Frequently used research links

There are many 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.

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USDA

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/
Recent Publications - http://www.ers.usda.gov/Publications/
Data Sets - https://www.ers.usda.gov/data-products/
Subject Area Specialists - https://www.ers.usda.gov/subject-specialists/

National Agricultural Statistics Service - http://www.nass.usda.gov/index.asp
Databases - https://www.nass.usda.gov/Data_and_Statistics/index.php
Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/Census_of_Agriculture/index.asp
Find a Specialist - https://www.nass.usda.gov/Contact_Us/Ask_a_Specialist/index.php

Foreign Agricultural Service - http://fas.usda.gov/
Attaché Reports - https://gain.fas.usda.gov/Pages/Default.aspx
- Historical, Prior to July, 2009 - https://apps.fas.usda.gov/scriptsw/attacherep/legacy.asp
- Recent, Since July, 2009 - https://gain.fas.usda.gov/Lists/Advanced%20Search/AllItems.aspx
PS&D Database - https://apps.fas.usda.gov/psdonline/app/index.html#/app/advQuery
U.S. Agricultural Exports Database - http://www.fas.usda.gov/gats/default.aspx
U.S. Export Sales Reports - https://apps.fas.usda.gov/esrquery/
Commodity and Product Reports - https://www.fas.usda.gov/commodities
Subject Area Specialists - https://www.fas.usda.gov/contact-us/key-contacts

Agricultural Marketing Service - http://www.ams.usda.gov/
Livestock Poultry and Grains Market News - https://www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/livestock-poultry-grain
Dairy Market News - https://www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/dairy
Run a Custom Data Report - https://www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/custom-reports

FAO

FAO Home Page - http://www.fao.org/
FAO Databases - http://www.fao.org/statistics/databases/en/
Global Census of Agriculture - http://www.fao.org/es/ess/census/default.asp

Other Useful Research Sites

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