Books tagged: farmers

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Project Feed Your Farmers
Price: Free! Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
this is a very important topic to me and that is why i have made it free. the concept is here in front of you and i think it can solve many problems. many will find it stupid but "stupid" is a very important word. Stupid is equal to infinitive. :) anyways just see this and everyone is invited to criticize and all are most welcome to help in implementing it.
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.
Ridgeway Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,130. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014 by Cyberworld Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Murder was certainly not what anyone expected to happen after the closing of the most successful Ridgeway Arts and Cultural Centre art show ever. Ex big-city art gallery manager, Marion Shea, a recent arrival in Ridgeway, put a great deal of effort and time into making the show a success. But neither she nor the committee, made up largely of elderly members ofthe old Ridgeway families, get time to
The Chain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,490. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: October 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
It is spring 1982, and change is in the air. Frank has got a job at one of the big Hawkes Bay meatworks. Mereana's uncle has got her hired on the mutton slaughter floor, and torn her away from her quiet life in the backblocks. The meat companies have plans to bring in machinery that will wipe out jobs, and the government is about to eliminate subsidies to farmers. A confrontation is looming.
Texas Rain Dance
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The most publicized drought was during the 1930s. However, from 1950 ~ 1957 there was an equally, if not more severe drought, in the Midwest of the USA. This historical story is fiction based upon fact. It's a story of one family who experienced the hardship of those times in Los Angelo, Texas.
Of Mice and Men: A Reader's Guide to the John Steinbeck Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,670. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
This new guide to John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men gives you an in-depth look at this important work, unlocking its confusing aspects, making the book accessible and enjoyable, and helping you uncover all the details that make up the story. Included in this guide: a biography of author John Steinbeck, a look at the book's context, its literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, and analysis.
Country Power ~ The Electrical Revolution in Rural Alberta
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 34,080. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013 by Dream Write Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
When a rural electrification program, based on the cooperative concept, was put in place in the mid-forties, farmers were quick to take advantage of centralized power. Through self help and innovation, over 90 per cent of Alberta farms were electrified within a decade. Life on the farm evolved “from the candle to the computer” within the span of a generation.
Life Adventure
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
This is a fiction short story about a family that escapes Hong Kong by waling out after the Japanese occupation in 1941.
Participatory Irrigation Management
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
In development, participation is defined as a process through which stakeholders influence and share control of development initiatives and of decisions and resources that affect them. This brief strives to answer the question: how can participation contribute to the sustainable management of irrigation and drainage systems for agriculture?
The Goat
Price: Free! Words: 117,680. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Humans are ridiculous and cruel. Sparky, the talking goat, knows better than anyone. He lives in hiding on the rural farm of his senile owner. The Goat is a story about Kidnapping, Brutality, Murder and Lobster Bisque. Sparky must find his family and rescue them before they are chopped up by a wicked genius.