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Agriculture

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Research (34)
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View Resource Agronomic, ecological and economic comparisons of conventional and low-external-input cropping systems

Abstract: Low-external-input cropping systems were compared to conventional practices over several years with contrasting weather conditions. The results offer several potential options for farmers...

https://www.leopold.iastate.edu/grants/e2007-09
View Resource Alternative Farming Systems Information Center

Provides access to a wide array of resources pertaining to alternative farming methods, including organic food production, sustainable agriculture, and community supported agriculture.

http://www.nal.usda.gov/afsic
View Resource Alternative Pollinators: Native Bees

This publication discusses using solitary or native bees as pollinators. Some of the larger groups of bees are discussed, including alkali bees, leafcutter bees, alfalfa leafcutter bees, bumblebees,...

http://attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/PDF/nativebee.pdf
View Resource Alternative Soil Testing Laboratories

This resource list provides a range of soil testing labs and supplies that support the special analytical needs of farmers using organic or sustainable production methods.

http://attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/soil-lab.html
View Resource Amazon Soy Moratorium: So Far, So Good

A two-year moratorium on the purchase of soybeans in newly deforested parts of the Amazon rainforest put in place by Greenpeace, working with the Brazilian Vegetable Oils Industry Association, seems...

http://www.emagazine.com/view/?4154
View Resource Assessment of Knowledge on Impacts of Climate Change - Contribution to the Specification of Art. 2 of the UNFCCC: Impacts on Ecosystems, Food Production, Water and Socio-economic Systems

The purpose of this report is to compile and summarise the present knowledge on impacts of climate change as a basis for a consideration of what may constitute dangerous anthropogenic interference...

http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc12057/
View Resource Backyard Beekeeping

This page describes beekeeping in urban and suburban areas, and how to be a successful city beekeeper. Many beekeepers have bee hives in their back yards. Some bees are even kept on city roof-tops. ...

http://www.outdoorplace.org/beekeeping/citybees.htm
View Resource Beekeepers, Honey Bees, Beehives, & Honey

Useful Custom Searches for Beekeepers Search this site | Search the Web BEE-L Archives Online Search | The International Bee Research Association sci.agriculture.beekeeping Archives Online Search

http://www.honeybeeworld.com/
View Resource Beekeeping Information Notes

May 11, 1998 ... Notes from the Department of Entomology at North Carolina State University in HTML or PDF format.

http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/ent/notes/
View Resource Beekeeping/ Apiculture

This publication discusses various aspects of beekeeping or apiculture, including state inspection programs, beginning basics, income sources and budgets, insurance, Africanized bees, organic...

http://attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/PDF/beekeeping.pdf
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