Agriculture

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Find Articles

Full length journal, magazine and newspaper articles can be found in our online article collections.

If a book or article cannot be found in PVAMU’s resources, it can usually be borrowed from another library. Fill out the Interlibrary Loan form, and please note that it may take several weeks to receive the item.

Find Books

Use the Online Library Catalog to locate books in the library. You might want to start with agriculture and related terms. Most of the books on Agriculture that can be checked out are located  in the S section. You’ll find useful statistics and background information in in the Reference area on the first floor in such books as:

  • Texas Agricultural Statistics Call Number: Ref S 117 .T465
  • Dictionary of Agriculture : From Abaca to Zoonosis Call Number: Ref S 411 .L55 1995
  • Reference Sources in Science, Engineering, Medicine, and Agriculture Call Number: Ref Z 7401 .M278 1994
  • Encyclopedia of agricultural science Call Number: Ref S 411 .E713 1994
  • A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties Call Number: Ref SF 105 M34 1996
  • Cattle a handbook to the breeds of the world Call Number: Ref SF 198 P67 1992
  • Agriculture Information Resource Centers: A World Directory Call Number: Ref S 494.5 I47 A47 2000

Periodicals

The Coleman Library subscribes to over 140 agricultural periodicals. A complete list is available via the Library Catalog or in the Periodical Section of the Library.

Agriculture Cooperative Extension Resources: Located in the periodical section; Materials are arranged by state.

Texas Government Documents: Located in Reference Area on the back wall.

Useful Websites

Agriculture/ Agricultural Websites-Scholarly Research Guides:

Commercial (.com); Educational (.edu); Government (.gov); Organization (.org)

Commercial (.com)

Agriculture Online Home Created by the editors of Successful Farming magazine, this site features agricultural news, discussions, and other related information. www.agriculture.com/

Agriculture News – Agriculture Industry Today Latest agriculture & farming news for agriculture industry professionals & analysts. Breaking ag commodities prices & trade news. http://agriculture.einnews.com/

Blog Directory Agriculture http://blogs.botw.org/Science/Agriculture/ Blog Website directory of resources related to Agriculture.

Educational

TAMU College of Agriculture and Life Sciences The Texas A&M University webpage with an overview, departments, programs, student organizations, scholarships, internships, events, former students, and site search on agriculture. http://aglifesciences.tamu.edu/

Government (.gov)

United States Department of Agriculture – Home Describes its main functions, and with a collection of links on current agricultural news and research. www.usda.gov/

National Agricultural Library Part of the United States Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service, the NAL serves as the nation’s chief information resource for Agriculture Literature. www.nal.usda.gov/

Organization (.org)

Agriculture Law – Guide to Agriculture Law This section covers laws and legal aspects related to agriculture, farming and the environment. www.hg.org/agri.html

The National Institute for Animal Agriculture Compiles information on serving and promoting the livestock industry in the United States. Includes downloadable technical papers, event and educational materials. www.animalagriculture.org/

Council for Agricultural Science and Technology Assembles, interprets, and communicates science-based information regionally, nationally, and internationally on food, fiber, agricultural, natural resource. www.cast-science.org/


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