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Farmers' Guide to Farm Employees: Federal and Minnesota Labor and Employment Law for Small-Scale Family Farms By Farmers' Legal Action Group, Inc. (FLAG)
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This guide is intended for family-run specialty crop (fruit and vegetable) operations that gross less than $500,000 per year and rely extensively on family labor. Many minority and immigrant farming... More > families with deep agricultural traditions fall into this category.< Less
From the Farm to the Electric Chair By Ivey Nance
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From the Farm to the Electric Chair is the true story about John Wallace. The book details the travesty of justice that followed. Did the scales of justice tip the correct way in the John Wallace... More > case? Did a murder really happen in Coweta county? Or was it manslaughter in Meriwether? This book answers many questions regarding the man and the myth. But it opens up the door to a great deal of unexplained practices within our judicial system. The truth behind John Wallace and the murder in Coweta County, Georgia, is not a pretty tale. There aren’t any saints within its pages. These are, quite simply, the facts surrounding the trial he received. It’s a story about small town justice within a deep southern rural community back in the late forties. A time when African Americans and women had few rights and even fewer privileges. It’s about justice gone awry for not just the victim or the accused but for the entire population within the counties of Coweta and Meriwether.< Less
I Lived There Once: A Family Farm Memior By Jerry Aaker
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The story of a family farm of Norwegian immigrants and their descendents in a rural Goodhue County Minnesota community. The author was born and grew up on this farm, which was settled by his... More > great-grandparents. He reflects on what a family farm was and the decline of the family farm as we knew it. Contains anectodes and stories of those who lived there from 1864 to the present, and geneological information on the Solberg and Aaker families. The author lived and worked in many countries with small-scale farmers, and brings a perspective from that experience. More then 100 photos.< Less
The Mushroom Hut @ Fox Farms...Diversified...Working...Teaching Calendar By Susan Tipton-Fox
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Our Farm "Look-Book" where we try to tell the story of the farm in each photo for each month. We are a truly sustainable, diversified, working and teaching small-scale farm. We want to... More > use this calendar to share our farm with you. Meet our farm critters and see some of our farm products produced in our on-farm certified kitchen.< Less
The Mushroom Hut @ Fox Farms...A collection of workshops By Susan Tipton-Fox
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We are a small-scale diversified farm. This booklet is based on our farm workshops. Find out how to make goats' milk cheese, tap your own maple trees using naturally made spiles, how to grow... More > shiitake mushrooms on logs and learn about goats! This is the first booklet in a series...much more to come.< Less
Farmers' Guide to Farm Internships: Federal and Minnesota Labor and Employment Law By Farmers' Legal Action Group, Inc. (FLAG)
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This guide is intended for small-scale, family-run farm operations that gross less than $500,000 per year and rely to some extent on farm intern labor. Internships are an increasingly popular way for... More > aspiring farmers who lack the practical experience needed to start their own farm operations to gain needed skills and knowledge. In exchange for hands-on training with an experienced farmer, an intern provides labor for the farming operation. Farmers and interns may not stop to consider whether there could be legal obligations that affect the arrangement; this guide is intended to inform both farmers and interns about their legal obligations. The Farmers' Guide to Farm Internships covers federal and Minnesota laws on topics such as minimum wage and overtime laws, labor standards specific to agricultural workers, workplace safety laws, mandatory workers' compensation insurance, employment (payroll) tax and withholding laws, anti-discrimination laws, and workplace posting and recordkeeping requirements.< Less
Stewart Creek Somethings 2011 By Steve & Ann Marie Hardin
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This is the second volume of our adventures as we return to the family farm and start our own adventures in animal husbandry on a small scale
Keeping a Few Free Range Pigs By Lee McCosker
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This book is a plain english guide to raising a few pigs outdoors in Australia. Free Range Pig farming is becoming very popular as people discover how easy it is to incorporate pigs into a... More > sustainable farming system for the benefit of their land, animal welfare and the wholesome pork such conditions will produce. Lee McCosker has been farming free range pigs for over fifteen years on a commercial scale and during that time she has always shared her experiences with others in an effort to promote free range farms. Many of the enquiries have come from people just wishing to keep a few pigs for the freezer or just for their own enjoyment and not on a large scale. The questions people ask are very similar so Lee has put together a collection of questions and answers that will bring together all aspects of buying, growing, housing and breeding pigs along with tips on producing the best tasting pork ever.< Less
Keeping a Few Free Range Pigs By Lee McCosker
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This book is a plain english guide to raising a few pigs outdoors in Australia. Free Range Pig farming is becoming very popular as people discover how easy it is to incorporate pigs into a... More > sustainable farming system for the benefit of their land, animal welfare and the wholesome pork such conditions will produce. Lee McCosker has been farming free range pigs for over fifteen years on a commercial scale and during that time she has always shared her experiences with others in an effort to promote free range farms. Many of the enquiries have come from people just wishing to keep a few pigs for the freezer or just for their own enjoyment and not on a large scale. The questions people ask are very similar so Lee has put together a collection of questions and answers that will bring together all aspects of buying, growing, housing and breeding pigs along with tips on producing the best tasting pork ever.< Less
IRRIGATION STUDY ON ALTERNATIVE MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES IN NIGERIA By PSE Consultants Limited ufo
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The book deals with the problems of operation and management of small scale irrigation schemes in a developing country, as well as development of an irrigation management policy in a Developing... More > country with Nigeria as the case study.< Less