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Active American and International
Agriculture Reform & Policy Sites

Organizations/Publications Involved in or
Commenting on Agriculture Policy Reform

  • American Soybean Association - ASA develops legislative efforts to improve soybean farmer profitability and work with state and international affiliates, soy organizations, and the soy industry to promote and market soybeans.
  • American Soybean Association - Europe - Non-profit, farmer controlled organization working to maintain and increase demand for U.S.-origin soybeans and soybean products. Promotes soybeans around the world, particularly in Europe. Site has information about soybeans and their cultivation and uses, now and historically.
  • Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board - Focused on improving the profitability of soybean production in Arkansas and to distribute funds from the checkoff for research and Extension projects conducted by the University of Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service. Includes information on publications and research.
  • Indiana Soybean Board - Conducts soybean promotion and research. Provides consumer information, producer information, industry information programs, and market development activities.
  • Kentucky Soybean Board and Association - Includes news and information on research, marketing, policy, uses and soy foods.
  • Maryland Soybean Board - Promotes the soybean industry and serves as a checkoff for farmers. Includes recipes, consumer information, and their research initiatives.
  • National Soybean Research Laboratory (NSRL) - Research areas include enhancing soy productivity, creating food uses, commodity markets, and expanding feed utilization.
  • Nebraska Soybean Board - Lists programs, announcements, and research information. Also contains the Nebraska Soybean Association.
  • Ontario Soybean Growers - Represents the interests of soybean growers in Ontario. Includes newsletter and information on recipes, educations, dealers and growers.
  • Tennessee Soybean Promotion Board - Promotes the growth and development of the state's soybean industry by investing checkoff funds in research, advertisement, promotion, education, and market development.
  • United Soy Board - Run by volunteer farmers from across the United States, the USB is a source for soybean data and marketing expertise, soy-related health news, and support for soy product research and development.
  • United Soybean Board - National soybean checkoff farmer-led organization. USB invests in research and marketing activities for U.S. soybeans and soy products.
  • American Forage and Grasslands Council - The AFGC sponsors an annual conference which is attended by forage and livestock producers, agribusiness, and research, extension, and teaching faculty in crop and animal sciences, agricultural engineering, and other affiliated disciplines.
  • American Livestock Breeds Conservancy - A nonprofit membership organization working to protect nearly 100 breeds of cattle, goats, horses, asses, sheep, swine and poultry from extinction.
  • Animal Improvement Programs Laboratory - Conducts research to discover, test, and implement improved genetic evaluation techniques for economically important traits of dairy cattle and goats. (USA)
  • Dairy Farmers of Canada - National organization representing Canada's dairy producers.
  • European Pig Producers - A technical, social and economic forum for pig raisers in Europe.
  • Farrier Industry Association - Association is composed of manufacturers, suppliers and retailers who deal with farrier related products.
  • Kansas Livestock Association - Encourages the National Cattlemen's Beef Association to continually monitor international trades issues to assure U.S. beef producers have fair and equal access to the markets of competing exporting countries.
  • Livestock Marketing Association - Provides members the industry information, insurance and legislative/regulatory services which they need to remain viable businesses.
  • Livestock Marketing Association of Canada - Non-profit association of Canadian livestock marketing businesses promoting open and fair competition. Includes news and a members list.
  • Meat and Livestock Australia - MLA - Goals are to provide producers with the tools and information to improve their enterprise; to promote red meat in Australia; and to work with government and industry to open up, develop and protect overseas markets.
  • National Livestock Producers Association - A national trade association for livestock marketing and credit cooperatives. NLPA members represent 215,000 beef, dairy, hog, sheep and goat producers in the United States and Canada.
  • New England Heritage Breeds Conservancy, Inc. - Nonprofit membership organization working to preserve rare and endangered breeds of livestock and their genetic resources, preventing the loss of biodiversity in agriculture.
  • The New Zealand Association of Smallfarmers - Includes news and information about farming in New Zealand. Also has calendar of events, membership information and farm related links.
  • Sandhills Cattle Association - Organization of beef producers in the Sandhills region of Nebraska and South Dakota. Lists livestock to buy or sell.
  • Sheep and Goat Breeders and Cheesemakers Association - Provides cheesemaking supplies and husbandry equipment. Includes farming techniques and ideas.
  • Texas Cattle Feeders Association - Organization of feedlot operators. Includes history, membership directory, calendar of events, and market reports.
  • U.S. Livestock Genetics Export, Inc. - A nationwide livestock-specific, not-for-profit, trade association representing the international market development interests of the U.S. dairy, beef, sheep, swine and horse breeding industries.
  • National Agricultural Library (NAL),


