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Fertility Farming

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ISBN-10: 1601730098

ISBN-13: 9781601730091

Edition: 2009

Authors: Newman Turner

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Fertility Farming explores an approach that makes minimal use of plowing, eschews chemical fertilizers and pesticides, and emphasizes soil fertility via crop rotation, composting, cover cropping and manure application. Turner holds that the foundation of the effectiveness of nature¿s husbandry is a fertile soil ¿ and the measure of a fertile soil is its content of organic matter, ultimately, its humus. Upon a basis of humus, nature builds a complete structure of healthy life ¿ without need for disease control. In fact, as disease is the outcome of unbalancing of the natural order ¿ it serves as a warning that something is wrong. Not just theory, this book was written to serve as a practical…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Acres U.S.A., Inc.
Publication date: 1/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 247
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English