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A Dictionary of Agriculture and Land Management (Oxford Quick Reference)

Will Manley, Katharine Foot, Andrew Davis

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This brand new Dictionary of Agriculture and Land Management addresses the increasing overlap between agricultural sectors and the demands of the management of rural land and property. It covers the main areas of agricultural management, husbandry, environment, estate management, rural recreation, woodland and forestry, as well as general terms such as organizations, policies, and legislation.

In over 2,000 clear and concise A to Z entries, it offers authoritative and up-to-date information, and the content is enhanced by entry-level web links that are listed on a dedicated companion website. Useful tables and line drawings complement the entries, and make this volume an excellent point of reference for anyone who needs a guide to agricultural terminology.

The most up-to-date dictionary of its kind, it is a must-have for students of agriculture and land management, as well as for professionals in the agricultural and land-management sectors.

Oxford University Press, USA, 9780199654406, 464pp.

Publication Date: May 21, 2019



About the Author

Will Manley is a Principal Lecturer at the Royal Agricultural University. He is a Chartered Ecologist and a Fellow of the Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management. In association with lecturing responsibilities he has over 50 publications covering a range of agricultural, environmental, and rural policy evaluative research. Katharine Foot is a Senior Lecturer at the RAU. She is a Rural Practice Chartered Surveyor, a Fellow of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers, and a qualified teacher. She worked in private practice before joining the academic staff at the RAU, and has a particular interest in planning and sustainability. Andrew Davis farmed a large mixed farm for over 15 years before becoming a regional director for the then Country Landowners Association. Subsequent to this he joined the academic staff at RAU where his lecturing responsibilities include farm and estate management.