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Agriculture: Finding Information

Provides recommended resources for agriculture research projects including databases, website resources, government publications, state resources and more. Also included are tutorials and information about evaluating sources and citing in APA.

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Agriculture Research Databases

Recommended Agriculture Databases

The databases below are specific to the field of agriculture. 

  Time-saving Tip: Start with Agricola via Ebscohost and click "Choose Databases" at the top and check the box for "Academic Search Premier" and "General Science Full Text (H. W. Wilson)" and click OK to search three science/interdisciplinary databases at once.

Other Agriculture Databases

Depending on your research topic, you may also find these databases helpful.

Interdisciplinary Databases

Research in agriculture can take on an interdisciplinary approach blending business, other sciences, and/or a legal aspect to your topic. Some of the following databases may introduce a new angle to your topic.

Agriculture: Government Publications

Use the SuDocs call numbers below to locate the following government publications in the Government Documents department of Forsyth Library (upstairs):

  • Soil Surveys: A 57.38:_______  (alphabetical by county—Kansas and neighboring states only)
  • Census of Agriculture for Kansas: A 92.53/a6:AC-07-A16
  • USDA Office of Administrative Law Judges - Judicial Decisions: A 1.58/A:  yr/vol  (thru Vol. 65 – 2006, pt. 2)

Agriculture: Website Resources

Agriculture: Specialty Website Resources

Agriculture: Browse Scholarly Journals

Use the links below to browse agriculture journals at Forsyth Library or in the Directory of Open Access Journals

Agriculture reference books - print