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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: Environmental enhancement through agriculture : proceedings of a conference, Boston, Massachusetts, November 15-17, 1995
Contributors: William Lockeretz, editor
Published: Medford, MA : Center for Agriculture, Food and Environment, School of Nutrition and Science Policy, Tufts University , 1996

Summary: These proceedings explore how to create agricultural production systems that produce environmental benefits in contrast to merely being environmentally benign. The papers are grouped under the following topics: watershed protection, wildlife conservation and biodiversity, livestock systems, waste recycling and nutrient management, energy from agricultural biomass, metropolitan agriculture and farming, national policies on agriculture and the environment, and agricultural development and the environment.

Call Number: 20 ENV
Subjects: Agricultural ecology , Alternative fuels , Farmland preservation , Livestock , Local food systems , Recycling , Soil management , Water quality , Wildlife

Title: the Second conference on agroforestry in North Amreica
Contributors: edited by H.E. 'Gene' Garrett
Published: Columbia, MO : University of Missouri , 1991

Summary: The proceedings of the second conference on Agroforestry in North America, Springfield, Mo , August 18-21, 1991.

Call Number: 67.5 SEC
Subjects: Grazing , Sheep , Silvopasture , Sustainable agriculture , Tree farming , Walnut trees , Water quality

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: Clean water and thriving farms : mutual goals in sustainable agriculture
Author: Loni Kemp
Published: St. Paul, MN : The Minnesota Project , 1994

Summary: Agriculture has emerged as the single largest contributor to water pollution, now that industry is largely regulated by the Clean Water Act. Detailed recommendations in this report support watershed-based polluted runoff programs that include the development of local watershed plans, addressing all sources of pollution, and monitoring water quality.

Call Number: 23 KEM
Subjects: Agricultural ecology , Environmental degradation , Water quality

Title: Farm options program guide to sustainable agriculture, conservation and water quality incentive programs in the 1990 Farm Bill :
Author: Ferd Hoefner
Second Author:
Published: Walthill, NE : Center for Rural Affairs , c1991

Summary: This guide summarizes some of the farm program and conservation options that the Sustainable Agriculture Working Group and the Sustainable Agriculture Coalition helped to draft and pass into law.

Call Number: 80.61 HOE
Subjects: Agricultural ecology , Farmland preservation , Sustainable agriculture , Water quality

Title: A fish story
Author: Roxanne Lee
Published: Columbia, MO : Natural Resources Conservation Service, U.S.D.A. , 1996

Summary: An early reading level booklet designed to be read to young children with rhyming text and illustrations by the author on the facing page. The book tells the story of some fish in search of clean water to live in, and the many human-caused hurdles they face.

Call Number: 23 LEE
Subjects: Fishes , Water quality

Title: How safe is your water?
Author: Kenneth M. Stone
Published: Pownal, VT : Storey Communications , c1979
Series: Storey/Garden Way publishing A-72

Summary: This booklet briefly discusses the diagnosis of water problems, water quality testing, some short-term solutions, repair work and treatment methods.

ISBN: 0882662864
Call Number: 23 STO
Subjects: Water quality


Title: Evaluating sustainability
Contributors: Series Editors, M.E. Swisher, A. Todd-Bockarie
Published: Gainesville, FL : Florida Cooperative Extension Service, University of Florida , 1996

Summary: This video includes six sections-- an introduction, water quality, biodiversity, soil conservation, money matters, and energy input. Each section has an accompanying supplemental booklet and facilitator's guide for classroom learning experiences.

Call Number: 50.9 EVA
Subjects: Biodiversity , Energy analysis , Soil conservation , Sustainable agriculture , Water quality

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