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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...


Canal Irrigation in Prehistoric Mexico: The Sequence of Technological Change

by William E. Doolittle

Prehistoric farmers in Mexico invented irrigation, developed it into a science, and used it widely. Indeed, many of the canal systems still in use in Mexico today were originally begun well before the discovery...


An Unlikely Vineyard: The Education of a Farmer and Her Quest for Terroir

by Deirdre Heekin & Alice Feiring

Named one of the Best Wine Books of 2014 by The New York Times, An Unlikely Vineyard tells the evolutionary story of Deirdre Heekin's farm from overgrown fields to a fertile, productive, and beautiful landscape...


Forest Tenure Reform in Asia and Africa: Local Control for Improved Livelihoods, Forest Management, and Carbon Sequestration

by Randall Bluffstone & Elizabeth J.Z. Robinson

Forest tenure reforms are occurring in many developing countries around the world. These reforms typically include devolution of forest lands to local people and communities, which has attracted a great deal...


A Chicken in Every Yard: The Urban Farm Store's Guide to Chicken Keeping

by Robert Litt & Hannah Litt

Got a little space and a hankering for fresh eggs?

Robert and Hannah Litt have dispensed advice to hundreds of urban and suburban chicken-keepers from behind their perch at Portland’s Urban Farm Store, and...


Grasslands and herbivore production in Europe and effects of common policies

by Alex De Vliegher, Bert Van Gils, Alain Peeters* & Christian Huyghe

The European project Multisward (http://www.multisward.eu/multisward_eng/) aims at supporting developments and innovations in grassland use and management in different European farming systems (including low-input...


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...


The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals: Choose the Best Breeds for Small-Space Farming, Produce Your Own Grass-Fed Meat, Gather Fresh Eg

by Gail Damerow

Companion to Storey's best-selling The Backyard Homestead, this book delves deeper into raising animals for meat, milk, eggs, cheese, and other dairy products.


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

by Heather Thomas

Part of Storey's flagship series of best-selling animal husbandry handbooks, this guide provides thorough information on raising beef cattle.


Oxidative Stress and Redox Regulation in Plants

by Jean-Pierre Jacquot

The field of redox is rapidly changing, specifically in relation to plants where redox reactions are exacerbated compared to non-photosynthetic organisms. The development of proteomics has allowed the identification...


Heritage

by Sean Brock & Peter Frank Edwards

New York Times best seller

Winner, James Beard Foundation Award, Best Book of the Year in American Cooking

Winner, IACP Julia Child First Book Award

Sean Brock is the chef behind the game-changing restaurants...


Honey Bee Hobbyist: The Care and Keeping of Bees

by Norman Gary

Bee keeping isn't just for the professional farmer—bees can be kept in any situation from the simple backyard patio and garden to large expanses of farm land. This comprehensive and attractive beekeeping guide,...


Multi-Mode / Multi-Band RF Transceivers for Wireless Communications: Advanced Techniques, Architectures, and Trends

by Gernot Hueber & Robert Bogdan Staszewski

  • Summarizes cutting-edge physical layer technologies for multi-mode wireless RF transceivers.
  • Includes original contributions from distinguished researchers and professionals.
  • Covers cutting-edge physical layer...


Barley: Production, Improvement, and Uses

by Steven E. Ullrich

Barley is one of the world's most important crops with uses ranging from food and feed production, malting and brewing to its use as a model organism in molecular research. The demand and uses of barley continue...


Beekeeping For Dummies

by Howland Blackiston

Beekeeping For Dummies, 2nd Edition reviews the tools of the trade, including complete instructions for building and maintaining beehives; offers detailed and easy-to-follow guidelines for all phases of honey...