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Farmers' Rights
Price: Free! Words: 35,410. Language: Simple English. Published: February 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
For thousands of years farmers all over the world have domesticated plants, developed new breeds, saved seeds and planting material for the following season, and exchanged seeds and plants with their neighbours and other farmers.
Life on the Family Farm
Price: Free! Words: 68,110. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2017 by Aneko Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Growth
Tom picked up the pen again, drawing readers into farming adventures with him. In these exciting and uplifting true stories, he shares his love of farming, family, and God.
Real Stories from Real Minnesota Farm Families
Price: Free! Words: 19,170. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Essays
A book that shares the real farm stories from featured Minnesota farm families. Learn what kind of farm they live on, what their daily farm life is like, what is important to them and what they want you to know about them and their farm. Each featured farmer shares personal pictures of their farm.
Beyond Sun and Shadows
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 130,820. Language: Australian English. Published: May 17, 2017 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Adventure » General
An epic adventure story set on the coast and inland, detailing life in Western Australia in 1948 on a sheep and cattle station. This is real outback living where dramatic events can occur and unforgotten shadows effect the everyday lives of others.
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: Free! 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.