The science and technology of growing living things (plants and animals) for human consumption or use as pets, ornament, food, fiber, or construction material. Includes Forestry, Horticulture and Soil Science.
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Online presence of Agra Informa, information specialists on soft commodities, agriculture and food policy, markets and trade.
Agricultural Biodiversity Weblog
Luigi Guarino and Jeremy Cherfas aim to include on this blog, nuggets of information on anything that relates to agrobiodiversity, and welcome contributions from others.
Food and Agriculture Organization's agriculture website. Includes a news magazine plus guides and links to information on livestock, biotechnology, land/water development, crop production, plant protection, agricultural support systems.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Provides information, research and technology, and policies and programs to achieve security of the food system, health of the environment and innovation for growth.
Online resource providing practical information and resources for starting, financing and running a small farm.
Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, NAS/NRC
Part of U.S. National Academy of Sciences and National Research Council. Topics on site include animal nutrition, pesticides, and federal funding of agricultural research.
CIAT: International Center for Tropical Agriculture
Carries out research into agriculture and crops. Details of projects, regional activities, educational information, project databases.
COST Action 866: Green Care in Agriculture
International co-operative project to increase scientific knowledge on the best way to implement green care in agriculture, through research and working groups.
Collection of PDF files and links, grouped by sector, providing an agricultural portal for products, services and information.
The use of autonomous, small robots in agriculture is expected to revolutionize field work. Professional, university or school teams are invited to enter their robots for an open-air field contest.
Web-based food defence network designed to enable departments of agriculture and health, as well as laboratories, to communicate and coordinate with their peers in the US and Canada.
National Institute of Agricultural Botany
Independent UK body specialising in agriculture, horticulture and food. It supplies a number of services including consultancy, training, and technical advice to governments, supra-governmental agencies, agribusiness and farmers.
Resource Centre on Urban Agriculture and Forestry
Provides resources for the integration of agriculture into urban planning. Website holds a number of papers and links to related sites.
The Small Farm Resource
Aims to disseminate information of use to people with small farms or rural property. Topics include aquaculture, beekeeping, livestock, orchard and forage crops, and pests.
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Describes its main functions, and with a collection of links on current agricultural news and research.
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