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Farming & Livestock Books

Farming & Livestock Books
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Food or War

Food is a central obsession in all cultures, the media, and society. Our future supply of food is filled with risk, and history tells us that lack of food leads to war. Julian Cribb describes a new food system capable of meeting our global needs on this hot and overcrowded planet.
R 170,00 R 200,00

On Sheep : Diary of a Swedish Shepherd

Norwegian Wood meets The Tao of Pooh meets a flock of Swedish sheep in this playful, profound and philosophical diary written by a literary academic turned novice shepherd.
R 174,25 R 205,00

Building Chicken Coops For Dummies

"Whether you have a small city lost, a suburban backyard, or a rural farm, this friendly guide gives you easy-to-follow and customizable plans for building a backyard chicken coop"--P. [4] of cover.
R 374,00 R 440,00

The Secret Life of Cows

****A Sunday Times bestseller***
***A Times Book of the Year 2017***

WITH A FOREWORD BY ALAN BENNETT

'A lovely, thoughtful little book about the intelligence of cows.' James Rebanks, author of The Shepherd's Life

Cows are as varied as people.
R 165,75 R 195,00

Cattle of the ages

In this majestic book, Cyril Ramaphosa reveals his passion and love for cattle as he introduces us to the magnificent Ankole cattle, originating in Uganda, and now, through his intervention, flourishing in South Africa.
R 722,50 R 850,00

Practical Encyclopedia of Chicken Keeping

Directory of chickens, ducks, geese and turkeys and how to keep them, with 700 photographs.
R 391,00 R 460,00

Beekeeping For Dummies

Want to find out what all the buzz is about beekeeping? This book guides you on becoming a back yard bee keeper. It gives you information on safely keeping your own bees, including complete instructions for assembling and maintaining bee hives, handling all phases of honey production, and more.
R 446,25 R 525,00

African local knowledge and livestock health : Diseases and treatments in South Africa

Understanding local knowledge has become a central academic project among those interested in Africa and developing countries. In South Africa, land reform is gathering pace and African people hold an increasing proportion of the livestock in the country.
R 149,60 R 176,00

Case studies of emerging farmers and agribusinesses in South Africa

Emerging" (or "black") farmers are often considered a homogenous group.
R 352,75 R 415,00

Beginner's guide to earthworm farming

If you are concerned about the health of our planet then turn your attention to what lies under your feet. In the soil below are creatures at work that play a pivotal role in producing the food we eat and impacting the quality of our food crops.
R 153,00 R 180,00

Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards

International guidelines and standards for the design, implementation and assessment of livestock interventions to assist people affected by humanitarian crises, LEGS expands the commitment in the Sphere handbook towards supporting livelihood assets, presenting clear and practical options for supporting livestock during and following disasters.
R 463,25 R 545,00

Biotechnology: Building on Farmers' Knowledge: Farmers' Research, Science and Equity in Agricultural Development

Focusing on the application of biotechnology to agricultural development, this work begins with a farmer's view, assesses farmer-based and science-based technology, and then looks at the socio-political context.
R 290,66 R 341,95