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Neal Kinsey S Hands On Agronomy

Author : Neal Kinsey
ISBN : 0911311955
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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The soil is more than just a substrate that anchors crops in place. An ecologically balanced soil system is essential for maintaining healthy crops. Hands-On Agronomy is a comprehensive manual on soil management. Neal Kinsey shows how working with the soil produces healthier crops with a higher yield. The "whats and whys" of micronutrients, soil drainage, tilth, soil structure and organic matter are explained in detail.Kinsey is the foremost practitioner and consultant on Albrecht-style fertility balancing worldwide and he has spent the past decade teaching his renowned soil science seminars from this book, offering true hands-on advice that consultants charge thousands for every day. In this extensively revised and updated edition, Kinsey has drawn on his experience with thousands of students to clarify and expand on the lessons taught therein, making Hands-On Agronomy more accessible - and informative - than ever.

Grass Fed Cattle

Author : Julius Ruechel
ISBN : 9781603425872
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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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 grass-fed cattle, offering advice on herd selection, pasture management, medical care, necessary equipment, winter grazing, slaughtering procedures, and more. With tips on creating a viable business plan and identifying niche markets for your beef, Ruechel provides everything you need to know to develop a profitable and environmentally sustainable grass-fed cattle operation.

Making Your Small Farm Profitable

Author : Ron Macher
ISBN : 9781603425353
Genre : Business & Economics
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Turn your farm into a cash cow! Ron Macher offers a host of simple strategies for increasing your farm earnings, from purchasing durable equipment to growing economically viable crops. A seasoned expert in farm efficiency, Macher shows you how to locate a lucrative niche market for your products, optimize sales, and minimize costs. Whether you’re buying a new farm or jump-starting an old one, Macher’s savvy tips will help you turn your enterprise into a profitable business.

Advances In Tea Agronomy

Author : M. K. V. Carr
ISBN : 9781108215848
Genre : Science
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Tea is big business. After water, tea is believed to be the most widely consumed beverage in the world. And yet, as productivity increases, the real price of tea declines while labour costs continue to rise. Tea remains a labour intensive industry. With a distinguished career spanning over 50 years and rich experience in diverse crops, Mike Carr is eminently qualified to indulge in an intelligent discourse on tea agronomy. In addition to a comprehensive review of the principal tea growing regions worldwide in terms of structure, productivity and principal constraints, he has attempted to question and seeks to find the associated experimental evidence needed to support current and future crop management practices. The book will assist all those involved in the tea industry to become creative thinkers and to question accepted practices. International in content, it will appeal to practitioners and students from tea growing countries worldwide.

Advances In Agronomy

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ISBN : 0080563244
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Many Hands Make Light Work

Author : Cheryl Stritzel McCarthy
ISBN : 9781631526299
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Many Hands Make Light Work is the rollicking true story of a family of nine children growing up in the college town of Ames, Iowa in the ’60s and ’70s. Inspiring, full of surprises, and laugh-out-loud funny, this utterly unique family champions diversity and inclusion long before such concepts become cultural flashpoints. Cheryl and her siblings are the offspring of an eccentric professor father and unflappable mother. Mindful of their ever-expanding family’s need for cash, her parents begin acquiring tumbledown houses in campus-town, to renovate and rent. Dad, who changes out of his suit and tie into a carpenter’s battered white overalls, like Clark Kent into Superman, is supremely confident his offspring can do anything, whether he’s there or not. Mom, an organizational genius disguised as a housewife, manages nine children so deftly that she finds the time—and heart—to take in student boarders, who stir their own offbeat personalities into this unconventional household. The kids, meanwhile, pour concrete, paint houses, and, at odd moments, break into song, because instead of complaining, they sing as they work, like a von Trapp family in painters caps. Free-wheeling and contagiously cheerful, Many Hands Make Light Work is a winsome memoir of a Heartland childhood unlike any other.

Minerals For The Genetic Code

Author : Charles Walters
ISBN : 0911311858
Genre : Health & Fitness
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"In this cutting-edge book the connection is made between the physical, chemical and biological aspects o f minerals and subatomic particles int he life process, and assignment is made of the specific mineral that governs each entry in the genetic code.."-- Back cover.

Advance In Jute Agronomy Processing And Marketing

ISBN : 9788120346703
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This well-written book is a complete guide on jute crop production. It provides an in-depth knowledge about jute cultivation including all the recent developments in this area. Organized in 20 chapters, the book begins with the origin and history of jute crop. It then discusses the different climate and soil conditions suitable for this crop. After describing the growth and development of different varieties of jute, the book elaborately explains the sowing methods. It then analyses the nutrient and water requirement and management for jute crop. Weed and insect pest management in jute fields have also been dealt with. The book discusses the modern concept of jute retting and economics of jute production. The post-harvest processing and marketing of raw jute have been covered in detail. The book also discusses the various quality criteria and grading of jute crop. Finally, it ends with a discussion on jute seed production and certification. In a nutshell, the book deals with all the processes involved in the cultivation of jute crop, the extraction of the fibre and the transformation of the fibre into useful commodities. Primarily intended for the undergraduate and postgraduate students of agriculture science, the book would also be highly useful to the research scholars and farming community who are interested to study the jute plant in detail.

Journal American Society Of Agronomy

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ISBN : UOM:39015022527702
Genre : Agriculture
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The Agronomy And Economy Of Important Tree Crops Of The Developing World

Author : K.P. Prabhakaran Nair
ISBN : 0123846781
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Major tree crops contribute substantially to the economy of many developing countries on the Asian, African and Latin American continents. For example, coffee is the main revenue earner for Kenya. This book provides a comprehensive review of the agronomy, botany, taxonomy, genetics, chemistry, economics, and future global prospects of a range of crops that have great food, industrial and economic value such as cocoa, coffee, cashew, oil palm and natural rubber. Discusses the major tree crops of great economic value to the developing world The author is an eminent scientist who has won numerous awards for his work in this area

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