The Food and Agriculture Organization
An agency of the United Nations. Explore this web site for international issues pertaining to agriculture and the environment.
U.S. Department of Agriculture
This site deals with topics like nutrition, new crop technologies, food safety, and stewardship of national forests and grasslands.
Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC)
This national, non-profit organization is a public-private partnership working to promote soil and water quality.
Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
The BLM is a federal agency that leases public lands in the western United States to ranchers for the purpose of livestock grazing. Read about this agency and its programs at their home page.
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
An agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The site provides a listing of the health and environmental effects of certain pesticides and other toxic substances, including DDT. Also see the "Science Page" for interesting information and link
National Pork Producers Council
122 C Street Washington, DC 20001 USA 202-347-3600 National Pork Producers Council focuses on the legislative and public policy issues for its members. Go to "Especially of Producers" link, "Most Commonly Asked Questions", and "Pork Production and the Environment".
Agricultural Chemical Use (U.S. Geological Survey)
Statistics and GIS maps of chemical and fertilizer use in the U.S.
National Integrated Pest Management Network
Links to pest management resources on the Internet.
Agriculture Network Information Center (AgNIC)
This site provides access to information on many aspects of agriculture including animal and veterinary sciences, aquaculture, extension and education nutrition, forestry, government regulations, plant sciences and technology. The site is sponsored by the National Agriculture Library in cooperation with Land-Grant Universities. It specializes in disseminating quality information about agriculture in electronic format on the web.
U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service
Contains links to resources on agriculture, soil conservation, and other USDA sites. Also has a discussion of the 2002 Farm Bill.