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- 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...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 214.50
Various biotic factors cause diseases in crops, which result in food losses. Historically pesticide development has been instructive to us in terms of the benefits derived as well as the hazards that accompany their indiscriminate use. The application of fertilizers and pesticides to crops has become a norm in agricultural production, but this has... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2014; US$ 19.00
Should you buy organic food? Is it just a status symbol, or is it really better for us? Is it really better for the environment? What about organic produce grown thousands of miles from our kitchens, or on massive corporately owned farms? Is ?local? or ?small-scale? better, even if it?s not organic? A lot of consumers who would like to do the right... more...
- Lyons Press 2013; US$ 17.99
With humor and pathos, Forrest Pritchard recounts his ambitious and often hilarious endeavors to save his family?s seventh-generation farm in the Shenandoah Valley. Through many a trial and error, he not only saves Smith Meadows from insolvency but turns it into a leading light in the sustainable, grass-fed, organic farm-to-market community. ... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 231.50
Induced resistance offers the prospect of broad spectrum, long-lasting and potentially environmentally-benign disease and pest control in plants. Induced Resistance for Plant Defense 2e provides a comprehensive account of the subject, encompassing the underlying science and methodology, as well as research on application of the phenomenon in practice.... more...
- Campus Verlag 2012; US$ 31.89
Warum sind Frauen immer noch so selten auf Spitzenpositionen in der Wissenschaft zu finden? Welche individuellen, institutionellen und strukturellen Faktoren tragen dazu bei, dass manche Frauen ihre Laufbahn in der Wissenschaft nicht bis an die Spitze verfolgen? Das Buch bringt Originalbeiträge aus aktuellen Forschungsprojekten zusammen, die sich mit... more...
- Primus Verlag 2013; US$ 21.26
In diesem kulturhistorisch einmaligen Werk werden in Deutschland verbreitete Nutztierrassen ? Pferde, Rinder, Schafe und Schweine ? erfasst und in Wort und Bild vorgestellt. Die Darstellung der Tierrassen ist gegliedert in: - Zuchtgebiet und Zuchtbetrieb - Maßnahmen zur Förderung der Zucht - Äußere Erscheinung - Gebrauchszweck und Leistung Ergänzt... more...