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Agriculture Statistics & Databases
AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access) serves as the catalog and index to the collections of the National Agricultural Library, as well as a primary public source for world-wide access to agricultural information. The database covers materials in all formats and periods, including printed works from as far back as the 15th century.
Census of Agriculture
Conducted every five years, the Census provides a detailed picture of U.S. farms and ranches and the people who operate them. It is the only source of uniform, comprehensive agricultural data for every state and county in the United States.
Economic Research Service
Part of the USDA, the ERS is a nonpartisan federal research agency, providing objective economic data and analysis.
Our mission is to monitor and assess food consumption and related behavior of the U.S. population by conducting surveys and providing the resulting information for food and nutrition-related programs and public policy decisions.
Interactive USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map
Hardiness Zones are helpful in deciding which Trees and Plants will survive in a particular area
The PLANTS Database provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories.
Reference & Gov't Information Librarian