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BANABA - Land of hidden wealth
Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The chance discovery in 1900 of an enormous quantity of phosphate mineral fertilizer ("guano") lying beneath the tiny Pacific Island of Banaba, was welcomed by the farming community worldwide. It was quickly declared a British possession-the Banaban native chiefs called together to 'lease' their land rights to the company to mine. Banaba was soon to take on the appearance of a rocky moonscape..
A Beginner’s Guide to Sustainable Gardening
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,630. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2014 by JD-Biz Corp Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
Horticulturalists believing in sustainable agriculture decided that it was easier for humans to use natural resources in a way to get better yields. They have been doing this for millenniums. However, this drain on the natural resources was going to cause the depreciation of such resources one time or the other because mother nature cannot keep nourishing and replenishing her without getting back
A Beginner’s Guide to Poultry Farming in Your Backyard - Raising Chickens for Eggs and Food
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2014 by JD-Biz Corp Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
Ever since man found out that it was extremely easy to have domesticated sources of food, reared right in his yard, millenniums ago, is it a wonder that poultry especially chicken farming is one of the best methods to get easy access to a good source of food for your family?
The Working Chicken
Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Get ready for your new flock in thirty minutes or less with this short, sweet, and self-sufficient guide to keeping chickens! Learn everything you need to know to get started on your poultry adventure on a rural or urban homestead. Then enjoy a bonus picture book to inspire the next generation of chicken lovers.
Dairy Cows and Duck Races - The Tale of a Young Farmer
Series: Earlswood Press Life Stories. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,860. Language: British English. Published: June 15, 2014 by Earlswood Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / agribusiness
After years of hard work and study, Philip Dixon's dream of owning and running his own dairy farm came true. Along the way he met some fascinating characters - good, bad and plain strange. Even personal tragedy never phazed him and he continued to work hard and play hard. And he was one of the group of people who claim to have invented the plastic duck race!
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.
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."
The Farm On Robert's Plateau
Price: Free! Words: 45,420. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions
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The experiences of a 16yr old Australian girl who is invited by her girlfriend to work on a dairy farm in the late 1960's. Relive Rosie's experiences, as she matures from a naive teenager into a young woman, finding her future along the way.
Tawny
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,770. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
For twelve-year-old Trey Landry, life on his family’s NH farm has always been difficult. And since his twin brother’s death, he feels his life is twice as hard. But when his father brings home an injured doe, Trey and his family look beyond their wounds to save another life. The boy and the deer form a special bond as they heal together. Soon however, Trey must learn that loving means letting go.
The Inventor
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 27,520. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
The Inventor is a book about a true life farmer, born on a farm and died on the farm. The inventor has all the true life facts and history of a man who obviously was a very talented genius, arguably ahead of his time. He never gave up on a project until he made it work.All facts have been researched and written in the order of the inventor’s life and is not a work of fiction.