Resources: General Information
Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program, USDA- NIFA, Washington, D.C. Studies and spreads information about sustainable agriculture via a nationwide grants program. See research findings at www.sare.org/Projects.
SARE Outreach, College Park, Md. The national outreach arm of SARE, SARE Outreach disseminates information through electronic and print publications, including:
- Building Soils for Better Crops, 3rd Edition. $20.95 + $6.95 s/h.
- Managing Cover Crops Profitably, 3rd Edition. $19 + $6.95 s/h.
- Steel in the Field: A farmer's guide to weed management tools. Available online, www.sare.org/Books
To order: www.sare.org/WebStore; (301) 779-1007
Alternative Farming Systems Information Center (AFSIC), National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, Md. Offers bibliographic reference publications on ecological pest management online. (301) 504-6559; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.nal.usda.gov/afsic
Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas (ATTRA), Fayetteville, Ark. Offers a series of publications on agronomy and pest management covering various aspects of ecological pest management. (800) 346-9140; http://attra.ncat.org