Educate Yourself With the Fascinating Study of Agriculture

Agriculture is a diverse field. You can enjoy learning it or teaching it in any part of the world. Education involves understanding the nature of cultivation. With the help of education, a student of cultivation can gain knowledge to work for the production of food and fiber. There are various graduate courses on farming offered by different...
Jan 14, 2015 |

The Demand For Organic Agriculture Products

Toxic pesticide contamination has been creating many unwanted health risks in the agricultural industry for more than 2-3 decades. People who live in communities near the agricultural fields of pesticide application are suffering from various health problems due to water contamination caused by pesticide drifts. The crops harvested from such...
Dec 3, 2014 |

The Importance of Agriculture

Agriculture usually plays a vital role in the economy of every nation that exists. Not only for the reason that it tends to feed the entire population of a country but also in the respect that agriculture correlates and interacts with all the related industries of that country. A country is usually considered to be a social and politically stable...
Dec 3, 2014 |

Agriculture in the Qing Dynasty

Emperor Kangxi rewarded those who reclaimed wastelands, provided large sums of money for water conservancy projects and reduced the land taxation during his 60-year's reign, which greatly stimulated the recovery and development in agriculture of the Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Emperor Yongzheng followed his father' (Emperor Kangxi) footsteps and...
Dec 3, 2014 |

Why Are Genetically Modified (GM) Crops Controversial?

Few subjects in farming have caused as much controversy over the last 20 years as that of GM crops. The issues here are many and varied. Those in favour and against GM crops can adopt exceptionally hostile positions towards each other's arguments. Close friends and farmer-neighbours have even taken each other to court over the subject. So,...
Dec 3, 2014 |

Agricultural Science

Information on areas of study and minors, student research, academic mission and goals, curriculum, and program outcomes. With a faculty and staff directory.
May 25, 2016 |

Department of Agricultural Sciences

Department overview with announcements, program details, events information, and faculty profiles. With links to related pages.
May 25, 2016 |

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Comprehensively detailing the college's academic offerings, research activities, extension programs, and other services.
May 25, 2016 |

Canada Agriculture Museum

Presents the museum's highlights, programs, activities and events, exhibitions, and collections and research. With visitor information and virtual exhibits.
May 25, 2016 |

Department of Agriculture

Refer to this site for information on Illinois State's agriculture programs, internship and professional practice, events, career opportunities, and facilities.
May 25, 2016 |

Department of Agriculture

Department website presents information on the programs offered, courses, facilities, faculty, and scholarship grants.
May 25, 2016 | Coffee Plant Agriculture

Plant overview, harvesting, processing, fertilization, and diseases. Also includes photos.
May 25, 2016 |

Department of Agriculture

Providing information on department academics, administration, and activities. With announcements and contact details.
May 25, 2016 |

Resource Centre on Urban Agriculture and Forestry

Provides resources for the integration of agriculture into urban planning. Website holds a number of papers and links to related sites.
Mar 30, 2016 |

Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, NAS/NRC

Part of U.S. National Academy of Sciences and National Research Council. Topics on site include animal nutrition, pesticides, and federal funding of agricultural research.
Mar 30, 2016 |

Beginning Farmers

Online resource providing practical information and resources for starting, financing and running a small farm.
Mar 10, 2016 |

Agriculture 21

Food and Agriculture Organization's agriculture website. Includes a news magazine plus guides and links to information on livestock, biotechnology, land/water development, crop production, plant protection, agricultural support systems.
Mar 1, 2016 |

The Small Farm Resource

The Small Farm Resource contains a wide variety of information useful to those with small farms and rural property.
Feb 24, 2016 |

United States Department of Agriculture

We provide leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues based on public policy, the best available science, and effective management.We have a vision to provide economic opportunity through innovation, helping rural America to thrive; to promote agriculture production that better nourishes...
Feb 16, 2016 |

National Institute of Agricultural Botany

The National Institute of Agricultural Botany (NIAB) is an independent, not-for-profit plant research and information centre based in Cambridge
Feb 8, 2016 |

Reluctant champion: How Nadia Murad has become the international face of Yazidi suffering – and resilience

Weeks earlier, Nadia Murad had been ripped from her village by Islamic State (ISIS) fighters who murdered her family and took her captive. Along with other young Yazidi women, she was transported... Read More

Readers write: The work of downsizing, evidence of climate change, hopeful coverage on famine

Regarding the Aug. 21 Monitor Daily story “Home prices, and a thought shift, give ‘small living’ a boost”: Interesting concept. My friend has done it, downsizing and living in a tiny apartment.... Read More

Time for the world to step up on Rohingya issue, Aung San Suu Kyi’s astounding hypocrisy, Irma’s destruction in Britain’s Caribbean islands, The US should stop saber rattling, On the Nadal-Federer comeback

“It is high time the world made an all-out effort to stop the ongoing pogrom against Myanmar’s minority Rohingya...,” writes Mohammad Amjad Hossain. “The pogrom resembles those crimes perpetrated... Read More