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Guide to Agriculture Research in the Cal Poly Library: covers Animal Science, Agribusiness & Food Industry Management, Agricultural Education, Food Science, Human Nutrition and Plant Science.

Recommended Library Databases

Basic data and statistical sources for Agriculture

Sources available on the open Web:

  • Ag Data Commons - A public, government, scientific research data catalog and repository available to help the agricultural research community (1) share and discover research data funded by the United States Department of Agriculture and (2) meet Federal open access requirements.

  • California Agricultural Production Statistics - Top 10 commodities, County crop information, Annual Crop Reports, and more.

  • Census of Agriculture - U.S. agricultural production statistics.

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

Additional data sources to explore