Government Information: Agriculture
U.S. Department of Agriculture Resources
- AGRICOLACitations to agricultural literature via the National Agricultural Library.
- U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)All resources here are to expand economic opportunity through innovation, helping rural America to thrive; to promote agriculture production sustainability that better nourishes Americans while also helping feed others throughout the world; and to preserve and conserve our Nation's natural resources through restored forests, improved watersheds, and healthy private working lands.
- National Agricultural Statistics ServiceData and statistics by quick stats, state, and subject, also county level information.
- Ag Data CommonsAg Data Commons provides access to a wide variety of open data relevant to agricultural research and related domains such as agronomy, genomics, hydrology, soils, agro-ecosystems, sustainability science, and economic statistics. Data included in the Ag Data Commons is funded in whole or in part by USDA.
- Census of AgricultureThe Census is the leading source of facts and figures about American agriculture. The current census is from the year 2012.
- Economic Research ServiceProvides economic research and information to inform public and private decision making on economic and policy issues related to agriculture, food, natural resources, and rural America.
- Foreign Agricultural ServiceThe Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) works to improve foreign market access for U.S. products, build new markets, improve the competitive position of U.S. agriculture in the global marketplace and provide food aid and technical assistance to foreign countries.
- Animal Welfare Information CenterMandated by the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) to provide information for improved animal care and use in research, testing, and teaching.
- Animal Welfare Act History Digital Collection• Full-text, fully searchable collection of digital documents focused on the legislative and regulatory history of the U.S. Animal Welfare Act (AWA), signed into law August 24, 1966 and amended numerous times.