Internet Directory - Top : Science : Agriculture : Sustainable Agriculture

Top : Science : Agriculture : Sustainable Agriculture (119 web sites)
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A (re)Purposeful Farm
Blog about moving back to the old family farm with information about sustainable agriculture, rural living, and responsible and humane animal husbandry.

Alternative Farming Systems Information Center
USDA, National Agricultural Library site about sustainable and organic food production systems and practices.

Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Association
U.S. non-profit organization formed to foster knowledge of biodynamic methods of agriculture, horticulture and forestry and undertake educational activities. Produces a journal and promotes CSA.

Carter Center: Agriculture Program
Provides the tools and means to help farmers in sub-Saharan Africa increase their crop yields through agricultural development.

Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems
Organization dedicated to increasing ecological sustainability and social justice in the food and agriculture system. Situated at the University of California, Santa Cruz, it undertakes research, education and community outreach and runs an organic garden and farm.

Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
A sustainable agriculture research center at the University of Wisconsin. Details of research, local involvement.

Center for Micro Eco-Farming
Promotes earth-regenerating and socially just mini-farming, with news, articles and resources for the micro eco-farming community.

Centre for Information on Low External Input and Sustainable Agriculture
Aims for poverty alleviation through the promotion of agro-ecological approaches. Includes a collection of links, book reviews, and other information.

Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
Mission is to increase understanding of plant biology; apply new knowledge to help sustain productivity in agriculture, forestry and allied fields; facilitate the rapid development and commercialization of promising technologies and products; contribute to the education and training of students, scientists and technicians from around the world.

GSC Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security Program in Tanzania
Project for volunteers to participate in developing sustainable farming methods in Tanzania.

Grace Factory Farm Project
Information, ideas, and strategies for activists opposed to factory farming. Topics cover the environmental, health, economic, social and animal welfare costs of large-scale animal production, as well as trends toward sustainable alternatives to factory farms.

Grazing Management - An Ecological Perspective
Publication edited by Rodney Heitschmidt and Jerry Stuth. Out of print.

ISEAL Alliance
Describes objectives, which are to improve social auditing processes in agriculture. Also organizational details and partner information.

Iowa State University - Sustainable Agriculture Extension Program
Provides information on events, research, education, links, funding sources, relevant to Iowa.

Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture
The center's objectives are to reduce negative impacts of agriculture on natural resources and rural communities, to develop profitable farming systems that conserve natural resources, and to inform the public of new research findings.

Long-Term Research on Agricultural Systems
Based at UC Davis, LTRAS is a long-term comparison of 10 conventional, organic and alternative cropping systems, both irrigated and nonirrigated.

National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service
ATTRA provides an on-line resource for sustainable agriculture and organic farming news, publications, events and funding opportunities. Extensive library of articles and studies, with links to related sites.

Protected Harvest
Independently certifies and labels farmers' use of stringent environmental and sustainable growing standards.

Seed and Plant Sanctuary for Canada
Charitable organization dedicated to the health and vitality of the earth through the preservation and promotion of heritage seeds.

Small Farmer's Journal - Practical Horse Farming
A journal in support of independent family farmers. Offering information on the use of animal-power, organics and sustainable agriculture. Lynn Miller is editor and publisher

Suman Sahai Blog
Articles on agricultural themes, climate change, food security, gene patents, IPR and GM issues, from an Indian perspective.

Sustain: the Alliance for better food and farming
Advocates food and agriculture policies and practices that enhance the health and welfare of people and animals, improve the working and living environment, promote equity and enrich society and culture.

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education
Information on sustainable agriculture for producers. Grants available for sustainable agriculture projects.

Sustainable Agriculture: Information Access Tools
AFSIC's directory of contacts, research sources, databases, Web sites and educational programs related to sustainable agriculture.

Sustainable Animal Production: Workshops, Discussion, Resources
Download the proceedings of a series of conferences (held October 1999 through October 2000) on future supply and quality of food for humans and animals, animal welfare and health, the effects of animal production on the environment, the influences of new technologies, future animal production sites and global trade.

Sustainable Nutrient Management in Agriculture
Advisory software for consultants and extension workers to provide farmers with sustainable nutrition advice for their crops and cropping systems (organic and ecological farming).

Sustainable Soil and Water Ltd
Provider of sustainable farming and environmental solutions using beneficial microorganisms that exist freely in nature.

Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture
Promotes improved and sustainable farming through better cultivation methods and crop diversification.

The Beginning Farmer
Blog about a novice farmer's experiences.

University of California Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program
Searchable site with topics including "what is sustainable agriculture?", biologically integrated farming systems, cover crops, earthworms, soil quality, and sustainable agriculture courses, workshops, and events.

Provides information on this small farm in India including the low cost, organic and natural integrated farming methods used, the alternate energy utilization and the water conservation techniques.

Vineyard Agroecology
Provides information about research being conducted by the Altieri Lab at UC Berkeley on the management of non-crop vegetation for the enhancement of natural pest regulation in vineyard agroecosystems.

Washington Sustainable Food and Farming Network
A grassroots, statewide advocacy organization for sustainable agriculture and family farms in Washington State. Mission, programs, links.