Overviews and Analysis
Country studies, forecasting publications, reports, periodicals, and socio-economic databases from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Alumni version available via eBaker.
Online access to the OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook, OECD in Figures, and the OECD Factbook, all of which include agribusiness-related data. Also provides access to reports, analysis, and data on countries, and topics such as health, education, demographics, and energy.
Provides access to news, reports, analysis, and statistics focusing on national and international agricultural issues. The USDA publishes the Census of Agriculture(conducted every 5 years), which is a rich source of data about agriculture in the United States.
The FAO provides an information portal that allows researchers to search publications, reports, and data by title, topic, country, or statistics. The statistics portal provides access to analysis, reports, and databases focusing on issues such as agricultural production, trade, consumption, food security, prices, and resources.
Features information on agricultural trading. Includes news and prices on corn, ethanol, soybeans, oats, and wheat.
This section of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) site features news, analysis, research, and data relating to commodities trade and economic development.
A comprehensive source for news, analysis and data on commodities in the United States.
This U.S. Department of Agriculture Web site provides agricultural commodity data collected and disseminated by the World Agricultural Outlook Board (WAOB). See also the USDA Foreign Agricultural Servicefor non-U.S. national statistical data.
The WSJ Market Data Center includes intraday futures prices, spot prices, settlement prices and futures options.
From the Food and Agriculture Organization, provide access to maps, data, news, and information on countries around the world. The site also provides featured profiles and a list of low-income, food-deficit countries.
Provides data on a wide range of agricultural topics, including prices, production, food security, food safety, inputs and investments.
This resource allows you to create maps of FAO data. See the Planet and Business tabs for agribusiness-specific topics.
Policy and Regulation
This OECD Web site provides access to reports on agricultural policies for countries worldwide.
The World Trade Organization publishes this site dedicated to the WTO's Agricultural Agreement. The site is updated with news and analysis related to the Agreement.
Science.gov provides direct links to all U.S. federal agency Web sites dedicated to agricultural or food research. Links include access to agricultural publications, agriculture-related patents, and attache reports.
This Environmental Protection Agency Web site provides analysis on major statutes affecting the agricultural community in the United States, including the Clean Air Act, the Food Quality Protection Act, and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.
A collection of international food, agriculture, and renewable resource laws and regulations from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
This USDA Web site focuses specifically on federal laws and regulations. Topics include food distribution, food safety, food and nutrition, and crop and livestock insurance regulations.
Find Congressional hearings, legislative histories and testimony. Limit your search to CRS (Congressional Research Service) reports to locate in-depth analysis on agriculture related topics, including recent reports on the FY2017 Agricultural Appropriations, TPP/Agriculture, 2014 Farm Bill and reports on agricultural import and export regulations.
From the Biotechnology Industry Organization, contains current research on biofuels and biomass.
From the Biotechnology Industry Organization, contains current research and legislative action on plant and animal biotechnology, and genetically engineered animals.