|Hot Link: |
Technology Transfer for Rural Areas (ATTRA)
Since 1987, this
federally funded clearinghouse has been helping farmers and other ag
professionals find the sustainable farming and marketing information they need.
In those 10 years, the ATTRA staff has answered more than 100,000 queries.
some of the program's more popular resources are online at ATTRA's new website,
we would link you directly to these publications from this page. But each year
ATTRA faces a struggle to secure funding, so they need to carefully track who
uses their site. To help make sure they receive the resources they deserve, we
discourage you from bookmarking individual publications at the site. Instead,
access them each time through the site's
On-Line Publications List, which
features a brief form to mark your visit.
- Alternative Beef Marketing
- Dairy Products On-Farm
- Farmscaping to Enhance Biological Control
- Herb Production & Marketing
- Marketing Organic Livestock Products
- Mushroom Cultivation & Marketing
- Organic Blueberry Production
- Organic Certification
- Organic Cranberry Production
- Organic Culture of Bramble Fruit
- Overview of Organic Fruit Production
- Sustainable Beef Production
Typically the publications
are excellent and extensive primers on the subject -- a great place to start
doing your homework before tackling a new practice or enterprise. They are
thoroughly referenced and include listings of print and internet resources to
go to for more information, and sometimes even researchers and practitioners to
If you don't see what you're looking for at the site, don't overlook
their hard-copy publications
list, many of which will be added to the site as it grows.
still don't find what you're looking for, you can call ATTRA's toll-free
hotline at: (800) 346-9140. Or you can email your question to:
Calling has its advantages, because ATTRA's specialists can help clarify your
questions on the spot.
The site also includes:
bookmarking for future reference.