Agricultural / Environmental Links

See also

Associations, Councils (Canada)   Livestock
Alberta Cattle Feeders' Association 102, 2816 - 11 Street NE,
Calgary AB T2E 7S7
Tel.: (800) 363-8598
Fax: (403) 209-3255 
Alberta Pork #201, 10319 Princess Elizabeth Ave.,  Edmonton, AB  T5G 0Y5  Tel.: (780) 474-8288
Fax: (780) 479-5128 
Beef Farmers of Ontario 130 Malcolm Road,
Guelph, ON   N1K 1B1;  
Tel.: 519-824-0334
Fax: 519-824-9101
Canadian Cattlemen's Association #215, 6715 - 8th St. NE,
Calgary AB  T2E 7H7 
Tel.: (403)275-8558
Fax: (403) 274-5686
Canadian Pork Council 75 Albert Street, Suite 1101,
Ottawa ON  K1P 5E7 
Tel.: (613) 236-9239
Fax: (613) 236-6658
Canadian Sheep Federation 130 Malcolm Road
Guelph, ON  N1K 1B1
Tel.: (519) 824-6018 toll-free - (888) 684-7739
Fax: (519) 824-9233
Canadian Turkey Marketing Agency 7145 West Credit Avenue
Building 1, Suite 202
Mississauga, Ontario  L5N 6J7
Tel:  (905) 812-3140
Fax: (905) 812-9326
Dairy Farmers of Canada 21 Florence Street
Ottawa, ON   K2P 0W6
Tel:  (613) 236-9997
Fax:(613) 236-0905
Dairy Farmers of Ontario 6780 Campobello Road
Mississauga, ON  L5N 2L8
Holstein Association of Canada Box 610 Brantford, ON N3T 5R4 Tel: 519-756-8300
Fax: 519-756-5878
Manitoba Pork Council 28 Terracon Place,
Winnipeg, MB  R2J 4G7 
Tel: (204) 237-7447
Toll Free: (888) 893-7447
Fax: (204) 237-9831
Ontario Cattle Feeders' Association Box 22038,RPO Vansittart,
Woodstock, ON  N4S 8Y1
Tel: 519-539-6623
Fax: 519-539-1921
Ontario Farm Animal Council (OFAC)   Ontario AgriCentre, Suite 106
100 Stone Road W.
Guelph, ON  N1G 5L3
Tel.: (519) 837-1326
Fax: (519) 837-3209 
Ontario Pork 655 Southgate Drive
Guelph, ON  N1G 5G6
Tel: (519) 767-4600;   toll-free: (877) 668-7675
Fax:  (519) 829-1769
Poultry Industry Council 483 Arkell Road,
Guelph ON  N1H 6H8
Tel.: (519) 837-0284
Fax: (519) 837-3584

