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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 ...
Observations on a mixed farm during the transition to biological husbandry
Tunwath is a mixed farm (laying hens-grains) located in the Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia, in a cool humid temperate zone. It includes about 2100 laying hens, 35 hectares of field crops and additional garden, pasture, hay ...
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 ...
Evaluation of low external input, sustainable farming practices for livestock farms in Cumberland County
(REAP-Cumberland, Shinimicas, Nova Scotia, 1993-06-01)
Existing livestock systems in Cumberland Co. rely mainly on grass, clover and spring cereals for home grown forage and grain. There are well known limitations to these systems on the fragipan or basil till soils which ...