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Open Data

The following are links to selected 'Open Data' resources related to Agriculture in the U.S. and around the world:
  • Data.Gov - Data sets and other selected resources supporting Food Resiliance as climate change increasingly impacts the agricultural community.
  • CropLife International Database - Facts & figures relating to agriculture and the plant science industry, food security, climate change, economics, etc.
  • DataVisualization - Provides links to a wide selection of high quality free and open 'data visualization' software tools.
  • Farmobile - A farm data company, helping farmers to own their agronomic data outright, in addition to helping store, share and sell their valuable data to vetted third parties.
  • Global Open Data for Agriculture & Nutrition (GODAN) - Making agricultural & nutrition data available, accessible, and usable for unrestricted use worldwide.
  • Google Public Data Explorer - Making large public data sets on agriculture, education, economics, and other subjects readily accessible to explore.
  • NationMaster - Compilation of Agriculture information & statistics from such sources as the UN, UNESCO, UNICEF, World Bank, etc.
  • Toto Agriculture - Their mission is to share, in laymen's terms, useful data &  information on agriculture to as broad an audience as possible around the world.
  • USDA Data & Statistics - Providing open access to a wide range of agriculture data sets that are generated and/or held by the U.S. Government.
  • World Bank Agricultural Data - Data collected by the World Bank on agriculture, rural development, demographics, expenditures, and more.
* Still gathering information and evaluating other Agriculture data sets & web sites, e.g. USDA Annual Agriculture Statistics, U.N. Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) Global Stats, ...

Open Data can be defined as 'selected data' that should be made freely available to everyone to use and republish as they wish, without restrictions from copyright, patents or other excessive control mechanisms.

'Open Data' Organizations

* Also check out The Open Data Handbook

Check out Data.Gov - Agriculture apps and web sites

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