Field Guide to California Agriculture

Field Guide to California Agriculture

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qThis book brings to life one of the most creative (and necessary) human endeavors and makes understandable the incredible complexity of California agriculture, one of the world's most daring experiments in feeding itself. A valuable resource that should be read by everyone--not just those of us who farm, but all of us who depend on farms.q--Michael Ableman, farmer, photographer, and author of From the Good Earth, On Good Land, and Fields of Plenty. qNo understanding of this state is possible without an understanding of its agriculture; that's how important this subject is.q--Gerald Haslam, author of Workin' Man Blues: Country Music in California qA fascinating, intriguing, and sometimes even humorous exploration of California's agriculture, from broccoli to marijuana and beyond. At long last, a book everyday people can read to understand the state's biggest industry.q--Louis Warren, University of California, DavisThe earliest-blooming of fruit and nut trees, almonds in February generate ample white blossoms, and although in the United States the trees are valued for their nuts, in Japan the budded branch of the almond (like a branch of cherry oranbsp;...

Title:Field Guide to California Agriculture
Author:Paul F. Starrs
Publisher: - 2010


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