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National Agricultural Library Digital Collections

  • Historical Dietary Guidance Digital Collection

    The National Agricultural Library has collected, digitized, and united more than 2,000 items into a single online tool, the Historical Dietary Guidance Digital Collection.

  • U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Pomological Watercolor Collection

    As a historic botanical resource, it documents new fruit and nut varieties, and specimens introduced by USDA plant explorers from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

  • Animal Welfare Act History Digital Collection

    The Animal Welfare Act History Digital Collection (AWAHDC) is a full-text, searchable collection that is tightly focused on the history of the Animal Welfare Act (AWA).

  • Historical Gypsy Moth Publications Collection

    These documents were published from 1891 to 1923 by various agencies in the area of the initial infestation, but also include some more modern USDA publications.

  • World's Poultry Science Association Collection

    The World's Poultry Science Association (WPSA), established in 1912, is one of the oldest international poultry organizations in existence.

  • Plant Inventory, U.S. Department of Agriculture Collection

    This publication is the official listing of plant materials obtained by and accepted into the U.S. National Plant Germplasm System coordinated by Agricultural Research Service, USDA.

  • Fruit and Vegetable Market News Collection

    An exchange of information among growers, shippers, wholesalers, and others on current supplies, demand, and prices of over 400 fresh fruit, vegetable, nut, ornamental, and other specialty crops.

  • USDA Publications

    USDA Publications is a collection of writings, issued in series with uniform style or format, published by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

  • Rural Development Publications Collection

    This collection includes publications that relate to rural development in America, including from such series as Rural Development Research Reports, Rural Development Perspectives, etc.

  • Organic Roots Collection

    An electronic collection of historic USDA documents published before 1942 (before synthetic chemicals became widely used) that contain information and data that is still pertinent for today's agriculture.

  • Reports of Bean Improvement Cooperative and National Dry Bean Council Research Conference

    Collection of reports of Bean Improvement Cooperative and National Dry Bean Council Research Conference

  • NAL Information Centers Collection

    The items in this collection include retired bibliographies and documents about programs at the National Agricultural Library that no longer exist.