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In honor of Kirkwood Community College’s first in the nation agriculture program, here are some books about agriculture we’ve recently added to our collection.

Cover of Grain by GrainGood Enough to Eat?: Next Generation GM Crops by Ian D. Godwin, Call Number: 631.523 G591g

Grain by Grain: A Quest to Revive Ancient Wheat, Rural Jobs, and Healthy Food by Bob Quinn and Liz Carlisle, Call Number: 631.584 Q73g

The Ground Beneath Us: From the Oldest Cities to the Last Wilderness What Dirt Tells Us About Who We Are by Paul Bogard, Call Number: 631.4 B674g

Growing a Sustainable City? The Question of Urban Agriculture by Christina D. Rosan and Hamil Pearsall, Call Number: 630.917 R788g

A History of Iowa Wine: Vines on the Prairie by John N. Peragine, Call Number: 634.809 P426h

Cover of Magic BeanThe International Harvester Company: A History of the Founding Families and Their Machines by Chaim M. Rosenberg, Call Number: 338.763 R813.3i

Magic Bean: The Rise of Soy in America by Matthew Roth, Call Number: 633.3 R845m

This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm by Ted Genoways, Call Number: 630.978 G335t
*All Iowa Reads Book 2019

Tomorrow’s Table: Organic Farming, Genetics, and the Future of Food by Pamela C. Ronald and Raoul W. Adamchak, Call Number: 664 R768t

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