Extension Ag Update
 May/June  2002
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Internet Links

2002 Farm Bill
This USDA website has current information on the 2002 Farm Bill. The website is aimed at helping farmers, ranchers and the general public learn the latest information about the new farm bill. It will include farm bill program details, questions and answers, program applications and sign-up forms, as well as other important materials from USDA agencies on farm bill implementation. The site will also contain advanced electronic applications to help program applicants receive program benefits faster and more efficiently.

Side-By-Side Comparison of the New Farm Bill with 1996-2001 Farm Legislation
This Economic Research Service website summarize present and past legislation. This comparison offers a time-saving reference to Farm Bill provisions.

Scouting for Corn Nematodes

Soybean Aphid: Current Research and Information

Soybean Aphid Factsheet – Univ. of Wisconsin

Crop Management Journal
The on-line journal is designed to facilitate quick communication among creators and users of applied crop management information.

The Drainage Outlet (D-Outlet)
The Drainage Outlet (D-Outlet) is the place where you can gain access to the world's online drainage resources and both discover and discuss current drainage issues, priorities, and activities.

Getting the Most Return from Your Timber Sale-Don't Just Sell Your Timber, Market It, F-37-1

Managing Streamside Forests for Profit and Clean Water, F-54-02 (pdf)

The New Uses Council
This organization promotes the development of new uses for agricultural, forestry and livestock products.

Seeing Is Believing: Encouraging Change through On-farm Demonstrations

Rural Cooperatives Magazine