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Agriculture in Australia: An Introduction

agriculture in australia explores the technical, economic and human elements of farming and integrat es them into the whole farm business. the book examines the science and economics of farming operati ons that contribute to the nation's gross value of ...more

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Pure Poultry: From City Life to Country Living with Heritage Chickens, Turkeys and Ducks

houdan. nankin. indian runner. naragansett. these may sound like exotic place names or unusual varie ties of produce, but each actually refers to one of the many hundreds of lesser-known poultry breeds that tempt the livestock owner who's prepared to ...more

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Running a Small Beef Herd

this is a great introduction to beef production for those about to enter the industry and is an ongo ing reference for anyone managing a small herd of beef cattle on their property. fundamental conside rations such as the economics of beef production, ...more

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Sheep Shearing: How to Shear a Sheep Step by Step with No Step Skipped

it's sheep shearing season number one in animal husbandry while free promotion! sheep shearing cen ter approved. every sheep farmer should have some basic info on how to shear a sheep. but what if you have never sheared a sheep before but want to ...more

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Sea Energy Agriculture (Paperback)

genre: technologysubgenre: agriculture / sustainable agriculturepublisher: acres u.s.a.language:and# xd; englishand#xd; format: paperbackrelease date: and#xd; february 1, 2003and#xd; ...more

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Restoration Agriculture: Real World Permaculture for Farmers

around the globe most people get their calories from annual agriculture - plants that grow fast fo r one season, produce lots of seeds, then die. every single human society that has relied on annual crops for staple foods has collapsed. restoration ...more

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Biodynamic Agriculture

-- a newly revised edition biodynamics is an internationally recognized approach to organic agricult ure in which the farmer or gardener respects and works with the spiritual dimension of the earth's e nvironment. in a world where conventional agricult ...more

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Agriculture: An Introductory Reader

rudolf steiner, the often undervalued, multifaceted genius of modern times, contributed much to the regeneration of culture. in addition to his philosophical teachings, he provided ideas for the devel opment of many practical activities including educ ...more

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Cows Save the Planet: And Other Improbable Ways of Restoring Soil to Heal the Earth

in cows save the planet, journalist judith d. schwartz looks at soil as a crucible for our many over lapping environmental, economic, and social crises. schwartz reveals that for many of these problems --climate change, desertification, biodiversity lo ...more

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100 Ways for a Chicken to Train Its Human

if you think you are in charge of your chickens, prepare for a change in the pecking order. from fow l play to hen-tertainment, in this hilarious collection by diane parker the chickens show us who are really in charge, and what they're really plottin ...more

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The Carbon Farming Solution: A Global Toolkit of Perennial Crops and Regenerative Agriculture Practices for Climate Change Mitigation and Food Security

with carbon farming, agriculture ceases to be part of the climate problem and becomes a critical par t of the solution agriculture is rightly blamed as a major culprit of our climate crisis. but in thi s groundbreaking new book, eric toensmeier argues ...more

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Australian Tractors: Indigenous Tractors and Self-Propelled Machines in Rural Australia

australia has some of the world's largest and most labour-efficient farms, and tractors are an essen tial part of their operations. the average australian farm has three or more tractors. in this histo rical overview graeme quick documents the developm ...more

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The Barf Diet: Raw Feeding for Dogs and Cats Using Evolutionary Principles

just say no to grainsand#xd; feed your dogs and cats the way mother nature intended by eliminating g rains and feeding them a barf, biologically appropriate raw food, diet. australian veterinarian, dr. ian billinghurst, long-time champion and internat ...more

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The Independent Farmstead: Growing Soil, Biodiversity, and Nutrient-Dense Food with Grassfed Animals and Intensive Pasture Management

with in-depth information on electric fencing, watering, and husbandry for ruminants, poultry, and p igs, plus butchering, dairying, and more if we work hard, we sleep well. twenty years ago, when auth ors shawn and beth dougherty purchased the land th ...more

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Dark Emu: Black Seeds: Agriculture or Accident?

dark emu puts forward an argument for a reconsideration of the hunter-gatherer tag for precolonial a boriginal australians. the evidence insists that aboriginal people right across the continent were u sing domesticated plants, sowing, harvesting, irri ...more

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Backyard Chickens: A Handbook for Beginners

fresh golden yolk eggs in ready supply, organic fertiliser for the vegetable garden-what's not to lo ve about keeping backyard chickens? this handbook covers all you need to know to get started raising your very own flock of chickens. whether you're c ...more

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Humane Livestock Handling

temple grandin, one of the most influential advocate of humane livestock treatment, has spent her li fe developing stress-free facility designs and standards of humane management. in an environment of growing concern regarding large factory farming pr ...more

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Great Australian Droving Stories (Great Australian S.)

the world of the australian drover is almost forgotten. in this book we hear of the men (and women) who travelled vast distances along australia's stock routes. bill 'swampy' marsh travelled around au stralia gathering their stories. before utes, pla ...more

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Just Nuts

this is a comprehensive guide to trees nuts, their propagation and cultivation (including pests and diseases), pruning and harvesting. it also covers a selection of other popular nuts, and includes a detailed explanation of allen gilbert's pruning, b ...more

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