Industry Councils - Canada  ACAAF List  See also:  Adaptation Council
Other Associations, Councils, etc
Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO)
Rural Ontario Municipal Association(ROMA)
200 University Ave., Suite 801, Toronto, ON M5H 3C6 Tel.: (416) 971-9856
Fax:  (416) 971-6191
BC Sustainable Energy Association 5 – 4217 Glanford Avenue
Victoria, BC, V8Z 4B9
Biogas Association 275 Slater St., Suite 900
Ottawa, ON K1P 5H9 Canada
Tel.: (613) 822-1004
Fax:(613) 224-1642
Canadian Bioenergy Association (CanBio) 1769 St. Laurent Blvd, Suite 318, Ottawa, ON K1G 5X7 Tel./Fax: 866-742-4256 (toll-free in Canada)
Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment  (CCME) 123 Main Street, Suite 360, Winnipeg, MB  R3C 1A3 Tel.: (204) 948-2090
Fax:  (204) 948-2125
Canadian Farm Business Management Council (CFBMC) 250 City Centre Avenue, Suite 300
Ottawa, Ontario   K1R 6K7
Toll-free Canada: 888-232-3262
U.S. /international: (613) 237-9060
Fax: (613) 237-9330
Toll free Fax: 1-800-270-8301
Canadian Federation of Agriculture   21 Florence Street
Ottawa, ON  K2P 0W6
Tel.: (613) 236-3633
Fax: (613) 236-5749
Canadian Poultry Research Council 483 Arkell Rd., RR#2,
Guelph, ON, N1H 6H8
Tel.: (519) 837-0284
FAX: (519) 837-3584
Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario (CFFO) 7660 Mill Rd., RR 4
Guelph, ON N1H 6J1
Tel.:(519) 837-1620
FAX: (519) 824-1835
Composting Council of Canada 16 Northumberland St.
Toronto, ON M6H 1P7
Tel.: (416) 535-0240
Fax: (416) 536-9892
Federation of Canadian Municipalities 24 Clarence Street
Ottawa, ON K1N 5P3
Tel.: (613) 241-5221
Fax: (613) 241-7440
Innovative Farmers Association of Ontario 6650 Boxall Rd.,
RR#2 Port Stanley, ON   N5L 1J2
Tel.: (519) 769-2443
Fax: (519) 769-2777
Manitoba Sustainable Energy Association Box 310, Killarney, MB R0K 1G0 Tel.: (204) 721-0439
National Farm Products Council Canada Bldg, 10th Floor, 344 Slater St., Ottawa, ON  K1R 7Y3 Tel.:
Ontario Federation of Agriculture  Ontario AgriCentre
100 Stone Road West, Suite 206
Guelph, ON  N1G 5L3
Tel: (519) 821-8883; Toll-free - (800)-668-3276
Fax:  (519) 821-8810
Ontario Environment Industry Association (ONEIA) 2395 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON   L5K 1B3
Tel.: (416) 531-7884
Fax:  (905) 855-0406
Ontario Soil and Crop
Improvement Association
1 Stone Road West,
Guelph, ON  N1G 4Y2
Tel.: 519-826-4214
Fax: 519-826-4224
Ontario Sustainable Energy Association 401 Richmond Street West, Suite 401
Toronto, ON  M5V 3A8
Fax: 416-977-2157
Soil Conservation Council of Canada Box 234,Indian Head, SK S0G2K0 Tel.: 306-695-4212
Fax:  306-695-4213
Upper Thames River Conservation Authority 
     - Links to Other CAs
1424 Clarke Road,
London, ON,  N5V 5B9
Tel.: 519-451-2800
Fax:  519-451-1188

Other Canadian Sites

BC Hydro- leadership award for voluntary reduction of greenhouse gas emissions

BioEnterprise - established as a recognized leader in commercializing high-growth opportunities from within the Agri-Food, Agri-Life Sciences and Bio-Products industries.

Ag-West Bio Inc.- facilitates collaboration and networking among industry, public, and private sector research groups to increase the level of commercialization of bio-products.

Canada Law Book - links to Canadian Legal information

Canadian Agricultural  Energy End-Use Data and Analysis Centre - U. of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon

Canadian Climate Impacts and Adaptation Research Network (C-CIARN)

Canadian Consumer Information - a pilot project that currently involves over 25 federal government departments and agencies that have an interest in consumer issues.

Canadian Farm Writers' Federation (List of Publications and Broadcast)

Canadian Farm Safety Information Sources. Farm Safety Association Inc, 101-75 Farquhar St., Guelph, ON N1H 3N4; Tel. (519) 823-5600; 1-800-361-8855; E-M: Canada, 181 University Ave., Toronto, ON - The Global Hub for Carbon Commerce - emissions trading

Eastern Canada Soil and Water Conservation Centre, 1010, ch. De l'Église, DSL Saint-André, (Grand Falls), NB E3Y 2X9; Tel.: (506) 475-4040; Fax: (506) 475-4030.

Environment Probe, Toronto, Canada; Tel: (416) 964-9223 ext. 232; E-mail; a Toronto-based environmental and public policy research institute.   Agriculture Issues.

Farm Business Management Council, 250 City Centre Avenue, Suite 300, Ottawa, ON  K1R 6K7; Tel: 1-888-232-3262 or (613) 237-9060.

Food Safety Network, U. of Guelph, 43 McGilvray St. Guelph, ON N1G 2W1; Tel: 866-503-7638 e-mail:  The purpose of this site is to provide electronic communications tools to assist in risk analysis activities by rapidly identifying issues, promoting awareness of public concerns and facilitating a timely exchange of information to guide the direction of research, diagnostic or investigative activities.

Independent Electricity System Operator (Ontario) (IESO) - hub of the electricity wholesale marketplace, connecting all participants - Today's Market Prices

Kinectrics (Formerly Ontario Power Technologies) - an independent company to help improve the businesses of North American energy sector clients through innovative science and engineering.

