Effects of Recent Energy Price Reductions on U.S. Agriculture

Effects of Recent Energy Price Reductions on U.S. Agriculture. Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Kandice Marshall et al. June 2015.

Over the last half of 2014, energy prices, including crude oil and natural gas, fell sharply and are expected to remain low at least through 2016. Lower energy prices will benefit the agricultural sector mainly via lower production and transport costs.

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