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ABM 3130 Food and Agriculture Policy

This guide suggests useful resources for Professor Lee’s ABM 3130 research projects.


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Recommended databases

From the Library (requires CPP login):

On the open Web:

Additional Library databases

For Market situation and Industry analysis

For News and Research articles

For Company information

All databases above, plus these:

Recommended sources

For NAICS codes

For Background information, reports, and statistics

  • CRS Reports - Public access to research reports produced by the Congressional Research Service (CRS) for the United States Congress. CRS reports cover major government policy issues and present the impact of proposed alternatives. Reports range from several pages to more than one-hundred pages. Search by keywords or explore Topics that include "Agriculture, Food & Rural Policy," "Commerce & Small Business," "Energy & Natural Resources," and "Labor & Employment."

  • World Agricultural Supply & Demand Estimates (WASDE) - This full-text monthly report provides the most current USDA forecasts of U.S. and world supply-use balances of major grains, soybeans and products, and cotton; and U.S. supply and use of sugar and livestock products.
  • USDA Economics, Statistics, and Market Information System - Reports and datasets from five agencies of the USDA, covering U.S. and international agriculture and related topics. Agencies include: Foreign Agricultural Service, Economic Research Service, World Agricultural Outlook Board, National Agricultural Statistics Service, and Agricultural Marketing Service. Mann Library at Cornell University developed and maintains the site.

  • USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) - Research and analysis covering Agricultural economy, Food and nutrition, Food safety, Global Markets and Trade, Resources and environment, and Rural economy.

  • USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) - USDA statistical reports, surveys and services.

  • USDA sites search - Search across the web sites of all the USDA's 29 agencies and offices.

  • - The U.S. government’s official web portal. Search across all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government websites. Most government websites end in .GOV or .MIL, but many end in .COM, .ORG, .EDU, or other top-level domains. Search by keyword, browse by Topics and Services, or look up an agency for its summarized description and details.

  • - Google domain search of For a little more search control and some sorting options.

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