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Seven case studies in sustainable agriculture
(Science Council of Canada, Ottawa, 1991-05-24)
Seven case studies of SA (sustainable agriculture) in Canada were conducted in the late fall/early winter of 1990/91. The primary objective was to provide examples of innovative SA practices that have been implemented by ...
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.
The Oaks Experiments on Organic Management of Turf: Final Industry Report
(Edmonds Landscape and Construction Services Limited, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada., 1996-10-30)
The Oaks experiments were designed to address practical questions about organic management of turfs (lawns, sports fields etc.), notably: (i) How do we use organic fertilizers and soil-building amendments on turf for maximum ...
Greenfacts Special Research Edition: The Oaks Experiments on Organic Management of Turf
(Edmonds Landscape and Construction Services Limited, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1998-01)
This Greenfacts is a summary of a 380 page research report titled The Oaks Experiments on Organic Management of Turfs. The research report documents in detail the results of a four year project for developing an organic ...