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Agricultural Information Sources and Uses

ACDC Search Topics for Economics of Information
http://web.aces.uiuc.edu/agcomdb/search.html
Try these as SEARCH TERMS: Economics of Information, Value of Information

 

ACDC Search Topics for Information Technology
http://web.aces.uiuc.edu/agcomdb/search.html
Try these as SEARCH TERMS: Information Technology, Online Systems, Telecommunication

 

ACDC Search Topics for Interpersonal Media
http://web.aces.uiuc.edu/agcomdb/search.html
Try these as SEARCH TERMS: Face-to-Face, Leadership, Meetings, Public Speaking, Selling, Telephone, Traditional Media

 

ACDC Search Topics for Library and Information Services
http://web.aces.uiuc.edu/agcomdb/search.html
Try these as SEARCH TERMS: Information Services, Library and Information Sciences, Libraries

 

ACDC Search Topics for Mass Media
http://web.aces.uiuc.edu/agcomdb/search.html
Try these as SEARCH TERMS: Direct Mail, Farm Journals, Internet, Journals, Newsletters, Newspapers, Radio, Rural Broadcasts, Television

 

AgEcon Search
http://agecon.lib.umn.edu
A searchable full text library of agricultural and applied economics scholarly literature

 

Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow Archives
http://www.library.uiuc.edu/ahx/act
Comprehensive finding aid to help interested persons locate information within the archives of the International Association of Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow, 1970 to date

 

Agricultural Publishers Association Archives
http://web.library.uiuc.edu/ahx/uaccard/results.asp?query=Agricultural+Communications&title=0&description=0&subject=1
Comprehensive finding aid to help interested persons locate information in the archives of Agricultural Publishers Association (US)

 

American Distance Education Consortium (ADEC)
http://www.adec.edu
International consortium of state and land-grant institutions providing economic distance education programs and services via the latest and most appropriate technologies

 

Consumer Food Safety Behavior
http://www.ers.usda.gov/briefing/consumerfoodsafety
Briefings from the Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, about consumer concerns, information sources, consumption risk, and other aspects of food safety

 

Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service, USDA
http://www.csrees.usda.gov/
Seeks to advance knowledge for agriculture, the environment, human health and well being, and communities through programs of research, education, and extension

 

Core Historical Literature of Agriculture
http://chla.library.cornell.edu
From Cornell University's Mann Library this is a collection of historical documents published from the early 1800's and the late 1900's covering a variety of agricultural topics.

 

Development Experience Clearinghouse
http://www.dec.org/
Online resource for international development reports of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Through the search system, this site provides information within sectors such as "communication" and "agricultural development."

 

Farm Security Administration Photos, "America From the Great Depresssion to WW II"
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/fsowhome.html
Features some of the classic photos taken by photographers during the U.S. depression years of the 1930s

 

FarmDoc AgMAS Research Reports
http://www.farmdoc.uiuc.edu/agmas/reports/index.html
Provides unbiased information and evaluation of the pricing performance, risk and marketing style of agricultural market advisory services

 

Food Marketing Institute
http://www.fmi.org
Resources include advertising, promotion, labeling and other marketing communications aspects of food

 

Food Psychology - Food and Brand Lab
http://www.foodpsychology.org/
This initiative at the University of Illinois involves research into why consumers buy what they buy and eat what they eat.

 

Food Safety Education and Consumer Information
http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Food_Safety_Education/index.asp
Provides resources for consumers, educators and health professionals. Includes food safety education campaigns and materials, as well as reports of consumer research. Maintained by the Food Safety and Information Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

 

Food Science Central
http://www.ifis.org
A portal to free food science information from the International Food Information Service (IFIS)

 

House Committee on Agriculture
http://agriculture.house.gov/
This website contains numerous resources including information regarding House activities on agriculture, various publications, and an excellent glossary of agricultural terms.

 

Indigenous Knowledge WorldWide
http://www.nuffic.net/common.asp?id=435&instantie=0
Full text newsletter that focuses on the exchange of information about indigenous knowledge as it relates to sustainable development.

 

Institute of Agriculture and Trade Policy
http://www.iatp.org/
The IATP website contains recent news stories and other educational materials.

 

National Agriculture Library (NAL) - Education and Outreach
http://lincoln.nal.usda.gov/index.php?mode=subject&subject=nal_education&d_subject=Education%20and%20Outreach
NAL's collection of resources including links to agricultural education sites and upcoming events.

 

National Agriculture Library Information Centers
http://www.nal.usda.gov/infoctr.shtml
Resources from the Alternative Farming Systems Information Center (AFSIC), Animal Welfare Information Cneter (AWIC), Food Safety Information Center (FSIC), Rural Information Center (RIC) and others.

 

National Food Safety Educator's Network
http://www.foodsafety.gov/~fsg/ednet.html
Electronic network for food safety education from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Food Safety and Inspection Service and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Nutrition.Gov
http://www.nutrition.gov/
A collection of nutrition-related resources from the National Agriculture Library.

 

The Garden Gate
http://garden-gate.prairienet.org
A collection of resources for home gardeners.

 

U.S. Agricultural Information Network
http://usain.org
An organization of information professionals. Provides a forum for discussion of agricultural issues, helps form a national information policy as related to agriculture, and promotes cooperation and communications among members

 

World Bank - Indigenous Knowledge Links
http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/COUNTRIES/AFRICAEXT/EXTINDKNOWLEDGE/0,,contentMDK:20664262~menuPK:1692825~pagePK:64168445~piPK:64168309~theSitePK:825547,00.html
A collection of web links to pages focusing on indigenous knowledge.

 


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