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Agriculture & Animal Husbandry

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  • A Summer of Second Chances

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

    by Suzanne Snow

    series Welcome to Thorndale #3
    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

  • Two Shakes of a Lamb's Tail

    The Diary of a Country Vet

    by Danielle Hawkins

    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

    $12.99 AUD

  • Project Vesta: Fire in Dry Eucalypt Forest

    Fuel Structure, Fuel Dynamics and Fire Behaviour

    by JS Gould and 5 more

    Project Vesta was a comprehensive research project to investigate the behaviour and spread of high-intensity bushfires in dry eucalypt forests with different fuel ages and understorey vegetation structures. The project was designed to quantify age-related changes in fuel attributes and fire behaviour in dry eucalypt forests typical of southern Australia. The four main scientific aims of Project ... Read more

    $23.97 AUD

  • The Hidden Life of Trees

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

    by Peter Wohlleben and 1 more

    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

  • 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

    $14.40 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

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Dickens Boy

    by Tom Keneally

    The tenth child of Charles Dickens, Edward Bulwer Lytton Dickens, known as Plorn, had consistently proved unable ‘to apply himself ’ to school or life. So aged sixteen, he is sent, as his brother Alfred was before him, to Australia.Plorn arrives in Melbourne in late 1868 carrying a terrible secret. He has never read a word of his father’s work. He is sent out to a 2000-square-mile station in ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Back from the Brink

    How Australia's Landscape Can Be Saved

    by Peter Andrews

    Featured on Australian Story, Peter Andrews is a racehorse breeder and farmer credited with remarkable success in converting degraded, salt-ravaged properties into fertile, drought-resistant pastures. His methods are so at odds with conventional scientific wisdom that for 30 years he has been dismissed and ridiculed as a madman. He has faced bankruptcy and family break-up. But now, on the brink of ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Ultimate Guide to Eclectus Parrots

    by Kirsten Badham

    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

    $36.42 AUD

  • 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

    $12.99 AUD

  • Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

    Our Year of Seasonal Eating

    by Barbara Kingsolver

    *"*We wanted to live in a place that could feed us: where rain falls, crops grow, and drinking water bubbles up right out of the ground."Barbara Kingsolver opens her home to us, as she and her family attempt a year of eating only local food, much of it from their own garden. Inspired by the flavours and culinary arts of a local food culture, they explore many a farmers market and diversified ... Read more

    $9.01 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

    $18.58 AUD

  • The Monk of Mokha

    by Dave Eggers

    From the best-selling author of The Circle - the gripping true story of a young Yemeni American man, raised in San Francisco, who dreams of resurrecting the ancient art of Yemeni coffee but finds himself trapped in Sana'a by civil warMokhtar Alkhanshali is twenty-four and working as a doorman when he becomes fascinated with the rich history of coffee and Yemen's central place in it. He leaves San ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Permaculture in a Nutshell

    by Patrick Whitefield

    Permaculture in a Nutshell is a concise and accessible introduction to the practice of permaculture in temperate climates. It covers how permaculture works in the city, the country and on the farm and explores ways in which people can work together to recreate real communities. ... Read more

    $5.39 AUD

  • What Every Horse Should Know

    A Training Guide to Developing a Confident and Safe Horse

    by Cherry Hill

    Train your horse to embrace a life around humans. Focusing on developing the skills vital for every domesticated horse, this guide stresses the importance of creating an atmosphere where both trainer and horse can overcome fear and cultivate mutual respect. With a series of tests to gauge your horse’s knowledge and training exercises to enrich and strengthen your horse’s comfort around people, you ... Read more

    $20.23 AUD

  • Financial Management for Agribusiness

    by WJ Obst and 2 more

    Financial Management for Agribusiness presents a practical approach to financial decision making for all those involved in agribusiness, including farmers, horticulturists and supporting businesses, to manage invested funds, physical resources and labour. It covers all the stages leading to a completed business plan and provides straightforward worked examples for each step. The authors emphasise ... Read more

    $52.02 AUD

  • The Vegetable Gardener's Guide to Permaculture

    Creating an Edible Ecosystem

    by Christopher Shein

    “A useful and a wonderful resource whether you grow on a balcony, rooftop or in the ground.” —Yolanda Burrell, owner of Pollinate Farm and Garden SupplyOnce a fringe topic, permaculture is moving to the mainstream as organic gardeners discover the wisdom of a simple system that emphasizes the simple idea that by taking care of the earth, the earth takes care of you. The Vegetable Gardener's Guide ... Read more

    $23.75 AUD

  • 101 Ground Training Exercises for Every Horse & Handler

    by Cherry Hill

    series Read & Ride
    Ground training is the key to a safe and pleasurable riding experience. Designed for easy reference while working with your horse, this guide can be hung on a post. Riders of all disciplines and skill levels will benefit from these exercises that reinforce good habits and help develop a strong bond between horse and rider. ... Read more

    $29.03 AUD

  • Complete Guide to House Training Puppies and Dogs

    by Karen Davison

    series Positive Dog Training
    Whether you are trying to house train a new puppy, or an older dog, this guide, written by Professional Dog Trainer and Canine Behaviourist Karen Davison, contains all you need to know to be successful. Information in this guide includes:- Clean up regimes, Positive reinforcement training to teach your dog to toilet on command, Crate Training, Diet and Nutrition, Neutering, Common Mistakes and ... Read more

    $1.38 AUD

  • The Backyard Homestead

    Produce all the food you need on just a quarter acre!

    by Carleen Madigan

    series Backyard Homestead
    This comprehensive guide to homesteading provides all the information you need to grow and preserve a sustainable harvest of grains and vegetables; raise animals for meat, eggs, and dairy; and keep honey bees for your sweeter days. With easy-to-follow instructions on canning, drying, and pickling, you’ll enjoy your backyard bounty all winter long.Also available in this series: The Backyard ... Read more

    $20.23 AUD

  • My Good Life in France

    In Pursuit of the Rural Dream

    by Janine Marsh

    One grey dismal day, Janine Marsh was on a trip to northern France to pick up some cheap wine. She returned to England a few hours later having put in an offer on a rundown old barn in the rural Seven Valleys area of Pas de Calais. This was not something she’d expected or planned for. Janine eventually gave up her job in London to move with her husband to live the good life in France. Or so she ... Read more

    $11.43 AUD

  • The Forest Unseen

    A Year's Watch in Nature

    by David George Haskell

    A biologist reveals the secret world hidden in a single square meter of old-growth forest—a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the Pen/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing AwardCombining elegant writing with scientific expertise, The Forest Unseen "injects much-needed vibrancy into the stuffy world of nature writing" (Outside, "The Outdoor Books That Shaped the Last Decade")In this wholly ... Read more

    $13.96 AUD

  • Sowing Seeds in the Desert

    Natural Farming, Global Restoration, and Ultimate Food Security

    by Masanobu Fukuoka and 1 more

    The earth is in great peril, due to the corporatization of agriculture, the rising climate crisis, and the ever-increasing levels of global poverty, starvation, and desertification on a massive scale. This present condition of global trauma is not "natural," but a result of humanity's destructive actions. And, according to Masanobu Fukuoka, it is reversible. We need to change not only our methods ... Read more

    $19.68 AUD

  • Who's Minding the Farm?

    In this climate emergency

    by Patrice Newell

    In an era of rapid climate change, this vital account of how agriculture can address major issues is an Australian story with global ramifications. Patrice is at the frontline of enormous challenges, from water scarcity and land stewardship to food security and the rural-urban divide. The devastation of drought and the crises created by industrial-scale chemically-dependent primary production are ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD