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Pathfinders - Agriculture

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Books

Turf irrigation manual : the complete guide to turf and landscape sprinkler systems by James Watkins (SB433 .W37 1987)

Pillar of sand : can the irrigation miracle last? by Sandra Postel (S618 .P67 1999)

Farm management : how to achieve your farm business goals by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (S21 .A35 1989)

The emergence of agriculture by Bruce Smith (GN799.A4 S52 1994)

The origins and spread of agriculture and pastoralism in Eurasia by David Harris (GN799.A4 O74 1996b)

Farming for us all : practical agriculture & the cultivation of sustainability by Michael Mayerfeld Bell (S451.I8 F37 2004)


eBrary

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Working the garden : American writers and the industrialization of agriculture by William Conlogue

Fatal harvest : the tragedy of industrial agriculture by Andrew Kimbrell, editor (S589.75 .F38 2002)

Every farm a factory : the industrial ideal in American agriculture by Deborah Fitzgerald

Soil and survival : land stewardship and the future of American agriculture by Joe Paddock (HD256 .P32 1986)

Soil and water quality : an agenda for agriculture by the National Research Council

Irrigation and drainage performance assessment : practical guidelines by M.G. Bos


Websites

Double Buckets
Annotation: food growing system

Agriculture Supply and Demand Database by University of Illinois College of Agriculture
Annotation: Gives you the "values for a number of important supply, demand, and price variables for crops and livestock since 1975."

Agriculture Decision Maker by Iowa State University
Annotation: Contains several financial farm tools.

Financial & Risk Mangement Analysis Software Downloads by Montana State University
Annotation: Download farm management software.

Interactive Smartform Budget by Rutgers University
Annotation: Calculates your net return per acre

Interactive Greenhouse Crop Budget by Rutgers University
Annotation: Assists greenhouse managers in allocating costs to specific crops

Interactive Enterprise Budgets: Crops and Livestock
Annotation: A calculator that gives you cost estimates for farming specific crops or livestock

Sustainable Tillage Practices by UH College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources
Annotation: Videos from various farmers and researchers who "describe their sustainable tillage practices and tools, from mulches to ridge till to spaders".

Webinars by eOrganic by UH College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources
Annotation: "Learn the latest in organic farming practices and research by attending or watching an eOrganic Webinar." You can watch older Webinar videos, or sign up for upcoming ones in which you can "watch slides, listen to the presenter, and type in questions during the live event."

 

 

 

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