Resources

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AgraTronix Resources for All of Your Farming Needs

The experienced and knowledgeable staff of AgraTronix is on hand to help with your moisture tester or electric fencing questions. We are always ready to provide answers to your everyday farming challenges.

Call us at 1-800-821-9542

Additionally, there are networks, associations and resources available to answer your farming questions. You may be looking to join an association or organized group of farmers in your region or learn more about governmental agencies dedicated to helping farmers. Following are a few resources that you may find valuable.

ASSOCIATIONS
American Farmers Association
Ecological Farming Association
Farm and Ranch Association Directory
Humane Farmers Association
Midwest Dairy Association
National Cattlemen’s Association
National Grain and Feed Association
National Hay Association
Organic Consumers Association
U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance

GENERAL DAIRY AND CATTLE RANCH WEBSITES
Cattle Pages
Northeast Beginning Farmers
Ranching Forums

GOVERNMENT WEBSITES
Alternative Farming System Information Center
Center for Rural Affairs
Farm Aid
Farm Comp
Federal Grant Money for Farmers
US Department of Agriculture

PUBLICATIONS WE LIKE
U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance
U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) consists of more than 80 farmer – and rancher-led organizations and agricultural partners representing virtually all aspects of agriculture, working to engage in dialogue with consumers who have questions about how today’s food is grown and raised. USFRA is committed to continuous improvement and supporting U.S. farmers and ranchers efforts to increase confidence and trust in today’s agriculture.

AgriMarketing
Agri Marketing is the only magazine that covers the unique interests of corporate agribusiness executives, their marketing communications agencies, the agricultural media, ag trade associations and other ag-related professionals. Their products include crop protection chemicals, plant nutrients, farm equipment, seed/traits, animal health, feed, material handling and a multitude of others.

Beef Magazine
The Beef Magazine is published monthly and offers the top stories of interest to “America’s top cow-calf operators, stocker-growers, cattle feeders, veterinarians, nutritionists and allied industries.” The magazine covers production, animal health, nutrition, finance and marketing issues of interest to farmers.

CountrySide
Started in 1917, the CountrySide Magazine is written for farmers just like you, who are striving for a more organic, simple lifestyle. The magazine includes articles on gardening, farming and organic living. The magazine also includes reader-written stories and that share their experiences in homesteading.

Drovers Cattle Network News
Drovers is an online resource updated daily with trends, articles, product review, etc. Columnists offer editorial comments, consumer trends and profit tips.

Farm & Ranch Living
Publishing since the late 1970s, Farm and Ranch Living is a family magazine for ranchers, farmers and hobbyist. “Farm & Ranch Living celebrates families who believe words like “rural,” “land,” “soil” and “earth” have very special meanings. Each issue of the magazine features month-long diaries by four farm or ranch families in different parts of the country. These day-to-day journals describe work, fun, church, 4-H, FFA and even the menus of some family meals.”

High Plains Journal
The High Plains Journal is the “Farming and Ranching Bible of America’s Baskets”. Seventy percent of journal readers produce beef so the publication focuses on information about cattle production. Moreover, the High Plains Journal website is one of the top ranked websites in agriculture.

Hobby Farms
Hobby Farms is an online resource for “rural enthusiasts – hobby farmers, small production farmers and those passionate about the country. Hobby Farms caters to all aspects of rural life – from small farm equipment, to livestock, to crops. Hobby Farms highlights rural living for pleasure and profit.”

SOCIAL MEDIA GROUPS OF VALUE

AgBoards

LinkedIn Groups:
AgriMarketing
City Farmer
Farm Entrepreneur
Linked Compassion in World Farming
Organic Network