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Hemp Bound: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Next Agricultural Revolution

by Doug Fine Chelsea Green Publishing (March 12, 2014)

The stat sheet on hemp sounds almost too good to be true: its fibers are among the planet's strongest, its seed oil the most nutritious, and its potential as an energy source vast and untapped. Its one downside?...


Market Farming Success: The Business of Growing and Selling Local Food, 2nd Editon

by Lynn Byczynski Chelsea Green Publishing (September 17, 2013)

An insider's guide to market gardening and farming for those in the business of growing and selling food, flowers, herbs, or plants.

Market Farming Success identifies the key areas that usually trip up beginners-and...


Rebuilding the Foodshed: How to Create Local, Sustainable, and Secure Food Systems

by Philip Ackerman-Leist & Deborah Madison Chelsea Green Publishing (March 01, 2013)

Droves of people have turned to local food as a way to retreat from our broken industrial food system. From rural outposts to city streets, they are sowing, growing, selling, and eating food produced close to...


The Organic Grain Grower: Small-Scale, Holistic Grain Production for the Home and Market Producer

by Jack Lazor Chelsea Green Publishing (August 13, 2013)

The ultimate guide to growing organic grains on a small and ecological scale, The Organic Grain Grower is invaluable for both home-scale and commercial producers interested in expanding their resiliency and...


A Vineyard Odyssey: The Organic Fight to Save Wine from the Ravages of Nature

by John Kiger Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 10, 2013)

A Vineyard Odyssey is a fascinating saga of wine that takes the reader on a travelogue of the many hazards that lie along the journey from vine to bottle. John Kiger tracks the nefarious denizens of the vineyard...


Food Supply Protection and Homeland Security

by Frank R. Spellman Government Institutes (April 28, 2008)

Addressing both direct threats to humans, including the introduction of anthrax or smallpox, and indirect threats, those introducing diseases to plants and animals, the author examines the state of our food...


Storey's Guide to Raising Poultry, 4th Edition

by Glenn Drowns Storey Publishing, LLC (May 22, 2012)

Whether you’re running a farm or interested in keeping a few backyard birds, Storey’s Guide to Raising Poultry covers everything you need to know to successfully raise your own chickens, turkeys, waterfowl,...


Buying Country Land

by Peggy Tonseth Storey Publishing, LLC (January 06, 1985)

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...


Storey's Guide to Raising Pigs, 3rd Edition

by Kelly Klober Storey Publishing, LLC (January 27, 2010)

Learn how to successfully raise your own pigs. Stressing the importance of sustainable and environmentally friendly farming practices, Kelly Klober provides expert tips on making your hog operation more efficient...


Equipping Your Horse Farm

by Cherry Hill & Richard Klimesh Storey Publishing, LLC (October 30, 2012)

Running a horse farm requires acquiring, operating, and maintaining an assortment of heavy machinery. This practical guide shows you how to expertly equip your operation with trucks, trailers, tractors, and...


Woodlot Management

by Jay Heinrich Storey Publishing, LLC (January 05, 1981)

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 Drought-Resilient Farm

by Dale Strickler Storey Publishing, LLC (June 26, 2018)

Rainfall levels are rarely optimal, but there are hundreds of things you can do to efficiently conserve and use the water you do have and to reduce the impact of drought on your soil, crops, livestock, and farm...


Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens, 4th Edition

by Gail Damerow Storey Publishing, LLC (December 26, 2017)

Serious poultry farmers and backyard bird raisers have relied on this best-selling reference for more than 20 years. The fourth edition of Gail Damerow’s comprehensive handbook is now completely revised and...


Storey's Guide to Raising Dairy Goats, 5th Edition

by Jerry Belanger & Sara Thomson Bredesen Storey Publishing, LLC (February 06, 2018)

This best-selling handbook is packed with detailed information on housing, feeding, and fencing dairy goats. It’s been the trusted resource on the topic for farmers and homesteaders since it was originally...


Basic Welding for Farm and Ranch

by William Galvery & Michael Martindell Storey Publishing, LLC (March 19, 2019)

Farmers, ranchers, and homesteaders who know how to weld can repair and even fabricate some equipment on their own, saving both time and money. Basic Welding for Farm and Ranch introduces this crucial skill...


Storey's Guide to Raising Pigs, 4th Edition

by Kelly Klober Storey Publishing, LLC (December 25, 2018)

Stressing the importance of sustainable and environmentally friendly farming practices, farmer Kelly Klober provides expert advice on making any size hog operation more efficient and profitable in Storey’s...


