AgNIC Agricultural Communications Resources at the University of Illinois

 

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"Consumer Driven Agriculture"
http://www.ers.usda.gov/Amberwaves/April03/Features/ConsumerDrivenAg.htm
Published in 2003, this article is from the USDA's journal "Amber Waves" and it covers the changing eating habits of the American consumer.

 

"Voices for Change - Rural Women and Agriculture"
http://www.fao.org/documents/show_cdr.asp?url_file=/docrep/X2550E/X2550E00.htm
A document from the FAO regarding the issue of women in agricultural communications

 

ACDC Search Topics for Audiences: Aspects
http://web.aces.uiuc.edu/agcomdb/search.html
Try these as SEARCH TERMS: Adoption, Attitudes, Buying Behavior, Information Needs, Information Sources, Knowledge Level, Perceptions

 

ACDC Search Topics for Audiences: Types
http://web.aces.uiuc.edu/agcomdb/search.html
Try these as SEARCH TERMS: Consumers, Extension Agents, Farmers, Rural People, Scientists, Women, Youth

 

Education for Rural People (ERP) - FAO
http://www.fao.org/sd/erp/index_en.htm
Information about a program of FAO to bridge educational inequities between rural and urban people worldwide.

 

Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS)
http://preview.manrrs.org/manrrs_index.aspx
MANRRS is an organization designed to increase the participation of minorities in agriculture; there is a chapter at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

 

National Agriculture Library (NAL) - Youth Resources
http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/!ut/p/_s.7_0_A/7_0_1OB?navid=YOUTH_RESOURCES&parentnav=EDUCATION_OUTREACH&navtype=RT
Agricultural web resources directed at young people including classroom materials.

 

Rural Youth
http://www.fao.org/ruralyouth/
Initiative of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations to develop, strengthen and expand government and non-government programs in rural youth development

 

The Women's Agriculture Network (WAgN)
http://www.uvm.edu/~wagn/
WAgN promotes women's ownership of agricultural businesses and their presence in the agricultural community

 


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