Manure Manager Magazine, 105 Donly Drive South, Simcoe, ON  N3Y 4N5; Contact Info

Manitoba Livestock Manure Management Initiative Inc. - An industry-driven approach

The Pembina Institute. An independent, not-for-profit environmental policy research and education organization, founded in Drayton Valley, Alberta

Prairie Agricultural Machinery Institute. Agricultural industry's centre for applied research and development - Humboldt, Saskatchewan, Canada

Prairie Swine Centre, Inc., Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Renewable Energy and Sustainable Energy Systems in Canada - Independent Power Producers' Society of Ontario -Pembina Institute for Appropriate Development, Box 7558, Drayton Valley, Alberta  T7A 1S7
Tel: (780) 542-6272, Fax: (780) 542-6464; 

Science Daily - one of the Internet's leading online magazines and Web portals devoted to science, technology, and medicine.

Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) - will act as the primary catalyst in building a sustainable development technology infrastructure in Canada.

Universities Council on Water Resources - (USA)


Some Scientific Journals - online

American Society of Agricultural EngineersTechnical Library
Biomass and Bioenergy, Elsevier Science 
Bioresrource Technology, Elsevier Science 
The Canadian Society for Bioengineering/ La Société Canadienne de Génie Agroalimentaire et de Bioingénierie      
(previously Canadian Agricultural Engineering)
Canadian Journal of Soil Science
Distributed Energy: The Journal for Onsite Power Solutions
European Journal of Agronomy
Journal of Environmental Quality  (American Society of Agronomy)
Journal of Animal Science
Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education
(pub. by American Society of Agronomy)
Soil Science - A Lippincott Williams& Wilkins publication
Soil and Water Conservation Society - PublicationsJournal of Soil and Water Conservation
Soil & Tillage Research, Elsevier Science
Soil Biology and Biochemistry
Soil Science Society of America Journal   (Soil Soc. web site)
Soil Use and Management

Scientific Societies in Canada
Canadian Society for Bioengineering (CSAE)
  Annual Meeting Abstracts Archive     
Canadian Society of Agronomy
Canadian Society of Animal Science
Canadian Society of Soil Science -  
Canadian Journal of Soil Science  
Provincial Ministries
Agriculture Environment / Natural Resources
Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development Alberta Environment
Natural Resources Conservation Board
BC Ministry of Agriculture BC Ministry of Environment
Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Manitoba Conservation
Department of Agriculture, Aquaculture & Fisheries New Brunswick Environment
New Brunswick Energy & Resource Devlopment
Newfoundland and Labrador Forestry and Agrifoods Agency Newfoundland Environment and Conservation
Nova Scotia Agriculture Nova Scotia Environment
Nova Scotia Natural Resources
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food and Rural Affairs
    Environmental Management

Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Housing

Ontario Ministry of the Environment
     Environmental Commissioner of Ontario
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
  Crown Land Use Atlas
Ontario Ministry of Energy & Infrastructure  - Renewable Energy
Prince Edward Island Department of Agriculture Prince Edward Island Dept. of Environment, Energy and Forestry
Minist. de l'Agric., des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec Développement durable, de l’Environnement et des Parcs
Ressources naturelles Québec
Saskatchewan Agriculture Saskatchewan Environment

Government of Canada Sites

Government of Canada - Departments and Agencies Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada         >> GEDS Dept info
 Personnel Directory   
     Economics & Market Information
     Markets and Trade
      Agri-Environment Services Branch (AESB)
is an integration of 3 existing components:
          -  Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration (PFRA),
          -  National Land and Water Information Service (NLWIS) and
          -  Agri-Environmental Policy Bureau (AEPB)
     Science and Innovation       Canadian Food Inspection Agency - Fertilizers
     The Canadian Grain Commission
     Farm Products Council of Canada

Environment Canada
     Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
  Health Canada
     Pest Management Regulatory Agency

Industry Canada Natural Resources Canada
     Climate Change - links gone - not apparently important?
     Renewable Energy

Statistics Canada
    Publications -
extensive list on wide range of topics

Canadian Ag College /University Faculties/Departments

University of Alberta
Agriculture Forestry and Home Economics
    Agricultural Food and Nutritional Science
    Renewable Resources

University of British Columbia
    Faculty of Land and Food Systems  
     Dept of Chemical and Biological Engineering  

McGill University
    Macdonald Campus - Faculty of Agricultural & Env. Sciences

Nova Scotia Agricultural College
 Plant and Animal Sciences
     Environmental Sciences

