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Agriculture & Animal Husbandry eBooks

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  • The Hidden Life of Trees

    What They Feel, How They Communicate—Discoveries From a Secret World

    Are trees social beings? In this international bestseller, forester and author Peter Wohlleben convincingly makes the case that, yes, the forest is a social network.He draws on groundbreaking scientific discoveries to describe how trees are like human families: tree parents live together with their children, communicate with them, support them as they grow, share nutrients with those who are sick ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Calf Rearing

    A Practical Guide

    by John Moran ...
    Calf Rearing is recognised as one of the most informative and accessible guides on the subject, covering growth, nutrition, health and behaviour, with descriptions of various calf raising systems and facilities. John Moran, an expert in the field, also gives considerable coverage to calf welfare, post weaning management and calf communication. Practical economic information on feedstuffs, labour ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

  • The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals

    Choose the Best Breeds for Small-Space Farming, Produce Your Own Grass-Fed Meat, Gather Fresh Eggs, Collect Fresh Milk, Make Your Own Cheese, Keep Chickens, Turkeys, Ducks, Rabbits, Goats, Sheep, Pigs, Cattle, & Bees

    Edited by Gail Damerow ...
    Series series Backyard Homestead
    Enjoy a weekend breakfast featuring eggs, bacon, and honey from your own chickens, pigs, and bees, or a holiday meal with your own heritage-breed turkey as the main attraction. Gail Damerow covers everything you need to successfully raise your own farm animals, from selecting the right breeds to producing delicious fresh milk, cheese, honey, eggs, and meat. Even with just a small plot of land, you ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • Urban Homesteading

    Heirloom Skills for Sustainable Living

    The urban homesteading movement is spreading rapidly across the nation. Urban Homesteading is the perfect "back-to-the-land" guide for urbanites who want to reduce their impact on the environment. Full of practical information, as well as inspiring stories from people already living the urban homesteading life, this colorful guide is an approachable guide to learning to live more ecologically in ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • My Father and Other Animals

    How I Took on the Family Farm

    by Sam Vincent ...
    Winner, Prime Minister's Literary Award for Non-fiction 2023‘My Father and Other Animals is a warm, surprising and beautifully crafted book.’ —Billy Griffiths, author of Deep Time DreamingSam Vincent is a twenty-something writer living in the inner suburbs, scrabbling to make ends meet, when he gets a call from his mother: his father has stuck his hand in a woodchipper, but ‘not to worry – it wasn ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

  • A Wartime Summer

    A captivating family saga set during WWII

    by Rosie Meddon ...
    Series Book 1 - The Sisters' War
    Hope and opportunity can come from even the bleakest of moments…Left homeless after the Exeter Blitz, May must find a job if she’s to put a roof over her head and help support her two younger sisters. Taking a job as housekeeper to farmer George, May soon ends up getting stuck into more than just cleaning and cooking.The Ministry of Agriculture will close Fair Maids Farm if it doesn’t meet their ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Working Sheep Dogs

    A Practical Guide to Breeding, Training and Handling

    Edited by Tully Williams ...
    Working Sheep Dogs examines and illuminates every aspect of the high-quality working dog. It provides a detailed discussion of the principles behind the training of working dogs, and reveals little-known methods for training and handling sheep dogs in the most effortless manner. The text is divided into six major sections covering the instincts of the working dog, breeding, principles of training, ... Read more

    $40.99 AUD

  • Herbicides and Plant Physiology

    Herbicides make a spectacular contribution to modern crop production. Yet, for the development of more effective and safer agrochemicals, it is essential to understand how these compounds work in plants and their surroundings.This expanded and fully revised second edition of Herbicides and Plant Physiology provides a comprehensive and up-to-date account of how modern herbicides interact with ... Read more

    $100.99 AUD

  • The Coming Wave

    The instant Sunday Times bestseller from the ultimate AI insider

    **A Sunday Times, Economist, Prospect and Financial Times Book of the Year******SHORTLISTED FOR THE FT BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR 2023**AI. SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY. QUANTUM COMPUTING. Everything is about to change. This is the only book you need to understand this new world.**From the ultimate AI insider, Mustafa Suleyman, co-founder of DeepMind, part of Google.'Fascinating, well-written, and impo... ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • The Dickens Boy

    from the Booker Prize-winning author of Schindler's Ark

    by Tom Keneally ...
    In the late 1800s, rather than run the risk of your under-achieveing children tarnishing your reputation at home, you sent them to the colonies. At least that is what Charles Dickens did with two of his boys. (And Trollope did it too.)‘Always a first-rate storyteller of a traditional kind.’ The Guardian‘An engrossing and transporting read.’ Financial TimesIn this joyful novel, our narrator is ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Shepherd's Life

    A Tale of the Lake District

    by James Rebanks ...
    THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER**'Affectionate, evocative, illuminating. A story of survival - of a flock, a landscape and a disappearing way of life. I love this book' Nigel Slater'Triumphant, a pastoral for the 21st century' Helen Davies, Sunday Times, Books of the Year'The nature publishing sensation of the year, unsentimental yet luminous' Melissa Harrison, The Times, Books of the Year* ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Australian Beekeeping Manual

    by Robert Owen ...
    The book is aimed at both the novice and experienced beekeeper in Australia. With over 350 photographs and drawings, it covers the beekeeping equipment needed, how to obtain bees, where to locate them in the garden and the basics of colony management. There are also detailed chapters on the life cycle of the honey bee, extracting honey, the bee-friendly garden, entering honey in competitions, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • How the World Really Works

