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Main Title The next green revolution : essential steps to a healthy, sustainable agriculture /
Author Horne, James E.
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McDermott, Maura.
Publisher Food Products Press,
Year Published 2001
Stock Number 1039020
OCLC Number 44885343
ISBN 1560228857; 9781560228851; 1560228865; 9781560228868
Subjects Sustainable agriculture--United States ; Landwirtschaft ; Nachhaltigkeit ; USA
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EKAM  S441.H67 2001 Region 4 Library/Atlanta,GA 06/29/2021
ENAM  S441.H67 2001 Region 7 Library, Kansas City, KS 04/19/2002 DISPERSAL
Collation xix, 312 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-297).
Contents Notes
On trial: industrial agriculture -- The remedy: sustainable agriculture -- Down to earth: step 1, create and conserve healthy soil -- Clear, clean water: step 2, conserve water and protect its quality and step 3, manage organic wastes to avoid pollution -- Think local: step 4, select plants and animals adapted to the environment -- All creatures great and small: step 5, encourage biodiversity -- The sorcerer's apprentice: step 6, manage pests with minimal environmental impact -- Power: step 7, conserve nonrenewable energy resources -- Money: step 8, increase profitability and reduce risk -- Two roads. An easy to read practical introduction to sustainable agriculture: what it means and why it is needed. First book to synthesize the goals of sustainable agriculture into eight comprehensive steps. Presents a convincing critique of our current agricultural system.