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One Woman and Her Dog by Viv Billingham
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,960. Language: British English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Science and 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 by Alan McDonald
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140,140. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » Science and 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.
Stronger than Dirt by Schaye Losee
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,300. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
After years of running the rat race, Kim Schaye and Chris Losee traded in their urban lifestyle for a farm in rural New York. Stronger Than Dirt recounts their transformation from lifetime city dwellers to full-time flower growers. Told from alternating viewpoints of a husband and wife, Stronger Than Dirt is an inspirational tale for anyone who ever wondered what it would be like to pursue a dream
Conscious Gardening: Practical and Metaphysical Expert Advice to Grow Your Garden Organically by Michael J Roads
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,580. Language: Australian English. Published: October 18, 2012 by Six Degrees Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
Conscious Gardening is a remarkable guide for the aware gardener to enter the place where the gardener’s relationship with Nature transcends gardening. This book covers all the natural, physical aspects of organic gardening. It even addresses the gardener...on being conscious, attitude, the love connection, cause and effect, wholeness, and more.
21st Century Complete Guide to Biogas and Methane: Agricultural Recovery, Manure Digesters, AgSTAR, Landfill Methane, Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction and Global Methane Initiative by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,260. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
This unique ebook compilation, formatted for flowing-text reading, provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of biogas, methane, farm recovery processes, manure digesters and processing, the AgSTAR program, landfill methane gas, and the Global Methane Initiative.
U.S. Army Medical Correspondence Course: Red Meats - Terminology, Beef Introduction, Inspection of Carcass, Cuts, Roasts, Steaks, Fat, Pork and Loin Roasts, Cured, Smoked, Sausage by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,600. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Methods / Professional, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
What is the major muscle of a rib eye steak? What is the landmark for separation of the forequarter from the hindquarter? What is the "packinghouse" term for the diaphragm?
Oak Tree Farm by Maggi Ansell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 81,120. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Science and 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.
The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA) by FAO
Price: Free! Words: 100,740. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and 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.
La Situation Mondiale Des Pêches Et De L'aquaculture 2014 by FAO
Price: Free! Words: 128,000. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and 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 by FAO
Price: Free! Words: 58,080. Language: Spanish. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and 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.
Produire plus avec moins en pratique: le maïs, le riz, le blé: Guide pour une production céréalière durable by FAO
Price: Free! Words: 58,820. Language: French. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and 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.