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Connecting the dots; social and scientific perspectives on agriculture and rural life in Atlantic Canada.


Connecting the dots; social and scientific perspectives on agriculture and rural life in Atlantic Canada.

Ed. by Elizabeth Beaton.

Cape Breton University Press


180 pages




Editor Beaton (community studies, Cape Breton U.) has collected essays and research from the 2006 Nova Scotia conference on "Sharing Knowledge on Agriculture and Rural Life in Atlantic Canada" that offers students and researchers a social and scientific perspective on sustainable practices in the region. Contributors discuss such topics as the recognition of smaller diversified family farms in rural Atlantic Canada, grazing for profit and environmental benefits and cool climate corn production. Two posters are included that emphasize pasture plant diversity and biodiversity.

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Date:Sep 1, 2009
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