An archive of Web pages and Spotlights previously featured on our Home page.
Abraham Lincoln's Birthday
View our Special Collection on Lincoln and Agriculture
Technology Transfer Information Center presents information on biofuels, especially biodiesel and ethanol, and related programs from the USDA and other organizations.
February 14 is Valentine's Day
What is your Chocolate IQ? (PDF | 248 KB)
Power Searching for Library Databases
February is Black History Month
Learn about African Americans in Agriculture
February is American History Month
Spotlights from NAL's History, Art and Biography Resources
NAL Agricultural Thesaurus
NAL Catalog (AGRICOLA) Quick Find Topics
Select a topic to find recent books, journal articles, and audiovisuals in the NAL Catalog (AGRICOLA).
Nutrition.gov: Weight Management
Confused about the best way to lose weight and keep it off? Learn what you need to know to pursue a healthy weight control plan.
International Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements (IBIDS) Database
National Institutes of Health
Provides access to bibliographic citations and abstracts from published, international, and scientific literature on dietary supplements.
Christmas Tree and Plant Care
Learn about caring from your special trees and flowers this holiday season.
Alternative Energy for Agriculture
USDA. NAL. Alternative Farming Systems Information Center
Research solar and other alternative energy options for agriculture. Prepared by NAL's Alternative Farming Systems Information Center.
Support Conservation of Agricultural Materials: Buy Rare and Special Collections Products
Just in time for the holidays. Four high quality products using images from the National Agricultural Library's Special Collections.
Food Stamp Nutrition Connection Releases Recipe Finder Database
We invite you to search the database of recipes submitted by nutrition and health professionals and organizations.
Food Preparation and Handling - Hand Washing
USDA. NAL. Food Safety Research Information Office.
Provides materials regarding hand washing from a variety of sources including scientific, government, public and private sectors.
Agriculture-Related Information Resources to Support Post-Hurricane Recovery
In response to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita buffeting Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi, the National Agricultural Library (NAL) has assembled relevant recovery information selected by subject-matter experts in several NAL information centers.
Soybean Rust: A National Agricultural Library Resource Guide
Provides background information, a bibliography and search queries and links to connect you to the most recent information on this devastating soybean disease.
A gateway to government information on nutrition, healthy eating, physical activity, and food safety for consumers, educators and health professionals.
National Agricultural Library 2000-2002
Review the Library's activities and accomplishments across its mission areas for the three-year period 2000 to 2002.
A-Maizing: MILHO, MAKKA, and YU MAI
Early Journeys of Zea mays to Asia Updated Sep 2005
New Bibliography on BSE "Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy" (Mad Cow) and Related Diseases
Mar 2001 (Updated Jan 2004)
Annotated Database on Western Rangeland Weeds
Photo Album: Visit to NAL by Dr. Joseph J. Jen, USDA Under Secretary for Research, Education and Economics
Oct 9, 2003
New from NAL's Water Quality Information Center
Photo Album: ARS Celebrates 50 Years
Ribbon and Cake Cutting, An Open House, Exhibits and Technology Demonstrations Showcased the Event, Nov 3, 2003
West Nile Virus Information
NAL's Animal Welfare Information Center - Your Gateway to West Nile Virus Info