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- Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 16.95
Chickens are fun, useful, and easy to keep. If you have ever considered raising your own backyard flock, The Illustrated Guide to Chickens is the book for you! It offers practical advice and contains all the information you need to choose from one of the 100 most familiar breeds of chicken in North America and Europe to raise. Each breed?s profile... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 29.95
Packed with step-by-step instructions, useful tips, time-honored wisdom, and both illustrations and photographs, this might just be the most comprehensive guide to back to basics living ever published. Fans of Back to Basics , Homesteading , and Self-Sufficiency have been asking for a one-stop resource for all the subjects covered in that successful... more...
- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 1991; US$ 280.00
"In der auf etwa 100 Bände angelegten Enzyklopädie-Reihe ist die drei Jahrhunderte umfassende Darstellung der frühneuzeitlichen Landwirtschaft ein zentrales Stück. Die Produktionsverhältnisse in der Agrarwirtschaft betrafen im gesamten behandelten Zeitraum unmittelbar den weitaus größten Teil der wirtschaftlich tätigen Bevölkerung und bestimmten in... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 199.95
Genomic Applications for Crop Breeding: Biotic Stress is the first of two volumes looking at the latest advances in genomic applications to crop breeding. This volume focuses on genomic-assisted advances for improving economically important crops against biotic stressors, such as viruses, fungi, nematodes, and bacteria. Looking at key advances... more...
- Science Publishers 2014; US$ 104.95
This book is a synthesis and a celebration of a large body of agro-ecological research carried out on the management of the pests of cotton, one of the world?s major crops and one which has historically been a very heavy consumer of inputs of pesticides. It demonstrates how agro-ecological approaches to pest management are at last approaching the ?mainstream?,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
For the past 50 years, the main goal of agriculture has been to increase production at any price, using high amounts of fertilizers and pesticides and intensive industrial methods. This has caused damage to the environment and widespread rural depopulation. This study shows that there is a viable alternative - a form of agriculture which conserves... more...
- Hatherleigh Press 2014; US$ 5.95
YOUR BACKYARD FARMING EXPERIENCE BEGINS HERE! Whether for milk or beef, cattle are among the most versatile livestock for your new homestead. Backyard Farming: Raising Cattle is your expert guide to successfully keeping and caring for your herd. A comprehensive primer for first-time beef and dairy cow owners, Raising Cattle includes... more...
- Princeton Architectural Press 2013; US$ 19.99
Verlyn Klinkenborg's regular column, The Rural Life, is one of the most read and beloved in the New York Times. Since 1997, he has written eloquently on every aspect, large and small, of life on his upstate New York farm, including his animals, the weather and landscape, and the trials and rewards of physical labor, as well as broader issues about... more...
- Princeton Architectural Press 2014; US$ 19.99
Following the collapse of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s, Cuba found itself solely responsible for feeding a nation that had grown dependent on imports and trade subsidies. With fuel, fertilizers, and pesticides disappearing overnight, citizens began growing their own organic produce anywhere they could find space? on rooftops, balconies, vacant... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95
This title aims to provide introductory and concluding surveys of the subject of farms, trees and farmers. Two central parts explore trends in farmer tree-growing and the factors which influence decision-making. Eight case studies cover, among other topics, the need for tree products, market access, the allocation of land and labour, and exposure to... more...