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Agricultural Science Notes and support from this fledgling, Irish, educational, site are specifically designed for the needs of the Irish syllabus at both Leaving and Junior Certificate level. Teachers and Students are further advised that there are resources on all subjects available at Leaving Cert . net and at ScoilNet. These are terrific and totally free sites.


  1. A Mega Link that will take you to many more sites on agriculture, agricultural science, agribusiness, agroecology, food, forrestry, antique tractors and lots more besides

  2. Agriculture in USA

  3. Agriculture, Fisheries and Forrestry in Australia. This is a mega link with lots of links to every aspect of farming in Australia

  4. Animal Health, Well-being, and Rights. This page has four subsections: General sites with focus on many types of animal; Specialized sites that focus on one type of animal; Miscellaneous documents and images; and Related subjects in the Virtual Library.

  5. An Insight into Australian Farming. Australian market reports and links to other agricultural web sites

  6. Animals or ants, you will find them here. An index of Web sites dealing with animals.

  7. Annual Review and Outlook for Agriculture Food and Rural Development

  8. Beef Cattle Resources. Lots of links for students of beef farming

  9. Bórd Bia. The role of Bord Bia (Irish Food Board) is to act as a link between Irish Food and Drink suppliers and existing and potential customers.

  10. Breeds of Livestock

  11. British agriculture

  12. Cattle Breeds in America. Scroll the index on the left of the page

  13. Comparative and Quantitative Research on Various Breeds and Species of Livestock

  14. COFORD, the National Council for Forest Research and Development. COFORD is responsible for the co-ordination of all forest research and development in Ireland.

  15. Dairy Production. Virtual Library for Dairy Production

  16. Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development in Ireland

  17. Department of Food Science, University College Dublin

  18. Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) in the UK

  19. Entomology Index of Internet Resources is an attempt to organize the thousands of informational resources available to entomologists. Without a site such as this, entomologists could waste a lot of time looking for good entomological information on the internet without much success.

  20. Faculty of Food Science, University College Cork, Ireland

  21. Food Safety Authority of Ireland The Food Safety Authority of Ireland's mission is to protect consumers' health by ensuring that food consumed, distributed, marketed or produced in Ireland meets the highest standards of food safety and hygiene.

  22. Foot and Mouth Disease - Information and Advice

  23. Goats. A comprehensive guide to goats and goat farming

  24. Goat Breeds. Scroll the index on the left of the page

  25. Goat Links Dairy goats, Nigerian Dwarf goats, Pygmy goats, other miniature goats, Boer goats, other Meat Goats, Kinder goats, Fainting goats, Spanish goats, Cashmere goats, Angora goats.... and the list goes on. Just about any goat you can imagine!

  26. Horses. Links to hundreds of sites on horses and horse breeding

  27. Horse Breeds. Scroll the index on the left of the page

  28. Institute of Food Research is a UK centre for research of international quality, sponsored by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

  29. International Centre for Research in Agro-forestry. Follow the links.

  30. Irish Cattle Breeding Federation Society Ltd (ICBF).Mission of the Irish Cattle Breeding Federation: To achieve the greatest possible genetic improvement in the national cattle herd for the benefit of Irish Farmers, the Dairy and Beef industries and Members.

  31. Irish Fertilizers Industries IFI´s operations consist of three strategically located manufactured facilities in Cork, Arklow and Belfast, coupled with sales, storage and distribution facilities in Britain and an extensive distribution network throughout Europe.

  32. IFS Irish Forestry Services Ltd. IFS Irish Forestry Services Ltd was established in 1997 and is Ireland's leading independent private forestry asset manager. The area of land under management now exceeds 4,500 acres.

  33. Livestock Library

  34. Mushroom Production in Ireland

  35. National Agricultural Library's (NAL) Web Gateway to AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access)

  36. Organic Farming Links to sssociations around the world

  37. Organic Farming in Ireland. Follow the links

  38. Organic farming at Mellow's College. Lots of links at the end of the page

  39. Organic Trust offers a professional, user-friendly Inspection and Certification service for organic food products in Ireland. Follow the links on the left of the page

  40. Ostrich Associations from around the world, including Ireland

  41. Pigs. Lots of links to pages dealing with pigs

  42. Pig Breeds. Scroll the index on the left of the page

  43. Poultry. Whether you want to count your chickens or cook you goose you will find some information here

  44. Resources in agricultural education are available from the California Department of Education. Check the links on the left for more information.

  45. Sheepmeat Forum Report and Recommendations

  46. Sheep Breeds. Scroll the index on the left of the page

  47. Soil Biology Information Resources For Land Managers, Resource Professionals, and Educators. There are links to terrific resources here

  48. Survey of farms in England and Wales, carried out on behalf of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAFF) in England and by the Welsh Office in Wales

  49. Sustainable Agriculture sites from Yahoo. Yhis is a huge directory to other sites on agriculture

  50. Teagasc provides integrated research, advisory and training services for the agriculture and food industry in Ireland. Hundreds of links to farming sites

  51. The Agricultural Internet. Now recognized throughout North America as a leading Agriculture Internet resource

  52. The Tree Counci of Ireland aims To promote the conservation, planting and maintenance of trees. To act as a forum for organisations concerned with trees and to provide initiatives for co-operation. To disseminate knowledge about trees and their care.

  53. The BUBL link has so many agricultural links, some of which are listed elsewhere on this page, that interested agricultural persons would need many years of extremely inclement weather to get time to peruse them all

  54. The Fish Information Service, or FINS, is a free information service about topics of interest to the aquarium hobbyist. Material is protected by copyright

  55. The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy promotes resilient family farms, rural communities and ecosystems around the world through research and education, science and technology, and advocacy

  56. The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering (CIGR) is an international, non-governmental, non-profit organisation comprised of regional and national societies of agricultural engineering as well as private and public companies and individuals from all over the world. Lots of links

  57. The Irish Farmers Asssociation committed to providing members and the general public with up-to-date information on the work of the Association

  58. The National Farmers' Union is the democratic organisation representing farmers and growers in England and Wales.

  59. To Bee or not to Bee, that is the question. Beekeeping can be a valuable source of supplementary income in conjunction with other farm enterprises. At the present time there are about 2,000 beekeepers in Ireland managing 22,000 colonies of bees

  60. Union of Concerned Scientists Promote solutions on agriculture and biotechnology, arms control, biodiversity, climate change, energy, ozone depletion, transportation.

  61. Urban Agriculture Notes. Urban Agriculture is a new and growing field that is not completely defined yet even by those closest to it. This is also a mega link to thousands of other links