Missouri Alternatives Center Library

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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: 1997 census of agricultureVolume 2, Subject series, Part 1 : agricultural atlas of the United States
Published: Washington, D.C. : National Agricultural Statistics Service , 1999

Summary: Herein are maps displaying a variety of agricultural data, including farms by value of sales, farms by size, market value of products sold, farm income and direct sales to consumers, farm production expenses, hired farm labor, land use, irrigated land, value of land and buildings, machinery and equipment, chemicals used, tenure and characteristics of farm operators, types of farm organization, crops, fruits, nuts, nursery crops, and vegetables harvested, and livestock and poultry production.

Call Number: 50 NIN
Subjects: Crop production , Family farms , Farm income , Farm labor , Farmers , Incorporated farms , Livestock , Poultry , Sales

Title: Farmers for the future
Author: Dan Looker
Published: Ames : Iowa State University Press , 1996 1st ed.

Summary: This book shows how it is still possible for young people to start farming in rural America, while explaining the difficulties of getting started in farming. It shows the pitfalls to avoid in farm apprenticeship programs, and encourages young people and older farmers to ask hard questions before entering into employment and partnership agreements. It also shows how older farmers younger farmers get established. Real-life examples are provided.

ISBN: 0813823838
Call Number: 82 LOO
Subjects: Beginning farming , Farmer education , Farmers

Title: Farmer-to-farmer extension : lessons from the field
Contributors: Daniel Selener, Jacqueline Chenier, Raul Zelaya ; English translation and editing by Scott Killough
Published: New York, NY : International Institute for Rural Reconstruction , 1997

Summary: Drawing on Latin American case studies, this book describes and analyzes the personal experiences of farmers who also provide extension services for community development.

ISBN: 9978043241
Call Number: 10.74 FAR
Subjects: Extension programs , Farmer education , Farmers

Title: Linking people, purpose, and place : an ecological approach to agriculture
Contributors: Heidi Carter, Richard Olson, and Charles A. Francis, editors
Published: Lincoln, NE : Center for Sustainable Agricultural Systems, University of Nebraska-Lincoln , 1998
Series: Extension and education materials for sustainable agriculture Volume 7

Summary: Agriculture is meant to feed and cloth people while protecting the environment and is pursued in a particular place. This handbook contains examples of management practices that can be used to incorporate beneficial ecological functions into farming systems. It conveys an approach of looking at natural systems for guidance on how to farm more efficiently and profitably. Sections include an introduction linking ecology to agriculture, whole farm planning, soil quality, agroforestry, grazing systems, weed and insect management, farmer groups, and farmland conversion to development. Based on materials used for workshops of the same title held in 1997.

Call Number: 50.9 LIN
Subjects: Activism , Agricultural ecology , Farmers , Grazing , Land development , Pest control , Soil management , Weed management

Title: Proceedings of the Second National Small Farm Conference
Contributors: Edited by Denis Ebodaghe
Published: Sedalia, MO : Inter-State Printing , 2000

Summary: The proceedings of the 2nd National Small Farm Conference held in 1999. Sections include presentations on marketing and value added products, meeting the needs of underserved clients, agroforestry and livestock alternatives for small farms, developing skills, building institutional (research) capacity to serve small farmers, growing the farm business enterprise, and networks that bring together farmers, service providers and consumers.

Call Number: 82.2 PRO
Subjects: Agricultural research , Farmers , Marketing , Small farms , Sustainable agriculture , Value-added

Title: Three farms : making milk, meat, and money from the American soil
Author: Mark Kramer
Published: Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , c1987

Summary: An updated version of an earlier work, the author, in setting to understand why there are so many abandoned farms and ruined farmers and what forces are shaping agriculture, describes three farms at work: a small independent dairy farm, a subsidized hog farm, and a huge corporate farm.

ISBN: 0674889363
Call Number: 80 KRA
Subjects: Agribusiness , Alternative agriculture, advocacy , Dairy production , Family farms , Farm life , Farmers , Incorporated farms


Title: Who will farm? : supporting farm families and farm workers
Second Author:
Published: Ithaca , NY : Farming Alternatives Program, Dept. of Rural Sociology, Cornell University
Series: Community agriculture development series

Summary: The materials in this packet were compiled as resources for participants in the 1996 and 1997 Farming for the Future Leadership Workshops. The two sections address farmworkers and community agriculture development and recruiting and supporting farm families. These sections include models and example programs that support local agriculture through creative community and economic development.

Call Number: 81.84 WHO
Subjects: Community development , Farm labor , Farmers


Title: Choices for our land
Published: Barre, MA : Northeast Organic Farming Association , c1989

Call Number: 82.2 CHO
Subjects: Farmers , Farmland preservation , Land development , Local food systems , Marketing , Marketing direct to consumers , Organic farming , Small farms

Title: The farmer's wife
Contributors: a co-production of David Sutherland Productions Inc. and Frontline/WGBH TV in association with the Independent Television Service
Published: Waban, MA : David Sutherland Productions Inc. , c1998

ISBN: 0780624831
Publishers Number: B5967
Call Number: 80.12 FAR
Subjects: Family life , Farm life , Farmers , Rural sociology


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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