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ACC has a wide variety of books, electronic books and audiovisuals on a variety of subjects pertaining to agricultural sciences. This page will provide you with a list of topics and some suggested reading material.
Agricultural Science Purchase Requests
ACC Library Services' Films on Demand subscription has a Agricultural Sciences Collection of close to 90 videos specifically for agricultural sciences. Click on the link, use your ACC eID and password to log in, and then click Browse for the Technology section. Or use some keywords!
YouTube and Playlist Videos
Search "sustainable agriculture" at these video sites to find more streaming videos.
- Texas A&M AgriLife - videos on YouTube for the purpose of educating and training Texas in agriculture needs.
- ATTRA - YouTube channel featuring videos from the National Center for Appropriate Technology, an organization interested in sustainability of all kinds.
- SARE - YouTube channel featuring videos from the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education organization.
- USDA Weekly Features - YouTube channel featuring weekly satellite feed for news and farm broadcasters.
Library Resources Quick Search
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Type the keyword(s) in the box below then press Enter or click the Search button.
Agricultural Science Keyword Searches
Most agricultural science books are housed at the Elgin (EGN) campus and are largely located under the call number S or SB.
The following links perform general searches in the ACC Library catalog using common agricultural science keywords. For help with specific searches, visit the Get Help page and contact a librarian.
Discipline that covers issues like climate change, water pollution, pest control, etc.
Keywords: alternative agriculture
Method of crop and livestock production that involves choosing not to pesticides, fertilizers, genetically modified organisms (GMOs), antibiotics and growth hormones.
Keywords: animal husbandry
The science of breeding and caring for farm animals.
Includes cattle, ruminants (goats/sheep), sheep, chickens, ducks, rabbits, etc. If looking for a specific animal, try using that animal and farm as a keyword (ex. chickens and farm).
Keywords: organic farming
An alternative agricultural system focusing on organic practices.
Development of sustainable agricultural ecosystems.
Keyword: pest management
Can combine this term with "natural" to see sustainable options.
Small Farm Business
Keywords: small farm business
Can combine this term with specific words like "vegetables" or "cheese"
Keyword: soil science
Formation, physical, chemical, biological, and fertility properties of soils.