Published each year and includes statistics on agricultural production, supplies, consumption, facilities, costs, and returns. From the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and various USDA agencies.
(print version) Agricultural statistics prior to 1936 Steenbock Documents: A 1.10 (1894-1919) (The title of this resource changed in succeeding years: Yearbook, Agriculture Yearbooks, and Yearbook of Agriculture. All are shelved together in Documents, and links to the other titles are given below.)
The Census of Agriculture, taken every five years, is a complete count of U.S. farms and ranches and the people who operate them. The Census looks at land use and ownership, operator characteristics, production practices, income and expenditures and many other areas. Print version: Census of Agriculture Steenbock Documents - C 3.31/4: (1930-1992)
Contains nearly 2500 reports and datasets from several agencies of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. These materials cover U.S. and international agriculture and related topics. Available titles include both current and historical data.
From the USDA, a collection of data on crop acreage, yields, areas harvested, and other production information including the annual Crop Production Report, Crop Acreage and Yields and Agricultural Charts and Maps
Annual data on production, supply, use of milk and manufactured dairy products; also includes wholesale and retail price indexes, prices received by farmers, milk production costs, and regional shares of U.S. milk production.
NASS conducts hundreds of surveys every year and prepares reports covering virtually every aspect of U.S. agriculture. Production and supplies of food and fiber, prices paid and received by farmers, farm labor and wages, farm finances, chemical use, and changes in the demographics of U.S. producers are only a few examples.