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Business Websites of Interest
The Agribusiness Council
A private, nonprofit/tax-exempt, membership organization dedicated to strengthening U.S. agro-industrial competitiveness through programs which highlight international trade and development potentials as well as broad issues which encompass several individual agribusiness sectors and require a "food systems" approach. Examples of such issues are commercialization of new technology/crops, environmental impacts, human resource development, trade and investment policy, natural resource management, and rural development.
Offers economic data available of specific dates in history. Vintage or real time economic data allows academics to reproduce others' research, build more accurate forecasting models, and analyze economic policy decisions using the data available at the time.
A fast-growing business site that provides information on technology, finance, politics, business strategy (including career information), life (including education), and entertainment.
Business Professionals of America
The leading CTSO (Career and Technical Student Organization) for students pursuing careers in business management, office administration, information technology and other related career fields. BPA has 43,000 members in over 2,300 chapters in 23 states.
Resources include links to the best business books and magazines, business tools and services, companies, jobs and careers, brands and products, and graphics.
Entrepreneurship Corner: Stanford University
Offers 2,000 free videos and podcasts, featuring entrepreneurship and innovation thought leaders. Browsable topics include Creativity & Innovation, Opportunity Recognition, Product Development, Marketing & Sales, Finance & Venture Capital, Leadership & Adversity, Team & Culture, Globalization, Social Entrepreneurship, and Career & Life Balance.
Farm Progress America
Max Armstrong, The Voice of American Agriculture, anchors the Farm Progress Broadcast division that includes television, radio, enhanced Web content, and custom programming. Millions of farmers, ranchers and consumers have viewed Max's TV programs and heard his radio broadcasts during his more than 30 years of industry experience. He is one of the most widely recognized and highly regarded agricultural journalists in America.
FRED Economic Data
214,000 U.S. and international economic time series on banking, consumer prices, employment, exchange rates, GDP, interest rates, population, producer prices, trade, foreign investment and more from 67 sources. Download data into Excel and text formats.
Harvard Business Review
Provides insight into the global market and current topics in business.
MIT Sloan Management Review
MIT Sloan Management Review leads the discourse among academic researchers, business executives and other influential thought leaders about advances in management practice, particularly those shaped by technology, that are transforming how people lead and innovate.
Open Textbook Library
The Open Textbook Library is a collection of textbooks that are licensed for public use. Their textbooks have been reviewed by numerous colleges to test their quality. These textbooks can be downloaded for free or printed at a low cost.
The Motley Fool
A multimedia financial-services company dedicated to building the world's greatest investment community. The Motley Fool's award-winning website publishes hundreds of articles each week: offering news, analysis, and commentary on investing and retirement.
SBA: U.S. Small Business Administration
offers information about small businesses and resources for business success.
This Week in AgriBusiness
If you are a farmer, rancher, involved in agribusiness . . . or just have a general interest in agriculture (like you enjoy eating), you will find something of interest. For example, there's Greg Soulje's daily update of US weather, wander through Max's tractor shed, or check out the most recent (or not-so-recent) Samuelson Sez.
Top Professional Associations for Business Students
A list compiled by Rasmussen College for professional business associations: divided into accounting, marketing and sales, human resources, and healthcare management. You can follow the links to each association to learn more about it, obtain resources, or even join.
United Agribusiness League
Since 1980, United Agribusiness League has grown from its original 6 members to more than 1,100 agricultural employers and over 25 agricultural trade associations.
World Culture Encyclopedia
Provides insight into cultures around the world.