Search this site


This site is sponsored by

 

Statistics
 
AgCensus, the US census of agriculture for 1987, 1992 and 1997  
This site provides data collected by the U.S. Census of Agriculture in 1987, 1992, and 1997. Data from the 1992 and 1997 census are also available at the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) site. 
Beef (fresh, chilled, and frozen): Year-to-date imports under various trade agreements  
Current year imports-to-date under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), World Trade Organization (WTO), and other trade agreements, including the percent of quota allowances attained. Available only as a downloadable Excell file from this page. 
Cattle  
From the National Agricultural Statistics Service, this page provides links to files containing the inventory numbers and values of all cattle and calves, number of operations and size group estimates by class, state and U.S. Dates of coverage are July 21, 1972 to February 1, 2008. The current documents are available to download as PDF, TXT or ZIP files. For the years from 1972 to 1994, the archived documents are only available as PDF files. From 1995 through 2000, the archived documents are available as PDF or TXT files. Beginning in 2001, the archived documents are available as PDF, TXT or ZIP files. 
CattleFax  
A member-owned information organization serving producers in all segments of the cattle business, this site provides cattle and beef industry statistics and market and economic analysis. Its services include cattle market prices, forecasts and analysis, futures market quotes (live cattle futures and basis, feeder cattle futures and basis), and beef and meat prices and analysis. This is a subscription site. There is a free 14 day trial. Members have unlimited access to a professional staff of analysts. Cattle-Fax is the only information service that provides data and analyses based on more than standard USDA data. 
CattleNetwork  
CattleNetwork.com provides both a free and subscription-based service. The free site is open to everyone and features news items and market data of interest . The subscription site costs $99.99 per year or $12.99 per month. The subscription includes a daily cattle trader newsletter with market information and market comments. The subscription site is devoted to market information relevant to the cattle trader. It is also possible to sign up for a free newsletter containing general news about the cattle industry, which is sent twice per week. 
Livestock and Meat Trade Data  
The Livestock and Meat Trade Data Set contains monthly and annual data for imports and exports of live cattle, hogs, sheep, and goats, as well as beef and veal, pork, lamb and mutton, chicken meat, turkey meat, and eggs. The tables report physical quantities, not dollar values or unit prices. Data on beef and veal, pork, and lamb and mutton are on a carcass-weight-equivalent basis. Breakdowns by country are included.  
Livestock and Meat Trade Data: Beef and veal: Annual and cumulative year-to-date U.S. trade (carcass weight, 1,000 pounds)  
A data set based on ERS's calculations using data from U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. The data is presented as an annual cumulation for years from 2003 to the current year and is presented as the imports from/exports to specific countries for beef and veal only. The data is available for download as either a PDF file or as an Excell (.xls) file. 
Livestock and Meat Trade Data: Beef and veal: Monthly U.S. trade (carcass weight, 1,000 pounds)  
A data set (updated monthly) based on ERS's calculations using data from U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. The data is for a 13 month period and is presented as the imports from/exports to specific countries for beef and veal only. The data is available for download as either a PDF file or as an Excell (.xls) file. 
Livestock and Meat Trade Data: Meat and livestock annual cumulative year-to-date U.S. trade  
A data set based on ERS's calculations using data from U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. The data is presented as an annual cumulation for years from 2003 to the current year and is presented as the imports from/exports to specific countries by specific commodities. The data is available for download as either a PDF file or as an Excell (.xls) file. 
Livestock and Meat Trade Data: Meat and livestock monthly U.S. trade  
A data set (updated monthly) based on ERS's calculations using data from U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. The data is for a 13 month period and is presented as the imports from/exports to specific countries by specific commodities. The data is available for download as either a PDF file or as an Excell (.xls) file. 
Meat Price Spreads  
This data set provides monthly average price values, and the differences among those values, at the farm, wholesale, and retail stages of the production and marketing chain for selected cuts of beef, pork, and broilers. In addition, retail prices are provided for beef and pork cuts, turkey, whole chickens, eggs, and dairy products. Price spreads are annual estimates for 1999-2004, quarterly estimates for 2002-present, and monthly for the last 2 years. The retail price file provides monthly estimates for the last 6 months. The historical file provides data since 1970. There are 5 downloadable Excell data sets avaiable from this page. 
Red Meat Yearbook Data tables  
Monthly and annual data on livestock slaughter and meat production and prices; inventories of cattle, hogs, and sheep; and meat supply and utilization from 1970 to 2005. From this page you access 18 files that are downloadable. All data is available as an Excel file. Data from 1970 to 2000 is available in Lotus 1-2-3. 
State Fact Sheets  
From this page you can select a specific state of the United States or the U. S. summary. State fact sheets provide information on population, employment, income, farm characteristics, farm financial indicators, and top commodities, exports, and counties for each state in the United States. 
U.S. Beef and Cattle Industry: Background Statistics and Information  
This page provides a summary of data on the beef and cattle industry from 2003 through 2007. There are links to sites with additional information.  
United States Census of Agricutlure  
Provides information about agriculture in the U.S. that is searchable by county, state, or zip code on such topics as number of acres, farms, crops, and livestock. This site provides access to data from historical census years 1840 - 1950 as well as data collected since 1992 to date. The data is available either on-line at this website or as PDF files. Agriculture census data for 1960 to 1987 are primarily available in printed form. 
 
 
Home | Topics | General Resources | Education | Issues | About Us | Site Map
Last Updated: