The United States Department of Agriculture is made up of numerous individual agencies and publishes thousands of resources per year.
Use this LibGuide to find resources from the various agencies that make up the United States Department of Agriculture.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture was established in 1862 as a commission and later became a cabinet-level agency. It administers programs related to agriculture, nutrition, rural development, forestry, rural utilities, and research. This guide lists the major divisions, offices, and programs within USDA, but it does not include all of the agencies and offices that have been part of USDA throughout its history.
National Agriculture Library (NAL)
Government Documents provides access to an extensive collection of USDA and subagency publications beginning with an 'A' Call Number. Highlights include:
A 1.10: Yearbook of Agriculture - Department of AgricultureA 13.92: Environmental Impact Statements - Forest ServiceA 57.38: Soil Surveys - Natural Resources Conservation ServiceA 62: Federal Crop Insurance CorporationA 67: Foreign Agricultural ServiceA 68: Rural Utilities ServiceA 77: Agricultural Research ServiceA 84: Farmers' Home AdministrationA 88: Agricultural Marketing ServiceA 92: National Agricultural Statistics ServiceA 93: Economic Research ServiceA 110: Food Safety and Inspection Service