Links are organized by general links, livestock, agribusiness, horticulture, soils, and organizations.

General Links

The Core Historical Literature of Agriculture

"The 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." Current online holdings: 815 Monographs (302,688 Pages). From Cornell University Library.
Agriculture Network Information Center AGNIC
AgNIC is a guide to quality agricultural information on the Internet as selected by the National Agricultural Library and other institutions." You can browse by subject or use the search engine which allows simple and advanced searches and a thesaurus.
Yahoo!'s Directory of Agriculture
A good place to start your search for online research materials.
United States Department of Agriculture
Here you'll find information on agencies and programs of the USDA. Click on "Subject" to browse articles alphabetically.
Ohio Department of Agriculture
This site will probably be more useful to the student than the USDA's. Spend some time exploring--there's a lot here.

Livestock

Breeds of Livestock
Search for cattle, goats, horses, sheep, swine or 'other.' Or, search by region or by typing in the breed you're interested in by clicking the "Look Up" button. Site sponsored by Oklahoma State University's Department of Animal Science.
Livestock Links from Ohioline
Ohioline is an online service of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at OSU. These links are primarily focused on the care and feeding of livestock.

Soils

Soil Science Education Homepage
This site's articles and links were chosen with middle school and high school students in mind. Good for both basic and some advanced information. Check the "Links" for more advanced information. This is a NASA website which is supported by the National Science Foundation.
The Story of Soil
This site is produced by the Soil Science Society of America which provides information about soils in relation to crop production, environmental quality, ecosystem sustainability, bioremediation, waste management, recycling, and wise land use.

Organizations

National FFA
Ohio FFA
Begin Farming Ohio

Horticulture

Plants Database
If you need to know something about plants--crops or otherwise--you can probably find it at this site from the Natural Resources Conservation Service of the USDA.
Ohio Corn Marketing Progam
The site includes a great deal of information on corn production.
Veg Net
Ohio State Extension Vegetable Crops. Food safety regulations and production guides are available here.
This page updated on April 15, 2013.
Last modified: Monday, April 15, 2013, 3:40 PM