The sites below may seem “a little of this” and “a little of that,” but they all contain serious information about agriculture. Some are commercial sites with helpful links to other ag sites. Remember to stop at www.auri.org to check out our latest news, too.
Blue House Links offers browsers a quality list of “the best farming and agriculture sites on the Internet,” updated weekly, with brief site descriptions. It includes links to family farms, government sites, academic information and much more. Surfers will find plenty of in-depth content here.
Westbridge Research Group
Westbridge Research Group specializes in value-added products such as biological pesticides, organic fertilizers and odor control. Get detailed product information, take a plant growth regulator virtual tour, request information or services, or read about ag and environmental products in the news.
Gempler’s Farm Store
Gempler’s boasts that browsers can search for more than 11,000 hard-to-find products for agriculture, horticulture and grounds maintenance. The store offers more than 150 brand names, a 100 percent guarantee on everything sold, and clearance specials to boot. A great place for quick, safe, on-line shopping.
From seed to chemicals to fertilizer to software, PowerFarm is a “one-stop, single-source power tool for farmers.” Ag Services of America, Inc. developed this division to give customers Internet access to services and products. Check out financing options, buy some equipment, use the Corn Yield Estimate calculator or “Ask the Agronomist” a question.
AgDayta is a potpourri of all the “information you need to run your agricultural business.” AgDayta covers futures and options, livestock information and pricing, grains and weather, plus more options for members. Try a free 7-day trial and see what AgDayta has to offer.
BullTrend runs a custom cattle-feeding operation to allow everyday folks to get involved in the feeding market. Feeders can purchase a fraction of a cattle pen, and BullTrend will cover the rest. BullTrend also offers a variety of risk management services, Breakeven software for projecting returns, weather information and links, plus more. If the cattle market interests you, this is a good place to get started.
The nonprofit Vancouver-based City Farmer organization has been collecting data on urban agriculture for 23 years. Click to information about urban agriculture in North America, hydroponics, water, even children. Urban Agriculture Notes is written for those who want to start or continue their own “Office of Urban Agriculture” and for gardeners who are curious about political horticulture.
The Ag Center
The Ag Center wants you to find everything on cattle and grain markets. So they have gathered up a full Web site and promise continuous updates. Surf the latest news on “The Cattle Report,” read about feedyards, search agricultural jobs around the country, then check out the AgTalk discussion forum.