- Practical Smallfarming in New Zealand - Trisha
Fisk The Small Farmers Bible, an excellent book for all small land
owners. Covers buying land, fencing, earth and water works. - Plants,
fertiliser, the garden, trees and weeds. - Animals, stock sense, sheep,
goats, cattle, horses & donkeys, chooks etc.
- On Good Land: The Autobiography of an Urban
Farm by Michael Ableman, Cynthia Wisehart, Alice Waters. Once part of
thousands of acres of farmland, Fairview Gardens is now engulfed by
suburban sprawl. Ableman has managed the organic farm since 1981 and
survived court action against crowing roosters.
- The Contrary Farmer by Gene Logsdon. Explains
how to successfully engage in "cottage farming" part-time for enjoyment as
well as profit. Includes the information needed to grow your own food in a
sustainable and Earth-friendly fashion.
- The Smallfarming Revolution - New beginnings in
rural New Zealand by Ian and Dianne Grant. Includes the smallfarming
way of life, secrets of successful smallfarmers, promising ventures and 21
case studies of small farms and small farm enterprises.
- ABC Rural The farming section of the Australian
Broadcasting Corporation Online - includes Rural News in Australia, Aussie
Weather, Bush Telegraph, Rural Events Diary, Video/Audio Highlights from
their TV & Radio Shows and an impressive link collection.
- Country, Farm and Garden Photo Library
Specialist New Zealand stock photo library with rural, agricultural and
horticultural images. Includes a huge range of farm, farm animal,
machinery, garden and plant, scenic and landscape images all
comprehensively captioned - a great source of info.
- Farm Ads New Zealand Advertise anything Farming
and Agriculture related including employment, livestock, land and
- Prairie Links Excellent Canadian agricultural
resource. Features a directory, classifieds, auctions and discussion
- Radio Hokonui Gold's Farming Show Straggle
Muster is a free weekly email newsletter from the Farming Show, containing
highlights of the week's farming news and advice for Southland farmers. The
site also has an archive of past issues.
- Rural Bulletin A monthly email publication
covering items of interest to farmers revived by Rural Women New
- Rural Bulletin Back Issues Back issues of Rural
Bulletin from March 2006 can be read at this web site.
- The New Zealand Association of Smallfarmers The
association which was unfortunately wound up in May 2006 published a
magazine every two months aimed at small farmers. The site includes news
and information about farming small blocks in New Zealand.
- FarmTrader For Australian and New Zealand
farmers and people on the land, includes farming classifieds, Australian
news, farmers forum, agricultural news and more.
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