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Image for The Soil Landscapes of British Columbia

The Soil Landscapes of British Columbia

By: N/A

Price: $59.95

Publisher: British Coliumbia, Government of British Columbia: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 647C6714

ISBN: 0771882653

Condition: Good


0771882653 197 pages complete with numerous fold-outs and colour plates. Describes and explains the variety of soils found in the different parts of the province. Part I describes regional variations in climate, geology and vegetation. Part II discusses what soil is, how it develops, how it is classified, and then describes the nine main types of soils. Part III provides the principal descriptions of the geographical variation of soil. Part IV provides a brief histo... View more info

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The Trees Around Us - A Manual of Good Forest Practice for Nova Scotia

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Government of Canada/Province of Nova Scotia: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 631A5578

ISBN: 0888710046

Condition: Very Good


0888710046 206 pages. Glossary. Index. Abundantly illustrated in colour. Practical and educational. Clean and unmarked in attractively illustrated glossy boards. Nice clean copy with very light wear. An excellent reference. View more info

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Cityside Oasis, or How to Bridge the Gap Between City and Countryside

By: N/A

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Netherlands, Eemlandhoeve: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 152G0228

ISBN: 9081340824

Condition: Very Good


9081340824 112 pages. Illustrated with colour photography. Inspires innovative entrepreneurship between city and countryside. "An intimate look into the life and process of Jan Huijgen and the creation of Eemlandhoeve." - from back cover. Text in English. Unmarked with light wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Soil Acidity and Plant Growth

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Australia, Academic Pr: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 631H2091

ISBN: 0125906552

Condition: Fair


0125906552 306 pages. Index. "The present book has arisen directly from concerns over increasing acidification of soils under improved pastures over wide areas of southern Australia. However, the authors examine soil acidity within a much broader framework, making their views relevant to all agricultural and natural ecosystems on acid soils." - from Foreword. Somewhat above-average external wear. Prior owner's details stroked out or covered by stickers on fr... View more info

Flowering Time, Climate Genotype

By: Aitken, Yvonne

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Australia, Melbourne Univ Pr: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63102463

ISBN: 052284071X

Condition: Very Good


052284071X 193 pages. Examines the adaptation of agricultural species to climate through flowering responses. Intended primarily for agronomists and the advanced student of agricultural science but will enlighten the interested general reader as well. Book clean, bright and unmarked but for small signature atop title page. Minor lean to spine. Bright green boards. Brilliant gilt lettering upon spine. Several closed tears to dust jacket with several chips missing. ... View more info

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Fox Ranching in Canada

By: Allen, J.A.; Smith, G. Ennis

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Dominion of Canada, Department of Agriculture: 1929

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 631C5026

Condition: Fair


42 pages. Black and white illustrations and diagrams. Above-average but not excessive wear. Hard cover library binding with usual markings. A sound copy of this practical and interesting work. View more info

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In Praise of Oxen

By: Anderson, Frances

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Nimbus Pub Ltd: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 631A1197

ISBN: 1551090244

Condition: Good


1551090244 106 pages. Index. Profusely illustrated with lavish colour photography. "The story of oxen as beasts of burden encompasses much more than animal husbandry. It is the story of a unique relationship between the ox owner and his team; a relationship which expresses itself as an entire way of life... Celbrates the humble oxen and the proud people who own them." - from dust jacket. Usual library markiings. Moderate wear. Sound copy. View more info

Agriculture for High Schools - Second Edition

By: Andrews, H.C.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, W.J. Gage & Co., Limited: 1955

Edition: Reprint of Second Edition

Seller ID: 63103435

Condition: Good


408 pages including index. Stress has been placed on the principles underlying a permanent system of agriculture, and it is hoped that the student will find many suggestions of practical value to him/her. The student who is familiar, even to a slight degree, with the problems and difficulties confronting the farmer will be better equipped to take his place in whativer sphere of activity he/she may in the future find him/herself, particularly in Western Canada, an essen... View more info

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Country Gentleman Magazine - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living, July 1951 - How Hard Can You Corn a Farm?

By: Annett, R. Ross; MAyse, Arthur; et al

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis Pub Co: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301H2261

Condition: Good


96 pages. Features: How hard can you corn a farm?; Storage miracle for root crops; Drought, varmints and rollbacks; Easier hay handling; Strawberry-patch revival; He's beating summer droughts; Better machines for better farming; Crazy about Kids (fiction); The Raiders (conclusion). Ads; Tide detergent; GMC trucks; B.F. Goodrich ad with photo of Lester Trogdon and Frank G. Boles near Liberal, KS; Willys Jeep ad with 4 photos; Ford tractor; Nice 7up color ad shows family... View more info

Image for Country Gentleman Magazine - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living, November (Nov.) 1952 - How to Know More About your Land

Country Gentleman Magazine - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living, November (Nov.) 1952 - How to Know More About your Land

By: Annixter, Paul; Carter, Hodding; et al

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis Pub Co: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301H2247

Condition: Good


148 pages. Features: The candidates speak to farmers - Ike & Stevenson; Your barn can work for you; Charlie Burton's field day; Turkey profits next year; Know more about your land; Fee-lot timesavers; Warning; Don't lose half your alfalfa seed!; New Markets for crops; Their cows are roughage 'hogs'; 'Never-fail' beef-herd builder; New disease threatens oat yields; New market for whole milk; Horns of Plenty (fiction). Ads include: Studebaker trucks (color, inside front ... View more info

Image for Country Gentleman Magazine - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living, January (Jan.) 1952 -  Low-Cost Dairying

