USDA Economics and Statistics System (Cornell Univ.)


This project is jointly sponsored by the Mann Library at Cornell University, the USDA's Economic Research Service, the National Agricultural Statistics Service, and World Agricultural Outlook Board. It contains more than 300 reports and data sets from the economic agencies of the USDA. By subject area, they are


  • Agricultural Baseline Projections
  • Farm Sector Economics
  • Field Crops
  • Food
  • Inputs, Technology, and Weather
  • International Agriculture
  • Land, Water, and Conservation
  • Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry
  • Miscellaneous
  • Rural Affairs
  • Specialty Agriculture
  • Trade Issues

    These data sets cover a very wide range of agricultural topics, and even include international and climate data. The are categorized in a number of different ways. They are frequently quite detailed, and can be viewed using spreadsheets and occasionally with dBase.