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Field Crops and Crop Production

Grass and cotton fields growing side by side in Texas as part of the Texas High Plains study in sustainable agriculture

USDA. Economic Research Service.
Links to Outlook reports, 10-year projections, data sets, and online Briefing Rooms on individual crops.

Foreign Agriculture Service: Crop Explorer
USDA. Foreign Agriculture Service.
Presents information on weather, soil moisture, vegetation and growing season for many field crops across several regions worldwide.

USDA. National Agricultural Statistics Service.
Reports planting, fruiting, harvesting progress and overall condition of selected crops in major producing states. Links to Crop Progress reports and the Weekly Weather and Crop Bulletin.

Field Crops
USDA. National Agricultural Statistics Service.
Collects statistical reports by USDA for field crops and general crop production. See also the report Usual Planting and Harvesting Dates for U.S. Field Crops.

Federal Grain and Inspection Service.
USDA. Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration
Administers inspection, weighing, testing, and quality assurance services for grains, pulses, oilseeds, and other graded commodities.

Penn State: Eissenstat Root Ecology Lab
Penn State. College of Agricultural Sciences.
Works in all aspects of plant ecology with a particular emphasis on the ecology of plant roots.