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Strange Harvest
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Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A humorous science fiction short story. Exploding tomatoes. Incendiary radishes. Electric potatoes. Something very odd is happening in Drinkwater. Can the town's sole reporter figure it out...before it's too late?
Nosa's Wedding
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Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
A young Nigerian woman prepares for her white wedding to her boyfriend of 3 years. Their relationship has outlived unusual trials. However, what happens on the day of the wedding will determine the future of this couple.
Participatory Irrigation Management
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
In development, participation is defined as a process through which stakeholders influence and share control of development initiatives and of decisions and resources that affect them. This brief strives to answer the question: how can participation contribute to the sustainable management of irrigation and drainage systems for agriculture?
Imitating Natural Systems: Towards an Indigenous Agro-Forestry
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Price: Free! Language: American English. Published: November 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Agronomy / General
This short case study explores the relationship between farming, plants, animals, soil fertility, and health. The Houses use kin-centric, indigenous agro-forestry techniques to manage their organic fruit orchard, Coco Ranch, in California. This study will be of interest to those contemplating resilient ecological systems, local and subsistence agriculture, and living in harmony with the Earth.
Sex, Family and Fertility in Haiti, Volume 1
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Price: Free! Words: 56,550. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
"Timothy t Schwartz challenges prevailing wisdom ... with a strong set of data. He shows the relationship between marriage, family, fertility, agriculture, and emigration in rural Haiti. He relates beliefs with behavior and opportunities and strategies for living. In the process he makes much sense of rural Haitian life." Bill Wedenoja, Missouri State University
Sex, Family and Fertility, Volume 2
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Price: Free! Words: 60,750. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
"Timothy t Schwartz challenges prevailing wisdom ... with a strong set of data. He shows the relationship between marriage, family, fertility, agriculture, and emigration in rural Haiti. He relates beliefs with behavior and opportunities and strategies for living. In the process he makes much sense of rural Haitian life." Bill Wedenoja, Missouri State University
Meek in the Fields
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Series: In the Eyes of the Clones. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,630. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Patch devotes his life working the countryside's fields. As a clone farmer, his life is an isolated one. Yet Patch never felt lonely until a three-legged dog arrived upon his country lane. Patch and the animal form a bond that the clone must one day defend. Thus, the natural order of creation is jeopardized, and the growing of the crop hinges upon a clone's affection for a simple, shaggy friend.
The Poison Planters
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 111,090. Language: American English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
An exciting, fact-based 'reality novel' of the health dangers and government corruption in the promotion by leading chemical companies of GMO (genetically modified organisms)and rBGH (bovine growth hormones). The book contains dozens of actual incidents, and exciting intrigue following the investigations of ex-CIA biologist Dr. Laura Brett through the US and across Europe, China, and Africa.
Monsanto vs. the World: The Monsanto Protection Act, GMOs and Our Genetically Modified Future
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / agribusiness
Monsanto is considered by many to be the world's most evil corporation—with plans to dominate the world with GMOs and genetically engineered seeds, which may slowly be poisoning everybody, it's hard to argue. This meticulously researched, short book strips away the myths and reveals the shocking reality—and provides you with the information you need to keep GMOs off of you and your family's plates
Seedlings
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,520. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
It took fifteen years, but Sarah has reunited with her first love, FBI agent Tim Randall. But second chances aren't problem free, and their rekindled love spurns the hopes of others. They must deal with perilous forces plotting against them. Tim and Sarah's relationship is put to the test as they are forced to make hard decisions and two children go missing close to home.