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BOOKS

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: 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: From the ground up : Wisconsin sustainable farmers tell of their practice and vision
Author: Mike Irwin
Contributors:
Second Author:
Published: Madison, WI : Wisconsin Dept. of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection, Ag. Resource Management Division, Sustainable Agriculture Demonstration Program , 1992 2nd ed.
Series:

Summary: The farmers share their experiences on a variety of topics, including rotational grazing and grass feeding for dairy production, market gardening, agroforestry, amaranth and other specialty crops, field crops, sheep, and soil management for dairy production.

ISBN: 0963370707
Call Number: 50.9 IRW
Subjects: Farm profiles, demonstration farms , Sustainable agriculture

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: Greenbook
Contributors: Edited by Wayne Monsen (1996). Edited by Prescott Bergh (1997-1999). Compiled by the Energy and Sustainable Agriculture Program staff (1997-2000).
Published: St. Paul, MN : Energy and Sustainable Agriculture Program, Minnesota Dept. of Agriculture , 1996-

Summary: The annual report of the Energy and Sustainable Agriculture Program (ESAP), the Greenbook provides information about ESAP programs, and ESAP funded on-farm demonstration activities and findings as well as introductory essays on a variety of topics related to sustainable agriculture. The submissions are grouped into general categories-- alternative crops, cropping systems and soil fertility, fruits and vegetables, livestock systems and whole farm systems. Earlier ESAP activities focused on the environmental and economic aspects of farming. More recently, ESAP activities explore the impacts of farming both on and off the farm, in watersheds, and in local and international markets, and how sustainable agriculture affects communities and ecosystems. Greenbook '96 : leading the way : sustainable agriculture in Minnesota, Greenbook '97 : tools for success, Greenbook '98 : a diversity of tools, Greenbook '99 : a decade of tools, Greenbook 2000 : marketing sustainable agriculture.

Call Number: 50.9 GRE
Subjects: Alternative enterprises , Crop production , Farm profiles, demonstration farms , Fertility , Fruits , Livestock , On-farm research , Sustainable agriculture , Vegetables

Title: Missouri sustainable agriculture demonstration awards : on-farm trials and demonstrations by farmers for farmers 1995 to 1997
Contributors: Compiled by Joan Benjamin, Judy Grundler and Jim Lummus ; edited by Joan Benjamin
Published: Columbia, MO : Sustainable Agriculture Extension Program of the University of Missouri and Lincoln University , 1999 Revised and updated

Summary: These on-farm trials and demonstrations include working with compost, crops, fertilizer, fruit, grazing and pasture, greenhouses, livestock, nut trees, solar power, vegetables, weed management, poultry, irrigation, bees, and herbs.

Call Number: 10.5 MIS
Subjects: Agricultural research , Farm profiles, demonstration farms , On-farm research , Sustainable agriculture

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

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: Research farms
Published: Ames, IA : Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station, College of Agriculture, Iowa State University

Summary: Profiles of research farms in Iowa, including the type(s) of research being conducted on-site.

Call Number: 10.2 RES
Subjects: Agricultural research , Farm profiles, demonstration farms , On-farm research

VIDEOS

Title: Crossroads in sustainable agriculture : the Perkins farm : switching gears
Published: St. Paul, MN : Minnesota Extension Service, University of Minnesota , c1994

Summary: A farm family practicing reduced tillage, evaluates switching to an even more sustainable crop production system and changing the farm machinery to do it while weighing quality of life issues and looking to the future. Designed to stimulate discussion on farm decision making.

Call Number: 82 CRO
Subjects: Crop production , Farm management and decision making , Farm profiles, demonstration farms , Quality of life , Sustainable agriculture

Title: Crossroads in sustainable agriculture : The Vanderpol farm : is the green dream worth it?
Published: St. Paul, MN : Minnesota Extension Service, University of Minnesota , c1994

Summary: A farm family evaluates switching to ridge tilling. The details of ridge tilling are summarized in this five minute video segment. Designed to stimulate discussion on farm decision making.

Call Number: 51.7 CRO
Subjects: Crop production , Farm management and decision making , Farm profiles, demonstration farms , Soil conservation , Sustainable agriculture

Title: Farming alternatives : innovations on Northeast farms
Contributors: Produced by Nancy Grudens-Schuck
Published: Ithaca, NY : Farming Alternatives Project, Cornell University

Publishers Number: NRAES-28
Call Number: 82.6 FAR
Subjects: Alternative agriculture , Alternative enterprises , Farm profiles, demonstration farms

Title: Tour of Caretaker Farm : with Sam Smith
Published: Barre, MA : Northeast Organic Farming Association , c1988

Publishers Number: 8811
Call Number: 53 TOU
Subjects: Farm profiles, demonstration farms , Organic farming

Title: Tour of Hampshire College Farm : Dave Holm
Published: Barre, MA : Northeast Organic Farming Association , c1993

Publishers Number: 9305
Call Number: 10.2 TOU
Subjects: Agricultural research , Farm profiles, demonstration farms , On-farm research

Title: Tour of hampshire college farm : Dave Holm
Published: Barre, MA : Northeast Organic Farming Association , c1993

Publishers Number: 9305
Subjects: Farm profiles, demonstration farms


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