Sustainable agriculture on the web
Title: Sustainable agriculture on the web
WWW Sources of Sustainable Agriculture Information
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- Center for Sustainable
Agricultural Systems, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Site includes
Integrated Farm Information Sheets on topics including:- Relay and
Double Cropping Soybean/wheat Production Systems; Contour Strip
Intercropping; To Graze or Not to Graze?; Composting Livestock Wastes
on the Integrated Farm and Cover Crops.
- Sustainable Agriculture
Research and Education Program, University of California-Davis.
Includes updates on Conferences, Workshops, and Courses relating
to Sustainable Agriculture.
The Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture is located at Iowa
State University and has three primary objectives:
- to identify and reduce negative impacts of agriculture on natural
resources and rural communities
- to develop profitable farming systems that conserve natural resources
- to work with ISU Extension and other groups to inform the public of
new research findings
Canada's Green Plan Sustainable Agriculture Initiative and
Measuring Agri-environmental Sustainability with Indicators,
Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
SAGE Garden - Sustainable Agricultural Gardening Ecology at Clemson
Sustainable Agriculture and Ecological Agriculture, Swedish
Agricultural University. This site maintains collections of relevant
e-mail messages and periodicals from ListServes grouped by subject.
Green & Growing Environmental Education Project
From the Ground Up began as a teachers' lesson guide on food,
agriculture, and sustainable development. This on-line version is
divided into five lessons; The History of Agriculture and a Description
of Sustainable Development; Soil; Agriculture and Chemicals; The Real
Cost of Food; and Everything's Connected.
Sustainable Agriculture and Integrated Pest Management
Chapter in 1996 North Carolina Peanut Production Guide prepared
by the Center for IPM, North Carolina State University.
Sustainable Practices for Vegetable Production in the South by
Dr. Mary M. Peet, North Carolina State University. Although written for
the Southern United States, this on-line book gives a large amount of
general information on sustainable agriculture, e.g. soil management,
cover crops and living mulches, and conservation tillage.
- The Vetiver Network disseminating
information on the use of Vetiver grass (Vetivaria zizanioides, V.
nigratana, V. nemoralis) for soil and water conservation,
for embankment stabilization, and for pollution control.
- An organic farmers
homepage! with lots of links to useful information.
Yahoo! - Science:Agriculture:Sustainable Agriculture Allows searches
restricted to the Sustainable Agriculture category of this WWW database.
It also lists useful WWW links.
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Last update 20 June 1996