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Agricultural and Rural Development

This page has assorted Agriculture links. The button above takes you back to Agriculture/ USDA Lending

Economy Sites

International Econ Dev Council

Economic Development Institute (EDI)

Ethanol Sites! (

Agriculture Online

Regional Economic Conditions (FDIC)


Non-Government Sites

Site Selection

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.

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