Main source of economic information and research from the US Department of Agriculture, provides economic analysis "to inform and enhance public and private decisionmaking on economic and policy issues related to agriculture, food, natural resources, and rural development."
Professional organizations associated with Agricultural and Resource Economics:
CWAE's purpose is to promote the welfare of women and other underrepresented groups in the profession of agricultural economics by representing their interests and by engaging in activities that encourage their professional advancement through networking and leadership opportunities.
CWAE membership is open to current members of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA). Members may join CWAE concurrently with AAEA, or join CWAE only if already a member of AAEA. Membership in CWAE is $10 per year for non-students. Graduate and undergraduate student membership is FREE.
The Council on Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics (C-FARE) is a non-profit organization based in Washington, DC. C-FARE promotes the work of applied economists and serves as a catalyst for incorporating economic thinking into the analysis of food, agricultural and resource decisions. We serve as a conduit between the academic research and extension community and Washington, DC policymakers and agency personnel, matching expertise to public needs.
Based in Washington, D.C., the National Center for Food and Agricultural Policy fosters and conducts objective, non-advocacy research, analysis, and education to inform public policy on food, agriculture, natural resources, environmental quality, and rural economics.