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Forest Resource & Allowable Cut - Fairbanks Working Circle (Alaska)
Price: $2.19 USD. Words: 12,690. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This work was originally published by the State of Alaska, Department of Natural Resources, Division of Forest, Land and Water Management in 1980. At that time Daniel H. Wieczorek was working as an Inventory Forester for the Northcentral District Office of the Division of Forest, Land and Water Management of the Alaska State Department of Natural Resources. This is a research document.
How To Compost With Chickens: Work Smarter Not Harder for Faster Compost & Happier Chickens
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
How To Compost With Chickens discusses why chickens are well-suited for compost making and how to accommodate their natural instincts. Offers a simple, economical, chicken-friendly composting system, with guidelines for breed selection and what can and can't be composted safely. Includes ideas for adapting the
How To Draw Blood from a Goat: How To Collect and Send Specimens to Test for Pregnancy, Johnes, CAE, CL, and More
Series: The Little Series of Homestead How-Tos from 5 Acres & A Dream. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
How To Draw Blood from a Goat will take you through the process of collecting blood for testing: types of tests, options for testing, costs, what you'll need, where to get supplies, how to prepare, how to do the draw, how to safely dispose of used supplies, how to package your samples, what the results mean, and a list of tests, labs, and resources.
Thrifty Chicken Breeds: Efficient Producers of Eggs and Meat on the Homestead
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,520. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Many backyard chicken keepers are surprised to learn that they spend more on store-bought feed than they would have paid for eggs and meat at the grocery store. If you're on a budget and want your foray into poultry to save money, not lose money, your first step should be to select thrifty chicken breeds.
How To Garden For Goats: Gardening, Foraging, Small-Scale Grain and Hay, & More
Series: The Little Series of Homestead How-Tos from 5 Acres & A Dream. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture
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This little eBook discusses why feeding your goats from your garden is a good idea, what they can eat from the garden, preparation involved, foraging wild food, feeding canning leftovers and kitchen scraps, small scale grain and hay growing, stover, sprouting grain, hydroponic foddering, plus how to make your own vitamin and mineral
Between Heaven and Earth: The Biodynamic Compost Preparations: Blog Meditations on How We Do It
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture
Meditations on the Rudolf Steiner Biodynamic Compost Preparations from the perspective of a Jungian analyst and Demeter certified Biodynamic farmer.
Living Off the Land - A Beginner’s Guide to Being Self-sufficient
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture
There’s a little bit of pioneer spirit in all of us. We can’t help it…it’s in our blood. For some this pioneer spirit shows itself in someone’s determination to climb to the top of the corporate ladder. But for others, this pioneer spirit takes them back to their roots…literally; giving them the desire to be self-sufficient to the greatest extent possible.
Synthetic Food Production: Solving Global Hunger
Price: Free! Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Agronomy / Crop Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture
This short technical paper presents a technology with the potential to solve global hunger. A Synthetic Food Production facility is described which can provide daily food supplies for thousands of people at extremely low cost. Using the representative example, and 5 to 10 people operating the facility, it is possible to provide up to 10,000 ears (about 200 bushels) of sweet corn per day.
Factory farming and animal liberation: the New Zealand experience
Price: Free! Words: 60,580. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
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This book describes the shocking ways factory farmed animals are treated in New Zealand, the lengths industry and government will go to maintain the status quo, and effective ways to make a difference for animals as individuals and as a society. The issues raised about exploitation, political influence and effective activism can be applied to many situations worldwide.