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Ag Data Commons
Ag Data Commons The Ag Data Commons provides access to a wide variety of open data relevant to agricultural research and related domains such as agronomy, genomics, hydrology, soils, agro-ecosystems, sustainability science, and economic statistics. Data included in the Ag Data Commons is funded in whole or in part by USDA.
National Agricultural Library's Agricultural Thesaurus
National Agricultural Library's Agricultural Thesaurus The Thesaurus and Glossary are online vocabulary tools of agricultural terms in English and Spanish and are cooperatively produced by the National Agricultural Library, USDA, and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture as well as other Latin American agricultural institutions belonging to the Agriculture Information and Documentation Service of the Americas (SIDALC). NAL Thesaurus is used to select controlled vocabulary terms for subject indexing of AGRICOLA, PubAg and other databases.
National Agricultural Library
National Agricultural Library NAL is one of five national libraries of the United States. It houses one of the world's largest collections devoted to agriculture and its related sciences.
PubAg Explore 217,077 full-text journal articles on the agricultural sciences, in addition to over 2,886,100 citations.
Agricola AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access) is the catalog and index to the collections of the National Agricultural Library. It indexes full-text academic journal articles for subjects such as farming, horticulture and agricultural policy.
Fuente Académica Fuente Académica offers scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain. All major subject areas are covered with particular emphasis on agriculture, biological sciences, economics, history, law, literature, philosophy, psychology, public administration, religion and sociology.
Gale OneFile: Agriculture Contains full-text articles from academic journals, general magazines and news sources. The articles cover a wide range of agriculture-related topics, from the practical aspects of farming to scientific research in horticulture.
Greenfile Use for research into environmental issues
USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) ERS anticipates trends and emerging issues in agriculture, food, the environment, and rural America and to conduct high-quality, objective economic research to inform and enhance public and private decision making.
TIMELINES AND WEBLINKS
ARS History timeline History of Research at the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Agricultural Research Service.
Food and Information Center - History links Find information on the history of dietary guidance including older editions of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the history of the National School Lunch program and other food assistance programs.
Organic Farming History Trace the origins of the organic agriculture movement through historic publications and reports, oral histories, video archives, USDA legislation and regulations, and other published resources.
Food and Agriculture Data FAOSTAT provides free access to food and agriculture data for over 245 countries and territories and covers all FAO regional groupings
from 1961 to the most recent year available.
ISRIC-World Soil Information ISRIC is the custodian of global soil information. ISRIC produces, gathers, compiles and serves quality-assessed soil information together with their partners at global, national and regional levels.
National Agricultural Statistics Service NASS conducts hundreds of surveys every year and prepares reports covering virtually every aspect of U.S. agriculture like production and supplies of food and fiber, prices paid and received by farmers are only a few examples.
Toxics Release Inventory The Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) is a resource for learning about toxic chemical releases and pollution prevention activities reported by industrial and federal facilities
U.S. Geological Survey Water Data The United States Geological Survey (USGS) has collected water-resources data at approximately 1.5 million sites in all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.The data included in this web site is current and historical data.
The types of data collected include surface water and groundwater. Surface-water data, such as gage height (stage) and streamflow (discharge), are collected at major rivers, lakes, and reservoirs. Groundwater data, such as water level, are collected at wells and springs.
Water-quality data are available for both surface water and groundwater.
USDA Agricultural Research Service ARS is the U.S. Department of Agriculture's chief scientific in-house research agency. ARS delivers scientific solutions to national and global agricultural challenges.
Water Data Portal WDP provides access to a large amount of data related to water and agriculture. WDP contains meteorological, hydrological, socio-economic, spatial data layer, satellite images as well as hydrological model setups. The data in the WDP, both spatial & non-spatial, are supported by the standardized metadata and are available for download by user including academia, scientists, researchers and decision makers. However, access is provided in compliance with copyrights, intellectual property rights and data agreements with our partners.
Zbib This citation maker helps you build a bibliography instantly from any computer or device, without creating an account or installing any software.