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Agricultural Resource Use and Management free pdf Agriculture is one of the prime users of water, particularly in arid places with already-limited water resources, and its effects are diverse and far reaching. Providing a nuanced study of agricultural resource management, this informative book takes a four-pronged approach, covering research on: * The impact of agriculture on water * The impact of agriculture on soil quality and its ecological health * Energy and greenhouse gases * The impact of a growing population on agricultural resources Topics include the connection between chemical fertilizer use in agriculture and stream water quality- beef and dairy production on livestock, dairy, and crops- livestock and greenhouse gases- energy consumption rates in agriculture- efficient farming techniques, such as precision agriculture, irrigation management, and sustainable water technologies- and more. This informative and accessible volume offers a comprehensive guide to this vital and necessary field of study.

About Kimberly Etingoff

Kimberly Etingoff's background includes city and regional planning, farming, food systems programming, sociology, and urban geography. She studied at the University of Rochester and Tufts University and has done extensive field work with food systems and agricultural sociology. She has been writing and editing academic and educational books on topics such as nutrition, farming, and aspects of sociology for more than ten years.

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Author : Kimberly Etingoff
Publisher : Apple Academic Press Inc.
Data Published : 21 August 2014
ISBN : 1771880732
EAN : 9781771880732
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 348 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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