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Report of the Commissioner of Agriculture 1885

By: N/A

Price: $7.45

Seller ID: 281BPB1000777

ISBN: 281BPB1000777

Condition: GOOD

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Twenty-Fourth Annual Report of the Secretary of the Connecticut Board of Agriculture 1890

By: N/A

Price: $7.45

Seller ID: 281BPB1000779

ISBN: 281BPB1000779

Condition: GOOD

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Twenty-Seventh Annual Report of the Secretary of the Connecticut Board of Agriculture 1893

By: N/A

Price: $11.95

Seller ID: 281BPB1000778

ISBN: 281BPB1000778

Condition: GOOD

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Beekeeping For Dummies

By: Blackiston, Howland

Price: $10.00

Publisher: For Dummies:

Seller ID: 9780764554193

ISBN: 0764554190

Condition: GOOD

Believe it or not, bees are one of the oldest species of domesticated animals. Archeologists have found evidence of beekeeping, or apiculture, in the Middle East dating back more than five thousand years. If you've ever tasted good clover honey, it's not hard to understand why. But it's not just for the honey that more than 125,000 people (and growing) in the United States, alone, keep hives. Anyone interested in nature can't help but be fascinated by those buzzing yellow bundles of energy and the exotic world they inhabit, with all its weird rituals and incredible efficiency. Also, dedicated ... View more info

Yearbook of Agriculture 1930

By: "(Milton Eisenhower, ed.)"

Price: $33.95

Publisher: "Washington, DC", United States Government Printing Office: 1930

Seller ID: 8-DH009

Condition: GOOD+

"Tight, faint age soil to green cloth covers, slight tanning of pages, faintest tilt to spine. Rubbing and softening to spine ends and cover corners. 2 creased pages. No other markings. No dust jacket (as issued). 1080 pages. 6x9x1.75"". (15.5x23.5x4.25cm ""a great variety of recent scientific, technical, and economic information in short, [popularly written articles and in agricultural maps and statistical tables...a prompt outlet for much valuable new knowledge...primarily intended for farmers...The material reflects most up to date statistics as of 1929, when data was... View more info

Como Subsisten Los Campesinos

By: "Borjas, Manuel Chavez"

Price: $19.95

Publisher: "Tegucigalpa, Honduras", Guaymuras: 1992

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 4-7T006

Condition: NEAR FINE

As new except for rubbing to covers.141 pages View more info

Thirty-Fifth Annual Report of the Secretary of the Connecticut Board of Agriculture 1901 (Public Document No. 18)

By: "Brown, James F. (Secretary, Connecticut Board of Agriculture)"

Price: $39.95

Publisher: "Hartford, CT", Hartford Press: 1902

Seller ID: 6-1H015

Condition: GOOD

"READING COPY - UGLY. Tight, age tanned pages clean except for light soil to exterior edges, faded and stained covers, square. A "" who's who"" of Connecticut agriculture in 1901. No dust jacket. A complete account of the 3 day mid-winter meeting in Bridgeport, CT, with full transcript of presentations and discussions, list of state fairs, Connecticut exhibitors at the Pan-American Exposition, list of Agricultural Societies, and directory of Granges. 321 pages plus 57 page appendix inserted at end: ""A Catalogue of all Phaenogamous and Vascular Cryptogamous Plants ... View more info

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Chickens In Your Backyard: A Beginner's Guide

By: "Damerow, Gail,Luttmann, Rick"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Rodale Books:

Seller ID: 9780878571253

ISBN: 0878571256

Condition: GOOD

Your backyard can be the source of the best eggs and meat you've ever tasted. The answer is chickens--endearing birds that require but a modest outlay of time, space and food. As they learned to raise chickens, Gail and Rick Luttmann came to realize the need for a comprehensive but clear and nontechnical guide. Their book covers all the basics in a light and entertaining sytle, from housing and feeding through incubating, bringing up chicks, butchering, and raising chickens for show. Througout the book, the Luttmanns express their wonder at the personalities of chickens--the role of br... View more info

Tree Farms: harvest for the future

By: "Dowdell, Dorothy & Joseph"

Price: $39.95

Publisher: "Indianapolis, IN", Bobbs-Merrill: c1965

Seller ID: 13H021

Condition: FINE / Good

"As new. Bookplate inside front cover From the library of Thomas J. Corcoran University of Maine. Corcoran was an ""internationally renowned scholar of forestry and forest engineering...created the Forest Engineering Program and chaired the Department of Forest Management at the University of Maine...""Green cloth with gilt. DJ is intact and unclipped but has wear to edges and 3 tiny rips that have been tape repaired on the inside." View more info