Storey's Guide to Raising Beef Cattle, 4th Edition

by Heather Smith Thomas Storey Publishing, LLC (November 27, 2018)

Whether a farmer is raising one cow or a herd, Storey’s Guide to Raising Beef Cattle is the most reliable reference for ensuring a successful, healthy cattle operation. In this fully updated, full-color fourth...


The Mobile Poultry Slaughterhouse

by Ali Berlow & Temple Grandin Storey Publishing, LLC (July 25, 2013)

If you’re raising poultry for meat and lack easy access to a humane slaughterhouse, a mobile slaughter and processing unit may be the solution. Ali Berlow shows you how to build a unit that accommodates all...


Storey's Guide to Raising Meat Goats, 2nd Edition

by Maggie Sayer Storey Publishing, LLC (December 08, 2010)

Discover how raising your own meat goats can be a fun and profitable endeavor. Offering plenty of tips for creating an economically viable operation and identifying niche markets for your products, Storey’s...


Storey's Guide to Raising Beef Cattle, 3rd Edition

by Heather Smith Thomas Storey Publishing, LLC (June 25, 2010)

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 Sheep, 5th Edition

by Paula Simmons & Carol Ekarius Storey Publishing, LLC (June 25, 2019)

Storey’s Guide to Raising Sheep is the best-selling, most trusted reference for farmers and backyard homesteaders with any size flock. The fifth edition is now updated with full-color illustrations and photographs...


Storey's Guide to Raising Turkeys, 3rd Edition

by Don Schrider Storey Publishing, LLC (December 17, 2013)

Turkeys are an excellent source of succulent meat, rich eggs, and nutrient-dense manure, and raising them is a rewarding and profitable activity for many farmers. With helpful tips on acquiring organic certification,...


Storey's Guide to Raising Sheep, 4th Edition

by Paula Simmons & Carol Ekarius Storey Publishing, LLC (June 24, 2010)

Drawing from years of hands-on experience, Paula Simmons and Carol Ekarius provide expert advice on breed selection, lambing, feeding, housing, pasture maintenance, and medical care. You’ll also find tips...


Storey's Guide to Growing Organic Vegetables & Herbs for Market

by Keith Stewart Storey Publishing, LLC (March 22, 2013)

Keith Stewart covers everything you need to know to successfully grow and market your own organic vegetables and herbs. Offering expert tips on choosing a growing site, soil fertility, companion planting, irrigation,...


Storey's Guide to Raising Horses, 2nd Edition

by Heather Smith Thomas Storey Publishing, LLC (January 27, 2010)

Raising horses successfully requires good preparation, hard work, and a sincere interest in your animals’ well-being. With in-depth information on all aspects of horsekeeping, including grooming, foaling,...


Storey's Guide to Raising Ducks, 2nd Edition

by Dave Holderread Storey Publishing, LLC (January 19, 2011)

With in-depth information on feeding, housing, behavior, and health care, this comprehensive guide also provides proven strategies for creating a profitable business plan and marketing your products. Whether...


Storey's Guide to Raising Miniature Livestock

by Sue Weaver Storey Publishing, LLC (November 02, 2012)

Whether you want to the make most of a small plot of land or add diversity to a large farm, raising miniature livestock can be a fun and profitable experience. With expert advice on choosing a breed that suits...


Storey's Guide to Growing Organic Orchard Fruits

by Danny L. Barney Storey Publishing, LLC (March 22, 2013)

Danny Barney covers everything you need to know to successfully grow and market your own organic orchard fruits. Offering expert tips on selecting the right site, choosing the best cultivars, designing and maintaining...


Starting & Running Your Own Horse Business, 2nd Edition

by Mary Ashby McDonald Storey Publishing, LLC (November 25, 2009)

Turn your passion for horses into a successful business. Full of proven techniques to help you maximize profits and minimize headaches, this practical guide shows you how to create a viable business plan, identify...


The Organic Farming Manual

by Ann Larkin Hansen Storey Publishing, LLC (February 24, 2010)

Providing expert tips on tending the land, caring for animals, and necessary equipment, Ann Larkin Hansen also covers the intricate process of acquiring organic certification and other business considerations...


Grass-Fed Cattle

by Julius Ruechel Storey Publishing, LLC (January 02, 2012)

Successfully raise grass-fed cattle and enjoy the benefits of great-tasting beef and a financially stable enterprise. In this comprehensive guide, Julius Ruechel covers every aspect of raising healthy and thriving...


