There are several types of information available to students through the ACC libraries, both in print form and electronically. Details provided on the different types of resources are listed below:
|Books||You can find a wealth of resources in the library's book collection. A book can provide detailed background information on a topic.|
|Reference Books||Encyclopedias, atlases, dictionaries, etc. are considered reference sources. Access these types of resources when you need to find definitions, biographies, overviews, and historical information.|
|Articles||Articles can be found in journals, magazines, or newspapers. Articles can vary in scope, but usually fall into one of two categories: scholarly and popular.|
|Web Sites||The internet can provide a wealth of information, especially from government sources and professional organizations. Be sure to carefully evaluate the information found here.|
Keeps users informed of the latest market activity throughout the day.
Connect to businesses, people, product information, and chat/ask questions with partners, experts, and producers to grow your business.
A pest and disease management app that provides easy scouting for your fields including field weather data and path tracking.
Allows you to measure the size of your farm, field, or grassland easily and hassle-free, even in poor conditions or low visibility. Save field data, borders, and guidance lines, mark obstacles, and create a database of your requirement. Perfect for large and small farm owners, practitioners, learners, and professionals of precision agriculture.
Gain fast, easy access to your entire irrigation operation. As your fully integrated remote irrigation management tool, FieldNET lets you view and control your systems from virtually anywhere.
This weather station app is specialized for precision farming giving you real-time information about the weather and soil conditions in your fields.
Lets you monitor crop performance, mark problem areas and check weather forecasts. Perfect for farm owners, managers and workers, agricultural consultants, and machinery operators.
Retrieves graphical summaries of soil types associated with your phone's current geographic location.
Gives farmers a photographic library of the crops to allow a simple and fast identification of possible nutrient deficiencies. Provides a fertilizer recommendation to treat identified deficiencies, as well as alternative products which allow preventing treatment for the following growing season.
Easily calculate the effect of less than optimal moisture levels in your grain.
Calculates yield based on field input from ear kernel length and girth, population, and kernels per bushel. May only apply to corn.
Calculates the amount of seed required in order to produce a desired crop yield.
Agricultural Sciences is in the ACC News!! Check out the advice from the Agricultural Science department on saving your plants from Winter Storm URI.
Check out this free resource produced by Elgin and other Texas farmers and producers!