Animal Machines: The New Factory Farming Industry

By: "Harrison, Ruth (Rachel Carson, foreword)"

Price: $286.95

Publisher: "London,UK", Vincent Stuart Ltd.: 1964

Seller ID: 20H004

Condition: NEAR FINE / DJ poor

"Book is as new except for faintest of foxing on exterior page edges and slight softening of spine bottom. Handwritten ""With the compliments of the author"" on the title page. (No signature). Dust jacket is present but has tattered edges at top and bottom that have been tape repaired (on the inside). ""How is a housewife to know that the nice looking meat and eggs in a shop may be poison?""" View more info

The Lord God Made Them All

By: "Herriot, James"

Price: $2.25

Publisher: Bantam:

Seller ID: 9780553247312

ISBN: 055324731X

Condition: GOOD

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All Creatures Great and Small

By: "Herriot, James"

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Bantam:

Seller ID: 9780553268126

ISBN: 0553268120

Condition: GOOD

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All Things Bright and Beautiful

By: "Herriot, James"

Price: $3.75

Publisher: Bantam:

Seller ID: 9780553269703

ISBN: 0553269704

Condition: GOOD

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Keeping Chickens: The Essential Guide

By: "Hobson, Jeremy,Lewis, Celia"

Price: $10.00

Publisher: David & Charles:

Seller ID: 9780715325674

ISBN: 0715325671

Condition: GOOD

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Dairying Bygones (Shire Library)

By: "Ingram, Arthur"

Price: $1.50

Publisher: Shire:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780852638668

ISBN: 0852638663

Condition: GOOD

Dairying probably originated in Neolithic times, and by the sixteenth century the cow had become the principal dairy animal. By the mid-eighteenth century many farmers began to specialize in the production of dairy products - milk, butter and cheese - the excess of which could be sold. Victorian farmers who could afford to equipped their farms with up-to-date appliances, while the less affluent made do with older, often home-made equipment. This book examines the diverse range of dairy equipment used during this period, including milking stools and pails, churns for making butter, butter beate... View more info

"Buscando Soluciones Para La Crisis Del Agro: En la ventanilla del banco, o en el pupitre de la escuela?"

By: "Lacki, Polan"

Price: $9.95


Seller ID: 4-8H002

Condition: GOOD

"Tight, light age soil to covers, clean interior, faint curl. ""Existe un creciente consenso de que la agricultura, en su globalidad, solo conseguira enfrentar con exito sus antiguos y especialmente sus nuevos desafios, si los agricultores adquieren nuevos conocimientos, habilidades y destrezas, e incluso si adoptan actitudes diferentes. Si no lo hacen,dificilmente podran realizar una agricultura eficiente y sin ella no tendran rentabilidad ni competitivida."" Text in Spanish." View more info

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Choosing & Raising Chickens: The Complete Guide to Breeds and Welfare

By: "Lewis, Celia"

Price: $12.00

Publisher: David & Charles:

Seller ID: 9780715333105

ISBN: 0715333100

Condition: GOOD

A practical and comprehensive everything-you-need-to-know guide to chicken breeds for anyone who keeps or is aspiring to keep chickens. This guide includes essential practical information on feeding, housing and welfare as well as eay-to-use keys to selecting the most suitable breeds. View more info

Livestock Judging Handbook (Ninth Edition)

By: "Nordby, Beeson & Fort"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Danville, IL", The Interstate Printers & Publishers: 1962

Edition: (9th edition)

Seller ID: 7-6T042

Condition: GOOD

"Tight, bright, clean and square. Age tanning to spine. Owner's name inside front cover. No other markings. Light age soil to exterior page edges. Softened spine bottom. No dust jacket. 392 indexed, thoroughly illustrated pages. Sections with check list and breed association lists for: Beef Cattle; Sheep; Dairy Cattle; Swine; and, Stock Horses (Quarter Horse, Palomino and Appaloosa). " View more info

Biotechnology of Plant Fats and Oils

By: "Rattray, James"

Price: $49.95

Publisher: "Champaign, IL", American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS): 1991

Seller ID: 1DH012

ISBN: 0935315330

Condition: NEAR FINE / No dj

"As new except for 1 phrase underlined in Preface, slight tilt and softening of bottom end of spine. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering. No dust jacket ""future approaches to cultivar improvement and the domestication of new plant species for the production of more desirable products of commerce will depend heavily upon various aspects of plant biotechnology...based on research in emerging fields such as molecular biology, cell culture and genetic engineering..."" 11 essays, illustrated where appropriate, 176 pages. " View more info

Practical Horseman's Book of Horsekeeping

By: "Stoneridge, M.A."

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Doubleday:

Seller ID: 9780385177887

ISBN: 0385177887

Condition: very good

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