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BOOKS

Title: Alternatives to insecticides for managing vegetable insects : proceedings of a farmer/scientist conference, December 6 and 7, 1998, New Haven Connecticut
Contributors: Edited by Kimberly A. Stoner
Published: Ithaca, NY : Natural Resource, Agriculture and Engineering Service, Cooperative Extension , c1999

Summary: Topics in these proceedings include the effects of plant health and soil health on susceptibility to pests, biological control, organic strategies, interventions for corn, cole crops, potato leafhoppers, cucurbit crops (cucumbers, squashes, pumpkins, melons), solanaceous crops (tomatoes, potatoes, pepper, eggplants), the tarnished plant bug and the Mexican bean beetle.

ISBN: 0935817492
Call Number: 62.073 ALT
Subjects: Biological pest control , Organic farming , Pest control , Pest resistance

Title: Applying pesticides correctly : a guide for private and commercial applicators
Contributors: Sally A. McDonald ... [et. al.]
Published: Columbia, MO : Cooperative Extension Service, University of Missouri-Columbia , 1986

Summary: A manual designed for pesticide applicators to satisfy the initial certification requirements as provided by the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act of 1972 and the general requirements in all states. The manual does not include information on meeting requirements that are specific to each state. There are chapters on pesticide formulations, labels and labeling, protecting the environment, application equipment, calibration, laws and regulations and pesticide safety.

Call Number: 60.733 APP
Subjects: Pest control , Pesticide sprayers , Pesticides , Safety , Spraying and dusting

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: the Encyclopedia of country living : an old fashioned recipe book
Author: Carla Emery
Contributors: illustrated by Cindy Davis and David Berger
Published: Seattle, WA : Sasquatch Books , c1994 fourth printing of ninth edition, 1997

Summary: This book contains much information on country living including, living self-sufficiently, planting gardens, raising animals, and processing home-grown foods.

ISBN: 0912365951
Call Number: 80.13 EME
Subjects: Amaranth , Asparagus , Baking , Bamboo , Beekeeping , Beginning farming , Berries , Blackberries , Blueberries , Brambles , Broccoli , Buckwheat , Butter , Calves , Canning , Cattle, beef , Cattle, dairy , Cheese making , Chickens , Cole crops (broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage) , Cooking, recipes , Corn , Dairy products , Ducks , Eggs , Family life , Farm life , Farm management and decision making , Food processing , Food storage and preservation , Fruits , Fruits, tree , Game birds , Gardening , Geese , Goats , Goats, dairy , Goats, meat , Grains , Grapes , Grasses, warm season , Guinea fowl , Handicrafts , Harvesting , Herbs , Hogs , Homesteading , Honey, bee products , Lamb (meat), mutton , Lambs , Livestock , Meat products , Milk , Millets , Mushrooms , Nut trees , Nuts , Onions , Paw paws , Peaches , Pears , Pest control , Pheasants , Plant propagation , Pork , Postharvest handling of fruits and vegetables , Poultry , Poultry meats , Quail , Rabbits , Raspberries , Seed saving , Seed storing , Seeds , Sheap Shearing , Sheep , Slaughtering methods , Small livestock , Soap making , Soil management , Sorghum , Sustainable agriculture , Tanning hides , Turkeys , Veal production , Vegetable gardening , Vegetables , Vegetables, harvesting and postharvest , Vegetables, storage , Wheat , Wool , Yogurt

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 horizons : recent literature in sustainable agriculture
Contributors: Gabriel Hegyes and Charles A. Francis, editors
Published: Lincoln, NE : Center for Sustainable Agricultural Systems, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln , 1997
Series: Extension and education materials for sustainable agriculture Volume 6

Summary: A large number of articles covering sustainable agriculture, ecology, economic and social dimensions of sustainability, historical and cultural insights, farming activities, soil quality, crop pests, and learning about sustainability.

Call Number: 50.9 FUT
Subjects: Agricultural ecology , Environmental protection , Farm management and decision making , Pest control , Soil management , Sustainable agriculture , Sustainable development

Title: The gardener's bug book : earth-safe insect control
Author: Barbara Pleasant
Published: Pownal, VT : Storey Communications , c1994 Revised ed.

