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City strife to rural life By Jane Crane
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This book is hopefully an amusing and interesting account of how our mid life crisis turned into a life changing move from city strife to rural life in a remote Welsh valley. It follows the first few... More > years spent working to create a smallholding and become as self sufficient as possible by adapting to life in a remote rural setting, far away from the street lights and urban life we left behind. It tells of learning to keep pigs and chickens, lambing, a never to be repeated attempt to artificially inseminate a very big and very indignant sow, almost flattening the cottage with an enormous felled oak tree and the joy of seeing our first born piglets happily suckling. Littered throughout with recipes for hedgerow wines and preserves for light relief! Whether you read every page or skip to the alcohol I hope you enjoy the experience and don’t get a headache!< Less
Rural Affairs By Anna Hutton-North
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Whoever said life in the country was boring... Alicia's a smart sassy lawyer who won't stand for any nonsense. She lives for payday, Prada and becoming a Partner of the firm. Having shaken the... More > proverbial rural dust of Drayton Beauchamp off her Jimmy Choos, she knows exactly what she wants out of life. At least, until one disastrous summer, she thinks she does. Then, stuck back in the village she grew up in things start to get complicated as she rediscovers old friends, Matty the farmer's wife with a passion for fashion and Chloe, the eternal romantic. As she clashes with her mother's favourite gardener, deals with aggressive clients and sees her friend's marriage fall apart, she finds that she becomes inexplicably bound to the village. However much she tries to leave it appears fate has other plans. Whoever said life in the countryside was boring couldn't have been more wrong; there's always a rural affair.< Less
Puentevida -Life in the rural fast lane. By Susan Diggory Heidi Jack
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Puentevida is a centuries-old village long hidden among the rolling green hills of Cantabria in Northern Spain.Then an untimely death catapults its inhabitants into the rural fast lane. With the... More > arrival of Jose Martinez and his colourful, but reluctant, family, Angels' Bar is resurrected ,long-kept secrets threaten to surface and life in Puentevida will never be quite the same again .< Less
Rural India Under Siege By Gian Singh
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Rural India in under threat of extinction culturally, economically and socially. Family as an instituttion is being made increasingly irrelevant to advent a life based on crass individualism to suit... More > the corporate capital.< Less
Apex Bank for Rural Credit By Sajjad Zahir
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Co-operative movement has entered into different branches of economic activities. Co-operatives today are found in production, consumption, service, credit, marketing and other spheres of country's... More > life. Since it is the age of specialization, each single co-operative aims at catering to a particular need of its members, but with vast developments in the economic sphere, and because of the question of viability of the co-operative efforts, service or multipurpose co-operatives have also been evolved.< Less
Rural life in the North-East UK By Jo Pattison
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Photobook depicting the quiet rural life in the North East UK, featuring photos from Whitby, Pickering, Helmsley, Hutton le Hole,Guisborough and Great Ayton.
Farm Plays: Three Rural Dramas By Eric Goudie
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These three plays about farm life run from sentimental to heart-warming to tragic, encapsulating the very essence of life on the modern family farm.
Rural Daze and (K)nights By Lyn McConchie
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Once again Lyn McConchie is out on her farm, coping with mad baby magpies, peculiar sheep, and inquisitive cattle. After 20 years, her piglets are as odd as ever, and her friends as... More > long-suffering, while her cats remain the lights of her life. Join Lyn as she builds an extension on her house, writes, entertains friends, survives earthquakes, rescues lambs, and is suspected of being a terrorist in disguise... life as usual at Farside Farm, New Zealand.< Less
Rural Daze and (K)nights By Lyn McConchie
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Once again Lyn McConchie is out on her farm, coping with mad baby magpies, peculiar sheep, and inquisitive cattle. After 20 years, her piglets are as odd as ever, and her friends as... More > long-suffering, while her cats remain the lights of her life. Join Lyn as she builds an extension on her house, writes, entertains friends, survives earthquakes, rescues lambs, and is suspected of being a terrorist in disguise... life as usual at Farside Farm, New Zealand.< Less
AGRICULTURE & RURAL DEVELOPMENT: KARNATAKA -2020 By Dr.Sangappa.V. Mamanshetty
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Agriculture has been a way of life and continues to be the single most important Livelihood of the masses. Agricultural policy focus in India across decades has been on self-sufficiency and... More > self-reliance in food grains production. Considerable progress has been made on this front. Food grains production rose from 52 million tonnes in 1951-52 to 244.78 million tonnes in 2010-11. The share of agriculture in real GDP has fallen given its lower growth rate relative to industry and services. However, what is of concern is that growth in the agricultural sector has quite often fallen short of the Plan targets. During the period 1960-61 to 2010-11, food grains production grew at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of around 2 per cent. In fact, the Ninth and Tenth Five Year Plans witnessed agricultural pectoral growth rate of 2.44 per cent and 2.30 per cent respectively compared to 4.72 per cent during Eighth Five Year Plan.< Less