"57 Ways to Protect Your Home Environment"
"50 Ways Farmers Can Protect Their Groundwater"
"60 Ways Farmers Can Protect Surface Water"
These resource guides provide one-page summaries on various
ways producers can protect our environment. To order these in
book format call University of Illinois Publications at 1-800-345-6087.
Safe use of skid loaders on farms, University of Wisconsin
Many pictures help describe the safest way to drive these useful
machines. To order a copy contact: Cooperative Extension Publications,
Room 170, 630 W. Mifflin St., Madison, WI 53703 or call 1-877-947-7827
University of Illinois Farm Safety and Health
Tips to stay safe when having fun snowmobiling.
Web-tool: Resource Management Mapping Service
Map your farm with current soils, stream, roads and topography.
Severe weather, Iowa State University Pm-1563i
Winter storms, tornadoes, heat stress are among the topics discussed
to help keep your family and farm safe.
Income Generation Using Alternative Crops
Nebraska Cooperative Extension NF99-404
This University of Nebraska site gives some quick tips for things
vital to success, and a brief overview of pitfalls that are frequent
contributors to the failure of an enterprise. The site also provides
discussion of determining a potential enterprise's profitability,
and a handy checklist to stimulate thought and discussion when
considering an alternative crop
The purpose of this site is to provide GIS resources and materials
to the rural Illinois GIS community. This site is maintained by
the GIS unit of the Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs.
How to Find Agricultural Information on the Internet
You need to know how to use the Internet effectively and efficiently
before you can get the most out of this international information
service. You can use the Internet to find information about almost
any agricultural question you might have. This site will give
you tips on using the Internet.
The Energy Balance of Corn Ethanol: An Update
By: Hosein Shapouri, James A. Duffield and Michael Wang.
On-line study of the energy efficiency of corn ethanol.
The US Organic Food Market
USDA ERS, Issued September 24, 2002, This report provides economic
research on recent growth patterns in the US organic sector.
Farmer’s Markets: Rules, Regulations and Opportunities
The National Center for Agricultural Law Research & Information
studied the structure and operation of farmer’ markets in
Animal Biotechnology: Science-Based Concerns
The National Academy of Sciences addresses concerns associated