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Where do you Find Statistics on Agriculture?
Information from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Statistics Division. Covers data from over 200 countries.
National Agriculture Statistics Service
The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (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.
The industry Agriculture category includes statistics, facts and market data on sectors: Farming, Forestry, and Fishery & Aquaculture. Statista also has a section on Energy & Environmental Services.
Statistical Abstract of the U.S
This Statistical Abstract of the United States is 1400+ individually indexed tables (with attached spreadsheets), both searchable and browsable. Use the Abstract as a convenient volume for statistical reference, and as a guide to sources of more information both in print and on the Web. Section 17 is on Agriculture - topics including farms and farmland, livestock industry, Agricultural imports and exports, and much more!
USDA Census of Agriculture
The Census of Agriculture is the leading source of facts and figures about American agriculture. Conducted every five years, the Census provides a detailed picture of U.S. farms and ranches and the people who operate them. It is the only source of uniform, comprehensive agricultural data for every state and county in the United States.
The 2012 Census of Agriculture collected information concerning all areas of farming and ranching operations, including production expenses, market value of products, and operator characteristics.
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