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Monsanto vs. the World: The Monsanto Protection Act, GMOs and Our Genetically Modified Future
By Jason Louv
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Rachel Benson Gifford
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,520. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Category: Fiction
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.
Cattle Nomads Of The Indian Desert
By Son Lal
Price: Free! Words: 37,470. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Fiction
About nomads in Rajasthan who have grazed cattle on a large scale since early history. With a pastoral culture from the west in Asia, that partly differed from the culture of the settled Hindus of the Indian subcontinent. Tan Dan's forefathers were a part of that nomadic culture, to which also ox caravan traders belonged and small groups with other professions.
Buying Recreational Real Estate in British Columbia
By Ronald Svisdahl Your Gotoguy in BC
Price: Free! Words: 2,410. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Do you dream of vacations at “the cabin”, fishing or kayaking on the ocean, owning your own B&B or resort or maybe a remote wilderness getaway? It is becoming more and more common for people to want to own their own Recreational Real Estate in British Columbia. “Buying Recreational Real Estate in BC” is a guide which includes everything you will need to be aware of when buying in BC.
Palace in the Fields (Growing up on a Farm)
By Peter Hitt
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 39,270. Language: American English. Published: May 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
PALACE IN THE FIELDS Growing up on a Farm is the firsthand recollections of the youngest member of a family of six, in an organized anecdotal style, who moved from suburbia to a tobacco farm in southern Maryland during a ten-year period in the 1940's and 1950's. The farmhouse turned out to be "Dent's Palace", a former colonial plantation manor that the parents restored to an elegant showplace.
The Young Desert Farmer
By Son Lal
Price: Free! Words: 62,990. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Essay
A small dry sluggish feudal village in western Rajasthan came alive after the villagers managed to pump irrigation water from great depth. Tan Dan and his livestock breeding clan became commercial farmers more powerful than the former feudal lords. Tenants became landowners participating in the casteridden political game of the area. Tan Dan tried modern farming based on agricultural science.
A Voice Of The Indian Desert
By Son Lal
Price: Free! Words: 33,750. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Essay
Tan Dan about fights in the feudal age and the liberation of the feudal serfs in the 1950s. Narrations from his native village. Detha cattlebreeders had clashes with feudal lords, who did not accept any rivalry to their supremacy. Untouchable Hindus worked as humiliated serfs. Among them Harji. Brutally beaten, as his hair was too long. Eventually the suppressed farmers became landowners.
To Build Up the Land: Thoughts on Mankind's uneasy intercourse with Nature
By David Mint
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
A thought provoking look at the root cause of climate change and the origins of mankind's interaction with the land.
Remnants of a Dream
By Richard Janulewicz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,380. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013. Category: Essay
"Remnants of a Dream" is an eclectic mix of short stories based during the period of the agriculture expansion in the early 1900s, created from their remaining remnants.
Rule Your Roost
By Ryan Slabaugh
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,430. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013 by Chad Knight. Category: Nonfiction
A Beginner's Guide to Raising Chickens by the Experts at Backyard Poultry Magazine