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BOOKS

Title: Alternatives in agriculture : Thompson On-Farm Research and Wallace Institute : 1999 report
Published: Boone, IA : Thompson On-Farm Research , 1999

Summary: Main topics in this report include coverage of fertility, cover crops, weed management, field crops, and livestock.

Call Number: 10.5 ALT
Subjects: Agricultural research , Alternative field crops , Cover crops and green manure crops , Farm profiles, demonstration farms , Fertility , Livestock , On-farm research , Weed management

Title: Alternatives in agriculture : Thompson On-Farm Research and Wallace Institute : 1997 report
Published: Boone, IA : Thompson On-Farm Research , 1997

Summary: The report covers a variety of alternative agriculture topics including fertility, cover crops, weed management, field crops, and livestock.

Call Number: 10.5 ALT
Subjects: Agricultural research , Alternative agriculture , Alternative field crops , Cover crops and green manure crops , Farm profiles, demonstration farms , Fertility , Livestock , On-farm research , Weed management

Title: Eco-farm : an Acres U.S.A. primer
Author: Charles Walters
Second Author: C.J. Fenzau
Published: Acres U.S.A. , c1996

Summary: The authors prescribe ways to manage fertility, crops, insects and weeds in terms of soil nutrient exchange capacity and pH modification, and recommend composting, rotation and tillage practices that will prevent the malnutrition and ecological imbalances that result from NPK fertilizers and other chemical applications.

ISBN: 0911311505
Call Number: 50.9 WAL
Subjects: Agricultural ecology , Alternative agriculture , Fertility , Organic farming , Pest control , Weed management

Title: Future harvest : pesticide-free farming
Author: Jim Bender
Published: Lincoln, NE : University of Nebraska Press , c1994
Series: Our Sustainable Future Volume 5

Summary: Chapters cover goals and obstacles to change, conversion to pesticide-free farming, weed management, livestock, comparing organic and conventional systems, responses to arguments against alternative agriculture, and a profile of the Bender farm.

ISBN: 080321233X
Call Number: 50.9 BEN
Subjects: Alternative agriculture , Alternative agriculture, advocacy , Farm profiles, demonstration farms , Livestock , Organic farming , Reduced chemical inputs , Sustainable agriculture , Weed management

Title: Good neighbors : companion planting for gardeners
Author: Anna Carr
Published: Emmaus, PA : Rodale Press , c1985

Summary: This books offers both traditional practices and recent research for planting different crops together in order to control pests and diseases, promote healthier growth, gain the highest yields, and beautify the garden and landscape.

ISBN: 0878575308
Call Number: 61.3 CAR
Subjects: Companion planting , Gardening , Pest control, garden , Weed management

Title: Knott's handbook for vegetable growers
Author: Donald N. Maynard
Second Author: George J. Hochmuth
Published: New York, N.Y. : John Wiley & Sons , c1997 4th ed.

Summary: Considered to be a reference tool for commercial vegetable growers. Filled with tables and charts and detailed specifics on planting rates, schedules, and spacing; soils and fertilizers; methods of controlling diseases; greenhouse vegetable and crop production; insect pest identification; harvesting and storage; and vegetable marketing. The fourth edition contains information on drip irrigation, seed priming, seed germination tests, plant tissue testing; petiole sap testing, windbreaks and weed management. There is a revised discussion of allowable pesticide and herbicide use as well worker protection standards.

ISBN: 04711311512
Call Number: 62.08 MAY
Subjects: Fertility , Harvesting , Irrigation , Pest control , Seed storing , Seeds , Soils , Truck farms , Vegetable gardening , Vegetables , Vegetables, greenhouse , Weed management

Title: Linking people, purpose, and place : an ecological approach to agriculture
Contributors: Heidi Carter, Richard Olson, and Charles A. Francis, editors
Published: Lincoln, NE : Center for Sustainable Agricultural Systems, University of Nebraska-Lincoln , 1998
Series: Extension and education materials for sustainable agriculture Volume 7

Summary: Agriculture is meant to feed and cloth people while protecting the environment and is pursued in a particular place. This handbook contains examples of management practices that can be used to incorporate beneficial ecological functions into farming systems. It conveys an approach of looking at natural systems for guidance on how to farm more efficiently and profitably. Sections include an introduction linking ecology to agriculture, whole farm planning, soil quality, agroforestry, grazing systems, weed and insect management, farmer groups, and farmland conversion to development. Based on materials used for workshops of the same title held in 1997.