Pesticides and agriculture

by Dr Dave Watson Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing (August 06, 2018)

  • Discusses the competitive strategies of the major pesticide companies
  • Identifies the main forces driving the pesticides industry 
  • Explains the evolution of the pesticide industry as a context for understanding...


Unsavory Truth

by Marion Nestle Basic Books (October 30, 2018)

America's leading nutritionist exposes how the food industry corrupts scientific research for profit

Is chocolate heart-healthy? Does yogurt prevent type 2 diabetes? Do pomegranates help cheat death? News accounts...


Secrets of Building Successful Business Plan for Farm and Rural Business!

by Andrei Besedin Andrei Besedin (July 01, 2017)

Starting a farm and rural business is an exciting and challenging undertaking. But a good business plan is often one of the keys to a successful business start-up. The real value of creating a business plan...


The Economy of Ireland

by John W. O'Hagan & Carol Newman Gill Books (August 22, 2014)

An essential book for students of economics as well as economists and policymakers.

The twelfth edition of this enduring and popular book surveys all major changes in the Irish economy in the past fifteen years,...


Around the World in Eighty Wines

by Mike Veseth Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 01, 2017)

Inspired by Jules Verne’s classic adventure tale, Mike Veseth takes his readers Around the World in Eighty Wines. The journey starts in London, Phileas Fogg’s home base, and follows Fogg’s itinerary to...


Adventures with Old Vines

by Richard L. Chilton Jr. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 01, 2017)

Adventures with Old Vines offers an engaging and knowledgeable guide to demystify wine for novice enthusiasts. Richard Chilton provides detailed information about buying and storing wine, how to read a wine...


Agricultural Product Prices, Fifth Edition

by William G. Tomek & Harry M. Kaiser Cornell University Press (May 08, 2014)

Published continuously since 1972, Agricultural Product Prices has become the standard textbook and reference work for students in agricultural and applied economics, buyers and sellers of commodities, and policymakers,...


The Clean Protein Revolution

by Kathy Freston & Bruce Friedrich Weinstein Publishing (January 02, 2018)

New York Times bestselling author and vegan lifestyle expert Kathy Freston and co-author Bruce Friedrich offer a research-based self-help guide that cuts through accepted truths about protein and offers surprising...


From the Ground to the Grocery! Popular Healthy Foods, Fun Farming for Kids - Children's Agriculture Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Farming is fun, especially if you’re growing the most popular and healthy foods you see in the grocery. But where do these produce come from? And how are they grown? Learn the basics of farming in this cool...


Where Our Food Comes from - Children's Agriculture Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

These days, food comes out frozen. Factories create processed meals and moms will just need to put them together or put them in the microwave. But where does food come? This is an interesting book that will...


The Many Animals That Live on a Farm - Children's Agriculture Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Have you ever been to a farm? It is home to many plants and animals. In this book, you will be introduced to the different animals that live on a farm. Can you name each of them? Do you know how they sound like?...


Small Seeds and Big Machines - Children's Agriculture Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Let’s talk about agriculture, or the science of farming. This is a very important lesson because it touches about environmental care and self sustenance through planting. Your child will find this book extra...


Soil, Sun, and Seeds - Children's Agriculture Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Soil, sun and seeds - these are the ingredients to create a green world. Agriculture is not a usual subject taught in kindergarten or elementary but it has to be discussed. The young needs to know where all...


Growing up on a Farm - Children's Agriculture Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

For a child who has lived in the city for most his/her life, this book will be a great eye opener. It contains information and pictures of what it's like to live in a farm. Hopefully, the visual appeal of this...


Soil, Seeds, Sun and Rain! How Nature Works on a Farm! Farming for Kids - Children's Agriculture Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Where does food come from? Does it come from the mountains or the springs? Who harvests them and puts them on the table? This educational resource aims to answer all the basic questions a child might have about...


Spend a Year on the Farm - Children's Agriculture Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Agriculture is a topic not normally discussed in kindergarten or preschool. But if you want your child to learn about how important agriculture is, then this is a book to start. The nice thing about a picture...


The History of Food - Children's Agriculture Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Where does all the food in the world come from? Even those processed by big machines have to come from somewhere. This book will tackle the origins of food in the most child-friendly way possible. Breaking down...


From Seed to Harvest - Children's Agriculture Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

In the day and age of instant gratification, it is important that your child learn the value of patience and hard work through agriculture. The purpose of this book is to bring to your child’s consciousness...


Farmers! Planting, Nurturing and Harvesting, Farming for Kids - Children's Agriculture Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Let’s pretend to be farmers for a day! This educational book will give your child all the basic information he/she needs to know about farming. You can also use this book to help your child understand how...