Category: Agriculture

Sort

showing 1-15 of 47

Image for The Canadian Guernsey Herd Book, Volume 5; Containing Pedigrees 13545 to 20380

The Canadian Guernsey Herd Book, Volume 5; Containing Pedigrees 13545 to 20380

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Canadian Guernsey Breeders Association: 1939

Seller ID: 008730


Original black cloth on boards. Lists of officers and members. Pedigrees of cows. Lists of bulls. 321 pp. View more info

Image for Proceedings of the Third Conference of Fruit Growers of the Dominion of Canada Held at Ottawa, February 14, 1912

Proceedings of the Third Conference of Fruit Growers of the Dominion of Canada Held at Ottawa, February 14, 1912

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Department of Agriculture: 1912

Seller ID: 009914


Dispersing my collection of agriculture literature. This book of 130 pp. lists the delegates as well as reports on refrigeration, statistics, addresses by officials, organization, transportation, crop and market reports. Apples, peaches, pears, and all small fruits are reported for all of Canada. Cover repaired and taped to text block. View more info

Image for Agricultural Class- Book

Agricultural Class- Book

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Dublin, Alexander Thom: 1874

Edition: Third

Seller ID: 011399


Lilac embossed cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. A textbook of soils, manures, implements, crops, and livestock. Many small illustrations, charts, and tables. 349 pp. View more info

Image for Practical Hints on Mill Building

Practical Hints on Mill Building

By: Abernathey, R. James

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Moline, Ill., R. James Abernathey: 1880

Edition: First

Seller ID: 011517


The original hardcover edition. No others found for sale. Only real review I found was in Volume 113-114, p. 384, Journal of the Franklin Institute (online). This copy has spots on cover and one leaf re-glued into place. A few faint pencil lines in margins. Previous owner's name in pencil, with no other writing. Soundly bound. 298 pp. plus 21 pp. full-page illustrated ads for milling machinery. View more info

Remembering the Farm

By: Anderson, Allan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1979

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 012566


Blue photo cover paperback. No writing. No damage, but a bit soiled on edges. Reminders of the way it used to be. 287 pp. View more info

Image for Live Stock, a Cyclopedia; Being Also a Complete Stock Doctor, Etc.

Live Stock, a Cyclopedia; Being Also a Complete Stock Doctor, Etc.

By: Baker, A. H. (M.D., V.S.)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Detroit, MI, F.B. Dickerson Co.: 1918

Seller ID: 011397


A huge, heavy book full of everything you need to know about horses, cattle, swine, sheep, and poultry - breeding, care, feeding, and management. Two large foldout charts to help identify ages of cattle and horses. Associate authors are Hon. Jonathan Periam and Hon. W.D. Hoard, publisher of Hoard's Dairyman Magazine. Four professors from Ontario Agricultural College, Guelph, also contributed. Bottom edges show brown marginal stain, not affecting legibility. A large. heav... View more info

Image for Best Management Practices: Livestock and Poultry Waste Management

Best Management Practices: Livestock and Poultry Waste Management

By: Bird, Norm (et al)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Agriculture and Agri-food Canada: 1994

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 009917


Trimming down my farming literature collection after 35 years. This 48-page booklet is full of colour illustrations as well as a significant amount of text, but lacking in detail. Of interest to farmers just getting started or considering new methods of disposal. Distributed by Ontario Agriculture and Food Ministry. View more info

Image for Macdonald Farm Handbook

Macdonald Farm Handbook

By: Brittain, W. H. (Ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ste. Anne De Bellevue, P.Q., Macdonald College of McGill University: 1953

Seller ID: 010867


Green flexible boards. No writing or damage. Dated from article, Value of Our Woodlots, reference to 1952 production. Practical advice on every phase of agriculture. 337 pp. with index. View more info

Agriculture; Vol. I Only

By: Brooks, William P. (Ph. D.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Springfield, MA, Home Correspondence School: 1911

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 012444


Maroon cloth on boards. A book I would have added to my collection, but I must refrain. Previous owner's name. Front hinge cracked at title. Excellent treatment of Soils as well as numerous drawings of actual implements. 199 pp. plus index. View more info

Image for Modern Orchard Practices

Modern Orchard Practices

By: Davis, M.B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Department of Agriculture: 1930

Seller ID: 009915


Dispersing my collection of agriculture literature. This booklet has two major articles, on insects and diseases affecting apples, as well as hints for training, thinning, spraying, pruning, cultivation, renovation, and insecticides. 58 pp. View more info

Image for Cultivation of the Apple in Canada with Descriptions and Lists of Varieties

Cultivation of the Apple in Canada with Descriptions and Lists of Varieties

By: Davis, M.B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Department of Agriculture: 1925

Seller ID: 009916


Parting out my collection of farming literature. This 51-page brochure treats all basic angles of apple growing. Interesting discussion of some varieties no longer popular which should be of help to those wishing to revive them. Three varieties of crab apples mentioned. The author was Chief Assistant to the Dominion Horticulturist. Bulletin No. 55 - New Series. View more info

Image for Best Management Practices; Field Crop Production

Best Management Practices; Field Crop Production

By: DeGiusti, Cyndy (Ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Agriculture Canada:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009918


Parting out my farming literature collection. This 133-page booklet is big enough to include lots of helpful information in both photos and text, and is Number 3 in the series. Far greater detail than the one on Waste Management (No. 2). Several alternate cultivation methods are mentioned, including conventional, mulch, ridge till and no-till, with the equipment needed for each. Contacts and sources for more information. Distributed through Ontario Agriculture and F... View more info

Image for From Humble Beginnings; The Story of Agriculture in New Brunswick

From Humble Beginnings; The Story of Agriculture in New Brunswick

By: DeMerchant, E. B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., N.B. Ag and Rural Dev./ N.B. Fed. Of Ag.: 1983

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 007354


Original colour photo cover paperback. Previous owner's name. It all began with a garden planted on St. Croix Island in 1604 by followers of Sieur De Monts, who was accompanied by Samuel de Champlain, a geographer and historian. Forced to move to Port Royal the following year, the little French colony struggled on until overrun by the British in 1613, after which it was batted back and forth between English and French until the expulsion of the Acadians in 1755. 94 p... View more info

Image for The Practical Stock Doctor

The Practical Stock Doctor

By: Dr. George A. Waterman (Ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Detroit, MI, F.B. Dickerson Company: 1912

Edition: Revised and Enlarged

Seller ID: 011467


Black cloth on boards, embossed front and back. All edges marbled. Bottom edges show small dark stain, not affecting legibility. 840 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. Pencil notes on first free endpaper. View more info

Image for Foxfire 4; Fiddle Making, Spring Houses, Horse Trading, Sassafras Tea, Berry Buckets, Gardening, and Further Affairs of Plain Living

Foxfire 4; Fiddle Making, Spring Houses, Horse Trading, Sassafras Tea, Berry Buckets, Gardening, and Further Affairs of Plain Living

By: Eliot Wigginton (Ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Anchor Books/ Doubleday and Co., Inc.: 1977

Seller ID: 009221


Original salmon trade paperback. No writing. Small price sticker removed and price blacked out. I have other Foxfire books for sale as well as others from my collection of Farming, Gardening, and Back-to-the-Land books gathered up over 40 years. This book will need extra postage. Weight 900 grams, nearly 2 lbs. 496 pp. View more info