Sustainable Agriculture

Farm scene in Klingerstown, PA with buildings, field crops, tractor (Copyright ARS)
Sustainable food systems integrate many disciplines, goals and agricultural practices. Find guides and links to sustainable agriculture information related to:

U.S. Department of Agriculture

This guide details USDA programs, arranged by Agency, "that have been created to help farmers succeed." Each program description "provides helpful information on who's eligible, what a program helps farmers do, and where to go to get more information."

USDA. NAL. Alternative Farming Systems Information Center.

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USDA. Economic Research Service

Agricultural Resources and Environmental Indicators, 2019, describes trends in economic, structural, resource, and environmental indicators in the agriculture sector. The indicators covered in this report provide assessments of important changes in U.S. agriculture—industry development; environmental effects; and implications for economic, social, and environmental sustainability.
Agricultural Resources and Environmental Indicators, 2012

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