Olds College (Alberta)

University of Guelph
   College of Physical & Engineering Science
    Ontario Agricultural College
        Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics
        Animal and Poultry Science
        School of Environmental Sciences  
                (Land Resource Science & Environmental Biology)
        Plant agriculture
    Alfred College
    Kemptville College
    Ridgetown College
    Ontario Veterinary College

Université de Laval
Sciences de l'agriculture et de l'alimentation

University of Manitoba   Faculties
   Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
        Agribusiness and Agricultural Economics
        Animal Science
        Biosystems Engineering
        Plant Science
        Soil Science
    Faculty of Engineering

University of Prince Edward Island
Atlantic Veterinary College

University of Saskatchewan - Departments/Centres
   College of Agriculture and Bioresources
      Bioresource Policy, Business & Economics
       Animal and Poultry Science
      Food and Bioproduct Sciences
      Plant Sciences
      Soil Science 
  College of Engineering
     Environmental Engineering
  Centres and Institutes
     Canadian Agricultural Energy End-Use Data & Analysis Centre
     Prairie Swine Centre Inc.

Manure Education/Research/Extension Programs (U.S.A.

  Other U.S.A. State & Coop Extension Links

Indiana          Indiana Dept. of Agriculture     Indiana Dept of Env. Management
   Purdue Univ.                      
         Agricultural and Biological Engineering - Extension; Research;
         Online Publications
         Dairy Waste Management Publications
         Purdue Manure Management

Iowa             Iowa Dept. of Agric. & Land Stewardship
     Iowa State University                      
- Iowa Manure Management Action Group
         Agricultural Marketing Resource Center (AgMRC)

Michigan        Michigan Dept. of Agriculture
     Michigan State University              

Minnesota      Minn. Dept of Agriculture - Animals & Livestock
     U. of Minnesota            
Manure Management and Air Quality
        Animal Science  Poultry Production & Health
         Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering 
         Soil, Water and Climate

Missouri          Missouri Dept. of Agriculture
    U. of Missouri
- Outreach & Extension - Missouri Manure and Nutrient Management

Nebraska          Nebraska Dept. of Agriculture
    U. of Nebraska - Lincoln - Manure Management

New York          N.Y. State Dept of Agric. and Markets
     Cornell University
        Cornell Waste Management Institute
        Biological & Environmental Engineering Department: Outreach
        Cornell University: PRO-DAIRY Program
        Cornell Manure Management Program

North Carolina    N.C. Dept of Agriculture and Consumer Services
     N.C. State Univ.  
        Dept. of Biological & Agricultural Engineering Extension
        Dept. of Soil Science
        Center for Environmental and Resource Economics Policy
        Animal Waste Management Programs

Oklahoma         Oklahoma Dept of Agric., Food & Forestry
     Oklahoma State U.
- Oklahoma Animal Waste Management

Pennsylvania    Pennsylvania Dept. of Agriculture
    Penn State Univ.
Nutrient Management Website
        Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences
        Agricultural and Biological Engineering Extension
   Univ. of Pennsylvania
Nutrient Management

Texas              Texas Dept. of Agriculture
    Texas A&M Univ.
Texas Animal Manure Management Issues

Wisconsin       Wisconsin Dept of Agric., Trade & Consumer Protection
       U. of Wisconsin (Madison)
Cooperative Extension

MidWest Plan Service (MWPS) - an organization of extension and research agricultural engineers from 12 Land Grant universities in the USA - useful entry points for manure/nutrient information
         Livestock and Poultry Environmental Stewardship Curriculum - Lessons  -
excellent courses

USDA Agric. Research Services (ARS) National Programs   - 22 National Programs
       ARS Manure and By-Product Utilization National Program (206)


Some other U.S.A. Sites

Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) - The Science Source for Food, Agricultural & Env. Issues
UNC Institute for the Environment - Univ. of North Carolina  - information on environmental education and careers.
Extension Nutrient and Pest Management Program - Univ. of Wisconsin
National Association of Conservation Districts
National Council for Science and the Environment - Washington, DC;
National Pork Producers Council -       
National Biosolids Partnership
Pork: The Business Magazine for Pork Producers - Product & Services Guide
Realistic Ways You Can Combat Climate Change, Today - George Washington University. New Item
Soil-Plant-Nutrient Research, USDA   

