Plants and Crops

Organic Agriculture's Conservation Focus: Selected Research Publications 2005-2006, by Mary V. Gold. Beltsville MD: Alternative Farming Systems Information Center, National Agricultural Library, 2006. This bibliography was prepared to accompany a panel presentation made at the National SARE Conference, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, August 17, 2006.


This bibliography cites documents pertinent to organic production, food and marketing that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s primary agencies published between 1977 through October 2006. Compiled by Mary V. Gold and Rebecca S. Thompson. Alternative Farming Systems Information Center. November 2006.


"This guide is intended for organic gardeners and those who want to be organic gardeners. It may also be useful for small-scale organic farmers and those interested in the organic movement in general.'
Organic Gardening: A Guide to Resources: 1989-September 2003. Compiled by Stephanie M. Boehmer, Alternative Farming Systems Information Center. September 2003. (Updated Agri-Topics Series, October 1989.)
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Agri-Topics Series. Compiled by Jane Gates, Alternative Farming Systems Information Center. October 1989.


A selected list of ten journal titles ranked by relevance to organic production and organic food. Titles and ranking were determined by surveying journal issues from the years 2004-2007 for number of articles about organic farming, agriculture, production, culture or food(s).

Compiled by Mary V. Gold
Alternative Farming Systems Information Center
National Agricultural Library
Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture
July 2007


This bibliography includes 157 citations from the National Agricultural Library's AGRICOLA database on the economic aspects of organic production. Compiled by Mary V. Gold. Alternative Farming Systems Information Center, NAL. July 1997. NAL Call no. aZ5074.O75 G65 1997.


Quick Bibliography Series: QB 97-07. 213 citations in English from AGRICOLA in this bibliography were entered in the AGRICOLA database between January 1970 - March 1997. By Jerry Rafats, Reference Section, National Agricultural Library. July 1997. NAL Call no. aZ5071.N3 no.97-07.


This resource offers tips for locating patents related to alternative farming methods. Prepared by the Alternative Farming Systems Information Center of the National Agricultural Library. May 2004.


Quick Bibliography Series: QB 93-25. Updates QB 88-11. 104 citations in English from AGRICOLA in this bibliography were entered in the AGRICOLA database between January 1979 - December 1992. By Evelyn A. Brownlee, Reference Section, National Agricultural Library. April 1993. NAL Call no. aZ5071.N3 no.93-25.


The journals and newsletters listed in this directory "frequently contain articles relating to alternative farming systems. Some journals cover organic farming, some deal with general or specific aspects of sustainable agriculture, and some are broad-based agriculture periodicals."
Compiled by Jane Potter Gates, Alternative Farming Systems Information Center. February 1993. NAL Call no. aS494.5.A65G3 1993.


Quick Bibliography Series: 92-54. Updates QB 90-33. Compiled by Jerry Rafats. Reference Section, National Agricultural Library. July 1992. 241 citations in English from AGRICOLA in this bibliography were entered in the AGRICOLA database between January 1979 - June 1992. NAL Call no. aZ5071.N3 no.92-54. July 1992.


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