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Resources

Use these online and print resources to help students launch their own research.

AGRICULTURAL TIMELINES

http://www.agclassroom.org/gan/timeline/farm_tech.htm 

http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blfarm1.htm 

http://www.robinsonlibrary.com/agriculture/agriculture/history/ timeline.htm 

http://www.agclassroom.org/gan/timeline/ 

THE IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON AGRICULTURE

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/02/05/ climate-change-agriculture-study/1893455/

http://www.monitor.co.ug/Magazines/Farming/How-climate-change-affects-farming-practices/-/689860/1872914/-/lh­mawoz/-/index.html

http://www.pnas.org/content/104/50/19691.long

THE BENEFITS AND/OR IMPORTANCE OF URBAN AGRICULTURE

http://www.good.is/posts/five-reasons-why-urban-farming-is-the-most-important-movement-of-our-time

http://www.ruaf.org/node/513

EXAMPLES OF URBAN FARMS

http://inhabitat.com/hundreds-of-vacant-detroit-lots-to-be­come-worlds-largest-urban-farm/

http://inhabitat.com/edible-austrian-pavilion-scoops-first-runner-up-for-the-2015-milan-expo/

http://www.verticalfarm.com/

http://content.time.com/time/specials/packages/arti­cle/0,28804,1934027_1934003_1933961,00.html

http://science.howstuffworks.com/environmental/conservation/ issues/vertical-farming.htm

http://content.time.com/time/magazine/arti­cle/0,9171,1826271,00.html

http://urbanharvest.org/

http://lufa.com/en/

http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/ photos/urban-farming/

GREENHOUSE & HYDROPONIC LINKS

http://aces.nmsu.edu/pubs/_circulars/circ556.html

http://ag.arizona.edu/ceac/

http://ag.arizona.edu/ceac/sites/ag.arizona.edu.ceac/files/pls217nbCH5_1.pdf

http://www.howardresh.com/Articles-news.html

http://www.cornellcea.com/resourcesPublications/grower­sHandbooks/lettuce.html

GENERAL AND HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

http://content.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,1913033,00.html

http://blogs.worldwatch.org/nourishingtheplanet/

ASABE Resource Magazine, March/April 2013, Controlled Environment Agriculture
http://bt.e-ditionsbyfry.com/publication/?i=148288&p=4

http://www.asabe.org/

Popular Science, August 2009, “The Future of Farming: Eight Solutions for a Hungry World”
http://www.popsci.com/environment/article/2009-07/8-farming -solution-help-stop-world-hunger

https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/attractions/epcot/living-with-the-land/

VIDEOS

The Future of Farming
http://www.uctv.tv/farming/  

Ted Talk: Mohamed Hage of Lufa Farms
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kSQm09twKEE

Food Forward: Pilot Episode, Urban Farming Across America
http://video.pbs.org/video/2276862085/

Resource Centres on Urban Agriculture & Food Security. A list of videos and slideshows on urban agriculture. http://www.ruaf.org/node/1527

GOOGLE WORD SEARCH SUGGESTIONS

Urban Farms

Urban Agriculture

Vertical Farms

Rooftop Gardens

Food Security

Food Safety

Food Technology

Aquaculture

Hydroponic

Aquaponics

Container Gardening

Agricultural Engineering (or Bioresource Engineering)

Biosystems Engineering

The Future of Farming

Climate Change and Agriculture

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