NZ Smallholding, Farming, Agriculture & Horticulture

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AGRICULTURAL ORGANIZATION IN NEW ZEALAND
H Belshaw, D O Williams, F B Stephens, E J Fawcett and H R Rodwell
51029053
$47.50

A Survey of land utilization, farm organization finance and marketing. All aspects of agricultural production including forestry, and processing and marketing of produce.

New Zealand Institute of Pacific Relations / Melbourne University Press, Mlebourne, 1936. Hardback with no dust jacket. 818 pages. SECONDHAND


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A HISTORY OF FARM IMPLEMENTS AND IMPLEMENT FIRMS IN NEW ZEALAND
B L Evans
510201021
$75.00

This work traces the main changes in farm implements used or manufactured in New Zealand. From horse drawn to tractor powered. With some photographs.

Fisher Printing Co. Ltd., Feilding, 1956. Hardback with no dust jacket. 104 pages. SECONDHAND


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AN APPETITE FOR WONDER Cawthron Institute 1921-2011
Dierdre Mackay
ISBN9780473195885
$47.50

History of the Cawthron Institute published for the 90th anniversary. Details the establishment and subsequent staff and developments at the agricultural research Institute.

Cawthron Institute, Nelson, 2011. Hardback with dust jacket. 232 pages. SECONDHAND


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TELFORD FARM TRAINING INSTITUTE THE FIRST 25 YEARS
A W (Bill) Thomson
710230114
$35.00

The history of this Otago agricultural training institute, established in 1965.

A W Thomson, 1990. Softback. 143 pages. SECONDHAND


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McMEEKAN, A BIOGRAPHY
Gordon McLauchlan
ISBN0340245417
$30.00

Dr Campbell McMeekan 1908-1972, Cambridge trained agricultural science researcher and head of Ruakura Agricultural Research Station. Later an associate director of the World Bank.

Hodder and Stoughton, Auckland, 1982. Hardback with dust jacket. 242 pages. SECONDHAND


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PIONEER NURSEYMEN OF NEW ZEALAND
Allen Hale
2011012705
$75.00

Describes the early horticulturists  of Wellington, Nelson, Auckland, Otago, Taranaki, Hawke's Bay, Wanganui, Palmerston North and Canterbury. Compiled for the 50th anniversary of the New Zealand Horticultural Trades Association Inc.

A.H. & A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1955. Hardback with dust jacket. Illustrated. 188 pages. SECONDHAND


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75 YEARS OF MARKET GARDENERS LIMITED
Colin C East
ISBN0473055236
$47.50

The history of the firm and the people who helped with its success.

Market Gardeners Limited, Christchurch, 1998. Hardback with dust jacket. 236 pages. SECONDHAND


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FRUITFUL FIELDS The development of New Zealand's Fruitgrowing Industry 1966-1991
Rex Monigatti
ISBN0473013738
$25.00

A history of fruit growing and a celebration of 75 years of the New Zealand Fruitgrowers Federation. A follow up book to Fruitful Years. 

New Zealand Fruitgrowers Federation,Wellington, 1991. Hardback with dust jacket. 117 pages. SECONDHAND


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EARLY FRUITGROWING IN CANTERBURY NEW ZEALAND
Gerald Ward
ISBN0473035855
$32.50

A well researched history of fruitgrowing in the district and of the role of government and scientific research in its development. Contains genealogical information of pioneer families.

The Spotted Shag Press, Christchurch, 1995. Softback. 168 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE GOLDEN HARVEST
Patricia K. O'Shea
ISBN9781877161292
$42.50

An authorative history of New Zealand tobacco growing from the earliest plantings before 1840 untill the final surrender of the growers in Motueka in 1995.

Hazard Press, Christchurch, 1997. Softback. 224 pages. SECONDHAND


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ECONOMIC NATIVE PLANTS OF NEW ZEALAND
S G Brooker, R C Cambie, R C Cooper
ISBN0477025269
$35.00

The traditional, historical and possible future use of native flora in industry and commerce. Includes marine and freshwater plants, and food crops.

Botany Division, DSIR, Christchurch, 1988. Softback. 130 pages. SECONDHAND


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LINEN FLAX FIBRE PRODUCTION IN NEW ZEALAND
J W Hadfield
710230421
$42.50

In depth work on the establishment and processes of the linen-flax industry set up to help the war Effort in New Zealand.

Linen Flax Corporation of New Zealand with NZ Dept. of Agriculture, 1953. Hardback with no dust jacket. 153 pages. SECONDHAND


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VEGETABLE GARDENING FOR ORGANIC AND BIODYNAMIC GROWERS
Joel Morrow
ISBN9781584201670
$75.00

Details the organic and biodynamic growing over 70 different vegetables and fruits together with their nutritional and therapeutic potential.

Lindisfarne Books, Great Barrington, USA, 2014. Softback. 389 pages. NEW


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THE OLIVE BOOK
Gareth Renowden
ISBN97809088128806
$37.50

This valuable book covers all aspects of setting up an Olive grove of any size and written expressly for Southern Hemisphere conditions.

Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, 1999. Softback. 146 pages. SECONDHAND


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SMALL-SCALE GRAIN RAISING
Gene Logsdon
ISBN9781603580779
$45.00

An organic guide to growing, processing and using whole grains for gardeners and farmers. Covers all the basics from planting to harvesting and storing.

