Agriculture HOME - Subjects

AgEcon Search: "The University of Minnesota Agriculture Department is electronically distributing free full-text PDF reports of scholarly research in the field of agricultural economics."


Agriculture and Environment Research Unit: "AERU is a research and consultancy team based in the Department of Human and Environmental Sciences at the University of Hertfordshire. Specialising in agri-environmental science and whole farm sustainability assessments, AERU's general objectives are to encourage sound environmental practices on farms and to enhance the reputation and competitiveness of the UK agricultural and food industry."


Agriculture Network Information Center: "AgNIC is a guide to quality agricultural information on the Internet as selected by the National Agricultural Library, Land-Grant Universities, and other institutions."


Agriculture Virtual Library: A categorical guide to subject headings in agriculture prepared by the WWW Virtual Library.


Agrifeeds: "AgriFeeds is a service that allows users to search and filter news and events from several agricultural information sources. It's a "one-stop shop" on recent news and upcoming events related to agriculture."


AGRIS: Papers, data, statistics and multimedia material in Agricultural Science and Technology provided by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.


Agriscape Directory on Agriculture: "An online directory on agriculture and its surrounding industry. Includes press releases, a discussion forum, links to companies, universities, publications, conferences, weather, news and more".


California Agricultural Technology Institute: The California Agricultural Technology Institute (CATI)located on the campus of California State University, Fresno, is a non-profit, educational institution committed to improving the profitability of California agriculture. The research specialists have provided a very extensive list of AG links including a number of related links to viticulture sites. Publications include a quarterly newsletter, as well as a variety of research reports, technical bulletins and resource booklets.


Core Historical Literature of Agriculture: "CHLA is a core electronic collection of agricultural texts published between the early nineteenth century and the middle to late twentieth century. Full-text materials cover agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, animal science, crops and their protection, food science, forestry, human nutrition, rural sociology, and soil science. Scholars have selected the titles in this collection for their historical importance. Their evaluations and 4,500 core titles are detailed in the seven volume series The Literature of the Agricultural Sciences, Wallace C. Olsen, series editor."


Digital Agricultural Collections: "National Agricultural Library Digital Collections offers rich searching, browsing and retrieval of digital materials and collections and provides reliable, long-term online access to selected publications." The Agricultural Research Service is responsible for acquiring the Digital Collections under the direction of the USDA.

Foreign Agricultural Service Online: United States Department of Agriculture: The United States Department of Agriculture has provided links to reports on weather conditions affecting agriculture around the world. These sites can be browsed by subject or keyword.


Genetically Modified Organisms: An informational write-up on genetically modified foods that provides information on the benefits and controversies of GM foods from the Global Policy Forum.


Ibiblio: "Home to one of the largest "collections of collections" on the Internet, is a conservancy of freely available information, including software, music, literature, art, history, science, politics, and cultural studies. is a collaboration of the Center for the Public Domain and The University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill.


Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences: The University of Florida has compiled this list of resources on agriculture including crop topics, animal topics, organic production topics, major programs, pest management guides, publications by department, and much more. Be sure to use the Topic Index as a resource guide.


National Agricultural Library: This site is part of the USDA Libraries with a focus on links to food and nutrition. "This library houses one of the world's largest and most accessible agricultural information collections and serves as the nexus for a national network of state land-grant and U.S. Department of Agriculture field libraries."


World Wide Web Virtual Library:  Agriculture: Extensive list of categorized links about everything having to do with agriculture.

Agricultural Fact Book: Fact Books provide information about US Agriculture and describe USDA programs. They also provides useful information about food safety, nutrition, rural issues, research, education, and natural resources. Available in archived issues in PDF format. 


American Farmland Trust: Peer-reviewed research publications provided by the Center for Agriculture in the Environment and Northern Illinois University.


Biological Control: "Produced under the auspices of Cornell's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, this integrated pest management resource discusses the characteristics of and dynamics between natural agents and the pests they attack."


California Department of Food and Agriculture: Helpful agriculture links in categories such as programs and services, healthy eating, food safety and pest prevention.


Center for Integrated Pest Management: Information on Integrated Pest Management (IPM), a socially acceptable, environmentally responsible and economically practical pest management in crop production, urban, and natural settings. 


Genetically Modified Foods and Organisms: An informational write-up on genetically modified foods that provides information on the benefits and controversies of GM foods.


International Food Policy Research Institute: This site includes annual reports on world hunger, and particular strategies towards sustainable food security and the reduction of poverty in developing countries through scientific research and research-related activities in the fields of agriculture, livestock, forestry, fisheries, policy, and natural resources management.


New Agriculturist Online: "Provides an update on the latest news and developments in tropical agriculture for a global audience. Also a summary of training courses and conferences for agriculturists, and recent publications."


Office of the Chief Economist: This website has been developed through the U.S. Department of Agriculture in the office of the Chief Economist. The mission of the website is to advance the principles and goals of sustainable development through partnerships, collaboration, and outreach. Use the OCE Offices links for further information on agricultural topics.


Open Agriculture Journal: A peer-reviewed open access journal of Agriculture from Bentham Science.


Research Institute of Organic Culture (FiBL): "An independent, non-profit, research institute with the aim of advancing cutting-edge science in the field of organic agriculture, FiBL’s research team works together with farmers to develop innovative and cost-effective solutions to boost agricultural productivity while never losing sight of environmental, health and socio-economic impacts. "


Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program: UC Davis School of Agriculture has provided relevent links to agriculture sources on the Internet such as Crop and Livestock Production Information, Biologically Integrated Farming Systems, Alternatives to Methyl Bromide, and News Releases/Media, to name a few.


United States Department of Agriculture: "Economic implications and outlook policies and programs affecting the U.S. food and fiber system. OCE coordinates, reviews, and approves the Department's commodity, farm sector, and weather forecasts."