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  1. A Revolution Down on the Farm: The Transformation of American Agriculture since 1929 by Paul K. Conkin, 2009-06-17
  2. Dry-Farming : a System of Agriculture for Countries under a Low Rainfall by John Andreas Widtsoe, 2006-11-03
  3. Scripture, Culture, and Agriculture: An Agrarian Reading of the Bible by Ellen F. Davis, 2008-10-13
  4. Sea Energy Agriculture by Maynard Murray, 2003-01-01
  5. Civic Agriculture: Reconnecting Farm, Food, and Community (Civil Society: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives) by Thomas A. Lyson, 2004-06-01
  6. Canned Fruit, Preserves, and Jellies; Household Methods of Preparation U.s. Department of Agriculture Farmers' Bulletin No. 203 by Maria Parloa, 2010-07-24
  7. Public Produce: The New Urban Agriculture by Darrin Nordahl, 2009-09-23
  8. Above the Pavement - the Farm! : Architecture & Agriculture at Public Farm 1 (Inventory Books) by Amale Andraos, Dan Wood, 2010-06-02
  9. Crisis and Opportunity: Sustainability in American Agriculture (Our Sustainable Future) by John E. Ikerd, 2008-05-01
  10. Feeding the World: An Economic History of Agriculture, 1800-2000 (Princeton Economic History of the Western World) by Giovanni Federico, 2008-11-17
  11. Growing Good Things to Eat in Texas: Profiles of Organic Farmers and Ranchers across the State (Texas A&M University Agriculture Series) by Ms. Pamela Walker, 2009-08-31
  12. Financial Management in Agriculture (6th Edition) by Peter J. Barry, Paul N. Ellinger, et all 1999-09-25
  13. Field Guide to California Agriculture (California Natural History Guides) by Paul Starrs, Peter Goin, 2010-07-06
  14. Biodynamic Agriculture by Willy Schilthuis, 2004-08-31

1. U.S. Department Of Agriculture Home Page . Home Page
Enhancing the quality of life for the American people by supporting production of agriculture.
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2. AGRICULTURE.COM
Watch interest rates for land value By Jeff Caldwell 10/27/2010 @ 508pm For the most part, farmland prices have remained fairly steady overall during the last 2 years of
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3. Agriculture - Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia
agriculture is the production, processing, marketing, and use of foods, fibers and byproducts from plant crops and animals. agriculture was the key development that led to the rise of
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Categories Agriculture by country Agriculture companies Biotechnology Farming history ... e Agriculture is the production, processing, marketing, and use of foods, fibers and byproducts from plant crops and animals. Agriculture was the key development that led to the rise of human civilization , with the husbandry of domesticated animals and plants (i.e. crops ) creating food surpluses that enabled the development of more densely populated and stratified societies. The study of agriculture is known as agricultural science . Agriculture is also observed in certain species of ant and termite. Agriculture encompasses a wide variety of specialties and techniques, including ways to expand the lands suitable for plant raising, by digging water-channels and other forms of irrigation. Cultivation of crops on arable land and the pastoral herding of livestock on rangeland remain at the foundation of agriculture. In the past century there has been increasing concern to identify and quantify various forms of agriculture. In the developed world the range usually extends between

4. Agriculture - Definition Of Agriculture By The Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus
ag ri cul ture (g rk l ch r) n. The science, art, and business of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock; farming. Middle English, from Latin agr cult ra agr
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5. Agriculture: Crop Or Livestock Production, Financial Management, Water Resources
Catalog of publications on a wide range of agricultural and other topics available to the public.
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6. Agribusiness Resources | Business.gov
Learn about laws, regulations and government programs that apply to agribusiness and fisheries
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Agriculture can be one of the most satisfying and rewarding ways to make a living. From farming and food production to forestry, agribusinesses contribute to the health of the population and security of the country. Starting and running an agricultural business involves a lot of paperwork, regulations and technical know-how. This guide provides information about government programs that help new and existing agricultural businesses start, expand, obtain financing, and comply with laws and regulations. For information on financial assistance programs, visit the farm loans page On This Page

7. Farmer Bert's Blog About Sustainable Farming Practices
Blog by a farmer in Tennessee about his experiences of sustainable agriculture and taking care of the land.
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8. Agriculture.com Community - Agriculture.com Community
Please read the forum guidelines. Please post, reply, read, and view our tutorials to learn all about our new forums and features.
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9. Texas Department Of Agriculture
State agency with agricultural marketing and regulatory responsibilities. Includes program, marketing information, farmers' markets, and producer services.
http://www.agr.state.tx.us/

