The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Quick Stats is an on-line database containing official published aggregate estimates related to U.S. agricultural production. NASS develops these estimates from data collected through:
hundreds of sample surveys conducted each year covering virtually every aspect of U.S. agriculture
the Census of Agriculture conducted every five years providing state- and county-level aggregates
The USDA NASS Quick Stats API provides direct access to the statistical information in the Quick Stats database.
Prior to using the Quick Stats API, you must agree to the NASS Terms of Service and obtain an API key. In registering for the key, for which you must provide a valid email address. You will have the option to request future email updates about the Quick Stats API. Use the key in all current and future data requests.
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