Summary: Includes descriptions of more than 70 common garden insects, tips for telling the good bugs from the bad bugs, a convenient guide to the pests found on 72 common vegetables and fruits, clear illustrations and behavior hints for identifying each insect, dozens of easy formulas for making natural pest-fighting preparations, and instructions for using commercially-available pest controls, including floating row covers, traps and parasitic insects.

ISBN: 0882666096
Call Number: 61.307 PLE
Subjects: Biological pest control , Gardening , Pest control , Pest control, garden

Title: Integrated pest management for floriculture and nurseries
Author: Steve H. Dreistadt
Published: Oakland, CA : University of California Statewide Integrated Pest Management Project, University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources , 2001

Summary: This guide details damage prevention, regular monitoring, accurate diagnosis of problems, effective management methods, managing pests in flower and nursery crops, abiotic disorders, diseases, insects, mites and other invertebrates, weeds, and nematodes.

ISBN: 1879906465
Call Number: 61.407 DRE
Subjects: Floriculture , Integrated pest management , Nursery , Pest control

Title: Journal of Sustainable Agriculture : Volume 14, no.1
Contributors: Editor, Raymond P. Poincelot
Published: Binghamton, NY : Food Products Press , 1999

Summary: This issue consists of essays on sustainable agriculture methods drawn from the world over. There are articles on the management of white grubs in Mexico, the benefits of integration of forage legumes and cereal crops on cattle production, land management in Nigeria, privatization of agricultural extension in New Zealand, comparing the environmental damage potential of applying chemical fertilizer vs. animal wastes, using animal wastes as fertilizer and feed stuff, and visions for ecologically sound agricultural systems.

Call Number: 50.9 JOU
Subjects: Agricultural ecology , Environmental degradation , Extension programs , Forage crops , Land use , Legumes , Manure , Organic wastes , Pest control , Sustainable agriculture

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: Managing Insects on Your Farm: : A Guide to Ecological Strategies
Author: Miguel A Altieri; Clara I Nicholls
Second Author: Marlene A Fritz
Published: Beltsville, MD : Sustainable Agriculture Network , 2005

Summary: Pests of agricultural crops include weeds, insects, pathogens and nematodes. This book is focused on managing insect pests, but it adresses all crop pests to some degree, because no pest or category of pests can be addressed in isolation. The ecological pest management strategies presented here will contribute to overall ecosystem health. Includes principles behind ecologically based pest management, with strategies used by farmers along with a full section devoted to how you can manage your soilto minimize insest damage. Examples of successful pest management are given.

ISBN: 1-888626-10-0
Call Number: 60.7341 SAN
Subjects: Biological pest control , Integrated pest management , Pest control , Soils , Weed management implements

Title: Midwest vegetable production guide '99 for commercial growers
Contributors: Rick Foster ... [et. al]
Published: West Lafayette, IN : Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service , 1998?

Summary: The guide includes a variety of topics, including pollination, pest, disease and weed management, labor law and worker safety information, liming, plastic mulch, and soil sampling, and recommendations (varieties, planting and care advice, fertilizing, pest control methods, and harvesting) for nearly forty vegetable crops.

Call Number: 62.08 MID
Subjects: Crop production , Pest control , Pesticides , Vegetables

Title: Midwest vegetable production guide for commercial growers 1996
Contributors: Rick Foster ... [et. al.]
Published: Columbia , MO : Cooperative Extension Service, University of Missouri and Lincoln University , December, 1995

Summary: The guide includes a variety of topics, including pollination, pest, disease and weed management, labor law and worker safety information, liming, plastic mulch, and soil sampling, and recommendations (varieties, planting and care advice, fertilizing, pest control methods, and harvesting) for nearly forty vegetable crops.

Call Number: 62.08 MID
Subjects: Crop production , Pest control , Pesticides , Vegetables

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: Natural enemies handbook : the illustrated guide to biological pest control
Author: Mary Louise Flint
Second Author: Steve H. Dreistadt
Published: Berkeley, CA : UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources/University of California Press , c1998

Summary: A sourcebook for growers, pest control advisors, landscape professionals, home gardeners, and pest management teachers and students. Chapters cover natural enemies of plant pathogens, nematodes, weeds and arthropods.

