The USDA Census of Agriculture Historical Archive is a collaborative project between Albert R. Mann Library at Cornell University and the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
The site serves as a public archive of Census publications published prior to 1987. These publications are primarily scanned print material now available in PDF format.
This site is an ongoing work in progress as we digitize and structure the Census of Agriculture from 1987 back to 1840. We have met our goal of past census back to 1925 online by the end of 2011. Our next target is to complete the censuses back to 1840 and to refine our search results to include sorting by regions, states, and years.
For earlier and more recent Census publications visit the USDA NASS Census of Agriculture site.