017. "Local Food Production and Farm to School Expenditures," 2017 Annual Meeting, February 4-7, 2017, Mobile, Alabama 252669, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
    54. Becca B. R. Jablonski & Michael Carolan & James Hale & Dawn Thilmany McFadden & Erin Love & Libby Christensen & Tabitha Covey & Laura Bellows & Rebecca Cleary & Olaf David & Kevin E. Jablonski & Andre, 2019. "Connecting Urban Food Plans to the Countryside: Leveraging Denver’s Food Vision to Explore Meaningful Rural–Urban Linkages," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 11(7), pages 1-18, April.
    55. Bruno, Christopher C. & Campbell, Benjamin L., 2016. "Students’ Willingness to Pay for More Local, Organic, Non-GMO and General Food Options," Journal of Food Distribution Research, Food Distribution Research Society, vol. 47(3), pages 1-17, November.
    56. Bertalan Laura & Inzsöl Renáta & Hegedüs Judit & Jankó Ferenc, 2019. "Quo vadis Farmer Sales? The Experience of a Survey in Hungary," Naše gospodarstvo/Our economy, Sciendo, vol. 65(1), pages 30-39, March.
    57. Woods, Timothy A. & Tropp, Debra, 2015. "CSAs and the Battle for the Local Food Dollar," Journal of Food Distribution Research, Food Distribution Research Society, vol. 46(2), pages 1-13, July.
    58. John J. Metz & Sarah M. Scherer, 2022. "The rise and decline of farmers markets in greater Cincinnati," Agriculture and Human Values, Springer;The Agriculture, Food, & Human Values Society (AFHVS), vol. 39(1), pages 95-117, March.
    59. Felix Haifeng Liao & Brendan Gordon & Colette DePhelps & Darin Saul & Chao Fan & Wenlong Feng, 2019. "A Land-Based and Spatial Assessment of Local Food Capacity in Northern Idaho, USA," Land, MDPI, vol. 8(8), pages 1-13, August.
    60. Brian Lee & Jhih‐Yun Liu & Hung‐Hao Chang, 2020. "The choice of marketing channel and farm profitability: Empirical evidence from small farmers," Agribusiness, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 36(3), pages 402-421, June.
    61. Sarah A. Low & Martha Bass & Dawn Thilmany & Marcelo Castillo, 2021. "Local Foods Go Downstream: Exploring the Spatial Factors Driving U.S. Food Manufacturing," Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, John Wiley & Sons, vol. 43(3), pages 896-915, September.
    62. Enthoven, Laura & Van den Broeck, Goedele, 2021. "Local food systems: Reviewing two decades of research," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 193(C).
    63. Yiwen Yang & PingSun Leung & Chu‐wei Tseng, 2022. "Price premium or price discount for locally produced food products? A 5W1H approach in meta‐analysis," Managerial and Decision Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 43(6), pages 2261-2274, September.
    64. Mary Margaret Saulters & Mary K. Hendrickson & Fabio Chaddad, 2018. "Fairness in alternative food networks: an exploration with midwestern social entrepreneurs," Agriculture and Human Values, Springer;The Agriculture, Food, & Human Values Society (AFHVS), vol. 35(3), pages 611-621, September.

Articles

  1. Jones, Keithly & Haley, Mildred & Melton, Alex, 2018. "Per Capita Red Meat and Poultry Disappearance: Insights Into Its Steady Growth," Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, vol. 0(05), June.

    Cited by:

    1. Bhagyashree Katare & H. Holly Wang & Jonathan Lawing & Na Hao & Timothy Park & Michael Wetzstein, 2020. "Toward Optimal Meat Consumption," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, John Wiley & Sons, vol. 102(2), pages 662-680, March.

  2. Cooke, Bryce & Melton, Alex & Ramos, Sean, 2017. "U.S. Agricultural Trade in 2016: Major Commodities and Trends," Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, issue 04, May.

    Cited by:

    1. Bruce L., Ahrendsen, 2017. "Agricultural Trade Policy: ‘America First’?," APSTRACT: Applied Studies in Agribusiness and Commerce, AGRIMBA, vol. 11(3-4), December.

  3. Landes, Maurice & Melton, Alex & Edwards, Seanicaa, 2016. "India Emerges as a Major Beef Exporter," Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, issue 06, pages 1-1, July.

    Cited by:

    1. Yamini Narayanan, 2019. "Jugaad and informality as drivers of India’s cow slaughter economy," Environment and Planning A, , vol. 51(7), pages 1516-1535, October.

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