Ag-Ed Links

 

Crops
Environment/Natural Resources
-Conservation
-Soil
-Water/Watersheds
Fairs/Farm Shows
FFA
-Career Development Events
-Study Materials
Food and Nutrition
Government
-National
-States
-Pennsylvania
Horticulture/Plants/Seeds
Insects/IPM
Internet Search Sites
-General        -Agriculture
Maps
Media/ News
Research & Education
Sustainable Agriculture
Trees/Forestry
Veterinary Science
Young Farmers

Water conservation website link sent to us by the Brenham Community Center in Texas. Check it out:

http://www.commercialcapitaltraining.com/business-resources/business-ideas/water-conservation-business-opportunities/

Agriculture Auctions

ebay
www.ebay.com


Agriculture Book (online) & Libraries

Agriculture Topic Children’s Books
www.agday.org/tc/tc-reading.html

National Agriculture Library
www.nal.usda.gov

Merck Veterinary Manual
www.merckvetmanual.com/mvm/index.jsp


Agriculture Data

Census of Agriculture-2002 http://www.nass.usda.gov/Census_of_Agriculture/index.asp

National Ag Risk Education Library  www.agrisk.umn.edu

USDA Economic Research Service  www.ers.usda.gov


Agricultural Colleges/Universities & Scholarships

Ag Scholarship Links www.marketplaceforthemind.state.pa.us/m4m/cwp/view.asp?a=3&q=150174

PA Colleges/Universities-Ag Programs www.marketplaceforthemind.state.pa.us/m4m/cwp/view.asp?a=3&q=150216

Delaware Valley College
www.delval.edu

Harrisburg Area Community College
www.hacc.edu

Wilson College
www.wilson.edu/wilson/asp/home.asp
Penn State Websites

College of Agricultural Sciences

Penn State Cooperative Extension

College of Medicine


Agriculture Commodity Groups

National Cattleman’s Association

National Pork Producers Council

National Turkey Federation

American Egg Board

National Corn Growers Association

National Wheat Growers Association

American Soybean Association


Agriculture Finance

Mid-Atlantic Farm Credit  www.midatlanticfarmcredit.com

Risk Management-USDA  http://www.rma.usda.gov/

Farms.com-DTN  www.Farms.com


Agriculture History

George Washington Pioneer Farmer  www.mountvernon.org

National Agricultural Library History Collectionwww.nal.usda.gov/speccoll/collect/history/index.htm

Thomas Jefferson-Monticello  http://www.monticello.org/


Ag In The Classroom-Teacher Resources

Marketplace for the Mind http://www.marketplaceforthemind.state.pa.us/m4m/lib/m4m/homepage.asp

Classroom in the Corn  www.cornfieldmaze.com

The Farm School  www.farmschool.org

The Pizza Farm  www.pizzafarm.org

Youth and Kids Pages in Agriculture  www.nal.usda.gov/youthkids.html

USDA for Kids  www.usda.gov/news/usdakids/

Science Fair Project FAQs  www.nal.usda.gov/ref/scifair.htm

Kids Science Page  www.nal.usda.gov/ttic/Kids

Science for Kids  www.ars.usda.gov/is/kids

Project Learning Tree  www.plt.org

Educators and Students American Chemical Society

Educational Resources American Society of Plant Biologists

Discovery Channel, Yucky, Teacher Center Discovery Channel for Teachers

Hobson’s Education Index Educational Index by Subject

Food Safety Lessons Iowa State University Extension

Teaching and Learning on the WWW Maricopa Community College

Orkin Insect Zoo Curriculum Module National Museum of Natural History

Biosecurity and Invasive Species Issues in Pennsylvania

School IPM – Education Pennsylvania Integrated Pest Management Program

Insects in the Classroom Texas A&M University Department of Entomology

Center for Insect Science Education Outreach University of Arizona

Kidszone Teaching Tools U.S. Department of Energy

Water Science for Schools U.S. Geological Survey

Just for Teachers U.S. Department of the Interior

Entomology Education and Information U.S. Entomological Society o America

Information for Kids, Students and Teachers U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


Ag Machinery/Mechanics

Deer Country  http://www.deercountry.net/

Messick’s      http://www.messicks.com/

Wengers Equipment  www.wengers.com


Agriculture Organizations

National

American Farm Bureau Federation

Pennsylvania

PA Farm Bureau


Agriculture Photos/Clipart

USDA Ag Photo Gallery www.ars.usda.gov/is/graphics/photos

NRCS  http://photogallery.nrcs.usda.gov/

Case IH  www.pressroom.caseih.com/photos

Grant Heilman Photography  http://www.heilmanphoto.com/

Forestry Images


Agriculture Publications/Media

Lancaster Farming

Doane Ag Report

Farm Journal

Channel 8

Successful Farming

Wall Street Journal

The Fence Post


Ag Sales & Marketing

Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA.       www.ams.usda.gov/lsg/mncs/ls_main.htm


