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Source materials - Chapter 4

Aprendiendo a criar conejos
(also available in English)
Vecinos Mundiales
Volumen 8 - numero 2S
5116 North Portland Ave.
Oklahoma City, Okla. 73112, USA

Better Farming Series1 (8 titles dealing with plants and soil)
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations available from FAO agents world-wide; or Distribution 5 Sales Section, FAO, Via delle Terme de Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy

Commercial rabbit raising
Agriculture Handbook No. 309
Agricultural Research Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Hyattsville, Md. 20782, USA

Contour ditches help conserve our soil
(also available in Spanish)
World Neighbors
Volume 6 - number 2E
5116 North Portland Ave.
Oklahoma City, Okla. 73112, USA

Cria de ganado en granjas pequenas
Agricultural Bulletin #2224
Agency for International Development available from the AID office of U.S. Embassies

Cria y explotacion del guajolote
Circular DAGEM #35
Departamento de Divulgacion
Direccion de Agricultura 7 Ganaderia
Independencia 401 Pte
Toluca, Mexico

La crianza de peces en estangues
(also available in English)
Vecinos Mundiales
Volumen 5 - numero 2S
5116 North Portland Ave.
Oklahoma City, Okla. 73112, USA

Farm implements for arid & tropical regions1
(also available in French and Spanish)
FAO Agricultural Development Paper #91
available from FAO agents world-wide; or Distribution & Sales Section, FAO, Via delle Terme de Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy

*Freshwater fish pond culture & management
** Peace Corps/VITA
Program 5 Training Journal
Manual series number 1B
VITA 3806
Rhode island Ave
Mt. Rainier, Md. 20822, USA

*Guide for field crops in tropics and sub-tropics2
** Peace Corps information Collection & Exchange
Program & Training Journal Reprint series #10
Room M- 1214
806 Connecticut Ave. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20525, USA

*Improved practices in corn production - A guide for Peace Corps Volunteers2
** Peace Corps Information Collection & Exchange
Program & Training Journal Reprint series #7
Room M-1214
806 Connecticut Ave. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20525, USA

*Irrigation principles & practices2
** Peace Corps Information Collection & Exchange
Program & Training Journal Reprint series #5
Room M-1214
806 Connecticut Ave. N.W.
Washington, D. C.

Learn to raise rabbits
(also available in Spanish)
World Neighbors
Volume 3 - number 2E
5116 North Portland Ave.
Oklahoma City, Okla. 73112, USA

Marketing eggs & poultry1
(also available in French & Spanish)
Marketing Guide #4
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations available from FAO agents world-wide; or Distribution & Sales Section, FAO, Via delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy

*Pesticides
** Resource Packet #3
Peace Corps information Collection & Exchange
Room M-1214
806 Connecticut Ave. N.W.
Washington, D. C. 20525, USA

Plantacion de arboles frutales
Circular DAGEM #34
Departamento de Divulgacion
Direccion de Agricultura 7 Ganaderia
Independencia 401 Pte
Toluca, Mexico

Plantas necesitan tierra fertil
(also available in English)
Vecinos mundiales
Volumen 6 - numero 15
5116 North Portland Ave.
Oklahoma City, Okla. 73112, USA

Produzca su propia fruta
(also available in English)
Vecinos mundiales
Volumen 7 - numero 15
5116 North Portland Ave.
Oklahoma City, Okla. 73112, USA

*Reforestation in arid lands
** Peace Corps/VITA
Program & Training Journal
Manual series number 5
VITA
3706 Rhode Island Ave.
Mt. Rainier, Md. 20822, USA

Smaller farmlands can yield more1
(also available in French & Spanish)
World Food Problems #6
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations available from FAO agents world-wide; or Distribution & Sales section, FAO, Via delle Terme de Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy

*Soil. crops & fertilizer use
** Peace Corps information Collection & Exchange
Program & Training Journal, Reprint Series #8
Room M-1214
806 Connecticut Ave. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20525, USA

Soil & water conservation in Barbados
4-H Division Extension Services
Ministry of Agriculture
Barbados

Sols argileux foncdes rons tropicales1
(also available in English & Spanish)
FAO Agricultural Development Paper #83
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations available from FAO agents world-wide; or Distribution & Sales Section, FAO, Via delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100, Rome, Italy

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Soil Conservation Service
Washington, D.C. 20250

Publications :

Conservation & the water cycle, A1B-326
Controlling erosion on construction sites, A1B-347
Facts about wind erosion & dust storms on the Great Plains, L-394
Grass makes its own food, A1B-223
Know your soil, A1B-267
More wildlife through soil & water conservation, AB-175
Sediment: it's filling harbors, lakes & roadside ditches, A1B-325
Teaching soil & water conservation: A classroom & field guide, PA-341
Soil erosion: The work of uncontrolled water, A1B-260
What is a farm conservation plan? PA-629
What is a watershed? PA-420
Windbreaks for conservation, A1B-339

1English editions of UN & FAO publications available from:
UNIPUB
P.O. Box 433
Murray Hills Station
New York, N.Y. 10016, USA

2Multiple copies available from:
National Technical Information Service
5285 Port Royal Road
Springfield, Va. 22161, USA

*Available to Peace Corps Volunteers from:
Peace Corps Information Collection & Exchange
Room M-1214
806 Connecticut Age, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20525, USA

**Single copies available to individuals and non-profit organizations working in the Third World, from the above address