ISBN: 1879906376
Call Number: 60.73 FLI
Subjects: Biological pest control , Pest control

Title: The organic gardener's handbook of natural insect and disease control : a complete problem-solving guide to keeping your garden & yard healthy without chemicals
Contributors: Edited by Barbara W. Ellis and Fern Marshall Bradley
Published: Emmaus, PA : Rodale , c1996

Summary: Part 1 is a problem-solving encyclopedia that covers symptoms and solutions for more than 200 vegetables, fruits, herbs, flowers, trees and shrubs. Part 2 discusses insect pests and how to attract beneficial insects. Part 3 discusses causes and cures for diseases. Part 4 is an encyclopedia of organic control techniques and products.

ISBN: 0875967531
Call Number: 61.307 ORG
Subjects: Organic gardening , Pest control , Pest control, garden , Pest control, lawn , Plant diseases

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: Proceedings : National Integrated Pest Management Symposium/Workshop, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 25-28, 1989
Contributors: Sponsored by National IPM Coordinating Committee
Published: Geneva, N.Y. : Communications Services, New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Cornell University , 1989

Summary: The conference proceedings contain a variety of plenary papers and workshop reports on IPM-related topics.

Call Number: 60.73 PRO
Subjects: Integrated pest management , Pest control

Title: Rodale's pest & disease problem solver : a chemical-free guide to keeping your garden healthy
Contributors: Linda Gilkeson, Pam Pierce, Miranda Smith
Published: Emmaus, PA : Rodale Press , c1996

Summary: Includes for sections: The first is a plant-by-plant guide to common problems arranged by symptoms, with descriptions of the symptom, possible causes, and prevention and cures for each. The second is a field guide to more than 100 pests, diseases, and disorders, with descriptions, plants attacked, and prevention and controls for each. The third is a guide to planting and maintaining a healthy garden. The fourth is a regional guide to the most troublesome pests and diseases.

ISBN: 0875967051
Call Number: 61.307 ROD
Subjects: Gardening , Pest control , Plant diseases , Plant protection

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 agriculture in the American Midwest : lessons from the past, prospects for the future
Contributors: Edited by Gregory McIsaac and William R. Edwards
Published: Urbana, IL : University of Illinois Press , c1994

Summary: This book provides a general overview and detailed discussion of the social and technical issues related to the development of sustainable agriculture in the American Midwest. Chapters include coverage of indigenous agricultural knowledge, the relationship between cultural beliefs and farming practices, land drainage, agriculture and wildlife, cropping systems, pest management, soil management and biomass fuel production.

ISBN: 0252021002
Call Number: 50.9 SUS
Subjects: Agricultural ecology , Alternative fuels , Crop production , Pest control , Rural sociology , Social change , Soil management , Sustainable agriculture , Wildlife

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

BOOKLETS

Title: "Scat" : pest-proofing your garden
Author: Ruth Harley
Published: Pownal , VT : Storey Communications
Series: Storey Publishing bulletin A-15

Summary: This booklets discusses ways to protect plants against rabbits, woodchucks, moles, deer, racoons, birds, opossums, squirrels, mice, skunks, and slugs.

Call Number: 61.307 HAR
Subjects: Pest control , Pest control, garden , Plant protection

Title: Corn insect pests : a diagnostic guide
Contributors: Maureen O'Day ... [et. al.]
Published: Columbia, MO : MU Extension, University of Missouri-Columbia , c1998

Summary: This guide provides information to enable accurate and timely diagnosis of corn insect pest infestations. Although the guide focuses primarily on diagnosis of crop injury, it includes condensed insect profiles, drawing on photos and descriptions. It also describes which fields are most likely to sustain injury and discusses field distribution of pests, economic thresholds and management options.

Call Number: 63.4 COR
Subjects: Corn , Corn, pests , Pest control

Title: Maintaining your dwarf fruit orchard
Contributors: Edited by Louise B. Lloyd ; production by Carol Jessop
Published: Pownal , VT : Storey Communications , c1992
Series: Storey/Garden Way publishing bulletin A-134

Summary: This bulletin summarizes care requirements for established trees, including pruning, soil maintenance, pest and disease control, thinning and harvest.

