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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...