AGRICULTURE RESOURCE LINKS
American Farm Bureau
American Farm Bureau is the unified national voice of agriculture, working through its grassroots organization to enhance and strengthen the lives of rural Americans and to build strong, prosperous agricultural communities.
American Sheep Institute
American Sheep Institute (ASI) is the national organization representing the interests of more than 69,000 sheep producers located throughout the United States. From east to west, farm flocks to range operations, ASI works to represent the interests of all producers. ASI is a federation of 44 state sheep associations as well as individual members.
An interactive online livestock judging training tool that allows agriculture teachers and judging coaches to efficiently train their teams and students.
National Cattlemen’s Beef Association
A Web resource for cattlemen and the beef industry funded by the Cattlemen's Beef Board and the Federation of State Beef Councils.
National Pork Producers Council
The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) conducts public policy outreach on behalf of its 44 affiliated state association members - enhancing opportunities for the success of U.S. pork producers and other industry stakeholders by establishing the U.S. pork industry as a consistent and responsible supplier of high quality pork to the domestic and world market.
The Garden Web
The Internet’s garden and home community.
US Department of Agriculture
United States Department of Agriculture (also called the Agriculture Department or USDA) is a United States Federal Executive Department or Cabinet Department. Its purpose is to develop and execute policy on farming, agriculture, and food. It aims to meet the needs of farmers and ranchers, promote agricultural trade and production, work to assure food safety, protect natural resources, foster rural communities and end hunger, in America and abroad.
Utah Department of Agriculture and Food
The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food protects and promotes Utah agriculture and food. The department is assigned functions, powers, and duties by the Utah Legislature.
Utah Farm Bureau Federation
Farm Bureau is an organization dedicated to improving net farm income and the quality of life for all Utahans. Farm Bureau is governed by an elected, eleven-member Board of Directors, all of whom are working farmers or ranchers.
CURRICULUM RESOURCE LINKS
Delmar’s AgriScience Web Site
Delmar's Agriculture Web site is a resource center for instructors, students, and professionals in agriculture and veterinary technician studies.
Making A Difference
An online newsletter sponsored by the National FFA Organization providing resources for agriculture education teachers.
Are you looking for a fun and interesting science fair project? Then consider agriculture for your project topic. After all, agriculture is science -- the science of growing plants, breeding animals, and producing other food products. This section of the Web site, called "Planet Ag," will get you thinking about agricultural science.
Team Ag Ed
Quick links to sites dedicated to promotes local agriculture program success.
Utah Agriculture in the Classroom
Utah Agriculture in the Classroom strives to improve agricultural literacy by developing programs that increase student awareness about agriculture and instill in students an appreciation for our food and fiber system.
Utah Education Network (UEN)
The Utah Education Network is a consortium of public education partners, including the Utah System of Higher Education and its ten universities and colleges and Utah Electronic College, the Utah State Office of Education, local school districts and the Utah Electronic High School and the state’s library system. Site contains extensive resources for educators in Utah.
Utah State Office of Education Science Web Site
Utah’s public education science Web site…get resources for students, teachers, parents, and more.
UNIVERSITY RESOURCE LINKS
Brigham Young University - College of Life Sciences
The programs of the college prepare students for employment and graduate programs in the modern world of the life sciences. Brigham Young University formally changed the name of the College of Biology and Agriculture to the College of Life Sciences.
PhD's Education Index
The Education Index at PhDs.org is the Internet’s premier source of updated, clear educational data about undergraduate and graduate programs in the United States.
Utah State University
Utah State University has evolved from a small, agricultural college to one that is nationally and internationally recognized for its intellectual and technological leadership in land, water, space, and life enhancement. As Utah's land-grant and space-grant institution, the university has 850 faculty who provide education for more than 23,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
Utah State University - Agricultural Systems Technology and Education Department
Agriculture today is a dynamic, rapidly changing industry. It includes more than farming or producing food and fiber. It embodies all the occupations connected with the production, processing, marketing, and distribution of farm products. Programs in the department prepare students for employment in the modern world of agriculture.
Utah State University Extension
Extension is unique in structure and function. As a partnership of federal, state, and local governments, the Cooperative Extension System--with its network of county offices and state universities, is in a position to deliver educational programs at the grassroots level throughout the nation.The Cooperative Extension System continues its longstanding tradition of extending the university to the people to improve the quality of life for individuals, families, and communities.
May 28, 2013