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Wheat harvest on the Palouse.  Image courtesy of the Agricultural Research Service Photo Library.
Wheat Harvesting on the Palouse
Source: USDA Agricultural Research Service Image Library

Agricultural Statistics
An annual publication of the USDA. It is published each year to meet the diverse need for a reliable reference book on agricultural production, supplies, consumption, facilities, costs, and returns.
Alternative access: print reference book (1936-present) and CD-ROM.

ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States - Sec. 17, Agriculture (2013-present)
Statistical Abstract of the United States – Agriculture (1878-2012)
This section presents statistics on farms and farm operators; land use; farm income, expenditures, and debt; farm output, productivity, and marketings; foreign trade in agricultural products; specific crops; and livestock, poultry, and their products.

Historical Statistics of the United States. Chapter Da: Agriculture
Includes essay explaining historical collection of agriculture statistics and tables from earliest available year to approximately 2000.

Agricultural Atlases


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