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PLSOIL 120 ORGANIC FARMING AND GARDENING

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Internet Resources for Organic Farming

History:

Biodynamic Gardening: http://www.biodynamics.com/
ALSO:
http://www.une.edu.au/agronomy/weeds/organic/bio-dyn.html
http://www.anth.org.uk/biodynamic/
http://www.bfa.com.au/
http://www.demeter-usa.org/
http://www.biodynamic.net/links/
Anthroposophy:
http://www.steinercollege.org/anthroposophy.html
http://www.occultopedia.com/a/anthroposophy.htm
http://dir.yahoo.com/arts/humanities/philosophy/anthroposophy/

USDA National Organic Program: http://www.ams.usda.gov/nop/

General Information: web site

http://www.umassextension.org/

http://www.omri.org/

http://environment.miningco.com/msubog.htm

http://www.web-agri.com/

Sales:
Plants, Fertilizers, and Supplies: http://www.naturalgardening.com/shopping/
http://www.wormsway.com/
http://www.gardens-alive.com/
http://www.organicgardening.com/

Composting equipment:
http://www.composters.com/main.shtml

Pest control:
http://www.gardens-alive.com
http://www.pestmanagement.co.uk/

Seeds:
http://www.gardenbazaar.com/directory/cz_1E0.html
http://www.burpee.com/
http://www.americanmeadows.com
http://www.parkseed.com
http://www.johnnyseeds.com/catalog/index.html
http://www.ampacseed.com/

Potting mixes:http://www.hortnet.com

Certifying Organizations

http://www.massorganic.org/programs/certification/standards.htmlhttp://www.mofga.org/mofmar3.htm /
http://www.nofavt.org/
http://www.rain.org/~sals/ccof.html
http://www.demeter-usa.org/

http://www.ams.usda.gov/nop/ (National Organic Program)

http://www.wa.gov/agr/FoodAnimal/Organic/FoodProcessors.htm

 

Transition to Organic Farming: http://www.sare.org/bulletin/organic/organic2003.pdf

Links: http://www.nal.usda.gov/afsic/AFSIC_pubs/srb0301.pdf

Crash Course: http://nsfoods.com/organic.html

Seeds and Links:
http://www.gardenbazaar.com/directory/cz_1E0.html

Organic Farming and Permaculture:

http://www.permaculture.net/
http://attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/perma.html
http://www.permaculture.org.uk/pcasite/

Appropriate Technology (ATTRA): http://www.attra.org/
http://www.attra.org/attra-pub/soilmgt.html

Insects and Diseases   http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/resources/pests/
Insects http://www.insect-world.com/
http://www.massdfa.org/pestfact.htm
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/TOPIC_Insects,_Plant_Diseases,_Pesticides,_and_Weeds

http://www.anapsid.org/pestcontrol.html

Composting & Recycling http://www.marchbiological.com/L/worm_composting.html
http://www.mastercomposter.com/index.html
http://www.barc.usda.gov/psi/susag/comp-nut.htm
http://www.gov.nb.ca/environm/comucate/compost/canicom.htm
http://www.bedminster.com/basic/librarycontents/BedPro.html

Weeds http://www.css.orst.edu/../weeds/

HortSense http://pep.wsu.edu/hortsense/

Plant Nutrition, Insects, and Diseases http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/
http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/gt/disease.htm

Plant Nutrition for Kids
http://www.agr.state.nc.us/cyber/kidswrld/plant/index.htm

Gardening and General Information:

http://www.oznet.ksu.edu
http://www.oznet.ksu.edu/library/solw2/
http://www.ag.uiuc.edu/~robsond/solutions/hort.html
http://www.newleafmarket.com/eco/organic/index.html
http://www.massgrown.org/

Research, Surveys, Education: http://www.ofrf.org/

Forestry: http://www.unl.edu/nac/

Glossary (Federal terminology)

http://agriculture.house.gov/glossary/glossearch.htm

Biological Control of Pests: http://www.nysaes.cornell.edu/ent/biocontrol/

Schools: http://www.aginclassroom.org
http://learning.lib.vt.edu/garden.html

Purefood Campaign: http://www.purefood.org/index.htm

FOOD: http://www.foodcomm.org.uk/

Policy: http://www.ncfap.org/

Soil Quality: http://www.statlab.iastate.edu/survey/SQI/
Biosolids:http://www.epa.gov/owm/genqa.htm

