Publications Plus –University of Illinois Agricultural
and Horticultural Publications
Call 1-800-345-6087 or order on the web www.PublicationsPlus.uiuc.edu.
It’s a one-stop shop for a current catalog of research-based
information (MasterCard and VISA accepted)
- 2004 Illinois Agricultural Pest Management Handbook (IAPM-04)
- Illinois Agronomy Handbook (C1383)
- Field Crop Scouting Handbook, 2004 (X880d)
New Goat Production Bulletins, University of Wisconsin
The University of Wisconsin has three new publications on the
production and marketing of goat. Get Growing with Meat Goats
(BU7910), Meating the Future (BU7911), Meat Goats Helper's Guide
(BU7912). To order contact the University of Wisconsin Cooperative
Extension Publications, PO Box 342831, Milwaukee, WI 53234-2831,
toll-free: 877-WIS-PUBS (947-7827), fax: 414-389-9130
Designing a Clean Energy Future: A Resource Manual
This resource manual contains an overview of nearly every renewable
and clean energy source available, an extensive listing of resources,
and nearly 30 case studies of renewable/clean energy projects.
It may be downloaded from the web or to get a copy contact the
Minnesota Dept. of Commerce Energy at Information Center, 651-296-5175.
Conservation Tillage Systems and Management: Crop Residue
Management with No-till, Ridge-till, Mulch-till and Strip-till -
Book and CD-ROM
This book provides information for corn, soybean, wheat, and
cotton farmers who are interested in learning more about conservation
tillage, a production system that provides a variety of benefits
including soil erosion management, water conservation, improved
soil tilth, lower input costs, and labor efficiency. The book
also includes information that explains tillage system selection
and describes no-till planting equipment, ridge-till planting
equipment, no-till drills, row-crop cultivators, and pesticide
The new Conservation Tillage CD-ROM includes the entire book,
plus four smaller books, video clips, and PowerPoint presentations
in an easy-to-use format. You may order on line at the MWPS website
http://www.mwpshq.org or contact
the MWPS at 122 Davidson Hall, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
50011, (800) 562-3618, e-mail at email@example.com
Soy Foods Starter Kit
This starter kit was developed by the Illinois Center for Soy
Foods at the University of Illinois. The Soy Foods Starter Kit
contains all the essential ingredients for using soy in the average
American diet, as well as an instruction book filled with easy
recipes and tips on how to purchase and use soy products. The
kit is available at a cost of $18, including shipping and handling.
Additional information and an order form for the starter kit and
the cookbooks are available on the Internet at www.soyfoodsillinois.uiuc.edu.
The kit and all three cookbooks can also be ordered by calling
217-244-1706. For more information about the kit contact Keith
Facts and Tools for Fresh Market Vegetable Growers, University
The "Fresh Market Vegetable Resource CD" includes
fact sheets, reports, power point presentations and marketing
materials on a range of topics, including: Vegetable production.
The CD includes information on integrated pest and weed management,
soil and compost, weather and temperature considerations, cover
crops, organic production, and other related topics. Materials
on the CD cover common insects and diseases affecting vegetable
crops. The CD also includes information about labor- and back-saving
devices that can make vegetable production easier. Fact sheets
on the CD include nutritional information, storage and cooking
tips, and other consumer information for 25 popular vegetables.
To order the CD contact the Center for Integrated Agricultural
Systems at (608) 262-5200 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.