Animal Agriculture

General

Animal Agriculture Alliance  http://www.animalagalliance.org

Breeders World (Breed Associations)     www.breedersworld.com

Dairy

Moo Milk: A dynamic adventure into the dairy industry  www.moomilk.com

More Than a Cow  www.telusplanet.net/public/jross/beefprod.htm

Horse

American Quarter Horse Association  www.aqha.org

Beef

National Cattlemen’s Beef Association   www.teachfree.com

NCBA’s Beef Nutrition  www.beefnutrition.org

Swine

National Pork Producers Council  www.nppc.org/

Poultry

National Turkey Federation  www.eatturkey.com

Sheep

American Sheep Industry Association
www.sheepusa.org                www.lambchef.com            www.americanwool.org

The Banner Sheep Magazine          www.bannersheepmagazine.com

Cornell Sheep Program  www.sheep.cornell.edu/sheep/

Guide to Dye Plants for Dyeing Wool & Textiles       http://www.genoshare.com/dyeguide.htm

Northeast Sheep and Goat Marketing Program      www.sheepgoatmarketing.org/

Fiber Processors
Green Mountain Spinnery, Putney, VT    www.spinnery.com
MaryLyn FitzSimons, Somerville, ME  www.indigomoonfarm.com
Stonehedge, East Jordan, MI   www.stonehedgefibermill.com 
Zeilingers Wool Company, Frankenmuth, MI  www.zwool.com

Livestock Suppliers

Mid-States Wool Growers Cooperative Association        www.midstateswoolgrowers.com/

NASCO         www.enasco.com

PBS Animal Health      www.pbsanimalhealth.com

Pipestone Veterinary Supply     www.pipevet.com

Premier   www.premier1supplies.com

Sheep! Magazine www.sheepmagazine.com

Sheep and Goat Research Journal   animalagriculture.org/sgrj.htm

Sheepman’s Supply www.sheepman.com

Veterinary Supply Catalogs   www.pipevet.com

American Livestock Supply  www.americanlivestock.com


Animal Welfare

PRUA/Hunters Sharing The Harvest  http://www.sharedeer.org/about_us.html

USDA Animal Welfare Information  http://www.nal.usda.gov/awic/


Animal Rights

PETA  http://www.peta.org/

Animal Liberation Front  http://www.animalliberationfront.com/

Humane Society of America  http://www.hsus.org/

Animal Rights Organization Listing  http://hedweb.com/hedweb2.htm


Aquaculture

Aquaculture Network Information Center  http://aquanic.org

National Council for Agricultural Education Aquaculture Page www.agedhq.org/aquaculture/index.htm


Biotechnology

Council for Biotechnology Information  www.whybiotech.com

USDA Office of Biotechnology  http://www.aphis.usda.gov/brs/


Chemicals/Pesticides

Penn State Pesticide Education 

National Pesticide Information Retrieval System (NPIRS) Online searchable database of pesticide products in PA

The GreenBook Crop Protection Reference book

EPA

NPIRS Public

Purdue University

Household Products Database

Crop Data Management Systems (CDMS)

California Product/Label Database

The Vermont SIRI MSDS Collection

Kansas State List of MSDS Resources


Computers & Software

 Open Directory Project Ag Links

Computer Hope

Microsoft Corporation

Apple

Dell Computer Corporation

HP Computers


Crops

American Soybean Association  www.amsoy.org

Cotton’s Journey  www.cottonsjourney.com

Crop Life America   http://www.croplifeamerica.org/

National Corn Growers’ Association   www.ncga.com

National Cotton Council Educational Materials www.cotton.org/ncc/education/index.htm

National Peanut Council  www.aboutpeanuts.com

The Popcorn Board  www.popcorn.org

USA Rice Council  www.usarice.com


Environment/Natural Resources

Pennsylvania Game Commission  www.pgc.state.pa.us

Pennsylvania Boat and Fish Commission http://sites.state.pa.us/PA_Exec/Fish_Boat/mpag1.htm

Environmental Education on the Internet http://eelink.net/

International Hunter Education Association http://homestudy.ihea.com/wildlifeID/011wildlife.htm

Cornell Bird House Online  http://birds.cornell.edu

Conservation

American Farmland Trust  www.farmland.org

Conservation for Agriculture’s Future  www.core4.org

Conservation Technology Information Center  www.ctic.purdue.edu

Soil

Soil and Water Conservation Society  www.swcs.org

SoilMap       http://SoilMap.psu.edu

Water/Watersheds

Lancaster County Watersheds    http://www.lancasterwatersheds.org/

EPA Office of Water Resources for Kids  www.epa.gov/safewater/kids

Know Your Watershed  www.ctic.purdue.edu/KYW/KYW.html

Water Education Foundation  www.water-ed.org


Fairs/Farm Shows

PA State Association of County Fairs     www.pafairs.org

PDA:  PA Fairs     http://www.agriculture.state.pa.us/agriculture/cwp/view.asp?a=3&q=128495

