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Frequently used research links

There are many great sources of farming information scattered around the world. This list is not intended to be exhaustive, but rather a sampling of some of the more useful sites.

 

Please report any broken links to thomaselam@farmecon.com

 

USDA Sites

 

USDA Home Page - http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usdahome
Mann Library (USDA reports collection) -http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/MannUsda/homepage.do
Economic Research Service - http://www.ers.usda.gov/
   Publications - http://www.ers.usda.gov/Publications/
   Briefing Rooms - http://www.ers.usda.gov/Briefing/
   Data Sets - http://www.ers.usda.gov/Data/
   Subject Area Specialists - http://www.ers.usda.gov/AboutERS/Specialists/
National Agricultural Statistics Service - http://www.nass.usda.gov/index.asp
   Databases - http://www.nass.usda.gov/Data_and_Statistics/index.asp
   Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/Census_of_Agriculture/index.asp
Foreign Agricultural Service - http://fas.usda.gov/
   Attaché Reports - http://www.fas.usda.gov/scriptsw/attacherep/default.asp
   PS&D Database - http://www.fas.usda.gov/psdonline/psdHome.aspx
   U.S. Agricultural Exports Database - http://www.fas.usda.gov/gats/default.aspx
   Production, Market and Trade Reports -
http://www.fas.usda.gov/report.asp

   U.S. Export Sales Reports - http://www.fas.usda.gov/export-sales/esrd1.html
   Commodity and Product Reports - http://www.fas.usda.gov/commodities
   Subject Area Specialist Database - http://www.fas.usda.gov/commodity_experts.asp
Agricultural Marketing Service - http://www.ams.usda.gov/
   Livestock and Grains Market News - http://www.ams.usda.gov/lsmnpubs/
   Poultry Market News - http://www.ams.usda.gov/poultry/
   Dairy Market News - http://www.ams.usda.gov/dairy/
   Fruits and Vegetables Market News - http://www.ams.usda.gov/fv/

  
  

FAO Sites

 

FAO Home Page - http://www.fao.org/
FAO Databases - http://faostat3.fao.org/home/index.html
Global Census of Agriculture - http://www.fao.org/es/ess/census/default.asp

 

National Statistics Sites

 

Agriculture Canada - http://www.agr.gc.ca/index_e.phtml
   Markets and Trade - http://www.agr.gc.ca/mar_e.phtml
   Livestock and Meat Data - http://www.agr.gc.ca/redmeat/main.htm
   Poultry Data - http://www.agr.gc.ca/poultry/index_e.htm
   Grains Analysis and Outlook - http://www.agr.gc.ca/mad-dam/index_e.php?page=intro
UK DEFRA - http://www.defra.gov.uk/
EU Agriculture Home Page - http://europa.eu/pol/agr/index_en.htm

 

Other Useful Research Sites

 

U.N. Population Information Network - http://www.un.org/popin/
World Bank Development Indicators Databasehttp://databank.worldbank.org/data/home.aspx
International Food Policy Research Institute - http://www.ifpri.org/
Agricultural Marketing Resource Centerhttp://www.agmrc.org/