Call Number: 50.9 LIN
Subjects: Activism , Agricultural ecology , Farmers , Grazing , Land development , Pest control , Soil management , Weed management

Title: Midwest vegetable production guide for commercial growers 2002
Contributors: Rick Foster ... [et. al.]
Published: Columbia, MO : University of Missouri System Extension Service ; Lincoln University , 2002

Summary: This edition of the Guide includes new or revised sections on nematodes and chemigation, sections on pumpkin, tomato, and sweet corn varieties, updates in management of pests, weeds, and diseases as well as recommendations for a variety of vegetable crops.

Call Number: 62.08 MID
Subjects: Crop production , Pest control , Pesticides , Plant diseases , Vegetables , Weed management

Title: Steel in the field : a farmer's guide to weed management tools
Contributors: Edited by Greg Bowman
Published: Beltsville, MD : Sustainable Agriculture Network, National Agriculture Library , c1997
Series: Sustainable Agriculture Network handbook series Book 2

Summary: The 37 cultivation tools that are featured are grouped in three sections-- agronomic row crops, horticultural, and dryland cropping systems. In each section different farmers explain the use of the tools, offering their experience and profiling their farms. Drawings accompany the discussion of each tool. All of these farmers are attempting more sustainable farming methods.

ISBN: 188862602x
Call Number: 33.3 STE
Subjects: Farm equipment , Weed management

Title: Sustainable agriculture : wise and profitable use of our resources in Nebraska
Contributors: Agronomy Extension Specialists
Published: Lincoln, NE : Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln , 1987

Summary: The extensive contributions gathered in this publication are grouped under the topics of crop production, soil management, and crop protection.

Call Number: 50.9 SUS
Subjects: Crop production , Pest control , Soil management , Sustainable agriculture , Weed management

Title: Sustainable agriculture
Author: John Mason
Published: East Roseville, Australia : Kangaroo Press , 1997

Summary: This book includes explanations of permaculture, biodynamics, organic farming, agroforestry, conservation tillage, and integrated hydroculture and includes coverage of water management, selection criteria for plants and animals, droughts and floods, alternative feeds, pest management, problems resulting from land degradation, climate change and agriculture, and farm management.

ISBN: 0864178654
Call Number: 50.9 MAS
Subjects: Crop production , Farm management and decision making , Irrigation , Livestock , Pest control , Soils , Sustainable agriculture , Water quality , Weed management

Title: Sustainable practices for vegetable production in the South
Author: Mary Peet
Published: Newburyport, MA : Focus Publishing , c1996

Summary: Part I has three chapters on sustainable production techniques-- covering soil management, cover crops and mulches, and conservation tillage. The second part has four chapters on integrated pest management. Part III presents background information on the 12 most important groups of vegetables grown in the southeastern United States. Where possible, crop chapters include specific information on cover crops, rotations, or other sustainable practices.

ISBN: 0941051552
Call Number: 62.1 PEE
Subjects: Cover crops and green manure crops , Integrated pest management , Mulches , Plant diseases , Soil management , Sustainable agriculture , Vegetables , Weed management

Title: Sustainable vegetable production from start-up to market
Author: Vernon P. Grubinger
Published: Ithaca, N.Y. : Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service (NRAES) Cooperative Extension , c1999

Summary: This publication is intended to help aspiring and experienced growers to plan and manage profitable and environmentally friendly vegetable production systems. Chapters cover the background of sustainable systems, getting started in vegetable farming, farm business management, marketing, soil management, composting, rotation, cover crops, tillage, seeds, irrigation and spraying, harvesting, season extension, and disease, pest and weed management.

ISBN: 093581745X
Call Number: 62.1 GRU
Subjects: Fertility , Irrigation , Market gardening , Pest control , Season extenders , Seeds , Soil management , Sustainable agriculture , Vegetables , Weed management

Title: Thompson On-Farm Research with Wallace Institute : 1994 report
Published: Boone, IA : Thompson On-Farm Research , 1994

Summary: Major topics in this report include fertility, cover crops, weed control, and field crops.

