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Aquaculture Research and Education Laboratory http://www.cheyney.edu/natural-applied-sciences/AREC.cfm
Cheyney University has developed an academic/professional specialization for aquaculture (the culture and growing of aquatic animals and plants in controlled environments) research and education on its campus in Southeastern Pennsylvania.
Mansfield University www.mansfield.edu/fisheries
National Aquaculture Association http://thenaa.net
National Association of Aquaculture Coordinators www.nasac.net
Northeastern Region Aquaculture Center www.nrac.umd.edu
PA Fee Fishing www.pafeefishing.com
Pennsylvania fee for fishing information.
Penn State University – Penn State Extension
Information on fishery ponds in Pennsylvania, Aquaculture, how to control birds at aquaculture facilities, and common causes for fish kills.
Penn State University – Sea Grant http://seagrant.psu.edu/extension/aquaculture/htm
Farmers’ Market Management Network www.fmmn.org
Farmer’s markets resources.
Food Safety and Inspection Service www.fsis.usda.gov
The public health agency in the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) http://www.pa.nrcs.usda.gov
USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) provides assistance to farmers, private landowners, and foresters to address natural resource concerns on their land by implementing various conservation practices that improve soil, water and air quality and enhance animal health and habitat.
NC Cooperative Extension Chatham County Center www.ces.ncsu.edu/chatham/ag/sustag
Small farms resource page.
Ohio State University Extension http://www.extension.osu.edu
Educational resources for agriculture and related areas.
Oregon Small Farms www.smallfarms.oregonstate.edu
Oregon Small Farms provides information for the commercial small farmer as well as the small acreage landowner.
Penn State Extension Farm Food Safety http://extension.psu.edu/food-safety/farm
Helping agricultural producers tackle new food safety challenges.
Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture www.agriculture.state.pa.us
Pennsylvania agriculture programs.
State Association of Conservation Districts http://pacd.org
Non-profit organization that supports, enhances, and promotes Pennsylvania’s conservation districts and their programs.
Rural Tax Education www.ruraltax.org
Rural tax education that provides farmers agricultural related income and self-employment tax information that is both up to date and easy to comprehend.
TAA Online Farmer Training http://taaforfarmers.org/Courses.aspx
Free online courses covering various farm business topics and crops.
USDA Agricultural Marketing Service http://www.ams.usda.gov/AMSv1.0/lsmnpubs
AMS compiles and disseminates information that will aid producers, consumers, and distributors in the sale and purchase of livestock, meat, grain, and their related products nationally and internationally. Market reports available on this site.
USDA Risk Management Agency http://www.rma.usda.gov
Crop insurance information.
Center for Dairy Excellence http://www.centerfordairyexcellence.orgMaryland Small Ruminant Page www.sheepandgoat.com
CDE has valuable information to help you make better decisions in your role as a stakeholder in Pennsylvania's dairy industry.
The Maryland Small Ruminant Page serves as an information portal for sheep and goat producers and anyone else with an interest in small ruminant production.
Organic Food and Farming Education & Research Program (OFFER) http://oardc.osu.edu/offer/The Rodale Institute http://www.rodaleinstitute.org
Provides outstanding research and educational support for sustainable production, processing, and marketing organic foods.
A 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to pioneering organic farming through research and outreach.
USDA National Organic Program (NOP) www.ams.usda.gov/nop
Regulations and guidance on certification, production, handling, and labeling of USDA organic products.