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The Lean Farm: How to Minimize Waste, Increase Efficiency, and Maximize Value and Profits with Less Work

By: Ben Hartman

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Chelsea Green Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 003399


A practical, systems-based approach for a more sustainable farming operation To many people today, using the words factory and farm in the same sentence is nothing short of sacrilege. In many cases, though, the same sound business practices apply whether you are producing cars or carrots. Author Ben Hartman and other young farmers are increasingly finding that incorporating the best new ideas from business into their farming can drastically cut their wastes and increase ... View more info

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Garden Plants and Flowers in Australia # Royal Horticultural Society

By: Ian Spence

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Dorling Kindersley: 2013

Seller ID: 003731


The Royal Horticultural Society Garden Plants and Flowers in Australia is a comprehensive guide book and the one book gardeners will need as their easy reference to all of Australia's garden plants and flowers. In this paperback edition, create a garden that looks wonderful all year round with this photographic guide, packed with all the information you need to help you choose the best plants for every season. From shrubs and climbers to bulbs and grasses, you'll find ... View more info

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How Can I be Prepared with Self-sufficiency and Survival Foods? 2nd Edition: An essential manual to help us survive in a Toxic World

By: Isabell Shipard

Price: $36.95

Publisher: Australia, David Stewart: 2008

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 001138


Isabell Shipard, one of Australia's most knowledgable and sought after authorities on herbs and author of the acclaimed books How can I use Herbs in my daily life? and How can I grow and use Sprouts as living food? says, "For many years I taught Herb Courses, covering many edible plants, and included a segment on survival foods and the importance of self-sufficiency for possible hard times. People often expressed that I should put this information into a book. With the e... View more info

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One-Straw Revolutionary: The philosophy and work of Masanobu Fukuoka

By: Larry Korn

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Chelsea Green Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 003401


One-Straw Revolutionary represents the first commentary on the work of the late Japanese farmer and philosopher Masanobu Fukuoka (1913 2008), widely considered to be natural farming's most influential practitioner. Mr. Fukuoka is perhaps most known for his bestselling book The One-Straw Revolution (1978), a manifesto on the importance of no-till agriculture, which was at the time of publication a radical challenge to the global systems that supply the world's food, and s... View more info

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Managing Manure: How to Store, Compost, and use Organic Livestock Wastes *** TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK ***

By: Mark Kopecky

Price: $14.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 001951


Anyone who raises livestock or keeps horses must deal with manure, and this concise guide shows you how to make it manageable, valuable, and even profitable. Expert Mark Kopecky thoroughly discusses the characteristics and nutrient content of the manure of various species. He then explains the fundamentals of storing, composting, and spreading manure and even how to handle and market certified-organic manure for fertilizer on organic farms. View more info