United States Dept. of Agriculture (USDA)
    Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) - Animal Feeding Operations 
    Agricultural Research Service (ARS)
    Cooperative State Research Education and Extension Service (CSREES)
Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SARE)  
    Economic Research Service (ERS)
    National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20460)
   Laws & Regulations
   Offices - EPA Research
                 Office of Water
Water Quality Standards;    Criteria and Methods  
 Listing of Projects and Programs 
         AgSTAR Program
(Methane and Sequestration Branch)
         Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program            


AG Data Bases

AgNIC (Agriculture Network Information Center) (USA). A distributed network that provides access to agriculture-related information, subject area experts, and other resources. It was established by an alliance of the US National Agricultural Library, land-grant universities, and other organizations committed to facilitating public access to agricultural and related information. - a very extensive resource.

US National Water & Agriculture Information Center - an information management tool for locating water quality and waste management educational resources created by the 50 State Cooperative Extension Services.

CADDET Energy Efficiency Web site. CADDET Energy Efficiency collects, analyses and enhances the international exchange of impartial information on new, cost-effective, energy-saving technologies.

USDA Economics, Statistics and Market Information System - Search Engine


International Organizations

Phosphate Recovery/Recycling - recovery and recycling of phosphates from sewage and animal wastes.

Chemical Industry Supplier Registry - Manual compilation of chemical suppliers enabling buyers to easily source manufacturers for price and capacity of commodity and specialty chemicals by name or CAS registry number.

David Suzuki Foundation,Vancouver, BC

Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI), 122 C Street, NW, Suite 630, Washington, DC 20001

Environmental Law and Policy Center, 35 East Wacker Drive, Suite 1300, Chicago, IL 60601-2110

ESCORENA (European System of Cooperative Research Networks in Agriculture). Established in 1974 by FAO and European research institutions; is an umbrella for cooperation between research institutions focused on food, agriculture and related fields.

Europa - The European Union On-Line - English (Brussels, Belgium)

Flowers, Plants and Trees - Learning about Botany -  interesting list of Botanical resources

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome
   - Virtual Library

The John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics and the Environment (Washington DC)

The International Development Research Centre, Ottawa, ON, Canada

The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP), Minneapolis, MN

The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD),Winnipeg, MB - Publication Centre

IEA Bioenergy - set up in 1978 by the International Energy Agency (IEA) with the aim of improving cooperation and information exchange between countries that have national programs in bioenergy research, development and deployment;
    IEA Library Listings;   Canada - contact Peter Hall, NRCAN, Ottawa

Information Portal on Anaerobic Digestion (U.K.)

International Joint Commission (IJC) (Canada/USA Boundary Waters Treaty of 1909)

Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Iowa State Univ., Ames IA, USA -completed grants

The Midwest Rural Energy Council, Wisconsin, USA

Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA) - an international work program - concerning the consequences of ecosystem change for human well-being and options for responding to those changes.

MISTRA - The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research,Stockholm, Sweden

National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service (USA). Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas (ATTRA) - Box 3657, Fayetteville, AR  72702 ; Phone: 1-800-346-9140 --- FAX: (479) 442-9842

Netherlands Development Organization (SNV) - international development organisation to find and implement local solutions to social and economic development challenges.  SNV and renewable energy.

North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) - Canada, U.S.A & Mexico working together to protect our shared environment

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Paris, France - A U.S. site for helping people save on energy with an easy-to-use comparison tool.

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC), Edgewater, Maryland, USA

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SAREP), Univ. of California, CA, USA

Sustainable Conservation, 121 2nd St., 6th Fl., San Francisco, CA 94105; Tel.  415-977-0380; fax: 415-977-0381; Email:

The World Bank Group - mission to fight poverty and improve the living standards of people in the developing world.

United Nations Environment Programme,Nairobi, Kenya

Wageningen University, Wageningen, NL - Research Departments

Waterkeeper Alliance, 50 S. Buckhout St., Ste 302, Irvington, New York 10533 USA; Tel: (914) 674-0622;

World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD); "excellent site for information on sustainable development"

World Council for Renewable Energy - c/o EUROSOLAR e.V., Kaiser-Friedrich-Str. 11, 53113 Bonn / Germany; Tel.:  +49 (228) 36 23 73 / 75; Fax: +49 (228) 36 12 13 / 79; eMail:

Worldwatch Institute,1776 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036-1904  USA; Tel: 202.452.1999; Fax: 202.296.7365;




Bruce T. Bowman, Archivist
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 09:37:49 AM