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  • Census of Agriculture
    Data from 1992 to the present from the National Agricultural Statistics Service. For more historic data check out the Census of Agriculture historic archive.
  • The Congressional Research Service (CRS)CU, the research arm of Congress, prepares reports (usually under 20 pages long) on topics of interest to members of Congress. When searching CRS Reports in advanced search, be sure to select only the box for CRS Reports. Use terms like "Agriculture" or "Food supply."
  • National Agricultural Library
    • NAL Catalog (AGRICOLA) a bibliographic database which includes "all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines, including plant and animal sciences, forestry, entomology, soil and water resources, agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, agricultural products, alternative farming practices, and food and nutrition". Includes citations from 1985 to the present.
  • National Resources Conservation Service
    This web site includes wide variety of maps, publications, and data on land use topics such as agricultural productivity, cropland, grazing land, irrigation, land cover and use, private forest land, soil erosion, soil quality, water quality, wetlands, and other topics.
  • United States Department of Agriculture
    • Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)
      Information on veterinary medicine, animal health and welfare, biological control of pests, biotechnology, animal damage control, plant diseases and pests, and export/import control of plants and animals.
    • Economic Research Service
      This site "provides economic analysis on efficiency, efficacy, and equity issues related to agriculture, food, the environment, and rural development to improve public and private decision making." The site provides access to a wide variety of research reports and data.
    • Foreign Agricultural Service
      Collects and analyzes global supply and demand, trade trends and market opportunities for agricultural products.
    • Plants Database
      This database "provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories." In other words, you can find not only information on the plants of the US, but also basic data on where it grows and how.
    • USDA Nutritive Value of Foods
  • USDA Economics and Statistics System at Mann Library, Cornell University
    Features current and retrospective reports from over 300 series on crop outlook by crop, agricultural supply and demand, and other economic statistics.
  • U.S. Forest Service
    This agency of the Department of Agriculture "manages public lands in national forests and grasslands."
    • Treesearch
      This database provides access to Forestry Research and Development publications online it covers material from 1900 to the present.
    • Publications
      Go here for a quick list of recent Forestry publications.
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