Ron Parker is an academic geologist who turned to sheep raising in 1976. He is author of numerous magazine articles, former editor of the Minnesota Shepherd, and recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from the Minnesota Lamb and Wool Growers. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.


The Sheep Book · A Handbook for the Modern Shepherd, Revised and Updated

By Ron Parker

The Sheep Book offers a template for both the beginner and the old hand. Mixing theoretical, technical and practical, Parker offers a buffet of tips for any sheep producer.” —Joel Salatin, author of You Can Farm


New Titles

Slow Burn
An Andy Hayes Mystery
Almost two years have passed since Aaron Custer supposedly set a fire at a house in Columbus that killed three college students, when it starts to seem likely that the wrong man is in prison.


Capitol Punishment
An Andy Hayes Mystery
All eyes are on swing state Ohio in the midst of a presidential election, and protecting a controversial reporter seems simple enough to Andy. But then a body shows up in the Statehouse.


The Hunt
An Andy Hayes Mystery
As a serial killer stalks prostitutes in Columbus, Ohio, a distraught brother asks private investigator Andy Hayes to find his sister before it’s too late. In a deadly race against time, Andy soon learns he’s not the only person hunting Jessica Byrnes, but he may be the only one who wants her alive.


Midwestern Native Shrubs and Trees
Gardening Alternatives to Nonnative Species
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An Uncertain Age
The Politics of Manhood in Kenya
In twentieth-century Kenya, age and gender were powerful cultural and political forces that animated household and generational relationships. They also shaped East Africans’ contact with and influence on emergent colonial and global ideas about age and masculinity.