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Library of Congress Classification

Page Library uses the Library of Congress (LC) classification system to organize books by specific subjects.  The LC system uses an alphanumeric system that looks like this: "A 253 .B52 1997". To find books related to your topic, first search Arthur, the Page Library catalog. By doing a Subject or Keyword search you will find a variety of titles that relate to your topic, but a Keyword search may not give you sources directly related to your chosen search terms. If you know the title of the source you are looking for, you could opt for the "Exact Title" search to save yourself some time. 

Many sources related to Agribusiness will be located downstairs (in the general collection) in these sections:  "HD", "HF", and "S" sections, though titles may be found in almost any section.  Also, many Agribusiness related titles will be government documents. These can be found both upstairs and on the main floor. These are organized using SuDoc which looks like this: " A 93.73/2:94"

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Professional Organizations

Listed below are important professional organizations within the field of Agribusiness.  Important information, current trends, and news can be found at each of the organization's websites.

  • Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
    Achieving food security for all is at the heart of FAO's efforts - to make sure people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives.
    FAO's mandate is to raise levels of nutrition, improve agricultural productivity, better the lives of rural populations and contribute to the growth of the world economy.
  • The National Agri-Marketing Association
    NAMA is the nation's largest professional association for professionals in marketing and agribusiness.
  • American Farm Bureau
    The Foundation strives to be a credible source for agricultural literacy information. Our materials and programs are designed not only to reflect reliable information, but also to meet today’s standards of learning.
  • North American Agricultural Marketing Officials
    The North American Agricultural Marketing Officials (NAAMO) is an international organization of the State and Provincial government agricultural marketing officials who provide both domestic and international marketing services to the agricultural and food industries in their states and provinces.
  • United Agribusiness League
    United Agribusiness League's mission is to unite agribusiness' by providing members with economic solutions, benefits, and services both domestically and internationally.
  • American Association for Agricultural Education
    AAAE is dedicated to studying, applying, and promoting the teaching and learning processes in agriculture
  • International Food and Agribusiness Management Association
    FAMA's mission is achieved through providing members with multiple vehicles for information sharing, knowledge advancement, discussion and debate, networking, and career development. IFAMA's products and services include these types of things:
  • Agricultural & Applied Economics Association
    The AAEA will be the leading organization for professional advancement in, and dissemination of, knowledge about agricultural, development, environmental, food and consumer, natural resource, regional, rural, and associated areas of applied economics and business.
  • International Foodservice Distributers Association


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