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Agriculture Research Guide: USDA Resources

This is a general guide to finding information on agricultural subjects including crops, soils, forages, farm management, agricultural and biosystems engineering, and sustainable agriculture (SARE).

USDA Publications

The USDA has published many document series in its history. Most have been digitized and are accessible freely online through the NALDC and NAL's Internet Archive site (see the links below).
Series titles include:

  • USDA Annual Reports
  • USDA Agriculture Handbooks
  • USDA Agriculture Information Bulletins
  • USDA Agricultural Economic Reports
  • USDA Circulars
  • USDA Department Circulars
  • USDA Farmers' Bulletins
  • USDA Home and Garden Bulletins
  • USDA Miscellaneous Publications
  • USDA Rural Development Perspectives
  • USDA Plant Immigrants series
  • USDA Technical Bulletins
  • Yearbook of Agriculture


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