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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. This publication is a natural organic appproach using ecology to gardening. 257 pages
  4. 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...
  5. This farming system is based on the dynamic interaction between the soil, plants, animals, humans, ecosystem and environment. The system is directed towards enhancing natural life cycles rather than suppressing nature. This booklet describes the principles and ideas of organic farming and the...
  6. The USDA defines organic agriculture as “a production system that is managed to respond to site-specific conditions by integrating cultural, biological, and mechanical practices that foster cycling of resources, promote ecological balance, and conserve biodiversity.” More specifically, organic...
  7. 2001-01-01 39 pages, illustrated
  8. 2013-03-08 Today's beekeepers face unprecedented challenges, a fact that is front-page news with the spread in recent years of the mysterious and deadly colony collapse disorder (CCD).Numerous pests have made chemical treatment of hives standard practice, yet resistance is building, which in turn creates...
  9. 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...
  10. The purpose of this book is to help only those who want to grow their own food organically, and won't plow through a dozen texts to learn the basics.