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Organic Tree Fruit Management

by Edwards, Linda

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1998
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780772636157
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$45.00

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Keremeos, BC: Certified Organic Associations of British Columbia, 1998 Comprehensive reference for organic tree fruit management for beginners as well as for experienced organic growers and conventional farmers in transition. Glossy soft cover, cluster of full-colour photographs, 240 pages. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and… Read more
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Farm Workshop Guide

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Published
1948
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$32.00

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Winnipeg, Manitoba: Country Guide Ltd., 1948 Ninth Edition revised. A workshop guide for farmers, containing "over 800 practical ideas for farm and home." Colourfully illustrated soft cover with red, white, blue and black titling, sewn binding, advertisements on back of cover as well as inside covers and throughout book, black and white illustrations throughout, four pages of colour advertisements… Read more
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Aquaculture in the United States: Constraints and Opportunities

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Published
1978
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Good+
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$20.00

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Washington, D.C.: National Academy of Sciences, 1978 Subtitled: A Report of the Committee on Aquaculture Board on Agriculture and Renewable Resources Commission on Natural Resources National Research Council." Green card cover with yellow and red titling on spine and front, interior of covers yellow, 123 pages. Cover has light edge wear, usual library markings (no pocket), book is clean… Read more
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Professor Go Home

by Green, H. Gordon

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1967
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First Edition
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$22.00

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Montreal , Quebec: Harvest House Ltd. , 1967 Introduction by Harry J. Boyle. Book by the author of "A Time to Pass Over," "The Praying Mantis," "The Silver Dart," "Behind the Cheering," "A Countryman's Christmas," "The Faith of Our Father." Book is a collection of previously published essays written between 1953 and 1967. Blue hard cover with black titling… Read more
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With My Sock Feet on the Oven Door

by Green, H. Gordon

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Published
1977
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Very Good-
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$15.00

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Erin, Ontario: Gordon Green, 1977 This volume is "an anthology of [Green's] recent best [circa 1977] and were selected from magazine articles as well as from his "Old Cynic" radio commentaries which have been heard daily across Canada for the past 18 years." Signed by the author, and included is a note from Green to previous owner, Canadian humourist… Read more
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$15.00
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Apples: A Guide to the Identification of International Varieties

by Bultitude, John

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1983
Condition
Very Good-
ISBN
9780295960418
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$295.00

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Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1983 This book, written by one of the world's foremost authorities on apples, has been comiled for the purpose of apple identification. It describes and identifies 252 varieties of apple grown in Northern Europe, the USA, Canada, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. Brown hard cover with gilt titling on spine, illustrated… Read more
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Line Fences Act, R.S.O. 1970, Chapter 248

by McKay, W.S. & M.J. Smither

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1974
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
Fourth Edition
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$9.75

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St. Thomas, Ontario: Municipal World Publication, 1974 Book contains extracts from: the Municipal Act, the Pounds Act, The Highway Improvement Act, The Snow Roads and Fences Act, The Railways Act and The Fires Extinguishment Act in relation to the duties of fence-viewers; with notes from important decided cases. Green card cover with black titling and illustration, staple binding, 39… Read more
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Smut Diseases of Cultivated Plants - Their Cause and Control

by Gussow, H.T. And W.S. Odell

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1913
Condition
Good+
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$15.00

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Ottawa, Ontario: Minister of Agriculture, 1913 Bulletin No. 73, March 1913.Grey card cover with black titling, staple binding, black and white illustrations, 57 pages. Cover has light edge wear and is lightly smudged, previous owner's name stamp on first and last pages, yellow tape at lower spine end, text clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard… Read more
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Beyond Factory Farming: Corporate Hog Narns and the Threat to Public Health, the Environment, and Rural Communities

by Ervin, Alexander M., Cathy Holtslander, Darrin Qualman, Rick Sawa, Editors

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Black Sheep Books
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780886273668
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$16.00

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Saskatoon, SK: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - Saskatchewan Book looks at the fight to save the family farm and the fight for more sustainable and responsive local econimies and places it within the larger context of a global struggle to restore democracy and econimic sanity in the face of runaway corporate power. Colourfully illustrated soft cover with white… Read more
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Effects of Climate and Grazing Practices on Short-Grass Prairie Vegetation in Southern Alberta and Southwestern Saskatchewan

by Clarke, S.E., E.W. Tisdale and N.A. Skoglund

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1947
Condition
Good+
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$15.00

