Agricultural Trade Briefing
Provides general information and data on U.S. agricultural trade
with all of the countries and regions of the world. Includes access
to data publications such as the U.S. Agricultural Trade (FATUS),
Agricultural Outlook, and the U.S. Agricultural Trade Balance.
Economic Research Service
The Economic Research Service (ERS) is the main source of economic
information from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Registry of U.S. Government Publication Digitization Projects (http://www.registry.fldp.gov)
Contains digital collections of historical USDA materials.
U.S. Government Agency CyberCemetary (http://govinfo.library.unt.edu/default.htm)
The CyberCemetery is an archive of government websites that have ceased operation (usually websites of defunct government agencies and commissions that have issued a final report). This collection features a variety of topics indicative of the broad nature of government information, including USDA and agriculture topics.
Bibliographic database of citations to the agricultural literature
created by the National Agricultural Library and others. Electronic
records begin with 1970; some have links to full text.
Agriculture Fact Book
Provides information on American food consumption, the agricultural
sector, and rural America. Also includes descriptions of the USDA's
programs and services, including farm programs; exports; food
safety; nuturition; and management of land, water, and forests.
Census of Agriculture
The Census of Agriculture is the only source of uniform,
comprehensive data on agricultural production and operator characteristics
for each county and state, and for the U.S..
FAOSTAT consists of online and multilingual databases focusing
on international statistics in the following areas: Agriculture,
fisheries, nutrition, forestry, and food quality control.
Statistics Service (http://www.nass.usda.gov)
Provides links to agricultural-related statistical publications,
maps and charts, and historical data.
Agricultural Charts &
Provides charts and maps on the following agricultural categories:
Livestock (including cattle and poultry), crops (including field
crops and fruits), economics (including farm labor and grazing
fees), and research (including interactive Census data and micromaps).
USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory
The mission of the NDL is to develop authoritative food composition
databases and state of the art methods to acquire, evaluate, compile,
and disseminate composition data on foods available in the United
States. The NDL web site provides links to datasets regarding
food composition products, such as the USDA National Nutrient
Database for Standard Reference and Nutrient Lists.