  • Alaska Mini Goat Cache - Club open to all Alaskan owners and fanciers of miniature goat breeds. Photos, news and views, and a goat berry snack recipe.
  • Boone Companions - The Boone Companions of central Missouri - dedicated to the promotion of goats of all types and getting the public educated about goats and goat products. Club information, and calendar of events.
  • British Goat Society - Information about goats and goatkeeping in the UK with many photos and links to other sites.
  • The Goat Veterinary Society - Formed in 1979 to promote interest in and improve knowledge of goats in the veterinary profession. Information on their background and goals, their officers and membership. Based in the UK.
  • Kansas Meat Goat Association - Promoting meat goats in Kansas. Features classifieds, related links, and membership information.
  • South Carolina Meat Goat Association - Association to promote meat goats in South Carolina. Site contains general information about raising goats, links, membership information, and information about upcoming events.
  • Virginia Meat Goat Association - About the VMGA, calendar of events, goats for sale, and links.
  • American Berkshire Association - US national registry for the Berkshire breed of pigs. Includes organization information, news, and information fro producers.
  • Arkansas Pork Producers Association - Provides organizational structure and avenues of service which our membership can promote pork as the Meat of Choice in the 21st century.
  • The Canadian Duroc - Since its introduction into Canada at the turn of the century, the Duroc has become one of the country's most popular breeds. Information and contact for breeders' association.
  • CANSWINE - Canada's Swine Breeders Association.
  • Certified Pedigree Swine - Registry of the Poland China, Chester White, and Spotted breeds in the United States. Features forms, publications, calendar, history, and show and sale results.
  • Iowa Pork Producers Association - Provides leadership in areas related to the industry in order to enhance Iowa pork producers' opportunity, profit, success and stewardship.
  • National Pork Board - The home for information about the pork checkoff system and checkoff-funded activities.
  • National Pork Producers Council - National Pork Producers Council focuses on the legislative and public policy issues for its members. Based in Washington, D.C., the NPPC develops strategy and is the primary liaison for pork producers with Congress, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and other regulatory agencies.
  • National Swine Registry - Registry for the Yorkshire, Hampshire, Duroc, and Landrace breeds. Services include litter registrations, performance pedigrees, breed promotion, and marketing assistance.
  • Wyoming Pork Producers Council - The WPPC is interested in education, agriculture and economics of pork production.
  • American Livestock Breeds Conservancy: Poultry - Information about threatened breeds of chickens, turkeys, ducks, and geese, waterfowl census, books for sale, and membership information.
  • Bird Shippers of America - Organization of suppliers of poultry, waterfowl, pigeons and other domestic birds to small flock owners. Includes issues updates and membership information.
  • Canberra Queanbeyan Poultry Club - Australian club aims to promote and foster the keeping, breeding, and showing of pure breeds of poultry. Includes breed profiles.
  • Pacific Egg and Poultry Association - Nonprofit trade association representing and promoting the industry in the western United States and Canada. Includes events, publications, scholarship and research programs, and links.
  • Poultry Industry Association of New Zealand - Representing the interests of all the poultry processing and livestock breeding companies in the country. Industry issues, including animal welfare, nutrition, and food safety, members section, and links.
  • Rare Breeds Survival Trust: Poultry - Organization to preserve traditional British livestock breeds threatened by industrialization and exhibition. Information about the Traditional Breeds Meat Marketing Scheme, exchange of breeding stock, and breed profiles.
  • U.S. Poultry and Egg Association - Organization for producers of broilers, turkeys, eggs, and breeding stock and allied companies on national and international levels. Sponsor of International Poultry Exposition.
  • USA Poultry & Egg Export Council - Non-profit, industry-sponsored trade organization dedicated to increasing exports of United States poultry and egg food products. Includes buyer's guides, membership application, trade shows, and links.