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BOOKS

Title: 1997 census of agricultureVolume 1, Geographic area series, Part 25 : Missouri state and county data
Published: Washington, D.C. : National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA , 1999

Summary: The publication is divided in two parts-- for tables of statewide data and for tables of data broken down by Missouri county. The data cover farm expenses, market value of farm products sold, net return from various sources of farm income, farm labor, farms, value of farms, land in farms, harvested crops, machinery and equipment, topics related to livestock, field, orchard and nursery crops, and farmer demographics.

Call Number: 50 NIN
Subjects: Crop production , Farm income , Farm labor , Farmers , Land use , Livestock , Poultry

Title: Agriculture fact book 1998
Published: Washington, D.C. : USDA, Office of Communications , 1998

Summary: A quick reference tool for information about U.S. agriculture, rural America, food, nutrition, and programs of the U.S.D.A.

Call Number: 50 AGR
Subjects: Agribusiness , Environmental protection , Farm income , Farm labor , Farm life , Government policy and programs , Land use , Marketing , Marketing law , Nutrition , Rural development

Title: the Have-More plan
Author: Ed Robinson
Second Author: Carolyn Robinson
Published: Pownal, VT : Storey communications , c1973

Summary: This book has been re-printed numerous times. First printed in the 1940s, the information is still useful today. While some references are no longer revelant, such as DDT as a pesticide, the basic principles still apply. Topics inlcuded are: buying a place in the country, building houses and barns, fruit trees and berries, fish ponds, and beginning with livestock.

ISBN: 0882660241
Call Number: 80.13 ROB
Subjects: Alternative agriculture , Barns , Beekeeping , Brambles , Building materials , Cattle , Fish farming , Fruits, tree , Goats, dairy , Land use , Poultry , Vegetable gardening

Title: Holistic management : a new framework for decision making
Author: Allan Savory
Contributors: With Jody Butterfield
Published: Washington, D.C. : Island Press , c1999

Summary: Holistic management considers humans, their economies, and the environment as inseparable. At the heart of the approach lies a simple testing process that enables people to make decisions that simultaneously consider economic, social, and environmental realities, both short- and long-term. The book can be used as a guide for all those seeking to restore and promote the health of their land or make better decisions within their businesses, communities or any aspect of their lives.

ISBN: 1559634871
Call Number: 81.1 SAV
Subjects: Agricultural ecology , Holistic management , Human ecology , Land use , Management , Sustainable development

Title: Journal of Sustainable Agriculture : Volume 14, no.1
Contributors: Editor, Raymond P. Poincelot
Published: Binghamton, NY : Food Products Press , 1999

Summary: This issue consists of essays on sustainable agriculture methods drawn from the world over. There are articles on the management of white grubs in Mexico, the benefits of integration of forage legumes and cereal crops on cattle production, land management in Nigeria, privatization of agricultural extension in New Zealand, comparing the environmental damage potential of applying chemical fertilizer vs. animal wastes, using animal wastes as fertilizer and feed stuff, and visions for ecologically sound agricultural systems.

Call Number: 50.9 JOU
Subjects: Agricultural ecology , Environmental degradation , Extension programs , Forage crops , Land use , Legumes , Manure , Organic wastes , Pest control , Sustainable agriculture

Title: Metrofarm : the guide to growing for big profit on a small parcel of land
Author: Michael Olson
Published: Santa Cruz, CA : TS Books , 1994

Summary: Given that small farming operations located in or near cities can be very profitable this book presents the technologies used by space-intensive farmers from around the world, and includes chapter length conversations with successful metrofarmers. Topics include understanding agriculture and agribusiness, developing a metrofarm strategy, surveying the market, evaluating and controlling land, selecting crops, organizing a business, establishing production, and marketing.

ISBN: 0963787608
Call Number: 57 OLS
Subjects: Agribusiness , Alternative enterprises , Crop production , Farm management and decision making , Land use , Market surveys , Marketing , Marketing direct to consumers , New businesses planning , Small farms

Title: North American agroforestry : an integrated science and practice
Contributors: editors: H.E. Garrett, W.J. Rietveld, R.F. Fisher; managing editor: David M. Kral; associate editor: Marian K. Viney
Published: Madison : WI , c2000

Summary: Covers in detail the development of agroforestry as an integrated land use management strategy, an ecological foundation for temperate agroforestry, agroforestry nomenclature, concepts and practices for the USA, windbreak practices, silvopasture practices, alley cropping practices, Riparian forest buffer practices, forest farming practices, economics and policy of agroforestry, social dimensions of agroforestry, and the future of agroforestry in America.

ISBN: 0891181423
Call Number: 67.2 NOR
Subjects: Alley cropping , Forest management , Land use , Silvopasture , Windbreaks and shelterbelts

Title: Recreational access to private lands : liability problems and solutions
Author: John D. Copeland
Published: Fayetteville, AR : National Center for Agricultural Law Research and Information, University of Arkansas , 1998 2nd ed.

