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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.