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Provides links to the electronic version of this publication starting in 1994.
"...offering thousands of useful facts about U.S. agriculture and rural America." (from forward by Dan Glickman); Adobe PDF format - various years available from this link.
Contains general information about the department and several entries on California agriculture including production, exports, legislation, and a large list of other agricultural links.
Same information as printed version; tables may be viewed online or downloaded as Excel spreadsheets.
All years are available from this link, beginning with 1995.
Custom reports by country, commodity, or year (back to 1989)/
Statistical yearbooks and other documents from the League of Nations have been scanned and are available (.pdf format). Minimally searchable; this is maybe the only place to locate demographic and economic data from a number of countries during the 1920s, 30s and early 40s. From Northwestern University public documents librarians.
Database contains data on nearly 300 commodities, as well as information concerning population, the nutrient content of the food supply, and prices and expenditures related to food consumption. Data are available for 30+ years in Excel (the entire file is viewable, and most files contain multiple spreadsheets). The poultry file, for example, contains four spreadsheets: broilers, other chicken, total chicken, and turkey.
Information for a variety of crops: Farm advisors, research activities, UC publications, and fact sheets
AMS provides current, unbiased price and sales information to assist in the orderly marketing and distribution of farm commodities. Reports include information on prices, volume, quality, condition, and other market data on farm products in specific markets and marketing areas. Reports cover both domestic and international markets.
USDA statistical data sets
Agricultural and crop information including graphs and charts not found in the reports at the Economics and Statistics System.
The main WTO research publication on global trade policy, with special topics, analysis, and new developments is being published every July. World Trade report for 2003 starts with a report on trends in world trade over the previous year and some observations about prospects for the current year. It takes up three issues of topical interest in international trade: developments in South-South trade, trends in non-oil commodity markets, and the growth of regional trade agreements. The second section of the WTR 2003 addresses the topic of trade and development.
This web site has influenced the Congressional debates on the new Farm Bill. Went public in November, 2001. Represents the period from 1996 to the present.
A searchable and informative site for history of Farm Bills back to 1933.
A collective effort by all USDA agencies to explain the new farm bill provisions and their implementation. This website includes farm bill program details, questions and answers, program applications and sign-up forms, as well as other important materials from USDA agencies on farm bill implementation.
American Agricultural Economics Association
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