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Organic Farming. WAS £15.00 NOW £7.49

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WAS £15.00 NOW £7.49.

The growth of organic farming is being fuelled by market demand. Nicolas Lambkin's book spells out both the principles underlying organic farming and the practical ways in which farmers can respond. He is particularly concerned with the economics of organic farming - a key point for farmers thinking of converting their land.

The first part of his book spells out the principles: soil structure, crop nutrition, management of wastes, rotation design, weed management, pest and disease control, livestock husbandry. In the second part he goes into practical details for livestock systems, grassland and fodder crops, arable and horticultural crops, marketing and processing, physical and financial performance, and the conversion process. Some of the evidence on food quality and environmental impact is also reviewed. This is a guide to a way of farming which aims to be in partnership with the natural world rather than dominating it.

CONDITION: Minor foxing to top edge of pages and minor sunning to spine otherwise clean and bright pages throughout.

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Author(s):
Nicolas Lampkin
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
24.5 x 17 x 5cm
Edition:
1990
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0852361912
ISBN-13:
9780852361917
Number of pages:
701
Publisher:
Farming Press
Title:
Organic Farming

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WAS £15.00 NOW £7.49.

The growth of organic farming is being fuelled by market demand. Nicolas Lambkin's book spells out both the principles underlying organic farming and the practical ways in which farmers can respond. He is particularly concerned with the economics of organic farming - a key point for farmers thinking of converting their land.

The first part of his book spells out the principles: soil structure, crop nutrition, management of wastes, rotation design, weed management, pest and disease control, livestock husbandry. In the second part he goes into practical details for livestock systems, grassland and fodder crops, arable and horticultural crops, marketing and processing, physical and financial performance, and the conversion process. Some of the evidence on food quality and environmental impact is also reviewed. This is a guide to a way of farming which aims to be in partnership with the natural world rather than dominating it.

CONDITION: Minor foxing to top edge of pages and minor sunning to spine otherwise clean and bright pages throughout.

Author(s):
Nicolas Lampkin
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
24.5 x 17 x 5cm
Edition:
1990
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0852361912
ISBN-13:
9780852361917
Number of pages:
701
Publisher:
Farming Press
Title:
Organic Farming

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