U.S. Department of Agriculture
Environmental Working Group
A listing of breaking news stories on farm subsidy issues. The site also has a searchable database of farm subsidies.
Fortune 500 Companies to Receive Farm Subsidies
A list of all the companies.
Health trends and facts from the farming community.
FAO: Global Information and Early Warning System on Food and Agriculture
Site includes a database on global, regional and national food security.
Food and Fuel: Myths and Facts
From the Council for Biotechnology Information, which communicates science-based information about the benefits and safety of agricultural and food biotechnology to sustainable development.
USDA Economic Research Service: Global Food Security
Data, FAQ, reports and helpful links.
USDA: Commodity Price Factors
News articles, research reports and more.
International Food Policy Research Institute
Newsfeed, reports and news releases.
ReliefWeb: Global Food Crisis
Includes data, maps and an FAQ.
USAID: Global Food Insecurity and Price Increase Updates
World Bank: Food Price Crisis
Sort through regional information for food prices.
This web map shows regional concentrations of factory farms.
Track studies, findings. Includes newsletter and RSS feed.
National Farmer's Union
Features an ag search engine, news and markets.
Helps non-metropolitan journalists define the public agenda for their communities, and grasp the local impact of broader issues. It interprets rural issues for metro news media, conducts seminars and publishes research and good examples of rural journalism.
The Rural Blog
Explores current issues in the ag industry. Part of RuralJournalism.org.
Easy way to track a Congressman's voting record.
Library of Congress
The library's catalogs, full-text access to bills under consideration in both the House and Senate.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln: Agroterrorism Resources
Studies, links, experts, etc.
Library of Congress Thomas Legislative Information
Find bill summaries, legislative agendas, roll call, etc.
Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues
Office of the Congressional Clerk
Obtain copies of House documents that the Clerk makes available as part of the official duties of this office, including public disclosure. You can also find historical information about the House of Representatives and information about its Members and Committees.
U.S. House of Representatives info. and directory
U.S. Senate info. And directory.
Opensecrets.org, part of the Center for Reponsive Politics, has a database of registered lobbyists. Also tracks spending in particular sectors of lobbyists.
State Beef Councils
Ranchers and Cattlemen Action Legal Fund
R-CALF site offers industry info., links, contacts and an FAQ.
Special Interest Groups List
Opensecrets.org, part of the Center for Reponsive Politics, has downloadable lists of special-interest ag and environment groups.
Agriculture Network Information Center
National Agriculture Library
Global Listing of Agriculture Colleges
USDA: State Ag Facts
State fact sheets provide information on population, employment, income, farm characteristics, and farm financial indicators for each state in the United States. This information was last updated on July 22, 2002.
Dozens of links in alphabetical order about pro and anti-smoking, farming, etc.
Farm Service Agency: Farm Bill Site
Official data and information on the bill.
University of Missouri: Farm Bill Determinative Calculator
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center
Environmental Organization WebDirectory
USDA: Data on Hogs and Pigs
Purdue University's Center for Food and Agricultural Business
This site backgrounds ag biotech and intellectual property rights.
Food technologies and stories by farmers and food researchers.
Food and Agriculture Organization
Since its inception in 1945, FAO has worked to alleviate poverty and hunger by promoting agricultural development, improved nutrition and the pursuit of food security.
Agriculture Communications Documentation Center
Links, contacts and more.
Food and Agriculture Organization of America
Stories and press releases on global trends, economics, forestry and more.
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
Sustainable Agricultre Network
Links, research, bulletins and more.
USDA Directory of Farmer's Markets
More than 2,800 were listed in 2000. Use this image map to find the ones listed in your state.
House Ag Subcommittee
Free photos of farms, farm animals, equipment, etc.
U.S. Forest Service
Water Quality Information Center
National Weather Service: River Flooding Map Track what rivers are flooding around the country.
FEMA: What States Spend on Flood Damage
University of New Hampshire organization studies issues pertaining to the ag community. Newsletters, press releases, publications, research, etc.