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Economics and Agricultural Statistics

Students learning about the Census of Agriculture and agricultural statistics at a convention in Indianapolis, Indiana

USDA. Foreign Agricultural Service.

Offers searchable databases and reports on major areas of agriculture in foreign markets and in the American import market. Includes the following: ESR for U.S. export sales, by commodity and country of destination; GAIN for agricultural production and trade, GATS for current and historical data on international trade in agricultural, fish, forest, and textile products, and PS&D for data on production, supply, and distribution of agricultural commodities for the U.S. and key producing and consuming countries.

USDA. National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Contains all materials from the leading source of facts and figures about American agriculture. Includes latest results, historical data going back to 1840, fact sheets with farm population demographics, farm practices, production, and current data segmented by state, county, congressional district, and ZIP code.

The World Bank. .

Organizes and displays measures of agricultural inputs, outputs, and productivity compiled by the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

Provides statistics, reports, and news on these topic areas: agricultural policies, trade, fisheries, biological resource research, agricultural product standards, and sustainability.

U.S. Department of Commerce: U.S. Census Bureau.

 Presents statistics on farms and farm operators, land use, farm income, expenditures, and debt, farm output, productivity, and markets, foreign trade in agricultural products, specific crops, and livestock and poultry.

U.S. Department of Agriculture; Cornell University. Albert R. Mann Library.

Contains reports and datasets covering U.S. and international agriculture. Includes materials on current and historical agricultural market topics such as field crops, livestock, dairy, poultry, weather, domestic and international trade.

USDA. Agricultural Marketing Service.

Gives pricing and market information for these main product areas: cotton, dairy, fruit, vegetable, livestock, grain, poultry, and tobacco.

USDA. National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Links to annual surveys and reports covering many aspects of U.S. agriculture. Includes materials on these topic areas: production and supplies of food and fiber, prices paid and received by farmers, farm labor and wages, farm finances, chemical use, and changes in the demographics of U.S. producers.

USDA. Economic Research Service.

Presents data, reports, charts, and maps created from economic research and analysis of agriculture to enhance public policy and decision making regarding food, the environment, and rural development.