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Agricultural Links


General Agricultural Information and Links

  • Yahoo - Agriculture Links
  • EliteFarmer.com - a portal for products, services, and information for people with small farms or rural property. Topics include livestock, agriculture,gardening, farming and more. Most documents are in pdf format.
  • Oregon Small Scale Farming - the Oregon State University Extension Small Farm Program
  • AgricultureB2B - Sustainable Agriculture Links encompassing organizations, agencies, research groups, consulting firms and companies.

Government and Agriculture

National Animal Identification System (NAIS)

Farming Magazines

Marketing Information

  • Oregon Farmers Market Association
  • Washington Farmers Market Association
  • Buy Local Think Global - U.S. and Canadian listings for farmers markets, growers, organic growing, enabling consumers to search out local producers and retailers easily and efficiently.
  • AgriSeek.com - Agriclutural international marketplace including livestock, crops, equipment and news headlines.
  • ForFarmers.com - a marketplace for buying and selling livestock, cattle, goats, sheep, swine, poultry, seed, crop, ag products and a wide range of services including job opportunities.
  • FarmFoody - A social networking service to connect farmers to their customers.
  • Buy Sell Cows - Buy and sell all types and breeds of cattle all over the world.
  • Local Harvest - Find farmers' markets, family farms, and other sources of sustainably grown food in your area.

Value Added

  • Culinary Arts programs - A resource listing various culinary programs available and information on getting a culinary degree.
  • Niche Meat Processor Asistance Network - Deisgned to help the small to mid-sized meat processing facilities that provide market access for local, grass-fed, and organic niches. Research, news and learning modules. Initiative of the U.S. Cooperative Extension Service.



Greenhouse Growing

  • Hydroponics:
    • Hydroponic Society of America - Website has a sign-up for the Hydrolist, a hydroponic mailing list.
    • The Growing Edge - information on hydroponic gardening focusing on innovative and environmentally sound horticultural practices.
  • GreenhouseCatalog.com - The Greenhouse Catalog is your year round gardening source for greenhouse kits, supplies, accessories, and helpful greenhouse garden tips

Alternative Energy

  • Skystream Wind Turbine - Hardy solar pioneer in alternative energy since 1977 is now specializing in the Skystream product line.
  • Verticle Wind Turbine - www.windturbines.net is a social network for the wind turbine community to get advice, share ideas and network for career advancemen.
  • Solar Energy Home Page - Oregon information on laws, tax credits, incentives, and events.
  • Methane Digesters - Oregon Dept. of Agriculture. Information, successful projects, tax credits and other support available.


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