The Food and Agricultural Sciences General Collections hold resources about agriculture, farming, food, soil and climate conditions conducive to agriculture. A main stay of the collection are the publications of the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) including UF/IFAS Cooperative Extension Archive and UF/IFAS Experiment Station Publications Archive.

Additional special collections include Florida Historical Agriculture and Rural Life, International Farming Systems, and U.S. Department of Agriculture Soil Survey publications of Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. These collections include the entire series of the Proceedings of the Soil Science Society of Florida (1939-1955) and Proceedings of the Soil and Crop Science Society of Florida (1956-2005, 2006-2008). Historic issues of the Florida Cattleman (1934-1936), Florida Cattleman & Dairy Journal (1937-1944), and Florida Cattleman & Livestock Journal (1944-1988) are also included.

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