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U.S. Government

Internet Sources

Increasing amounts of U.S. Government information are available on the Internet.
master index of government information resources on the Internet can be found at:

Useful Internet sources of U.S. Government agriculture information include:

GovInfo-Provides access to major federal legal, legislative, and regulatory information sources such as congressional bills, the Congressional Record, Code of Federal Regulations, and Federal Register.

Proposed 2018 USDA Farm Bill (Courtesy:  House Agriculture Committee)

Proposed 2018 USDA Farm Bill (Courtesy:  Senate Agriculture Committee)

U.S. Dept. of Agriculture 2007 USDA Farm Bill Information

USDA Coronavirus Resources

Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS)

Animal, Plant, & Health Inspection Service (APHIS)

National Institute of Food & Agriculture

Economic Research Service

Farm Credit Administration

Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation

Federal Agricultural Mortgate Corporation (FarmerMac)

Food Safety & Inspection Service

Foreign Agricultural Service

Grain Inspection, Packers, & Stockyards Administration

The Great Plains During World War II (Non-governmental)

HathiTrust Catalog (Selected records from CIC Libraries)(NEW)(HERE for selected USDA fulltext documents)

Local Climatological Data U.S.

National Agricultural Library

National Agricultural Statistics Service

National Agricultural Safety Database

National Archives Federal Records Guide

National Archives Office Secretary of Agriculture Records 

National Integrated Drought Information System

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Animal Telemetry Network  (Documents animal migrations through world oceans, coastal rivers, estuaries, and great lakes)

National Park Service Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation

Natural Resources Conservation Service

Risk Management Agency

ProQuest Statistical (Purdue Users Only) NIOSH Agricultural, Forestry, & Fishery Safety Information

Census Bureau

USDA Inspector General


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