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Agriculture Resource Center

The standard definition of agriculture is “The production of plants and animals useful to humans, involving soil cultivation and the breeding and management of crops and livestock.” This resource will give you tools to help do everything from planning and planting a garden to raising llamas. -Amy Paster, head librarian, Life Sciences Library

  • Ebsco's Academic Search (Members Only)

    Academic Search Complete is a comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 10,900 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1865, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format.

  • AgNIC (Agriculture Network Information Center)

    A voluntary alliance and partnership of nearly 60 member institutions and organizations working to offer quick and reliable access to quality agricultural information and sources.

  • Consumer Horticulture Center 

    Penn State Department of Horticulture resource that supplies useful information about horticulture and gardening-related topics.

  • E-Answers

    Here you will find information from Extension Service and Agricultural Experiment Station professionals at more than 50 Land Grant universities throughout the United States.

  • Local Extension Office

    Find your local Cooperative Extension office

  • National Agricultural Library

    Search the catalog of the National Agricultural Library. Check out the various Information Centers including Animal Welfare, Food Safety, and Water Quality.

  • Solution Source

    A service of Penn State Cooperative Extension. Includes information on child development, parenting, family life, food preparation and safety, lawn and garden care, agriculture, nutrition and fitness, household problems, wildlife, and the environment.