Chelsea Green Publishing, Vermont, USA, 2009. Softback. 308 pages. NEW


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THE DRAINING OF FARM LANDS
A W Hudson and H G Hopewell
510230411
$32.50

Massey Agricultural College Bulletin No. 18. A study of soil and the interaction with water, how to survey and drain agricultural land. Machinery for farm drainage (ditching and draining). Land drainage by pumping. Drainage of peat loams.Illustrated with photographs and diagrams.

Massey Agricultural College, Palmerston North, 1950. Softback. 184 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE WOOL TRADE PAST AND PRESENT
K G Ponting
510211621
$42.50

A history of the wool trade from beginnings in medieval England. Includes the 16th century boom, introduction of the merino breed, Australian merino flocks, pastoral development, New Zealand crossbreds, North and South American wool trade.

Columbine Press, Manchester, 1961. Hardback with dust jacket. 196 pages. SECONDHAND


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WOOL AWAY
Godfrey Bowen
510211622
$42.50

The art and technique of shearing by the world record champion shearer Godfrey Bowen. Mainly concerned with hand-piece shearing. Third revised edition.

Whitcombe and Tombs, Christchurch, 1963. Hardback with dust jacket. 191 pages. SECONDHAND


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BOARDS BLADES AND BAREBELLIES
Halina Ogonowska-Coates
ISBN0908636377
$45.00

An excellent social history of shearing and the wool trade in New Zealand. Shearing gangs, cockies and cooks. Tall yarns and true ones too.

Benton Ross Publishers Ltd., Auckland, 1987. Softback. SECONDHAND


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FROM THISTLE TO FERN
Eilidh MacPherson
ISBN9780950257921
$65.00

An exploration of the intimate historical links between Scotland and New Zealand especially in the sheep farming industry. Includes accounts of 10 South Island stations and 2 in the north, also the Scots of Waipu.

Farming Scotland, Isle of Skye, 2005. Hardback, no dust jacket as issued. 131 pages. SECONDHAND


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SHEAR HARD WORK
Hazel Riseborough
ISBN9781869404536
$42.50

The history of shearing gangs and champion shearers in New Zealand, From earliest colonial times to the current international shearing competitions.

Auckland University Press, Auckland, 2010. Softback. 350 pages. SECONDHAND


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SHEAR HISTORY
Edited by Ian F. Grant and Diane Grant
ISBN9780986459306
$37.50

50 years of Golden Shears competitions in New Zealand. As well as recording the Masterton sheep shearing event this covers the sheep and wool industry at home, and other events abroad. THIS BOOK will incur an additional postage charge to overseas destinations.  

Fraser Books, Masterton, 2010. Softback. 443 pages. SECONDHAND


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LAST SIDE TO GLORY The Golden Shears Open Championship 1961-1990
Des Williams and Margaret Way
ISBN0908790279
$42.50

A study of the first thirty years of the Golden Shears shearing competitions in New Zealand.

Hazard Press, Christchurch, 1991. Softback. 320 pages. SECONDHAND


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FROM BUSH-BURN TO BUTTER
Eric Warr
ISBN0409787736
$37.50

Agricultural development in New Zealand, where the bush was burnt and replaced with dairying. A history of the establishment first of home dairies, and the development of the commercial firms.

Butterworths, Wellington, 1988. Hardback with no dust jacket. 168 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE PRODUCTION OF GRAPES AND WINE IN COOL CLIMATES
David Jackson and Danny Schuster
ISBN0409787841
$45.00

Technical information on cool climate viticulture in Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand.

Butterworths of New Zealand, Wellington, 1987. Hardback with no dust jacket. 192 pages. SECONDHAND


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GENERAL VITICULTURE
A.J. Winkler, J.A. Cook, W.M. Kliewer and L.A. Lider
ISBN9780520025912
$55.00

A comprehensive and scholarly account of viticulture with emphasis on growing grapes in arid and semi arid conditions. A classic text.

University of California Press, Berkley, USA, 1974. Hardback with dust jacket. 710 pages. SECONDHAND


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BIODYNAMIC ORGANIC AND NATURAL WINEMAKING
Britt and Per Karlsson
ISBN9781782501138
$54.95

A comprehensive, well illustrated account of winemaking in the vineyard and the wine cellar. A valuable introduction to sustainable winemaking.

Floris Books, Edinburgh, U.K., 2014. Softback. 261 pages. NEW


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GROWING EUCALYPT TREES FOR MILLING
Neil Barr
ISBN047304076X
$37.50

A practical guide to growing bluegums for timber on New Zealand farms. Selection of species, planting, silviculture, milling etc.

New Zealand Farm Forestry Assoc. Ltd., Wellington, 1996. Hardback with dust jacket. 140 pages. SECONDHAND


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PLANT BREEDING IN NEW ZEALAND
Edited by G S Wratt and H C Smith
ISBN0409701378
$55.00

A history of the selection and breeding history of crop, pasture, horticultural, onamental, forestry and soil conservation plants.

Butterworths / DSIR, Wellington, 1983. Softback. 309 pages. SECONDHAND


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WHAT HAPPENED TOP HAYSTACKS AND HORSES?
Garrick Batten
ISBN9780473210755
$35.00

A survey of changes in New Zealand agriculture during the last half of the Twentieth Century, from the end of WWII to the Millenium.

Caprinex Enterprises Ltd., Brightwater, 2012. Softback. 323 pages. NEW


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THE WILD BUNCH
Joelle Thomson
9781869663001
$32.50

A look at 18 New Zealand winemakers and how they revolutionised the industry. The story of the individuals and their estates.

New Holland Publishers, Auckland, 2012. Softback. 191 pages. SECONDHAND