a guide to quality agricultural information on the Internet as selected by the National Agricultural Library, Land-Grant Universities, and other institutions.
Great site at the National Agriculture library. Covers animal welfare issues from guidelines, policies and legal issues, to newsletters, publication and other welfare and care resource for all animals.
While there is no way to predict what will happen, or what your personal circumstances will be, there are simple things you can do now to prepare yourself and your loved ones.
Promotes health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability. Contains some good information on disease prevention.
The mission of CAST is to identify food and fiber, environmental, and other agricultural issues and to interpret related scientific research information for legislators, regulators, and the media for use in public policy decision making.
a national resource for molecular biology information, NCBI creates public databases, conducts research in computational biology, develops software tools for analyzing genome data, and disseminates biomedical information - all for the better understanding of molecular processes affecting human health and disease.
discusses pesticides and foods, how the government regulates pesticides, types of pesticides and health problems they may pose.
USDA touches the lives of 260 million Americans every day.
provides leadership in ensuring the health and care of animals and plants, improving agricultural productivity and competitiveness, and contributing to the national economy and the public health.
provides a cooperative Industry-State-Federal program through which new technology can be effectively applied to the improvement of poultry and poultry products throughout the country. The provisions of the Plan, developed jointly by industry members and State and Federal Officials, establish standards for the evaluation of poultry breeding stock and hatchery products with the respect to freedom from hatchery-disseminated diseases
provides the focus to advance a global system of research, extension and higher education in the food and agricultural sciences and related environmental and human sciences to benefit people, communities, and the Nation.
advancing access to global information for agriculture.
conserve, protect, and enhance fish and wildlife and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. Our major responsibilities are: migratory birds, endangered species, certain marine mammals, freshwater and anadromous fish, the National Wildlife Refuge System, wetlands, conserving habitat, and environmental contaminants.
regulates the manufacture and distribution of drugs and feed additives intended for animals. These include animals from which human foods are derived, as well as, drugs and feed additives for pet (or companion) animals. CVM is responsible for regulating drugs, devices, and feed additives given to, or used on, over one hundred million companion animals, plus millions of poultry, cattle, swine, sheep, and minor animal species.
The pre-eminent collector and provider of timely, relevant, and quality data about the people and economy of the United States.