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  • ISBN: 9781603424806 (hc)
  • Physical Description: 448 p. ; cm.
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  • Publisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Pub., 2010.

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General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: A brief history: the story of organic farming -- Land: finding good earth -- Soil: the cornerstone of sustainability -- Equipment: choosing, using, and maintaining machinery -- Plants 101: basic organic growing -- Garden crops: vegetables from spring through winter -- Field crops: grains and forages on a large scale -- Orchard crops: fruits, berries, and nuts -- Livestock 101: basic organic husbandry -- Pigs and poultry: raising smaller livestock for meat and eggs -- Ruminants for meat: raising goats, sheep, and cattle on pasture -- Dairying: raising cows, sheep, and goats for milk -- Biodiversity: managing habitat for a thriving farm ecosystem -- Organic certification: preparation, application, and inspection -- Going to market: turning farm products into profit -- The larger context: organic farming's effect on the wider world.
Target Audience Note:
All Ages.
Subject: Organic farming
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