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Biological husbandry and the "nitrogen problem"
(Biological Agriculture and Horticulture, 1986)
Since 1978, the author has been conducting research into the theory and practice of biological husbandry in collaboration with a farmer who stopped using pesticides and mineral fertilizers in 1976. Eggs are exported from ...
Faba bean: an alternative to soybean in Nova Scotia, Canada.
(Borkhauser Verlag: Basel, Boston, Stuttgart., 1982-01-01)
For farmers in Nova Scotia who wish to be self-sufficient in animal feed, and in N fertilizer, the faba bean offers a number of advantages over soybean: (i) no special processing is required; (ii) nodulation is generally ...
Salt marshes in Nova Scotia: a status report of the Saltmarsh Working Group
(Institute of Resource and Environmental Studies and Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, 1981-06-01)
There are approximately 80,000 acres of salt marsh land in Nova Scotia of which approximately 43,000 acres have been dyked for agricultural use. Salt marsh lands have served as major producers of food in estuarine regions. ...
The ecology of transition
(COGnition (Eco-Farm & Garden), 1988)
A popular account of scientific research on the processes involved in the transition of a mixed laying hen-grain farm In the Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia from conventional to organic management.