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Public perception and attitudes of forest owners towards forests in Europe

by Daniel Terrasson

Within the framework of the COST working group (E3-WG1, 1994-1998), this document presents 15 research papers on the following topics: the European public challenge concerning forest landscapes, environmental...


Qualité du matériel forestier de reproduction et application des directives communautaires

by Daniel Terrasson

What is the situation concerning the application of Community directives related to the genetic quality of forest trees? Researchers and administrators take a look at the impact of the evolution of knowledge...


Small-Scale Livestock Farming: A Grass-Based Approach for Health, Sustainability, and Profit

by Carol Ekarius

Full of practical everyday advice, this guide explains how a natural, organic approach to livestock farming produces healthy animals, reduces costs, and increases your operation’s self-sufficiency. Livestock...


Storey's Guide to Raising Beef Cattle, 3rd Edition: Health, Handling, Breeding

by Heather Thomas

Whether you’re raising one cow or a herd, this comprehensive guide shows you everything you need to know to successfully manage your beef cattle operation. Heather Smith Thomas stresses the importance of understanding...


Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens, 3rd Edition: Care, Feeding, Facilities

by Gail Damerow

From hatching chicks to putting eggs on the table, this comprehensive guide has all the information you need to successfully keep chickens.


Storey's Guide to Raising Pigs, 3rd Edition: Care, Facilities, Management, Breeds

by Kelly Klober

Providing all the information a small-scale pig farmer needs, this comprehensive guide covers breed selection, housing, humane handling, butchering, disease management, and more.


Horse Hoof Care

by Cherry Hill & Richard Klimesh

Help your horse put his best foot forward! Stressing the critical importance of hoof care to your horse’s overall health, this guide covers all aspects of proper hoof maintenance — from dealing with lost...


Raising Ducks & Geese: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-18

by John Vivian

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles...


The Book of Bee-Keeping - A Practical and Complete Manual on the Proper Management of Bees

by W. B. Webster

Specially written for amateurs, beginners, cottagers and others who are desirous of keeping two or three hives of bees so as to yield the best results. Contents Include: Advantages of Bee-Keeping The Honey Bee...


Cooking for Geeks: Real Science, Great Hacks, and Good Food

by Jeff Potter

Are you the innovative type, the cook who marches to a different drummer -- used to expressing your creativity instead of just following recipes? Are you interested in the science behind what happens to food...


The Home Creamery: Make Your Own Fresh Dairy Products; Easy Recipes for Butter, Yogurt, Sour Cream, Creme Fraiche, Cream Cheese, Ricotta, and More!

by Kathy Farrell-Kingsley

Discover how easy it is to make fresh dairy products at home! You don’t need a commercial kitchen or specialty ingredients to whip up your own cheeses, yogurts, and spreads. With simple step-by-step instructions...


Storey's Guide to Raising Poultry, 4th Edition: Chickens, Turkeys, Ducks, Geese, Guineas, Game Birds

by Glenn Drowns

This classic guide to chickens, turkeys, waterfowl, and game birds is now fully revised and expanded to inform and support backyard hobbyists and small farmers who want to use natural, humane practices and raise...


Diffusion and transfer of knowledge in agriculture

by Pascal Bergeret, Uno Svedin & Christian Huyghe

This book focuses on innovation in the agri-food system and the new paradigm drawn by bioeconomic approaches and principles. It draws on contributions presented during the 29th EURAGRI annual conference held...


Principles of Brewing Science: A Study of Serious Brewing Issues

by George Fix

Principles of Brewing Science is an indispensable reference which applies the practical language of science to the art of brewing. As an introduction to the science of brewing chemistry for the homebrewer to...


The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Keeping Chickens: Everything You Need to Know . . . and Didn't Know You Needed to Know About Backyard and Urban Chick

by Andy Schneider & Brigid McCrea

Are you looking for a great way to reconnect with the earth, the community, and your food sources? Keeping backyard chickens is a fun, simple way to start making this happen, even with limited space in your...


Poachers, Polluters and Politics: A Fishery Officer's Career

by Randy Nelson

Retired fishery officer Randy Nelson’s first love was catching poachers. That obsession, plus a devious mind and enthusiasm for marathon running, spelled big trouble for law-breaking fishermen. Thirty-five...


Metabolomics as a Tool in Nutrition Research

by J-L Sebedio & L Brennan

Metabolomics is a multidisciplinary science used to understand the ways in which nutrients from food are used in the body and how this can be optimised and targeted at specific nutritional needs. Metabolomics...


Flavour Development, Analysis and Perception in Food and Beverages

by J K Parker, Stephen Elmore & Lisa Methven

Flavour is a critical aspect of food production and processing, requiring careful design, monitoring and testing in order to create an appealing food product. This book looks at flavour generation, flavour analysis...


Food, Farms, and Community: Exploring Food Systems

by Lisa Chase & Vern Grubinger

How food systems reflect our values and contribute to our economy, environment, and culture


Nematodes in Soil Ecosystems

by Diana W. Freckman & J. A. Wallwork

Many species of the phylum Nematoda, the nonsegmented worms, play an important role as animal or plant parasites; most species are active contributors to the decomposition cycle in soil ecosystems, but the details...