Country Gentleman Magazine - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living, January (Jan.) 1952 - Low-Cost Dairying

By: Annixter, Paul; Mansfield, Margery; et al

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis Pub Co: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301H2256

Condition: Good


100 pages. Features: An eye on the market; Feeders for 18 cents a pound; Should you wash eggs?; Here's low-cost dairying; Corn combines speed the harvest; Quick-change wagon; Save labor in the home; A Christmas Call (fiction); The King's Pear Tree (fiction). Ads: Allis-Chalmers (color inside front cover); Rexall (with Amos 'n' Andy); Champion spark plugs ad features Kenneth Cooke of Malabar Farm near Mansfield, OH; Natural Rubber Burea ad shows armed Malayan guard at r... View more info

Image for Country Gentleman Magazine - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living, October (Oct.) 1952 - The Wild and Free Mustangs (Horses)

Country Gentleman Magazine - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living, October (Oct.) 1952 - The Wild and Free Mustangs (Horses)

By: Athanas, Verne; et al

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis Pub Co: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301H2248

Condition: Good


168 pages. Features: Cover photo of Maurice Lawson of Warren County, Indiana; You can earn more of the food dollar; The case for Eisenhower; The case for Stevenson; Do broilers fet your farm?; Farming for Insoak keeps water where it belongs - Jess Dewees of Clinton, Oklahoma; They shorten dairy chores; The wild and free mustangs; Urea helps stalks and cobs make low-cost beef; A laborsaving crib; Moving corn with power; Winter Oats move northward; Improved rambouillet be... View more info

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Country Gentleman - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living - April (Apr.) 1950: I Farm in the Moon

By: Athanas, Verne; Knox, Joe; Constiner, Merle; et al

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis Pub Co: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301H2274

Condition: Good


188 pages. Features: Signposts toward super yields; Scrob cows good-bye - artificial insemination; "Like to Ride with Daddy" - farm safety; California's new Millions; Clover Seed Can be a Cash Crop; Dyed-In-The-Wool Ranchers - the John Norton's of Montana's Gallatin Valley; I Farm in the Moon; That Laborsaving Tractor Lift; Making good land better; Now the aminals tell us; and more. Unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. View more info

Image for Country Gentleman Magazine - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living, June 1951 - Better Ways to Handle Grain

Country Gentleman Magazine - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living, June 1951 - Better Ways to Handle Grain

By: Athanas, Verne; Mayse, Arthur; et al

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis Pub Co: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301H2262

Condition: Good


140 pages. Features: The farmer's side of it; Roughage self-feeders cut chores; Poultry dogs; Milk pails for sharecroppers; The plow outbids the sword in Asia; Better ways to handle grain; He hitched his tractor to a star - Forrest Davis of Florida; Legumes that won't 'run out'; Two ounces per acre stops the 'Hoppers' cold; Cane pole or fly rod?; The Conestoga Bells (fiction); The Raiders (part 3 of 4). Ads: Texaco ad with photo of Joe Acosta of Mission, TX and Merle N... View more info

Image for Country Gentleman, The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living - February (Feb.) 1951: Does Butter Have a Future?

Country Gentleman, The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living - February (Feb.) 1951: Does Butter Have a Future?

By: Athanas, Verne; Stuart, Jesse; Shaftel, George Armin; et al

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis Pub Co: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301H2265

Condition: Good


148 pages. Features: Does butter have a future?; Bulls to make more beef with less feed; A house to keep pace with your life; Soil tillers - weed killers; Calves are getting better care; Little farm, bountiful life; Record weights at weaning time; Helping others helps us; and more. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A nice vintage copy. View more info

Image for Promise in the Land: Sustaining Our Agriculture - VHS Video Tape in Case

Promise in the Land: Sustaining Our Agriculture - VHS Video Tape in Case

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, UBC: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 152A8398

Condition: Good


VHS video tape. Running Time 57 minutes. Average wear. Usual library markings View more info

Image for Weeds and Their Control - Bulletin No. 106 - Province of British Columbia

Weeds and Their Control - Bulletin No. 106 - Province of British Columbia

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Victoria BC, Province of British Columbia: 1932

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 631A4594

Condition: Good


54 pages. Colour plates. Describes dozens of B.C weeds. Some writing on front cover else unmarked. Moderate wear. Binding sound. View more info

Image for Soil Saving Dams - Built with Concrete

Soil Saving Dams - Built with Concrete

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Portland Cement Association: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 631G0669

Condition: Good


12 pages. Possibly printed in 1927 per back cover. Numerous interesting black and white photos and detailed black and white diagrams. Makes a strong case for farmers to build concrete dams to preserve their all-important topsoild. An informative vintage publication. View more info

Image for Grow B.C. - a Teacher's Handbook on British Columbia's Agriculture, Fish and Food Business

Grow B.C. - a Teacher's Handbook on British Columbia's Agriculture, Fish and Food Business

By: B.C. Government

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Province of B.C.: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 152A9554

ISBN: 0772622744

Condition: Good


0772622744 195 pages. Glossary. Contact List. Illustrated. Provides an excellent overview of the food production industries in B.C. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Sound copy. View more info

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Domestic Poultry Keeper

By: Bailey, Eric

Price: $49.95

Publisher: UK, Littlehampton Book Services Ltd: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 631A7046

ISBN: 0713713380

Condition: Fair


0713713380 176 pages. Index. "Provides a comprehensive guide to the day-to-day management of poultry, including housing, feeding, breeding and the treatment of minor ailments, as well as such complaints as bumblefoot and crop-binding." - from dust jacket. Usual library markings. Above-average wear. Reading copy only. View more info