1. The goal of this manual is to introduce some of the ideas and techniques of organic farming. The information presented gives a basic understanding of organic farming and general instructions on soil care, how to make liquid manure and plant teas, how to buid and use an A-frame, how to buid a...
  2. With more than 45,000 sold since 1989,The New Organic Growerhas become a modern classic. In this newly revised and expanded edition, master grower Eliot Coleman continues to present the simplest and most sustainable ways of growing top-quality organic vegetables. Coleman updates practical...
  3. Key Resource 1995-01-19 The purpose of this handbook is to support training in and implementation of ecologically sound and productive use of resources in agriculture. It is designed to assist in the practical introduction of improved agricultural practices. It can serve as a reference for trainers, extension workers,...
  4. in this special publication, most aspects of organic farming are discussed. Meeting crop N and other nutrient needs from organic sources is a major topic of dicussion; reducing soil erosion and nutrient loss via rotations and minimal tillage are treated thoroughly; minimizing the use of chemical...
  5. A manual of sustainable methods of plant production helpful in meeting food needs everywhere.
  6. 2019-03-05 Farming without tilling has long been a goal of agriculture, yet tilling remains one of the most dominant paradigms; almost everyone does it. But tilling kills beneficial soil life, burns up organic matter, and releases carbon dioxide. If the ground could instead be prepared for planting without...
  7. 2018-09-26 Since its original publication in 1989,The New Organic Growerhas been one of the most influential farming books available. In this revised and updated 30th anniversary edition, pioneering farmer Eliot Coleman returns to his seminal book that launched the organic revolution and inspired a...
  8. 2011-02-14 This is the book that tells you how to integrate small flocks of poultry in with family food production. There is a "back to the land" movement happening across the world, and it's happening in backyards and on small parcels of land. Chicken tractor systems have become so popular that the term...
  9. Part of the NOFA guides. Includes information on: Organic poultry basics Establishing the facilities (housing and equipment, choosing and using litter, outdoor access, brooding, grazing and pasturing) Purchasing and brooding chicks Organic feed and supplements Poultry health care in the organic...
  10. Now is a time of exciting new developments for live animal power. As the numbers of adherents to this way of life grow, ecologically minded farmers in their fields are developing efficient horse-drawn systems, and equipment manufacturers in small shops all across North America and Europe are...