The Organic Farming Manual

Author: Ann Larkin Hansen
Editor: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603424792
Size: 19,88 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Read: 447

Providing expert tips on tending the land, caring for animals, and necessary equipment, Ann Larkin Hansen also covers the intricate process of acquiring organic certification and other business considerations important to a profitable operation. Discover the rewarding satisfaction of running a successful and sustainable organic farm.

Training Manual For Organic Agriculture

Author: I. Gomez
Editor: Scientific Publishers - UBP
ISBN: 9388148932
Size: 16,91 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The production of this manual is a joint activity between the Climate, Energy and Tenure Division (NRC) and the Technologies and practices for smallholder farmers (TECA) Team from the Research and Extension Division (DDNR) of FAO Headquarters in Rome, Italy. The realization of this manual has been possible thanks to the hard review, compilation and edition work of Nadia Scialabba, Natural Resources officer (NRC) and Ilka Gomez and Lisa Thivant, members of the TECA Team. Special thanks are due to the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM), the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) and the International Institute for Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) for their valuable documents and publications on organic farming for smallholder farmers.

Tools For Organic Farming

Author: George McRobie
Size: 13,45 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Large-scale capital-intensive farming is being increasingly questioned, in both developed and developing countries. This book lists small-scale and relatively inexpensive tools for organic farmers, wherever they are in the world.

Organic Strawberry Production Manual

Author: Steven T. Koike
Editor: UCANR Publications
ISBN: 1601077505
Size: 16,16 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Read: 595

Strawberries are among the most important fruit crops in California—with organic production on the rise. Organic strawberry sales in California have grown from $2 million in 1997 to over $55 million in 2009. Grow your own delicious organic strawberries this year with the help of this detailed how-to guide. This useful manual, complete with detailed information on production, disease and pest management, postharvest handling, marketing, and the organic certification process, will help you feel ready and empowered to take on the challenges of organic growing. This manual is perfect for growers, pest control advisors, consultants, marketers, industry professionals, and others interested in the organic growing and certification process. Find useful tips on selecting plant varieties, managing crops, identifying and managing pests and diseases, making the switch from conventional to organic growing, pursuing organic certification, and much more. With more than 100 vibrant photos, 35 informative illustrations and tables, and input from more than 20 University of California researchers and industry experts, this guide is a must-have for all individuals interested or involved in the organic strawberry industry.

Organic Farming Manual

Author: Farming Planner Journals
ISBN: 9781712157015
Size: 10,67 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Read: 815

Farm Business Plan Farm Business Plan keep track of your livestock & farming needs with our handy book, with vast amount of details in one place. Farm Management Record Keeping Book Detail Personal Details Page Contents Page Livestock Record Log Equipment Inventory Pages Equipment Repair Logs Farm Expenses Pages Farm Income Pages Notes Pages 8.5" x 11" Durable Glossy Paperback

Organic Olive Production Manual

Author: Paul M. Vossen
Editor: UCANR Publications
ISBN: 9781601074409
Size: 17,69 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Read: 324

This manual provides detailed information for growers on production issues, plant nutrition, economics, pest and weed control, management of olive wastes, the conversion process, and organic certification and registration. Using this manual you'll learn about orchard site selection considerations, irrigation needs, terrain, temperature, soil, damage from the olive fruit fly, and how these may vary for table fruit versus fruit for oil production. You'll also learn how to evaluate harvest methods an important consideration as harvest costs typically amount to half the total production cost for olives. This manual has been developed as a supplement to the Olive Production Manual, 2nd Edition. Organic growers are advised to consult both publications as they develop and refine their production systems.

Organic Agriculture In The Philippines

Size: 15,62 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Organic Apple Production Manual

Author: Sean L. Swezey
Editor: UCANR Publications
ISBN: 9781879906488
Size: 13,19 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Read: 356

Over 20 years of research by UC scientists, farm advisors, growers, and the USDA's Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program have culminated in the first production manual from the University of California for current or potential producers of certified organic apples. Organic Apple Production Manual includes a review of trends in production and markets, supply and price, and state/federal regulation and certification. Chapters include orchard management, disease and pest management, harvest and postharvest operations, marketing considerations, and economic performance. Includes a bibliography of publications useful to the organic grower.

Organic Vegetable Production Manual

Author: Milton E. McGiffen
Editor: UCANR Publications
ISBN: 160107557X
Size: 15,91 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Read: 607

This manual provides detailed information for growers on farming vegetables organically, addressing the essential topics for success in this highly competitive marketplace. Chapters cover a range of topics for the organic vegetable farmer: business and marketing plans, economic performance, soil fertility management, managing diseases, weed management, postharvest handling, as well as organic certification and registration in California.