Summary: This book addresses the liability issues that may arise from permitting recreational activities on private lands. For the most part, the book focuses on the types of claims injured recreational land users can file against landowners, but it also briefly addresses some claims which governmental bodies and citizens can file against landowners because of recreational uses which violate environmental laws or land use restrictions. The book does not explain how to get into the recreational business or discuss the economic advantages or disadvantages of such a business.

ISBN: 1882461029
Call Number: 83.5 COP
Subjects: Land use , Liability , Outdoor recreation

BOOKLETS

Title: Alternative enterprises for farm & forest : surface mined lands
Author: Carl E. Zipper
Contributors: Editors, William N. Grafton, Anthony Ferrise
Second Author: Jeff Skousen
Published: Morgantown, WV : West Virginia University Extension Service , 1990?
Series: Natural resource management and income opportunity series

Summary: The paper included in this publication explores how reclaimed surface-mined lands can be adapted to other economic uses, such as livestock forage, christmas trees, pine timber, and residential, commerical or industrial development. R.D. issue no. 764.

ISBN:
Call Number: 83.5 ALT
Subjects: Alternative enterprises , Forest products , Land use , Rural development

Title: Business management and marketing : recreational clubs
Contributors: Authors, Peter T. Bromley, Lanier Frantz, W.H. "Bill" Tomlinson, Jr. ; editors, William N. Grafton, Anthony Ferrise
Published: Morgantown, WV : West Virginia University Extension Service , 1990?
Series: Natural resources management and income opportunity series

Summary: The first paper in this publication specifically discusses hunting clubs while the second paper discusses a farm's leasing of access rights to a soaring society and a hunting club, and general considerations for leasing of access rights to recreational clubs. Part of the R.D. series, no. 755.

Call Number: 83.5 BUS
Subjects: Business, rural , Land use , Outdoor recreation

Title: Judging land and soil for agricultural use
Author: John C. Billick
Contributors: Revised by Larry Milliron
Published: Columbus, OH : Ohio Agricultural Education Curriculum Materials Service, The Ohio State University , 1990

Summary: The foreward states that this manual is intended to help teachers and students to understand and apply the basic principles of land and soil judging and to determine the most effective use of the land.

Call Number: 27.4 BIL
Subjects: Land use , Soil testing

Title: Philosophy and policy of recreational access : federal and state programs
Contributors: Authors, R. Neil Sampson, Herbert E. Doig, James E. Miller ; editors, William N. Grafton, Anthony Ferrise
Published: Morgantown, WV : West Virginia University Extension Service , 1990?
Series: Natural resources management and income opportunity series

Summary: This publication consists of two papers. They explore the need for and impacts of improved public policy programs to assist private landowners in managing recreational access to their property as an income source. R.D. issue no. 761.

Call Number: 83.5 PHI
Subjects: Business, rural , Government policy and programs , Land use , Outdoor recreation , Rural development

Title: Philosophy and policy of recreational access : free or fee
Author: Laurence R. Jahn
Contributors: Editors, William N. Grafton, Anthony Ferrise
Second Author: J. Scott Feierabend
Published: Morgantown, WV : West Virgina University Extension Service , 1990?
Series: Natural resources management and income opportunity series

Summary: The first paper in this publication advocates that public agencies and private fish and wildlife organizations provide private landowners with more information and guidelines in the development of recreational enterprises. The second paper discusses protection of wetlands on private lands. R.D. issue no. 760.

Call Number: 83.5 JAH
Subjects: Business, rural , Environmental protection , Land development , Land use , Outdoor recreation

Title: Supply for recreation
Author: Brett A. Wright
Contributors: Editors, William N. Grafton, Anthony Ferisse
Published: Morgantown, WV : West Virginia University Extension Service , 1990?
Series: Natural resources management and income opportunity series

Summary: The paper in this publication reports on the status of private lands for recreation across the U.S. as established through the National Private Land Ownership Study. Hindrances to the adoption of fee-access to private lands are also discussed. R.D. issue no. 758.

Call Number: 83.5 WRI
Subjects: Business, rural , Land use , Outdoor recreation

VIDEOS

Title: Common ground
Contributors: National Audubon Society and Turner Broadcasting System
Published: Washington, D.C. : WETA , c1987
Series: National Audubon Society specials

Call Number: 20 COM
Subjects: Agricultural ecology , Environmental protection , Land use , Organic farming , Reduced chemical inputs , Wildlife

Title: The plow that broke the plains
Published: Davenport, IA : Blackhawk Films , c1936

Call Number: 20 PLO
Subjects: Agricultural ecology , Environmental degradation , Land use

CD ROMS

Title: 1997 census of agricultureVolume 1 : geographic area series
Published: Washington, D.C. : National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA , 1999

Summary: The census of agriculture is conducted every five years and is a major source of information about production agriculture in the U.S., including data on the numbers of farms, land in farms, land use, irrigation, crops, livestock, poultry, value of farm products sold, production expenses and operator characteristics. The contents of these CD-ROMs correspond to printed reports part 1 through 51 with limited state level data for prior years.

Publishers Number: 1A, 1B, 1C
Call Number: 50 NIN
Subjects: Agribusiness , Crop production , Economic forecasting , Farm labor , Farm management and decision making , Farmers , Irrigation , Land use , Livestock , Poultry , Sales


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