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    Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change NewAdapting Agriculture to Climate Change Preparing Australian Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries for the Future by Chris Stokes and Mark Howden. Provides up-to-date, scientifically robust information on climate change and a framework on which policy makers can start planning and preparing for its effects. Indexed. 286 pages. More details.
    Amber Waves and Undertow NewAmber Waves and Undertow Peril, Hope, Sweat, and Downright Nonchalance in Dry Wheat Country by Steve Turner. Family narratives, historical episodes, and personal essays examining the transformation of rural America on the Columbia Plateau from the 19th to the 21st century. Bibliography. 206 pages. More details.
    Cereals and Pulses NewCereals and Pulses Nutraceutical Properties and Health Benefits
    edited by Liangli L. Yu, et al.. Functional Food Science and Technology series title. This collection of research papers provides a summary of current research findings related to phytochemical composition and properties of cereal and pulse crops. Indexed, 314 pages.  More details.
    Cultivating an Ecological Conscience NewCultivating an Ecological Conscience Essays from a Farmer Philosopher by Frederick L. Kirschenmann. A collection of Frederick L. Kirschenmann's writings on farming, philosophy, and sustainability. Culture of the Land series title. Indexed. 403 pages. More details.
    Diseases of Sheep NewDiseases of Sheep edited by I.D. Aitken. Fourth Edition. The definitive reference book on sheep diseases. Textbook binding with illustrated boards. Indexed. 610 pages. More details.
    Eggs and Health Promotion NewEggs and Health Promotion edited by Ronald Ross Watson. Up-to-date research on the role of eggs in the context of a healthy diet. Indexed. 202 pages. More details.
    Farm Sanctuary NewFarm Sanctuary Changing Hearts and Minds About Animals and Food by Gene Baur. A discussion of the ethical questions involved in the production of beef, poultry, pork, milk, and eggs -- and what can be done to stop the mistreatment of farm animals. Includes Book Discussion Group Guide. Indexed. 286 pages. More details.
    Fields of Learning NewFields of Learning The Student Farm Movement in North America
    by Laura Sayre and Sean Clark. A volume of essays written by pioneering educators involved in the founding and management of 15 of the most influential student farms in North America. Indexed, 354 pages. More details.
    Flowering and its Manipulation NewFlowering and its Manipulation Annual Plant Reviews, Volume 20, by Charles Ainsworth. Essential reference for researchers and professionals in plant genetics, developmental and molecular biology. Indexed. 204 pages. More details.
    Grocery Gardening NewGrocery Gardening Planting, Preparing and Preserving Fresh Food by Jean Ann Van Krevelen, Amanda Thomsen, Robin Ripley and Teresa O'Connor. Advice and instructions on growing an edible garden. Indexed. 255 pages. More details.
    Grow Great Grub NewGrow Great Grub Organic Food from Small Spaces
    by Gayla Trail. How to grow your own delicious, affordable, organic edibles virtually anywhere. Indexed. 208 pages. More details.
    Guide to Rocky Mountain Vegetable Gardening NewGuide to Rocky Mountain Vegetable Gardening by Robert Gough and Cheryl Moore-Gough. A vegetable gardening book that addresses the unique growing conditions and challenges of the five states of the Rocky Mountain region. Illustrated with color photos, illustrations. 320 pages. More details.
    In a Pickle NewIn a Pickle A Family Farm Story by Jerry Apps. A poignant story of change, family, and heartache in rural Wisconsin. 256 pages. More details.
    Indoor Gardening the Organic Way NewIndoor Gardening the Organic Way How to Create a Natural and Sustaining Environment for Your Houseplants by Julie Bawden Davis. A guide to raising organic houseplants. 183 pages. More details
    Induced Resistance for Plant Defence NewInduced Resistance for Plant Defence A Sustainable Approach to Crop Protection edited by Dale Walters, Adrian Newton and Gary Lyon. First Edition. This comprehensive book examines in depth the development and exploitation of induced resistance in plants. Indexed. 258 page. More details.
    Manual for Treatment and Control of Lameness in Cattle NewManual for Treatment and Control of Lameness in Cattle  by Jan Shearer and Sarel van Amstel. First Edition. Up-to-date information on common lameness conditions of cattle, emphasizing the practical aspect of functional and corrective trimming. Indexed. 216 pages . More details.
    The Organic Farming Manual NewThe Organic Farming Manual Growing Vegetables in the West
    by Jane Shellenberger. Hands-on guide to growing produce covers soil cultivation, plant selection, water, microclimates, and other concerns specific to semiarid and high-altitude climates. Indexed. 216 pages.. More details.
    Organic Gardener's Companion NewOrganic Gardener's Companion A Comprehensive Guide to Starting and Running a Certified Organic Farm by Anne Larkin Hansen. A comprehensive guide to growing, certifying, and marketing organic produce, grains, meat, and dairy. Indexed. 437 pages. More details.
    Pecans NewPecans The Story in a Nutshell by Jane Manaster. Trade paperback, new. Grover E. Murray Studies in the American Southwest series title. Updated from its original 1994 publication, this new edition explores the natural history, cultivation, and uses of the pecan tree and nut. Indexed. 120 pages.. More details.
    Pesticides NewPesticides Health, Safety and the Environment by Graham Matthews. Examines how crop protection was achieved before pesticides were in use, how pesticides are registered for use now, pesticide application and the concerns over operator safety, and what happens to pesticides in food and the environment. Indexed. 235 pages. More details.
    Plant Desiccation Tolerance NewPlant Desiccation Tolerance edited by Matthew A. Jenks and Andrew J. Wood First Edition. A field of international researchers provide a current review of the advances in plant desiccation tolerance research. Indexed. 311 pages.  More details.
    Plant Secondary Metabolites in Diet and Health NewPlant Secondary Metabolites in Diet and Health edited by Alan Crozier, Michael N. Clifford and Hiroshi Ashihara. Covers the main groups of natural products from a chemical and biosynthetic perspective with illustrations of how genetic engineering can be applied to manipulate levels of secondary metabolites of economic value. Indexed. 372 pages. More details.
    Plant Tropisms NewPlant Tropisms edited by Simon Gilroy and Patrick Masson. A comprehensive volume on the current state of knowledge on the molecular and cell biological processes that govern plant tropisms. Indexed. 207 pages. More details.
    The Power of Sustainable Thinking NewThe Power of Sustainable Thinking How to Create a Positive Future for the Climate the Planet Your Organization and Your Life
    by Bob Doppelt. Offers practical methods for transforming climate-damaging, unsustainable ways into sustainable thinking and behaviors. Indexed. 218 pages. More details
    The Profitable Hobby Farm NewThe Profitable Hobby Farm How to Build a Sustainable Local Foods Business by Sarah Beth Aubrey. Guide to launching a hobby farm business. Describes financing options, especially grants and cost-sharing programs. Indexed. 274 pages. More details.
    The Raw Milk Revolution NewThe Raw Milk Revolution Behind America's Emerging Battle Over Food Rights by David E. Gumpert. Expose of government's tough and occasionally brutal intimidation tactics against small dairies producing raw milk, questioning regulators' claims that raw milk poses a public health threat. Indexed. 254 pages. More details.
    Starter Vegetable Gardens NewStarter Vegetable Gardens 24 No-Fail Plans for Small Organic Gardens by Barbara Pleasant.How to start, maintain, and expand a bountiful vegetable garden in small, manageable spaces. Illustrated with photos by John Gruen. Large format. Indexed. 177 pages. More details.
    The Timber Press Encyclopedia of Flowering Shrubs The Timber Press Encyclopedia of Flowering Shrubs by James M. Gardiner. Illustrated guide to more than 1,700 plants. Organized alphabetically by botanical name and readily accessed using a common name index. Over 2,000 photos and illustrations. Large format. Indexed. 436 pages. More details.
    The Viking in the Wheat Field NewThe Viking in the Wheat Field A Scientist's Struggle to Preserve the World's Harvest by Susan Dworkin. Expose on gene banks and crop breeding and the alarming fragility of the world's wheat crop. Indexed. 239 pages. More details.
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