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USDA - NRCS National Agronomy Manual
Created by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, the National Agronomy Manual (NAM) contains
policy for agronomy activities and provides technical
procedures for uniform implementation of agronomy
tools and applications. This manual is meant to complement all established USDA and NRCS policies and
USDA - NRCS Soil Quality Agronomy Technical Notes
Includes links to 20 Agronomy Technical Notes ranging from cover crops to managing cool, wet soils.
USDA - Economic Research Service
The Economic Research Service is a primary source of economic information and research in the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Browse by topics, data, and/or publications on topics as varied as U.S. fertilizer consumption, commodity costs and returns, and crop outlooks.
USDA - National Agricultural 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.
USDA - Natural Resources Conservation Service
NRCS works with landowners, land operators, and others through conservation planning and assistance to benefit the soil, water, air, plants, and animals for productive lands and healthy ecosystems. The "Tools & Applications" section of the website may be of particular interest.
USDA NRCS Soil Health Resources
Learn about soil biology and soil health assessment and management.
USDA Crop Explorer: Global Food Supply Monitoring
This website provides an analytical tool of crop condition information from around the world. Information covered includes weather, soil moisture, vegetation index, satellite data, growing seasons, and additional related resources.
U.S. National Plant Germplasm System
The U.S. National Plant Germplasm System (NPGS) is collaborative effort to safeguard the genetic diversity of agriculturally important plants. The NPGS is managed by the Agricultural Research Service (ARS), the in-house research agency of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Search the The Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN) database for germplasm information about plants, animals, microbes and invertebrates.