Agricultural and Rural Development
This page has assorted Agriculture links. The button above takes you back to Agriculture/ USDA Lending
International Econ Dev Council
Economic Development Institute (EDI)
Ethanol Sites! (EthanolSites.com)
Regional Economic Conditions (FDIC)
Geospatial & Stat Data Center (GeoStat)
AgriFin - Agriculture Finance Support Facility
Visit the section on Agricultural Lending Tools Corner
AgriFin is a special initiative to strengthen the capacity of financial institutions on agriculture finance supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and managed by the World Bank.
Government Data Sites
County Business Patterns
Cost of Living (Salary Calculator)
USDA Ag Statistics
USDA Economic Research Service
American Community Survey
Dept. of Agriculture (USDA)
Economic Development Administration
USDA Rural Development
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has a computerized World Agricultural Information Centre (WAICENT) providing access to FAO's vast library of information on agriculture, fisheries, forestry, nutrition and rural development.
An index of Agriculture related Working Paper information is found via ideasQ
State Fact Sheets ERS, US Dept of Agriculture. The State Fact Sheets provide the most recently available farm and rural data compiled by the Economic Research Service (ERS), USDA.
Natural Resources Research Information Pages is a collection of links to natural resources (including forestry, wildlife, parks and protected areas, nature conservation, etc.) institutions, agencies, online catalogs, literature and research news.
Resources for the Future conducts basic and applied economic research and policy analysis to help people understand and make better decisions about the conservation and use of natural and environmental resources.