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Ottawa, Canada: Minister of Agriculture, 1947 Publication No. 747, Technical Bulletin No. 46, Issued December, 1947, Reprint. Grey card cover with black titling and black and white photograph on front, staple binding, illustrated with black and white photographs, charts, graphs, map, 54 pages. Spine and edges sunned, light shelf wear and edge wear, closed tear at lower staple,… Read more
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$15.00
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Stumpfarms and Broadaxes

by Mould, Jack

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1976
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780919654549
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$32.00

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Saanichton, BC, Canada: Hancock House, 1976 An account of the Burns Lake B.C. area homesteaders between the two great wars. Green leatherette with blindstamped titling to front, gilt titling to spine, many black and white photographs, 148 pages. Some edge wear, a few brown spots to top of textblock edge, the name Eileen is written onto title page,… Read more
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Public & Pesticides, The - Exploring the Interface

by Curtis, C.R.

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1995
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Good+ to Very Good-
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$25.00

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U.S.A.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1995 Book looks at the effects of the public's perception of pesticide use in U.S. agriculture. Illustrated blue soft cover with yellow & white titling, 96 pages. Cover has shelf wear, light edge wear, otherwise book is clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1… Read more
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Profitable Earth Worm Farming

by Morgan, Charlie

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good-
ISBN
9780914116066
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$15.00

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Eagle River, Wisconsin, U.S.A.: Shields Publications, 1981 Complete manual of worm production, storage, selling, and shipping. Revised edition. Yellow card cover with staple binding, 95 pages. Minor sunning to spine and a faint stain to cover. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until… Read more
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$15.00
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Mud River Tales: A Collection of Stories in Rhyme

by Pauley, Lawrence Lyman

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2000
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780966724622
Item Price
$17.00

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West Virginia: Discovery Press, 2000 Book is a collection of stories of growing up in Hamlin, West Virginia, along the Mud River during the Great Depression, written in both prose and rhyme. Yellow cloth with black titling on spine and front, black illustration on front, inscribed by author on title page, illustrated through with the author's black and white… Read more
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Whiteflies: Their Tionomics, Pest Status and Management

by Gerling, Dan, Editor

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Black Sheep Books
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9780946707164
Item Price
$52.00

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Andover, Hants, U.K.: Intercept Ltd. Book is based on presentations given during a symposium on whitefly research and "encompasses the ecological and behavioural studies associated with whiteflies as pests. It ranges from the basic to the applies; from identification and morphology through behaviours, sampling methods and natural enemies, to the various methods of control. Red hard cover with gilt… Read more
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Cheddar Cheese Making: Elements of Dairying

by Decker, John W.

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Black Sheep Books
Condition
New
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$45.00

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Robert Mondavi Institute for Wind and Food Science Book is a new reprint of a classic guide to cheese making. Blue cloth with gilt titling on spine and front, book is in shrinkwrap. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian… Read more
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Man Who Kept Cigars in His Cap, The

by Heynen, Jim

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1979
Condition
Good+
ISBN
9780915308170
Item Price
$14.00

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Port Townsend, Wa.: Greywolf Press, 1979 These forty short tales, similar to country prose poems, are enlivened by Tom Pohrt's illustrations. Illustrated tan soft cover with black titling, black and white illustrations, 61 pages. Cover has light shelf wear, light edge wear, spine is sunned, half-inch rubbed spot on back near spine, price blacked out with ink, light… Read more
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$14.00
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Muddling Through: The Remarkable Story of the Barr Colonists

by Bowen, Lynne

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1992
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781550540536
Item Price
$21.00

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Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 1992 "Canada for the British" - that was the rallying cry of two-thousand British middle-class citizens who decided to follow charismatic but inept Isaac Barr to the Canadian prairies. Very few of them were farmers and added to that the imperialistic notion that British people were far superior to anyone else on earth. Lynne… Read more
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Commercial Prune Production in British Columbia

by Price, J.B.

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Black Sheep Books
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780771980473
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$20.00

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Province of British Columbia, Ministry of Agriculture Publication of the Ministry of Agriculture of British Columbia about the prune production. Card cover, staple binding, several black and white illustrations, 20 pages. Light age darkening. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer… Read more
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Agri-Culture: Reconnecting People, Land and Nature

by Pretty, Jules

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2007
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$25.00

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London: Earthscan Publications Limited, 2007 Book "envisages the expansion of a new form of food production and consumption founded on more ecological principles and in harmony with the cultures, knowledges and collective capacities of the producers themselves." Colourfully illustrated soft cover with black titling, black and white illustrations in text, 261 pages. Cover has light shelf wear. … Read more
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