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Books 5 Booklets 1 Videos 8 Audiocassettes 2 CD-ROMs 0 Webpages 0


Title: 50 ways farmers can protect their groundwater
Contributors: Michael C. Hirschi ... [et. al.]
Published: Urbana, IL : University of Illinois, College of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service , 1993

Summary: This book shows how the risk of groundwater contamination can be significantly reduced by through a reduced and more efficient application of pesticides and fertilizers. It includes sections on chemical storage, wells, septic tanks, livestock waste management, irrigation, chemigation, water testing, and water treatment.

ISBN: 1883097002
Call Number: 23 FIF
Subjects: Reduced chemical inputs , Water quality

Title: Fields of change : a new crop of American farmers finds alternatives to pesticides
Author: Jennifer Curtis
Published: New York, N.Y. : Natural Resources Defense Council , 1998

Summary: This report tells the story of 22 innovative and successful farmers from 16 states that are switching from conventional pest management practices which are heavily reliant on pesticides to profitable alternative practices that substantially reduce pesticide use. Collectively, the farmers produce a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, grain, cotton and dairy. Resulting reductions in the use of synthetic pesticides range from 10-100% depending on the crop and the type of pesticide.

Call Number: 60.73 CUR
Subjects: Alternative agriculture , Pest control , Pesticides , Reduced chemical inputs

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: Pests of the garden and small farm : a grower's guide to using less pesticide
Author: Mary Louise Flint
Published: Oakland, CA : Statewide Integrated Pest Management Project, University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources , c1990

Summary: This book is intended to provide information on reducing pesticide use and introducing IPM methods for home gardeners, very small-scale farmers, and organic growers. While the focus of this book is on food producing plants, most methods can also be adapted to manage pests on ornamentals. There are chapters on designing a pest management program, various insect pests, nematodes, weeds, and diseases.

ISBN: 0931876893
Call Number: 60.73 FLI
Subjects: Integrated pest management , Pest control , Pest control, garden , Pesticides , Reduced chemical inputs

Title: The real dirt : farmers tell about organic and low-input practices in the Northeast
Contributors: Edited by Miranda Smith and members of the Northeast Organic Association and Cooperative Extension
Published: Burlington, VT : Northeast Region SARE/ACE , c1994

Summary: Based on interviews with more than 60 farmers in 8 states, this book provides an overview of the techniques and systems that organic and low-input farmers relied upon from 1989 to 1991. Sections cover management of soil, pest, crops, livestock and dairy, marketing concerns, transition and whole-farm design.

Call Number: 53 REA
Subjects: Crop production , Dairy production , Farm management and decision making , Livestock , Marketing , Organic farming , Reduced chemical inputs , Soil management


Title: Farming without chemicals in Ohio
Author: Keith Dix
Published: Cleveland, OH : Citizens Policy Center ; Delaware, OH : Innovative Farmers of Ohio , c2000

Summary: Focused on organic farming, this report, based on in-depth interviews with seven certified organic grain and soybean farmers in Ohio, briefly attempts to provide conventional farmers with an understanding of how farming that is not chemically intensive is possible and economically feasible. The report is organized around twelve frequently asked questions that conventional farmers often ask organic farmers.

Call Number: 53 DIX
Subjects: Organic farming , Reduced chemical inputs


Title: Beautiful lawns-- without chemicals : Mike Talbot
Published: Barre, MA : Northeast Organic Farming Association , c1988

Publishers Number: 8818
Call Number: 61.65 BEA
Subjects: Lawn care , Lawn ecology , Reduced chemical inputs

Title: Common ground
Contributors: National Audubon Society and Turner Broadcasting System
Published: Washington, D.C. : WETA , c1987
Series: National Audubon Society specials

Call Number: 20 COM
Subjects: Agricultural ecology , Environmental protection , Land use , Organic farming , Reduced chemical inputs , Wildlife

Title: Common ground
Contributors: a co-production of the National Audubon Society and Turner Broadcasting System
Published: Washington, D.C., : WETA , 1987
Series: National Audubon Society special

Summary: This video describes ways farmers can reduce or eliminate the use of chemicals, reduce toxic exposure to humans and provide habitat for wildlife while maintaining productive soil and crop lands

Subjects: Agricultural ecology , Organic farming , Reduced chemical inputs , Wildlife , Wildlife, attracting and care

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: Future harvest : an interview with Jim Bender
Published: Lincoln, NE : Communication and Information Technology Group of the Institute of Agricultural Resources, University of Nebraska , 1996

Call Number: 54 FUT
Subjects: Reduced chemical inputs

Title: Non pesticide pest control : with Dave Ferro
Published: Barre, MA : Northeast Organic Farming Association , c1990

Publishers Number: 9012
Call Number: 60.73 NON
Subjects: Pest control , Pesticides , Reduced chemical inputs

Title: No-till vegetables : a sustainable way to increase profits, save soil, and reduce pesticides
Published: Highland Productions , c1997

Call Number: 62.1 NO
Subjects: Reduced chemical inputs , Soil conservation , Vegetables

Title: Organic & low-spray apples : with Helen Atthowe
Published: Barre, MA : Northeast Organic Association , c1990

Publishers Number: 9009
Call Number: 64.2 ORG
Subjects: Apples , Apples, organic , Reduced chemical inputs , Spraying and dusting


Title: 1996 Acres U.S.A. Conference : Eco-farming the fairway & putting green
Author: Joel Simmons
Published: Metairie, LA : Acres, U.S.A. , 1996

Summary: The presenter discusses more natural and ecologically sound approaches to turf management than those typically used on golf courses.

Publishers Number: 2015
Call Number: 61.65 SIM
Subjects: Lawn care , Reduced chemical inputs

Title: 1996 Acres U.S.A. Conference : toward eliminating chemical inputs
Author: Jephta Gates
Published: Metairie, LA : Acres, U.S.A. , 1996

Call Number: 54 GAT
Subjects: Reduced chemical inputs

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