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Agriculture Research Guide: Reference Materials

This is a general guide to finding information on agricultural subjects including crops, soils, forages, farm management, agricultural and biosystems engineering, and sustainable agriculture (SARE).

Reference Works - General Agriculture, Horticulture and Plant Science

Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

ENCYCLOPEDIAS

DICTIONARIES

Career Books

Career opportunities in agriculture, food, and natural resources / Susan Echaore-McDavid and Richard A. McDavid.
Series: Facts on File's career opportunities series.
MSU CAREER COLL 1 EAST      S494.5.A4 E24 2011

Career opportunities in conservation and the environment / Paul R. Greenland and AnnaMarie L. Sheldon.
MSU CAREER COLL 1 EAST - S945 .G74 2008

Careers for nature lovers & other outdoor types / Louise Miller
MSU CAREER COLL 1 EAST - S945 .M55 2008

Careers for plant lovers & other green thumb types / Blythe Camenson 
MSU CAREER COLL 1 EAST - SB50 .C35 2004

Careers in focus [electronic resource] : Landscaping and Horticulture. Ferguson, c2008
MSU ONLINE RESOURCE - SB51 .C3744 2008 Online

Careers in horticulture and botany, 2nd ed. / Jerry Garner. McGraw-Hill, c2007.
MSU CAREER COLL 1 EAST - QK50.5 .G37 2007    
Online edition, 1st. ed., 1997.

Green careers: Choosing work for a sustainable future / Jim Cassio & Alice Rush.
MSU CAREER COLL 1 EAST GE60 .C396 2009 

Grounds management forms & job descriptions guide, 5th ed. Professional Grounds Management Society, 1998.
MSU TURFGRASS, 3 WEST - SB472.565 .P76 1998 - LIB USE ONLY 

Job Corps [electronic resource] / U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, [2010]
"This curriculum was developed following the North American Association for Environmental Education guidelines for excellence in environmental education"
Mod. 1/ Climate change.
Mod. 2/ Sustainable living : making a world of difference with simple actions.
Mod. 3/ Green jobs : integrating career technical training into the green economy.

Now hiring! outdoor jobs: The insider's guide to gaining seasonal and year-round employment in America's national parks and forests / Jennifer DuBois and Steve Gutmann.
MSU CAREER COLL 1 EAST - SB482.A4 D8 1994

Opportunities in environmental careers / Odom Fanning ; foreword by Mark Van Putten
MSU MAIN LIBRARY GE60 .F36 2002 

Opportunities in horticulture careers / Jan Goldberg ; foreword by Susan H. Lathrop
MSU MAIN LIBRARY - SB50 .G65 1995

Opportunities in landscape architecture, botanical gardens, and arboreta [electronic resource] / Blythe Camenson.
SB469.384 .C35 1999eb  Online 

Rewarding careers in the nursery industry / by William Flemer III. American Nurseryman Pub. Co., c1990
MSU MAIN LIBRARY - SB50 .F53 1990 

Saving the earth as a career : advice on becoming a conservation professional / Malcolm L. Hunter, Jr., David B. Lindenmayer, and Aram J.K. Calhoun.
MSU CAREER COLL 1 EAST - S945 .H86 2007

So you want to be a garden designer: How to get started, grow, and thrive in the landscape design business / Love Albrecht Howard. Timber Press, 2010.
MSU CAREER COLL 1 EAST - SB472.45 .H69 2010

So you want to start a nursery / Tony Avent.
MSU CAREER COLL 1 EAST - SB118.5 .A83 2003

Your career in Biotechnology Regulatory Services [electronic resource] : safeguarding U.S. agriculture.
Series     Program aid (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) ; no. 2009.
MSU GOV DOCS ELECTRONIC RESOURCE: A 1.68:2009  Online 

Your career safeguarding America [electronic resource] : Plant Protection and Quarantine / U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, 2009.
Program aid (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) ; no. 1852.
MSU GOV DOCS ELECTRONIC RESOURCE: A 1.68:1852  Online

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