10. Meeting Lunch
A food security blog exploring how agriculture is tied to human development.
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Connectivity is Productivity
It has been shown, time and time again, that access to technology is essential in helping developing countries fight poverty. For example, mobile phones give a rural woman access to food price information so that she knows how much to charge for her wares that day at the market.  Thus, an ubiquitous piece of western technology can cheaply and effectively increase food security in the developing world.
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Farmland the Size of Italy Lost Annually
Last week in Italy, I had the pleasure of attending a talk by Olivier De Schutter, UN special rapporteur on the right to food. It is with bitter irony that I read De Schutter’s report this morning that farmland the very size of Italy is lost every year due to degradation and industrialization. The UN expert reported that up to 30 million hectares of farmland are lost annually. 10 million hectares become unusable due to environmental degradation, while up to 19.5 million hectares disappear because of urbanization and industrialization. As pressures are small-scale farmers continue to mount, shrinking plots could be disastrous. De Schutter gave the example of farmers in India whose landholds have fallen from 2.6 hectares in 1960 to 1.4 in 2000.

11. Agriculture Federal Credit Union (Home/Home)
Check out our current online services AFCU provides you with the latest services to make your banking easier.
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12. Sustainable Agriculture Research And Education (SARE) Home Page
Information on sustainable agriculture for producers. Grants available for sustainable agriculture projects.
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SANET-MG listserv Can't find something? Ask or send feedback Sustainable Agriculture Symposium Farmers, ranchers and other stakeholders discuss a landmark report on sustainable agricultural systems. What is Sustainable Agriculture? Using sustainable techniques to improve profits, stewardship and farming communities. Cooking Up a Story Video: Sustainable principles guide one growers management strategies Sign up for updates Learn about SARE regions Go to SARE regions Choose Region North Central Northeast Region Southern Region Western Region This website is maintained by the national outreach office of the SARE program, supported by the

13. Agriculture: Definition From Answers.com
n. The science, art, and business of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock; farming. Middle English, from Latin agrīcultūra agrī , genitive of ager
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14. Washington State Department Of Agriculture
Washington’s 2009 Agricultural Value Declines 8 Percent from 2008 OLYMPIA — The value of Washington’s 2009 agricultural production reached $7.27 billion (including
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15. Agriculture
Information on research into the challenges facing agriculture on the Canadian Prairies provided by the International Institute for Sustainable Development.
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16. Home Page | Committee On Agriculture | U.S. House Of Representatives
WASHINGTON – House agriculture Committee Chairman Collin C. Peterson, DMinn., yesterday introduced H.R. 6273 which amends the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide
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17. Agriculture, Facts And History - Crystalinks
agriculture. The word agriculture is the English adaptation of Latin agricultura, from ager, a field and cultura, cultivation in the strict sense of tillage of the soil .
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The word agriculture is the English adaptation of Latin agricultura, from ager, "a field" and cultura, "cultivation" in the strict sense of "tillage of the soil". Thus, a literal reading of the word yields "tillage of a field / of fields". Agriculture refers to the production of food and fiber and other goods through farming and forestry. Agriculture was a key development that led to the rise in civilization raising of domesticated animals. The study of agriculture is known as agricultural science. The related practice of gardening is studied in horticulture. Agriculture encompasses a wide variety of specialties. Cultivation of crops on arable land and the pastoral herding of livestock on rangeland remain at the foundation of agriculture. In the past century a distinction has been made between sustainable agriculture and intensive farming. Modern agronomy, plant breeding, pesticides and fertilizers, and technological improvements have sharply increased yields from cultivation. Selective breeding and modern practices in animal husbandry such as intensive pig farming (and similar practices applied to the chicken) have similarly increased the output of meat. The more exotic varieties of agriculture include aquaculture and tree farming. The major agricultural products can be broadly grouped into foods, fibers, fuels, raw materials, pharmaceuticals and illegal drugs, and an assortment of ornamental or exotic products. In the 2000s, plants have been used to grow biofuels, biopharmaceuticals, bioplastics, and pharmaceuticals.

18. Alleviating Third World Hunger, Promoting Agricultural Development - Carter Cent
Provides the tools and means to help farmers in sub-Saharan Africa increase their crop yields through agricultural development.
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19. Agriculture Needs To Become climate-smart
Rome agriculture in developing countries must become ’climate-smart’ in order to cope with the combined challenge of feeding a warmer, more heavily populated world, says
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20. Illinois Dept. Of Agriculture Homepage
General information, programs, services and food/agriculture guides.
http://www.agr.state.il.us/
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ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO LEAD REVERSE TRADE MISSION
11 international grain buyers scheduled to arrive for tour of the state's grain industry

The four-day visit, part of the department's annual Grain Tour, begins Oct. 11, and will give the buyers a firsthand look at Illinois' vast grain production and distribution capabilities. OAKBROOK TERRACE - 7TH ILLINOIS FOOD EXPO
74 vendors are expected to participate in the 7th Illinois Food Expo on Wednesday, October 13th from 12:30 to 5 pm at the Drury Lane Theater Center in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois. IDOA, IFCA STRESS SAFETY WHEN APPLYING FALL FERTILIZER

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