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6. †Alternative Farming Systems Information Center: Publications [pdf]
The United States Department of Agriculture's website has a special
section devoted to alternative farming systems, which include ecological
pest management, value-added enterprises, agritourism, renewable energy
on the farm, and aquaculture. †Visitors will find the publications
section related to alternative farming system to be filled with
resources on a multitude of subjects. †"Sustainability in Agriculture"
is the first topic on the homepage, and includes a publication updated
in 2007, called "Sustainable Agriculture: Definitions and Terms", that
should be a good start for manyvisitors. †Visitors interested in
learning how to engage in sustainable agriculture methods, should take a
look at "Sustainable Agriculture:
Information Access Tools" published in 2009. †The tools include
publications on "Automated Database Searches", "Research Funding
"Top 10 research Journals".
†An informative piece of writing about the evolution of
organic/sustainable agriculture is also available here. [KMG]
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