News: http://www.cnn.com/2003/TECH/science/10/20/china.organics.reut/index.html

Lots of information: http://library.bendigo.latrobe.edu.au/irs/webcat/630.htm

Compost activators:
http://www.epinions.com/hmgd-Lawn_and_Garden-Composting-All-Activators?sp=ink

Genetic Engineering: see genetic manipulation

Irradiated Foods:
http://www.purefood.org/irradlink.html
http://www.food-irradiation.com/
http://www.extension.iastate.edu/foodsafety/rad/irradhome.html
http://www.nfpa-food.org/science/irrbrochure.html
http://ccr.ucdavis.edu/irr/

Agricultural Statistics:
http://www.usda.gov/nass/
http://www.sare.org/sourcebook/orgndx. html
http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/imp/modf1/masterf1.html

Livestock Production:
http://www.agf.gov.bc.ca/resmgmt/fppa/refguide/activity/organic.htm
http://www.factoryfarm.org/

http://www.certifiedorganic.bc.ca/Standards/section8.html

WOOL: http://www.vtorganicfiber.com/organic_livestock.html

http://www.wa.gov/agr/FoodAnimal/Organic/FoodProcessors.htm

http://www.iol.ie/~organic/standard/trust3.html

Search Assistance:
http://www.web-agri.com/
http://www.netspeed.com.au/cogs/cogs.htm#COGSpage

Alternative Crops:|
http://www.nal.usda.gov/afsic/AFSIC_pubs/altlist.htm

Genetic Manipulation of Crops:

http://www.gmissues.org/frames.htm
http://www.colostate.edu/programs/lifesciences/TransgenicCrops/
http://www.agbiotechnet.com
http://pewagbiotech.org/resources/factsheets/crops/
http://www.aspb.org/publications/plantphys/gmcpub.cfm

Albrecht Soil Managment:
http://www.soilfirst.com/tgt_11_1994.htm
http://www.ibiblio.org/london/orgfarm/soil-science/
http://www.eap.mcgill.ca/publications/eap1.htm

Authors:
The Dirt Doctor:
http://www.dirtdoctor.com
Balfour: http://www.netspeed.com.au/cogs/cogbal.htm
USDA: http://www.nalusda.gov/afsic/AFSIC_pubs/tracing.htm
Moor: http://homepages.which.net/~fred.moor/soil/formed/f01.htm
Kinsey:http://www.kinseyag.com/Seminars.htm

Search Engines:

General Agriculture: http://www.web-agri.com/

Remineralize the Earth: http://www.remineralize-the-earth.org/

http://www.sierraclub.org/policy/conservation/solidwaste.asp

Soil testing:
http://www.umass.edu/plsoils/soiltest/

http://www.agri.upm.edu.my/jst/soilinfo.html

http://www.forages.css.orst.edu/Topics/Pastures/Fertilization/Soil.html

http://www.aces.edu/department/extcomm/publications/anr/anr-6a/anr-6a.html

http://www.agr.state.nc.us/agronomi/sthome.htm

http://www.uri.edu/ce/factsheets/sheets/soiltest.html

http://soiltest.coafes.umn.edu/

http://www.agropro.com/

http://anlab.umesci.maine.edu/

http://www.mmilabs.com/

Bacilllus thuringiensis:

http://www.nysaes.cornell.edu/ent/biocontrol/pathogens/bacteria.html

http://www.magma.ca/~scimat/B_thurin.htm

Images:
http://www.magma.ca/~scimat/#Bacteria_tag

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hydroponics:

http://www.simplyhydro.com/index.html

History of Crops: http://www.mnh.si.edu/garden/

Magazine: http://www.organicgardening.com/

Marketing and Trade Products: http://www.nal.usda.gov/afsic/AFSIC_pubs/srb0301.pdf

 

 


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