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AgEcon Search
Agricultural and applied economics scholarly literature. website from the Department of Agricultural Economics at Kansas State University is a comprehensive source of information, analysis, and decision-making tools for agricultural producers, agribusinesses, and others. Topics include: crop and livestock marketing and outlook reports, crop insurance, farm management, agricultural policy, human resources, income tax and law, and agribusiness. also contains decision-making tools, such as budget spreadsheets, and data sets.


An international information exchange system created by FAO to bring together world literature relates to all aspects of agriculture.


Better Crops International
Issues from 1996 to present. Features articles reporting on research results and nutrient management concerns in the key international regions where PPI/PPIC (Potash & Phosphate) agronomic programs are established.


Better Crops With Plant Food
Issues from 1997 to present. Reports news from research related to potash, phosphate and other nutrient management.


CIMMYT International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center
To increase the impact of the global maize and wheat innovation network formed by CIMMYT and its partners, new methods are needed to build capacity, strengthen policy research, and develop center and system-wide decision tools.


Crop Decisions
Issues from 2000 to present. For crop consultants and professional farm managers.


Current Research Information System
Full text access to ongoing or recently completed research projects in agriculture provided by the Current Research Information System, USDA.


Provides access to the knowledge of Land Grant universities around the nation. Searchable information on a variety of topics, including: agriculture, forestry, fishing, family/consumer issues, lawn and garden, child development, 4-H/youth, environment and much more.


FAO/UN Maize in Human Nutrition
An online book from the UN's Food and Agricultural Organization. Deals with areas such as the chemical composition of maize, including protein and dietary fibre, grain quality and storage, and manufacturing. 1992.


FAO/UN State of Food and Agriculture
FAO/UN annual report on current developments affecting world agriculture. It reviews policy factors underlying recent agricultural performances at the world and regional levels. It also discusses issues of current or emerging interest.


FAO/UN White Maize: A Traditional Food Grain in Developing Countries
A joint study by the Basic Foodstuffs Service FAO Commodities and Trade Division and the Economics Program International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center. 1997.


Full Text Extension Publications
List of full text extension publications publications provided by members from the Cooperative Extension System.


Illinois Agronomy Handbook
Chapter 2: Corn (available in full text or PDF)


Illinois Agronomy Handbook
(Table of Contents with links to chapters in full text or PDF)


Integrated Crop Management
Detailed, research-based articles for better management decisions from the Department of Entomology, Iowa State University.


Journal of Extension
The free, online journal is the peer-reviewed publication of the Cooperative Extension System.


National Ag Risk Education Library
Includes full text documents on risk in production, grain storage, prices, legal, and human risk. Also includes documents on specific crops, and a budget library by type of crop or livestock. From the University of Minnesota Extension Service.


National Corn Handbook
A handbook with 60+ separate sections on many areas of corn production from Purdue University Extension.


Ohio State Extension Bulletin
Bulletin E-2567 Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendations for Corn, Soybeans, Wheat and Alfalfa


Penn State Agronomy Guide
Two part publication including crop and soil management and pest management from Penn State's Dept. of Agricultural Sciences.


Pest & Crop Newsletter
Issues from 1995 to present. Provides up-to-date information on pests (insect and mites, weeds, plant diseases, nematodes, and vertebrates) and their impact on field crops throughout the state of Indiana, from Purdue University Extension.


Pest Management & Crop Development Bulletin
Includes articles from 1997 to date from the University of Illinois Extension. Information on insects, weeds, crop development, and plant diseases.


Plant Management Network
Includes the journals Crop Management and Plant Health Progress. Subcription is required for full access; some articles are available online for free.


Seed World
Free online magazine; searchable by keyword, topic, author, title, and issue number. Covers seed techology and the latest news worldwide.


University of Illinois Variety Testing
Annual performance reports from the University of Illinois Variety Testing program on commercial corn, conventional and roundup resistant soybeans, forage crops, wheat and sorghum.


US Code: Title 7- Agriculture
The United States Code from the Cornell Law School Legal Information Institute.


USDA Energy Balance of Corn Ethanol: An Update
This study identifies the factors causing the wide variation in the net energy value of corn ethanol and develops a more consistent estimate.


USDA/ERS Adoption of Bioengineered Crops
This report uses USDA survey data to examine the extent to which US farmers have adopted bioengineered crops, factors affecting adoption of these crops, and the impacts of bioengineered crops on input use and farm-level net returns.


USDA/ERS Agricultural Biotechnology: An Economic Perspective
This report describes the economic, scientific, and social factors that will influence the future of biotechnology in agriculture. Agricultural Economic Report No. 687. 64 pp, May 1994.


USDA/ERS Agricultural Resources and Environmental Indicators
This report identifies trends in land, water, and biological resources and commercial input use, reports on the condition of natural resources used in the agricultural sector, and describes and assesses public policies that affect conservation and environmental quality in agriculture.


USDA/ERS Amber Waves
A magazine from USDA/ERS covering the full range of the agency's research and analysis, including the economics of agriculture, food, rural America, trade, and the environment. ERS publishes the magazine five times a year (in February, April, June, September)


USDA/ERS Characteristics and Production Costs of U.S. Corn Farms
USDA/ERS Statistical Bulletin No. 974-1. 28 pp, August 2001. Available in PDF format.


USDA/ERS Feed Grains: Background and Issues for Farm Legislation
This report provides background information for addressing the policy issues facing the U.S. feed grain industry as Congress debates the provisions for new farm legislation. ERS No. -0701-01. , August 2001.


USDA/ERS Price Determination for Corn and Wheat: The Role of Market Factors and Government Programs
A USDA/ERS publication that discusses how annual models for U.S. farm prices for corn and wheat are developed based on market factors as well as government agricultural commodity programs. Technical Bulletin No. 1878. 36 pp, August 1999.


USDA/FAS AgExporter Magazine
An online magazine from USDA Foreign Agriculture Service with access to full text articles.


USDA/NASS Weekly Weather and Crop Bulletin
This file contains weekly national agricultural weather summaries, including the weather's effect on crops; summaries and farm progress for 44 states and New England area. From 1995 to date.



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