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Main Title Sustainable agriculture research and education in the field : a proceedings /
Publisher National Academy Press,
Year Published 1991
OCLC Number 24601526
ISBN 0309045789; 9780309045780
Subjects Sustainable agriculture--Research--United States--Congresses ; Sustainable agriculture--Study and teaching--United States--Congresses ; Sustainable agriculture--United States--Congresses ; Congrès ; Développement durable ; Formation agricole ; Protection de l'environnement ; Recherche agricole ; Agrarforschung--(DE-588)4310943-3 ; Landwirtschaft--(DE-588)4034402-2 ; Schulung--(DE-588)4136792-3 ; Umweltverträglichkeit--(DE-588)4061655-1 ; Agricultura (estudo e ensino)--Estados unidos ; Agricultura sustentável (congressos)--Estados unidos
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Table of contents
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBM  S541.S87 1991 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 04/30/2007
EJEM  S541.S87 1991 OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC 01/01/1988
Collation ix, 437 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Papers based on a workshop held in Washington, D.C., Apr. 3-4, 1990. Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
The U.S. Department of Agriculture commitment to sustainable agriculture / Charles E. Hess -- Background and status of the low-input sustainable agriculture program / Neill Schaller -- Challenges and rewards of sustainable agriculture research and education / R. James Cook -- Overview of current sustainable agriculture research / John C. Gardner [and others] -- Economic considerations in sustainable agriculture for Midwestern farmers / Michael Duffy -- Comparative study of organic and conventional tomato production systems : an approach to on-farm systems studies / Carol Shennan [and others] -- STEEP : a model for conservation and environmental research and education / Robert I. Papendick. Soil moisture monitoring : a practical route to irrigation efficiency and farm resource conservation / Gail Richardson -- Research and education in the Western region / Dale R. Darling -- A farmers' perspective / Robert A. Klicker -- Southeastern apple integrated pest management / Dan L. Horton, Douglas G. Pfeiffer, and Floyd F. Hendrix, Jr. -- Low-input crop and livestock systems in the Southeastern United States / John M. Luna [and others] -- Solarization and living mulch to optimize low-input production system for small fruits / Kim Patten [and others] -- Research and education in the South / Raymond E. Frisbie -- New strategies for reducing insecticide use in the corn belt / Gerald R. Sutter and David R. Lance. On-farm research comparing conventional and low-input sustainable agriculture systems in the northern Great Plains / Thomas L. Dobbs, James D. Smolik, and Clarence Mends -- Low-input, high-forage beef production / Terry Klopfenstein -- Low-input sustainable agriculture projects, Alternative agriculture, and related issues / Harold F. Reetz, Jr. -- Long-term, low-input cropping systems research / Rhonda R. Janke [and others] -- Perspectives for sustainable agriculture from nutrient management experiences in Pennsylvania / Les E. Lanyon -- Use of fungal pathogens for biological control of insect pests / Raymond I. Carruthers, Alan J. Sawyer, and Kirsten Hural -- Time frame for sustainable agriculture and pollution prevention research / Clayton W. Ogg. Sustainable agriculture research and education in the Northeast / James F. Parr -- Sustainable agriculture research and education in the field / Neil H. Pelsue, Jr. -- Assessing the progress of sustainable agriculture research / Jonathan H. Harsch -- Low-input sustainable agriculture farm decision support system / John E. Ikerd -- Voison controlled grazing management : a better way to farm / William M. Murphy -- Expert systems : an aid to adoption of sustainable agriculture systems / Edwin G. Rajotte and Timothy Bowser.