    A Scientist’s Guide to Our Past, Present and Future

    by Vaclav Smil ...
    * THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER *'Another masterpiece from one of my favorite authors . . . If you want a brief but thorough education in numeric thinking about many of the fundamental forces that shape human life, this is the book to read. It's a tour de force' BILL GATES__________We have never had so much information at our fingertips and yet most of us don't know how the world really works. ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • A Summer of Second Chances

    An uplifting and feel-good romance to fall in love with

    by Suzanne Snow ...
    Series Book 3 - Welcome to Thorndale
    Sparks and tempers fly when Ben comes to stay in Daisy’s holiday cottageDaisy likes routine. She goes to work, makes dinner for her son, then loses herself for an hour or two in her sewing. She’s not looking for change, until Ben crashes – literally – into her life.Ben is training for a triathlon, working himself to the limit in an attempt to forget a recent trauma. Daisy wants to help, but even ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • We Belong Together

    The perfect heartwarming, feel-good read

    by Beth Moran ...
    'Every day is a perfect day to read this.’ Shari LowEleanor Sharpley has been living a lie...Needing to escape her London life quickly, Eleanor throws her things into the back of her car, and heads to her erstwhile best friend Charlie’s family farm.But Charlie isn’t there. Instead she finds Charlie’s grieving brother Daniel, her eight-month old daughter Hope (a daughter Eleanor had known nothing ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • A Harvest Murder

    A cozy crime murder mystery from Frances Evesham

    Series Book 3 - The Ham Hill Murder Mysteries
    **A Cozy Mystery in The Bestselling Ham Hill Murder Mysteries from France Evesham!**One unexplained disappearance is strange, but two are sinister.In Lower Hembrow, an idyllic village nestled beneath Ham Hill in Somerset, the villagers are preparing to enjoy the autumn traditions of the rural English countryside until Joe Trevillion, a curmudgeonly local farmer and the father of six children, ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Two Shakes of a Lamb's Tail

    The Diary of a Country Vet

    Two Shakes of a Lamb's Tail is the funny, illuminating diary of a year in the life of a New Zealand farm vetWith a husband and two children, 1200 sheep and 400 cattle, farm dogs and pet lambs, pigs bent on excavation and a goat bent on escape, country life is never dull. From calving cows to constipated dogs, weddings to weaning lambs, daffodils to ducklings to droughts, each season brings new ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Ultimate Guide to Eclectus Parrots

    The Ultimate Guide to Eclectus Parrots is a comprehensive eBook dedicated to assisting companion Eclectus owners. Penned by an Eclectus specialist and self confessed parrot addict, the Author writes in a friendly easy to read manner. She provides information and advice based on over a decade of experience keeping and breeding companion Eclectus parrots. With 48 chapters and over 140 full color ... Read more

    $34.21 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Finding Family at Seabreeze Farm

    A wonderfully uplifting, heartwarming read from Jo Bartlett

    by Jo Bartlett ...
    Series Book 2 - Seabreeze Farm
    Discover Jo Bartlett's wonderful Seabreeze Farm series!Another wonderful new series from the top 10 bestselling author of The Cornish Midwife, Jo Bartlett. Welcome to Seabreeze Farm.Freya Halliwell is looking forward to marrying the man of her dreams and starting their new life together. After the death of both of her parents, Ollie, along with Freya’s aunt, are the only family she has, but they ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Three Famines

    by Tom Keneally ...
    A standout history told with Tom Keneally panache.This is the story of three great famines. The first is an Gorta Mór, the great hunger of Ireland, which began in 1846 and whose end-date is a matter of debate. The second is the less well-known but more deadly famine that struck Bengal in 1943. The third is the Ethiopian famine, which first sprung up in lethal form in the 1970s under Emperor Haile ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Dogs that Made Australia

    The fascinating untold story of the dog's role in building a nation from the Whitely Award winning author of The Ferals That Ate Australia

    by Guy Hull ...
    Hunter. Worker. Legend. The untold story of the dog's role in building a nation.The Dogs That Made Australia pays tribute to the dogs that gave their all for our prosperity: the fearless hounds that saved fledgling colonies from famine; the courageous heelers and tireless collies that powered the rise of beef and wool; the tough little home-grown terriers that protected the homestead and garden; ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Soul of a Horse

    Life Lessons from the Herd

    by Joe Camp ...
    A heartwarming story of a couple and their horse exploring what caring for a horse can teach us about companionship—whether it’s with a four-legged friend or a fellow human.A surprise birthday gift plunged Joe and his wife, Kathleen, into the world of horses as complete neophytes without a clue as to what a horse needed or wanted. They searched for logic and sense in the rule books of traditional ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Backyard Aquaponics

    by Jamie Brown ...
    Aquaponics is the food production system of the future, combining Aquaculture and Hydroponics into a sustainable edible ecosystem.This is a DYI manual on Backyard Aquaponics using low cost and recycled materials where possible. A "Must Read" for those concerned about sustainability, self-sufficiency and the future. ... Read more

    $4.10 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Numbers Don't Lie

    71 Things You Need to Know About the World

    by Vaclav Smil ...
    'My favourite author has done it again. Numbers Don't Lie is by far his most accessible book to date, and I highly recommend it to anyone who is curious about the world. I unabashedly recommend this book to anyone who loves learning' Bill GatesIs flying dangerous? How much do the world's cows weigh? And what makes people happy?From Earth's nations and inhabitants, through the fuels and foods that ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD