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  1. Mike Speirs and Ole Olsen World Bank Technical Paper Number 170 Africa Technical Department Series The study was part of a program of research into the future directions of livestock production, agricultural development, and resource management in Sub-Saharan Africa, carried out by the AgricultureDivision of the World...
    338.109 SPE
  2. Edited by D. Michael Warren, et al Indigenous knowledge systems permeate all that we do and think and believe, The have evolved from years of experience and trial-and-error problem solving by groups of people working to meet the challenges they face in their local environments, drawing on the the resources they have at hand.
    630.2 WAR
  3. Keith Mikkelson This book is an important work for tropical agriculture. There are very few resources that are truly "organic" and practical for the everyday farmer in the tropical setting. This book covers material that is extremely useful for the day-to-day operation of a farm or garden. It contains planning...
    630. MIK | SC.027
  4. Richard R. Harwood This book is intended to help agriculturalists and other better understanding farming systems in the humid tropics, recognizing that the development of a greater number of the world's small farms requires a shift of emphasis in thinking, in technological research, and in communications with...
    338.109 HAR
  5. J A Gartner et al This publication comprises interlinked experiments designed to address a major issue in the development of sustainable small-scale farm aquaculture: their generally limited resource base. The technology researched in this issue is cultivation of improved pasture as feed for herbivorous fish.
    633.202 GAR
  6. Laura Benson et al Organic Dairy Farmingpresents the methods of practicing farmers who are Runited in their conviction that organic agriculture is the best alternative for farmers who want to ensure that future generations will still have the resources to feed themselves and that it also represents the best hope...
    636.214 BEN
  7. H. David Thurston Slash/mulch systems, ancient agricultural practices still widely used today, are often overlooked by farmers or mistaken for slash-and-burn systems; however, slash/mulch systems, in which vegetation is cut and mulched on site rather than being discarded or burned, are far more beneficial than are...
    631.581 THU
  8. This book provides teaching materials on farm tools and equipment, farm structures, soil management, land use and farming systems, growing and managing pastures, feeding farm animals, keeping animals healthy, managing animals, keeping bees, crop protection, growing trees on the farm, growing...
    630. MIG
  9. This bibliography includes over 1000 items concerning the indigenous knowledge of people in eastern Africa about farming systems, biomass products, natural resources management, land tenure and organization, and related topics. About 200 of the items spcifically refer to methods of elicitation of...
    363.7 MCC
  10. Darryl Benjamin et al Nearly a century ago, the idea of “local food” would have seemed perplexing, since virtually all food was local. Food for daily consumption―fruits, vegetables, grains, meat, and dairy products―was grown at home or sourced from local farms. Today, most of the food consumed in the United States...
    631.5 BEN