Call Number: 10.5 THO
Subjects: Agricultural research , Alternative agriculture , Alternative field crops , Cover crops and green manure crops , Farm profiles, demonstration farms , Fertility , Livestock , On-farm research , Weed management

Title: Weeds : control without poisons
Author: Charles Walters
Published: Metairie, LA : Acres , c1996 Revised and expanded ed.

Summary: The book discusses weed control without poisons for small seeded annual grasses, perennial grasses and sedges and exotic weeds. Over 100 weeds are covered.

ISBN: 0911311254
Call Number: 66.7 WAL
Subjects: Agricultural ecology , Soil science , Sustainable agriculture , Weed management , Weeds

Title: Weeds and why they grow :
Author: Jay L. McCaman
Contributors:
Second Author:
Published: Sand Lake, MI : Jay L. McCaman , c1994
Series:

Summary: Information about weed control methods, including the relationship between weeds, soil and tillage. A table that shows how the presence of various weeds may point to characteristics and mineral content of the soil.

ISBN:
Call Number: 66.7 MACC
Subjects: Weed management , Weeds

BOOKLETS

Title: Nature's ag school : the Thompson Farm
Published: Emmaus, PA : Regenerative Agriculture Association , 1987 1987 ed.

Summary: Articles in this publication provide an overview of the activities of the Thompson research farm in Boone, Iowa. Topics include weed control, ridge-till soybeans, drug-free hogs, and a summary of on-site research.

Call Number: 10.5 NAT
Subjects: Agricultural research , Alternative agriculture , Farm profiles, demonstration farms , On-farm research , Weed management

Title: Reshaping the bottom line : on-farm strategies for a sustainable agriculture
Author: David Granatstein
Published: Stillwater, MN : Land Stewardship Project , c1988

Summary: This publication is intended to provide conservation-minded farmers in the upper Midwest with ideas which make farming more economically and environmentally sustainable. Sections include coverage of sustainable agriculture, nitrogen, soil fertility, manure, weeds, insects, pastures, and alternative crops.

Call Number: 50.9 GRA
Subjects: Manure , Nitrogen , Sustainable agriculture , Weed management

Title: Soil-related problems of vegetable crop production
Contributors: Arthur Bufogle, Jr. ... [et. al.]
Published: Crystal Springs, MS : Truck Crops Branch Experiment Station, Mississippi State University , Feb., 1999

Summary: The research reports contained herein discuss organic controls for purple nutsedge, the use of corn gluten meal in the control of purple and yellow nutsedge, nutsedge eradication by frequent tillage treatments, the use of nitrogen fertilizer in conjunction with black polyethylene mulch, liming materials, manganese toxicity in watermelon, and organic fertility of tomato transplant production.

Call Number: 62.107 SOI
Subjects: Crop production , Nitrogen , Organic crop production materials , Organic farming , Soil management , Weed management

VIDEOS

Title: Cultural weed control in vegetable crops
Published: Davis , CA : University of California-Davis , c1993

Call Number: 62.1 CUL
Subjects: Vegetables , Weed management

Title: First steps : moving toward sustainability : pest management
Published: Ames, IA : Iowa State University Extension

Call Number: 60.73 FIR
Subjects: Crop production , Pest control , Reduced chemical inputs , Weed management

Title: Organic pest and weed control
Published: Barre , MA : Northeast Organic Farming Association , c1988

Publishers Number: 8802
Call Number: 60.73 ORG
Subjects: Biological pest control , Integrated pest management , Pest control , Weed management

Title: Organic weed control
Published: Barre, MA : Northeast Organic Farming Association , c1990

Publishers Number: 9001
Call Number: 66.7 ORG
Subjects: Organic farming , Weed management

Title: Weed management : with Ralph de Gregorio
Published: Barre, MA : Northeast Organic Farming Association , c1990

Publishers Number: 9007
Call Number: 66.7 WEE
Subjects: Weed management

Title: Weed wisdom talk : with Jane LaForce
Published: Barre, MA : Northeast Organic Farming Association , c1990

Publishers Number: 9011
Call Number: 66.7 WEE
Subjects: Weed management , Weeds

AUDIOCASSETTES

Title: 1996 Acres U.S.A. Conference : alternative agriculture success story
Author: Dick Thompson
Second Author: Sharon Thompson
Published: Metairie, LA : Acres, U.S.A. , 1996

Publishers Number: 2003
Call Number: 66.7 THO
Subjects: Alternative agriculture , Compost , Weed management


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