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Research Highlights in 4Bs: Biosensors, Biodiagnostics, Biochips and Biotechnology
Price: Free! Words: 78,630. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biotechnology
The main purpose of this book is to highlight the research findings, achievements, challenges and perspectives discussed in the 3rd RC4Bs-2016. This book contains full-length articles, talk abstracts of all invited speakers, and abstracts of all technical papers presented in the conference.
BIOCHARCULTURE - BIOCHAR FOR ENVIRONMENT AND DEVELOPMENT
Price: Free! Words: 29,290. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
Biochar research inspired the development of a revolutionary technology that can have a tremendous impact on agriculture, water, habitats, energy, health, sanitation, livelihoods, environment, and carbon sequestration. This book contributes to the understanding of biochar as a resource. Biochar is charcoal that is used for other purposes than heating.
Organic Revolutionary: A Memoir of the Movement for Real Food, Planetary Healing, and Human Liberation
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,870. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Grace Gershuny, a teacher, former organic farmer, and pioneer in organic certification, tells a personal and political story from the historic roots of the modern organic movement, its codification into law under the auspices of the USDA, and the key role organic has to play in the future of the planet.
The Sky that Falls
You set the price! Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
A book of forty poems divided into sestinas, villanelles, pantoums and sonnets. The poetry explores a variety of issues and themes, varying from the political to the leisurely, such as holiday, friendship and fun.
The Vulnerability of U.S. Agriculture to Foot and Mouth Disease - Livestock Industry at Risk, Entry into the United States, Farmer Protections, Case Studies of FMD in the United Kingdom, Taiwan
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 116,180. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Agronomy / General
This unique report is professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. The U.S. livestock industry represents a critical economic infrastructure, due to its size and influence on national and international agricultural systems.
Any Way the Wind Blows
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,640. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2016 by Less Than Three Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Callie lives on the road, trading labor for food and lodging through a farm work-exchange program. She's perfectly content with the life she's created, but it is shaken up when she meets Jo, a mechanic and sister of Callie's latest boss. For the first time, Callie begins reconsidering the choices she's made...
Tough Road to the Top
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,160. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From humble beginnings in western North Carolina during the Great Depression, through adventures out West in young adulthood, to the challenges and joys of family life in Reidsville, North Carolina, Judge Pierce's endearing stories chronicle a live well-lived against a backdrop of changing times in America.
Federal Innovation: You and New Agriculture
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Research & development
This book is about innovation by the federal government (USDA's Agricultural Research Service). The book is about the success of government in innovation, the reasons it works so well at ARS, and lessons for everyone committed to innovation.
The State of Food and Agriculture 2015 (SOFA): Social Protection and Agriculture: Breaking the Cycle of Rural Poverty
Price: Free! Words: 53,040. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition
Despite significant progress in meeting the Millennium Development Goals on poverty and hunger, almost a billion people still live in extreme poverty (less than $1.25 per person per day) and 795 million still suffer from chronic hunger. Much more will have to be done to achieve the new Sustainable Development Goals on eradicating poverty and hunger by 2030.
El estado mundial de la agricultura y la alimentación 2015 (SOFA): La protección social y la agricultura: romper el ciclo de la pobreza rural
Price: Free! Words: 67,280. Language: Spanish. Published: October 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
A pesar de los importantes avances realizados en el cumplimiento de los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio sobre la pobreza y el hambre, casi mil millones de personas aún viven en situación de extrema pobreza (menos de 1,25 dólares por persona al día) y 795 millones siguen sufriendo hambre crónica.