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- Shell Education 2007; US$ 6.99
In this script, Mr. Cool Coyote is a sneaky character. He continually steals sweet little animals from Farmer Joe and Farmer Jack. On their own, the farmers efforts to catch Mr. Cool are unsuccessful, but when they work together, the coyotes antics are put to an end! The language arts connection is writing narratives. 24pp. more...
- Greystone Books 2011; US$ 14.00
She is everywhere: as a vehicle for both farmers and advertisers, a subject for research scientists and poets, and ever-present in the form of lucky charms, children's toys, or simply as a tasty sandwich-filler. The female of the bovine species is revered as sacred or reviled as stupid, but one thing she never inspires is indifference. After more... more...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 29.95
People have always grown food in urban spaces?on windowsills and sidewalks, and in backyards and neighborhood parks?but today, urban farmers are leading an environmental and social movement that transforms our national food system. To explore this agricultural renaissance, brothers David and Michael Hanson and urban farmer Edwin Marty document twelve... more...
- CABI 2012; US$ 125.00
Innovation has moved through a range of revolutionary epochs, but there is no clear picture of how, or even if, innovation can be managed. This book explores the models, methods and metrics of innovation analysis in the context of a single centre: the Global Oilseeds Complex centred in Saskatoon, Canada. It is a single, coherent volume that outlines... more...
- University of New South Wales Press 2013; US$ 35.99
In this companion book to the bestselling Sustainable House , the attention is turned to reducing the carbon emissions associated with growing, processing, transporting, selling, and disposing of food. Using the author's personal experiences as its anchor, this handbook contains practical advice on establishing community and backyard vegetable gardens,... more...
- CRC Press 2013; US$ 99.95
Precision farming involves soil fertility and crop growth monitoring, electronic equipment, remote sensing, global information and positioning systems, computer models, decision support systems, variable-rate technology, and accurate recordkeeping. This book on precision techniques provides valuable information on instrumentation and methodology. It... more...
- Royal Society of Chemistry 2005; US$ 96.00
World trade in agriculture, with its massive subsidies, restrictive barriers, international collaboration and competition, and the livelihoods of millions of farmers worldwide at stake, is an emotive subject that often provokes heated debate. So how can sustainability in agriculture be addressed whilst taking these issues into account? Sustainability... more...
- Elsevier Science 1992; US$ 385.00
This last volume of the Energy in World Agriculture series is in many ways the series' Alpha and its Omega. It addresses the broad issues related to the use of energy in agricultural production, and also characterizes and quantifies the energy involvements of many agricultural production technologies. It is a compilation of descriptive and analytical... more...