PA Farm Show Complex http://www.agriculture.state.pa.us/fscomplex/site/default.asp

PA Farm Show  http://www.agriculture.state.pa.us/farmshow/site/default.asp


FFA

National FFA Organization  www.ffa.org

PA FFA  http://www.paffa.state.pa.us/

 

Career Development Events-Study Materials

National FFA CDE Manual (6.8 MB Download File) http://www.ffa.org/programs/cde/documents/cde_handbook.pdf

Dairy Foods

Judging Dairy Foods  http://www.ams.usda.gov/dairy/judgscor.pdf

Livestock Judging

Angus Cattle Judging  http://www.angus.org/pubs/Judging.pdf

Beef Cattle Judging  http://www.uaex.edu/Other_Areas/publications/PDF/MP-398.pdf

Horse Evaluation

Horse Body Part ID http://www.gaitedhorses.net/Conformation/BodyParts.htm#Loin

Wildlife

Wildlife ID Quiz  http://www.hevanet.com/ranstead/WildID.htm

International Hunter Education Association-Quiz http://homestudy.ihea.com/wildlifeID/011wildlife.htm


Food and Nutrition

American Dietetic Association  www.eatright.org

FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition  http://www.cfsan.fda.gov

International Food Information Council  http://ific.org

National Dairy Council  www.nationaldairycouncil.org

National Food Processors Association Safe Food Consumers Web Site www.safefood.org

The Food Allergy Network  www.foodallergy.org


Government

National

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Internal Revenue Service (IRS) 

Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

 

States

Listing of All State Departments of Agriculture  http://www.nasda-hq.org

Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture www.pda.state.pa.us


Horticlture/Plants

Life Lab Science Program  www.lifelab.org/

National Gardening Association  www.garden.org

The Great Plant Escape  www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/gpe/index.html

Penn State University-Horticulture  www.garden.cas.psu.edu


Insects/IPM

Insect Lore  www.insectlore.com

The Honey Files: A Bee’s Life  www.honey.com

Young Entomologists’ Society  http://members.aol.com/YESbugs/bugclub.html


Internet Search Sites

Yahoo  www.yahoo.com

Google  www.google.com

Mamma  www.mamma.com

Dogpile  www.dogpile.com

HotBot  www.hotbot.com

Ask  www.ask.com

Yahoo People Search  http://people.yahoo.com

Agriculture Search Sites

Farm Products-Monsanto  www.farmsource.com

AgWeb.com http://www.agweb.com


Maps

MSN TerraServer  http://terraserver.microsoft.com

Google Map  http://www.google.com

SoilMap       http://SoilMap.psu.edu


Media/ News

ABC News

CBS News 

CNN

Fox News Channel

MSNBC


Research & Education

Agricultural Education Magazine

Pennsylvania Association of
Agricultural Educators

Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education


Sustainable Agriculture

Future Harvest – CASA

National Organic Program

National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service/ATTRA

Pennsylvania Association of Sustainable Agriculture (PASA)

Small Farm Success Project

Heifer Project


Trees/Forestry

American Forest Foundation  www.affoundation.org

National Christmas Tree Association   www.realtrees4kids.org

Project Learning Tree  www.plt.org

Trees are Terrific…Travels with Pierre  www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/trees1/

American Forest & Paper Association

American Forest Resource Council

American Forests.

Dendrochronology/Tree-Ring Research Resources Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center

Forest and Tree Health Publications and Fact Sheets. How to Publications.

Forest and Tree Health Publications and Fact Sheets. Publications

Forest Conservation Portal

Forest Genetics & Tree Breeding http://www.metla.fi/info/vlib/forestgen/

Forest Insects & Diseases

Forest Products Society.

Forestry AgNIC

An Index of Rainforest Related Sites on the Web

International Wood Products Association

Major Biomes of the World

National Association of State Foresters  http://www.stateforesters.org/

National Parks Conservation Association

Natural Resources Research Information Pages

ParkNet: the National Park Service’s Place on the Web

Rainforestweb.org

Society of American Foresters

Steve Shook’s Directory of Forest Products, Wood Science, & Marketing Online

Trees and Shrubs of the Campus of Iowa State University

Ultimate Tree-ring Web Pages.

United States National Arboretum

USDA Forest Service National Headquarters USDA National Agroforestry Center.

Wood Handbook: Wood as an Engineering Material

World Agroforestry Center


Veterinary Science

Merck Veterinary Manual  http://www.merckvetmanual.com/mvm/index.jsp

Poisonous Plants    www.ansci.cornell.edu/plants/index.html

Veterinary Links  www.surfinglinks.com/vet.htm

Poisonous Plant of Animals http://www.vet.purdue.edu/depts/addl/toxic/cover1.htm

InfoVet      www.

American Veterinary Medicine Association  http://www.avma.org/


Young Farmers

National Young Farmers    www.nyfea.org