Government Agencies

United States Department of Agriculture

USDA Newsroom Publications, national releases, reports, events, and other information

Farm Service Agency Administrative support for all of the price support programs, state and county FSA offices, etc.

National Agricultural Library One of four National Libraries in the United States. NAL is a major international source for agriculture and related information. This Web site provides access to NAL's many resources and a gateway to its associated institutions.

USDA Market News AMS provides current, unbiased price and sales information to assist in the orderly marketing and distribution of farm commodities.

USDA APHIS Fact sheets and other information produced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS).

USDA Agricultural Research Service

USDA CSREES Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service is a partner with the Land Grant Universities in creating a national educational network pledged to meeting the country's needs for research, knowledge and educational programs related to food and agriculture sciences.

USDA FAS Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) represents U.S. agricultural interests overseas, reports on international agricultural production and trade, promotes exports of U.S. farm products, works to improve world trading conditions, carries out food aid and market-related technical assistance programs and helps increase income and food availability in developing nations by mobilizing expertise for agriculturally led economic growth.

USDA Forest Service Caring for the Land and Serving People ...

USDA NAL Agricultural Genome Database The Agricultural Genome Information Gopher (AGIG) is a service provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library in Beltsville, Maryland, USA. This server consists of genome information for agriculturally important organisms.

USDA NRCS Natural Resources Conservation Service provides information on NRCS corporate natural resource assets, NRCS data holdings, and specific NRCS offices.

Search AGRICOLA Plant Genome Records This is a searchable Gopher index for the AGRICultural OnLine Access Library. Use the search function of your browser to enter search terms to locate the topic of your choice.

USDA NASS The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), annually publishes hundreds of reports estimating production, stocks inventories, disposition, utilization, and prices of agricultural inputs and commodities, and such other items as labor, farm numbers, and agricultural chemical usage.

United States Department of Commerce

STAT-USA (700 megabytes) for 300,000 reports and statistical series (the equivalent of 7 sets of encyclopedias) right to your desk top. Those interested in exporting or international trade issues will appreciate STAT-USA's extensive collection of trade reports

National Trade Data Bank (NTDB) The National Trade Data Bank (NTDB) is the most comprehensive source of world trade data, consisting of 133 separate trade and business related programs (data bases).

National Economic, Social, and Environmental Data Bank (NESE) A comprehensive electronic source of information focusing on the United States; its economy, society, and environment.

Bureau of Economic Analysis - Economic Information Survey of Current Business issues and data files from BEA's national, regional, and international economic accounts. Included are the national income and product accounts (including GDP), composite indexes of leading indicators, personal income for States and local areas, the U.S. balance of payments, and much more.

U.S. Department of Transportation

Surface Transborder Commodity Data

Library Searches

National Agricultural Library The Indexing Branch of the National Agricultural Library (NAL) and its cooperators currently index over 2,000 journal titles and 500 monographs per year for AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access), the library's bibliographic database.

Gopher for Soybeans on NYSERNET Soybeans, soybeans, soybeans, and more soybeans

Library of Congress


National Performance Review The National Performance Review is the Clinton-Gore Administration's initiative to reform the way the federal government works. Its goal is to create a government that "works better and costs less." Begun in the early days of the Administration, and with Vice President Al Gore at its helm, the Review has operated the duration of the Administration through several phases of initiatives.

Agriusa A website to help promote all forms of agriculture throughout the US.

USAID US Agency For International Development

Carleton Biology/Ecology Journal The up-and-coming Conservation Ecology magazine is an electronic peer-reviewed scientific journal devoted to the rapid dissemination of current research. The journal consists of topics such as the conservation of ecosystems, landscapes, species, populations and genetic diversity; the restoration of habitats; and the management of resources.


IICA Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture

NewCROP Facts on crops, potential crops and plant products, newsletters, annoucments, training programs, newcrops listserv, newcrops library, and research news.

Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection Political, topographic and thematic maps of the world, continents, regions, countries, states, and provinces.

Texas Agricultural Statistics Service Texas Ag Statistics Service is a joint venture between the Texas Department of Agriculture and the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Texas Ag Statistics Service publishes current and historic statistics concerning agriculture in Texas and the U.S.

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