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Ranch Management: Historical Data: Agricultural Statistics: U.S.

Links to reliable resources for historical data

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National Agriculture Statistics Service

This is a yearly publication covering agricultural production, supplies, consumption, facilities, costs, and returns.

Date range: 1936 to 2013

Below is a screenshot of the website:

Below is a screenshot of the types of information in the 2013 report:


USDA Census of Agriculture

This census is conducted every 5 years.  Provides information at the national, state and county level.  Collects information on all areas of farming and ranching operations.

Date range: 1840-2012

Below is a screenshot of the 1st page of the Table of Contents for the 2007 census: