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The Elements of Agriculture (Illustrated) By George E. Waring
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“This book is presented to you, not as a work of science, nor as a dry, chemical treatise, but as a plain statement of the more simple operations by which nature produces many results, so... More > common to our observation, that we are thoughtless of their origin. On these results depend the existence of man and the lower animals. No man should be ignorant of their production. In the early prosecution of the study, you will find, perhaps, nothing to relieve its tediousness; but, when the foundation of agricultural knowledge is laid in your mind so thoroughly that you know the character and use of every stone, then may your thoughts build on it fabrics of such varied construction, and so varied in their uses, that there will be opened to you a new world, even more wonderful and more beautiful than the outward world, which exhibits itself to the senses. Thus may you live two lives, each assisting in the enjoyment of the other.”< Less
Elements of Chemical Philosophy By SIR HUMPHRY DAVY
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SIR HUMPHRY DAVY Elements of Chemical Philosophy Humphry Davy, the celebrated natural philosopher, was born Dec. 17, 1778, at Penzance, England. At the age of seventeen he became an apothecary's... More > apprentice, and at the age of nineteen assistant at Dr. Beddoes's pneumatic institution at Bristol. During researches at the pneumatic institution he discovered the physiological effects of "laughing gas," and made so considerable a reputation as a chemist that at the age of twenty-two he was appointed lecturer, and a year later professor, at the Royal Institution. For ten years, from 1803, he was engaged in agricultural researches, and in 1813 published his "Elements of Agricultural Chemistry." During the same decade he conducted important investigations into the nature of chemical combination, and succeeded in isolating the elements potassium, sodium, strontium, magnesium, and chlorine. In 1812 he was knighted, and married Mrs. Apreece,née Jane Kerr.< Less
Grow Where You Are: An Introduction to Urban Agriculture for the Conscious Urban Dweller By Eugene Cooke
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"Grow Where You Are" by Eugene Cooke is an introduction to a view of urban agriculture that places us in the center of the living systems that are our local and global communities. In this... More > book, Eugene explores the basics of community and urban gardening and the art of recognizing the potential for growing food in our urban areas. He introduces the concept of elemental and cosmic forces and combining them with our human intention and care. "Grow Where You Are" offers the conscious urban dweller an introduction to practices that will help them transform their surroundings and create local food security.< Less
HANDS WITH THE EARTH By Priya Vincent
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This book is about the process of ‘earth engagement’ that we use to grow food in Buddha Garden, which is a farm in the spiritual township of Auroville, south India. The aim of this book... More > is to help you understand this process which is not a set of techniques, but a way of involving ourselves with the earth to grow food. It describes the elements of food growing – the soil, water, plants, animals, pests and diseases. It explains how to harness the natural processes that sustains these elements. It inspires you to bring everything together into a creative whole where you too will be able to grow food that brings a new balance and healing to the earth and to ourselves.< Less
HANDS WITH THE EARTH By Priya Vincent
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This book is about the process of ‘earth engagement’ that we use to grow food in Buddha Garden, which is a farm in the spiritual township of Auroville, south India. The aim of this book... More > is to help you understand this process which is not a set of techniques, but a way of involving ourselves with the earth to grow food. It describes the elements of food growing – the soil, water, plants, animals, pests and diseases. It explains how to harness the natural processes that sustains these elements. It inspires you to bring everything together into a creative whole where you too will be able to grow food that brings a new balance and healing to the earth and to ourselves.< Less
The Farm That Won't Wear Out By Cyril G. Hopkins
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IT IS an old saying that "any fool can farm," and this was almost the truth when farming consisted chiefly in reducing the fertility of new, rich land secured at practically no cost from a... More > generous Government. But to restore depleted soils to high productive power in economic systems is no fool's job, for it requires mental as well as muscular energy; and no apologies should be expected from those who necessarily make use of technical terms in the discussion of this technical subject, notwithstanding the common foolish advice that farmers should be given a sort of "parrot" instruction in almost baby language instead of established facts and principles in definite and permanent scientific terms. The farmer should be as familiar with the names of the ten essential elements of plant food as he is with the names of his ten nearest neighbors. Safe and permanent systems of soil improvement and preservation may come with intelligence—never with ignorance—on the part of the landowners.< Less
The Farm That Won't Wear Out By Cyril G. Hopkins
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IT IS an old saying that "any fool can farm," and this was almost the truth when farming consisted chiefly in reducing the fertility of new, rich land secured at practically no cost from a... More > generous Government. But to restore depleted soils to high productive power in economic systems is no fool's job, for it requires mental as well as muscular energy; and no apologies should be expected from those who necessarily make use of technical terms in the discussion of this technical subject, notwithstanding the common foolish advice that farmers should be given a sort of "parrot" instruction in almost baby language instead of established facts and principles in definite and permanent scientific terms. The farmer should be as familiar with the names of the ten essential elements of plant food as he is with the names of his ten nearest neighbors. Safe and permanent systems of soil improvement and preservation may come with intelligence—never with ignorance—on the part of the landowners.< Less
LIBERTY HAITI TRADING AGRIBUSINESS By LUIS AVILES
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This book is a great opportunity for people looking for new business to find a fertile land for prosperity and to generate jobs for youth in Haiti and also Liberty City florida. Agriculture and... More > Agribusiness is the great potential for these poor communities. After visiting Haitian land, my Agronomist background has been put to work in this book developing a great new opportunity for all people; so money, logistic, market and consumers are here ready Just we need start working 100% I give everyone the knowhow initiating from the scraps but in the right way and this right way is the cooperative system where all members become essencial elements for to build the organization does not matter their economic situation just is critical his work potential and performance at all. HAITI WILL BE LEADERSHIP AGAIN FOR DEFEAT THE WORLDWIDE POVERTY Visit the blog www.libertyhaititrading.blogspot.com Yes we can do it thanks to you!< Less
Mother Earth By Buddy Duke
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This book is about Stars miraculously placed in the Heavens to indicate a common purpose sanctioned of food and drinks to watch contain elements. As a support for a Human Being in entrusted services... More > being a single thing to create in cycles interchangeably created. To be aware through physical sensations, intellectual sight, and moved to sympathy a field showing signs weeping plants in aid.< Less
The Deliverance; A Romance of the Virginia Tabacco Fields By Ellen Glasgow
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In her third novel of the Virginia series, The Deliverance: A Romance of the Virginia Tobacco Fields (1904), Glasgow combines elements of realism and romance to depict the South's postwar struggles.... More > With an epic grandeur, she explores the escalating class conflicts within Virginia agricultural life after Reconstruction, highlighting the fall of the old aristocracy and the rise of a new order. Glasgow focuses on the decline of the Blake family, who had been prosperous landowners for the two hundred years leading up to the Civil War.< Less