The Agriculture and Forestry sector comprises industries engaged in growing crops, raising animals, harvesting timber, and harvesting fish and other animals from a farm, ranch, or their natural habitats.

The companies in this sector are often described as farms, ranches, dairies, greenhouses, nurseries, orchards, or hatcheries. This sector includes supporting industries such as equipment, supplies, consulting and administrative services, etc.


(Source: This category description is based on the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), 1997).
Submit sites about farms or companies that are involved with the growing of edible plants or raising livestock, as well as supporting services and products.

Sites that should be submitted elsewhere in the directory.

Welcome to our on-line directory of the aquaculture industry. Here you will find groups, organizations, companies, growers and other resources engaged in or supplying information, equipment or services to the industry. Your feedback is encouraged.
This category contains a number of specific sub categories and related categories . Please take the time to review each category to ensure your submission is correctly placed .
This category is reserved for URL''s of wholesalers and retailers of accessories for agriculture and forestry structures. This includes lighting, fixtures, and barn equipment.

The Biologicals category focuses on living organisms, or products derived from, and utilized for pest and disease control or growth enhancement and regulation. These include:

  • Parasitoids,
  • Predators,
  • Pathogens,
  • Weed Feeders,
  • Organic Extracts used as stimulants, controls, or soil improvement, and
  • Enzymes and Microbial.

Not listed in this category are:

Only sites having to do with biological controls for agricultural use are listed in this category.

  • Submit sites with a narrow geographic focus to Regional.
  • Submit sites offering online shopping to Shopping.
  • Submit sites in languages other than English to the appropriate World category.

Please read the Description before submitting your site.

This category contains links to the world regions which have agriculture and forestry sites.
Please submit all sites to their correct location and category.
Listings of firms that offer international services and expertise in business, marketing and economy of agriculture and allied industries.
Companies who provide advice in the scientific field (e.g. agronomy, animal husbandry, or pest control) should submit their sites to the Agricultural Science category.

Companies who provide advice at a national or local level should find the appropriate category of the Regional section (e.g. Regional/North_America/United_States/Regions/Northwest/).

Agricultural businesses that follow a cooperative (i.e., worker-owned, farmer-owned, or consumer-owned) business model. Includes cooperative farms, farming supplies, and seed banks.
Please only submit cooperative agricultural businesses here.

Food co-ops have their own Open Directory category: Cooperatives.

Non-cooperative agricultural businesses are listed in Agriculture_and_Forestry.

This category contains websites that provide listings of business related internet links and resources pertaining to agriculture and related industries.
Employment resources related to Agriculture or Forestry industries.
Agricultural or wooded farm land for sale.
Listings of websites concerned with the business and commercial side of raising field crops or arable farming as it is called in some areas.
Companies specializing in field crop seed are listed here. Those offering a larger variety of wholesale seed types are listed in Business: Agriculture and Forestry: Seed.

The Forestry category contains sites offering products, information and equipment relating to the forestry industry. Areas of focus include:

  • Planting and Maintenance,
  • Harvesting and Production,
  • Fire Fighting, and
  • Timber and Tree Products

Also included are support industries such as associations, wholesalers, importers, and media companies which focus on the forestry industry.

Sites not listed in this category include:

Only sites having to do specifically with the forestry industry are listed in this category.

  • Submit sites with a narrow geographic focus to Regional.
  • Submit sites offering online shopping to Shopping.
  • Submit sites in languages other than English to the appropriate World category.

Please read the Description before submitting your site.

The Horticulture category focuses on businesses engaged in the cultivation of fruits, vegetables, flowers, turf grass, and ornamental plants. Generally production involves relatively small acreage and more intensive methods as compared to that of field crops, although this distinction is not always precise. Businesses in this sector may be described as:

  • Nurseries, including trees, shrubs, exotics, perennials, bedding plants, and bulbs,
  • Market Gardeners or Produce Growers,
  • Greenhouses,
  • Orchards,
  • Christmas tree farms,
  • Seed companies,
  • Turf farms, or
  • Floral companies.

Companies offering materials and supplies specifically designed for horticultural producers are also found here, as well as sites related to the import and export of horticultural products.

Industries included are those who typically supply wholesalers, retailers, landscapers, other growers, supermarkets, and occasionally home consumers.

Sites not listed in this category include:

Only sites having to do with the production fruits, vegetables, and ornamental plants are listed in this category.

  • Submit sites with a narrow geographic focus to Regional.
  • Submit sites offering online shopping to Shopping.
  • Submit sites in languages other than English to the appropriate World category.

Please read the Description before submitting your site.

Please only submit export and import traders and agents specializing in agricultural products and commodities.
Industrial Hemp is an annual plant that can be grown in almost any climate and can be used to produce over 25,000 products including: food, paper, clothing, plastics, building materials and fuel. It is currently grown in more than 25 countries including Canada, England, Germany, France, Russia and China but it is still prohibited in the United States.

Please see the FAQ for more information about Industrial Hemp .
Contains sites dealing only with Industrial Hemp. Please submit links for sites that are agricultural in nature, for example: top level producers, government regulation, farm reports, and like information.

Sites dealing with the legalization of Industrial Hemp belong in Society/Issues/Business/Agriculture/Industrial_Hemp/.

See Submitting a Site to The Open Directory Project" for more information on submitting links.

Please see the FAQ for more information about Industrial Hemp.
Industries which raise animals for meat, milk, eggs, and other products. Related: Where should I submit my website about animals? Or, where will I find the animal topic I am looking for?
This category lists Marketing and PR firms focusing on the Agriculture and Forestry sectors.
Agricultural marketplaces facilitate interactions and transactions between buyers and sellers of equipment, finances, livestock, and other agricultural supplies and items.
The Business/Agriculture & Forestry/News and Media category includes sites disseminating information about agriculture and the forestry industry, including newspapers, magazines, e-zines, and other media sites.
This category contains sites related to agricultural and forestry trade shows, expositions, exhibits and field days. Many of the events listed here are held annually, so it is worth checking the site for forthcoming dates.
Please only submit agriculture and forestry trade show related sites. Sites may be located anywhere in the world, but should be International in their outlook and or items exhibited.