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The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA)
Price: Free! Words: 100,740. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming
This new edition of The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA) highlights the significant role that fisheries and aquaculture plays in eliminating hunger, promoting health and reducing poverty.
State of Food and Agriculture: 2014: Innovation in Family Farming
Price: Free! Words: 48,380. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming
Strategies to support innovation must recognize the diversity among family farms and focus on increasing yields, preserving natural resources and raising rural incomes. This requires an innovation system that facilitates and coordinates the activities of all stakeholders involved in agricultural innovation.
La situation mondiale des pêches t de l'aquaculture 2014
Price: Free! Words: 128,000. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming
L’édition 2014 de La situation mondiale des pêches et de l'aquaculture propose une analyse de plusieurs thèmes importants, notamment le rôle de l’aquaculture dans l’amélioration de la nutrition et la question de la réduction des pratiques préjudiciables et des mauvaises pratiques de gestion qui menacent la durabilité du secteur de la pêche.
Ahorrar para crecer en la práctica: maíz, arroz, trigo: Guía para la producción sostenible de cereales
Price: Free! Words: 58,080. Language: Spanish. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
En la presente guía se describe la aplicación práctica del modelo de la FAO de intensificación sostenible de la producción agrícola “Ahorrar para crecer” en los cultivos fundamentales para la seguridad alimentaria mundial, esto es, el maíz, el arroz y el trigo.
A Guide to Northeast Grains
Price: Free! Words: 11,200. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Specific ingredients / rice & grains
This introductory guide is intended to provide home bakers and other interested consumers with the opportunity to learn more about grain history in the Northeast region of the United States, the new grainshed, how grains are transformed from seed-to-flour, and baking with local flours, specifically wheat, spelt, rye, buckwheat, emmer, einkorn, and triticale.
Her Name was Half Calf
Price: Free! Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming
Her Name was Half Calf is a non-fiction short story about the life and death of a pet cow.
The Way to Work, the Living Plant: Better Farming Series, no. 1
Price: Free! Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This handbook is designed for intermediate level agricultural education and training.
Produire plus avec moins en pratique: le maïs, le riz, le blé: Guide pour une production céréalière durable
Price: Free! Words: 58,820. Language: French. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
On trouvera dans le présent guide une application concrète du modèle Produire plus avec moins de la FAO pour une intensification durable de la production des cultures fondamentales en matière de sécurité alimentaire, à savoir le maïs, le riz et le blé.
Policy Analysis Paper: Policy Mainstreaming of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services With a Focus on Pollination
Price: Free! Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming
FAO developed a protocol to identify and assess pollination deficits in crops – resulting in a global meta-analysis, with data from eleven countries. Results emerging from this endeavour give strong indication that pollination deficits may exist in a wide variety of farming systems across the world.
John Wayne (Mr. Farmer's Adventures, Vol. 1)
Series: Mr. Farmer's Adventures, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: American English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming
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The first in a series of nonfiction tales, as told by an unnamed storyteller who we will call Mr. John Farmer. The beginning story is a remembered tale about a mad cow who once ran free on the highway near Mr. Farmer's home and land. Mr. Farmer tells this story and will tell others that have happened during his many years of farming in this series dedicated to his tales.
Wild Cow (Mr. Farmer's Adventures, Vol. 2)
Series: Mr. Farmer's Adventures, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 680. Language: American English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animal husbandry, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming
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The second installment in a series of short nonfiction tales, as told by an unnamed storyteller who we will call Mr. John Farmer. This tale is an old story about catching a cow who mysteriously became wild.
The Valesman
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 30,170. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » History » Family history
This Yorkshire farmer worked six days a week from dawn to dusk. His only holiday was to France, which he got to tour three times, owing to a near fatal facial wound. Conscription no doubt made good use of his digging abilities in those trenches.
To Build Up the Land: Thoughts on Mankind's uneasy intercourse with Nature
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming
A thought provoking look at the root cause of climate change and the origins of mankind's interaction with the land.
Vegetable Gardening For Beginners - Book For Dummies and Tips To Urban Organic Gardening
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 by Mandy Parker. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming
Thins covers almost everything required for learning and practicing Vegetable Gardening. Find everything required to Maintain, Benefits, planning and growing the vegetables in garden. We cover Planting and Growing Onions, Beans, Lettuce, Radishes, Squash, Potatoes, Okra, Kales, Tomatoes, Peppers, Cucumbers, Cauliflower, Carrots, Cabbages, Asparagus, Beets, Broccoli. . Click Buy Now To Read Book
Incubating Chicken Eggs: A Guide to Hatching Your Own Chickens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animal husbandry, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming
Hatching chicks is very rewarding and not difficult but there is a need to pay attention to details. Incubating Chickens gives all the detail needed to a successful hatch. Humidity and temperature are critical. If there are little chickies in your future, this is the handbook you need.
Duck Egg Production for Beginners: A practical guide for producing duck eggs for the hobby farmer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,330. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming
"Duck Egg Production for Beginners: A practical guide for producing duck eggs for the hobby farmer" is written for the person who has an interest in raising ducks for duck egg production but knows little or nothing about the topic. A highly unique feature, found in virtually no other book, are the instructions for legally selling excess duck eggs to farmer’s markets, retail stores, and more
Trapping Coyotes
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Reference, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming
Tried and effective methods of trapping coyotes. Includes trap placement and scent control.
One Woman and Her Dog
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,960. Language: British English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming
Originally published in the 1980s, this popular and entertaining book describes Viv’s life as a shepherdess in the Cheviot Hills. Both humorous and serious, lively and reflective, energetic and calm, Viv presents the reader with a refreshing, diverting and informative narrative and cannot fail to delight all who read it.
How Not To Make Millions - but Still Enjoy a Rich Rural Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140,140. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animal husbandry
The sample download is not fully representative of the contents, which is a synopsis of 60 years farming and gardening in several countries and is the base for suggestions that can be used by those with less experience. For a better guide see my blog "Snippets" published in June 2013. It is particularly useful for first time owners and novice food growers. 140k words.
Oak Tree Farm
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 81,120. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming
Compelling, poignant and heartwarming tales for countryside and animal lovers. In a tranquil rural location by the Beaufort Mountains on Vancouver Island, Canada, the Ansells ambitiously embark on a new life of small mixed-livestock farming following their air-sea rescue from Cyclone Justin. Developing and populating the farm proves to be both challenging and very rewarding. An irresistible read.