Agriume.com - Forum for
agricultural professionals, scientists, students, farmers, traders
and all those who have an interest in agriculture and the
environment to interact with each other and exchange ideas and
Center Water Sciences Laboratory, Texas - The Blackland
Research Water Quality group is currently working on water quality
research projects to develop best management practices to reduce
atrazine, sedimentation and nutrient losses from Central Texas
farm and ranchland.
Center for Agriculture
in the Environment - US nonprofit research center that
conducts public policy research to reduce the loss of productive
farmland and to promote farming practices that lead to a healthy
environment. Information about projects, grant opportunities, and
beneficial farm practices.
Conservation Effects Assessment Project - Provides a number of
downloadable files providing an overview of various environmental
outcomes resulting from landowner participation in USDA
Effect of Aeroionized and Ozonized Media upon Food Substances and
Agricultural Raw Materials - Abstract of research on effects
of aeroionized and ozonized media and of other external factors
upon metabolic processes of aerobic organisms (both procaryote and
Crop Protection - The European Network for the Durable
Exploitation of Crop Protection Strategies aims to develop
science-based sustainable, innovative pest control strategies to
reduce pesticide use in agriculture.
Enviroclips - Short
articles on environmental aspects of agriculture, freely available
for republication, from the agribusiness company Syngenta. Topics
include soil and water conservation, precision agriculture,
biotechnology, pesticides, and government regulation.
Environment Agency - Agriculture Themes - Collection of
indicators, reports, links, data sets and targets on topics
related to European agriculture and the environment.
Effect and Agriculture - A view on agriculture and global
Institute for Agriculture and
Trade Policy - Mission is to create environmentally and
economically sustainable rural communities and regions through
sound agriculture and trade policy. Supporting sustainable
agriculture, reduced pesticide use, and related practices.
Decision Support System - LADSS is an agricultural research
tool being developed to assist in the investigation of policy and
environmental change impacts such as CAP reform and climate
The Land Institute
- Research in natural systems agriculture featuring perennial
grain polycultures using nature as its measure.
Nutrient and Water
Policy Update - About U.S. federal and Pennsylvania state
policies and programs to reduce environmental impacts of animal
agriculture operations, plus information and links on agricultural
water use and quality, impacts of concentrated animal feeding, and
Oasis - Provides
information on the research on dryland degradation and
desertification being undertaken by the Consultative Group on
International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) in support of the
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).
Peterman's Eye: Farming - Blog of ideas, facts and opinions
which aims to educate and entertain as well as discuss, in a
stimulating and thought-provoking way, the topics of the day
regarding agriculture and farming.
Phosphorus Index - Modeling tools for assessment of phosphorus
loading to waters from fertilizer and other sources.
The Public Lands
Grazing Activist - Essays, photos, and technical references
related to the impacts of livestock grazing on public lands in the
Research into New Quarantine Treatments for Horticultural and
Timber Products as Alternatives to Methyl Bromide Fumigation -
Information on a multi-organization research project to find an
alternative to the use of methyl bromide fumigation in
agriculture, horticulture and forestry.
Program - revisions to the regulation governing agricultural
burning in California.
The Soil Management
Collaborative Research Support Program (SM-CRSP) - Project to
develop a decision support system for assessing tradeoffs between
agricultural production and environmental impacts, for different
economic, agricultural and environmental policies. Site has
project reports, publications, and presentations.
Initiative on Malaria and Agriculture - CGIAR research
initiative into the links between malaria risk and agriculture,
and exploring options to reduce malaria in rural areas through
better management of agro-ecosystems. General information and
sign-up for e-mail discussion group.
UK Ministry of Agriculture
Fisheries and Food Central Science Laboratory - Carries out
research on environmentally sound food production.
UMD Agricultural Nutrient
Management - Farmers and scientists can learn about nutrient
contamination of the Chesapeake Bay and ways to prevent it by
using best management practices.
California Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program
- Information on sustainable production, alternatives to methyl
bromide, and related topics.
Water Quality -
University of Maine Cooperative Extension - Research
information and advice to agricultural producers on best
management practices to maintain water quality, including
efficient nutrient and weed management practices and watershed
Information Center - WQIC provides information on water
quality and agriculture. It collects, organizes and communicates
scientific findings, educational methodologies and public policy
issues. It is part of USDA's National Agricultural Library.