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Turns Out you Can Grow Money - The Basics of Value-added Agriculture
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Nearly fifteen years ago, co-author, Darla Noble, had some free time at an agricultural/farming expo she was participating in. As she meandered through the other exhibits, she happened onto a short seminar that was just beginning. The name of the seminar, Making Value-added Agriculture Work for You, intrigued her because she wasn’t quite sure what it was.
Just A Passing Through
Price: Free! Words: 23,630. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An autobiography to portray the life of a farm boy growing up in western Oklahoma, covering the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl and the transition from the horse-and-buggy days into modern Agriculture.
My Summer in Havana: Coffee, Tobacco & Capitalism in Rural Cuba 1959-1985
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,830. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
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In 1985, I spent two months in Havana researching the last traces of private sector agriculture. Life behind the sugar cane curtain was not what I had imagined. My research produced startling results. The journal I kept and the research I conducted are fused in this book. Was the metal canister I found a listening device? Are canned Vienna sausages a luxury? Read "My Summer in Havana" to find out!
Food Security in Asia: No Time for Complacency
Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general
What are the causes and consequences of the recent escalation and volatility of world food prices, and its implications for Asia? If agricultural productivity problems are not addressed, it is quite possible that food security will be a recurrent world and regional concern in the coming decades, potentially jeopardizing Asia’s economic growth.
Tale Of A Tea Planter
Price: Free! Words: 29,890. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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Jim Glendinning describes the early parts of his life coming from a small town in Buckinghamshire to become a Tea Planter in India.
GMO Food Poison Handbook: 'Genetically Modified' Agriculture and Animals
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 63,440. Language: American English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Food-content guides
The GMO Food Poison Handbook is a summary of GMOs (genetically modified organisms), 'food products' created by Monsanto and other chemical companies. In simple terms it describes how the various GMO ‘food products’ create biological and medical problems, including birth defects, cancer, and diabetes. “The chemical industry achieved the impossible: humans overfed, undernourished, and poisoned."
California As An Agricultural and Industrial Power (Fourth Grade Social Science Lesson, Activities, Discussion Questions and Quizzes)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Science / General
If your child is struggling with social science, then this book is for you; the short book covers the topic and also contains 10 discussion questions, 10 activities, and 20 quiz style questions. This subject comes from the book “Fourth Grade Social Science (For Home School or Extra Practice)”; it more thoroughly covers more fourth grade topics to help your child get a better understanding of fo
From the Farm to the Table Almonds
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Mathematics / Arithmetic
Farmer Dan is an almond guy. He raises almonds and also grows wildflowers to feed the bees that pollinate his almonds. Text with photographs of Farmer Dan tells the story of how almonds are grown.
A Brief History of Milk
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,220. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Specific ingredients / dairy, Nonfiction » History » American
Fluid milk entered American homes as Bossie, the family cow, and with Pasteurization, nutritious milk became the greatest public health measure in the 20th Century. John Keats and a dairy maid reveal the role of cows in public health; cows horn into obstetric history as revealed in a new pun on the birth of MacDuff, and finally, Laura Ingalls WIlder and Dr Johnson advise on "winter butter".
Sustainable Rural Development
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 68,200. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Environmental economics
The book aims to study the Natural Resources, Agriculture, Human Development, Health and Energy for Sustainable Development and to evaluate the various determinants of sustainable rural development.