ISBN: 0882667580
Call Number: 64.16 MAI
Subjects: Dwarf fruit trees , Fruit culture , Orchards , Pest control , Plant diseases , Pruning

Title: Michigan field crop ecology : managing biological processes for productivity and environmental quality
Contributors: Michel A. Cavigelli, Steven R. Deming, Laura K. Probyn, Richard R. Harwood, editors
Published: East Lansing?, MI : Michigan State University Extension , 1998

Summary: The general approach of this publication is to describe the influence of field crop diversity and crop rotations on organisms' habitats and food sources found in the agricultural landscape, thereby building an understanding of the biological basis of sustainability. Topics include field crop ecosystems, soil ecology, carbon, nitrogen, cover crops, pest ecology and management, the insect community, and nematodes.

Call Number: 63 MIC
Subjects: Alternative field crops , Carbon , Cover crops and green manure crops , Nitrogen , Pest control , Soil management , Sustainable agriculture

Title: 2002 Missouri commercial grape pest control guide
Contributors: Department of Fruit Science, Southwest Missouri State University
Published: Mountain Grove, MO : Missouri State Fruit Experiment Station , 2002

Call Number: 60.73 MIS
Subjects: Grapes , Pest control

Title: Pest threat : a resource for decision makers
Contributors: CropLife American and Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment
Published: Washington D.C., : Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment

Summary: a colection of articles on pest threats including West Nile Virus, pesticides commonly used in schools, and integrated pest management

Call Number: 60.73 PES
Subjects: Integrated pest management , Pest control , Pest control, household , Pesticide residues , Pesticides

Title: Pesticide sprayers for small farms
Author: David S. Ross
Published: College Park, MD : University of Maryland Cooperative Extension Service , 1987-88

Summary: Sections include types of sprayers, parts of a sprayer, calibration of sprayers and cleaning and maintaining sprayers. There are appendices on mixing pesticides, guidelines for the safe use of pesticides and drift control.

Subjects: Pest control , Pesticide sprayers , Pesticides , Spraying and dusting

Title: Scouting corn : a guide to efficient pest scouting
Contributors: J. Doll ... [et. al.] ; Produced by Nutrient and Pest Management Program, University of Wisconsin-Extension
Published: Madison, WI : University of Wisconsin Extension/College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison , 1995?

Summary: This publication shows how to scout for corn pests, weeds and disease, including ways to monitor for nematodes, borers, rootworms, aphids, cut worms and others. Appendices include a field history record form, a field report form, a weed map form, and a pesticide application record.

Call Number: 63.4 SCO
Subjects: Corn , Corn, field , Corn, pests , Pest control

Title: Soil solarization : a nonpesticidal method of controlling diseases, nematodes, and weeds
Contributors: Clyde L. Elmore ... [et. al.]
Published: Oakland, CA : University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources , c1997

Summary: Soil solarization controls soilborne pests by placing plastic sheets on moist soil during periods of high temperature. In addition to killing soilborne pests with heat, soil solarization improves soil structure and increases the availability of nitrogen and other essential plant nutrients. Sections include how to solarize soil, plastic sheeting, results of solarization, factors that limit the effectiveness of solarization, combine solarization with other methods and the economics of solarization.

Call Number: 60.73 SOI
Subjects: Pest control , Soil management

Title: Suppliers of beneficial organisms in North America
Author: Charles D. Hunter
Published: Sacramento, CA : California Environmental Protection Agency, Dept. of Pesticide Regulation, Environmental Monitoring and Pest Management Branch , 1997 1997 ed.

Summary: This publication lists beneficial organisms sold for use as biological controls of pests. The list includes 142 suppliers and over 130 different species.

Call Number: 60.73 HUN
Subjects: Disease resistance , Pest control

VIDEOS

Title: Biological control of vegetable pests : with Pam Moran
Published: Baree, MA : Northeast Organic Association , c1988

Publishers Number: 8809
Call Number: 62.073 BIO
Subjects: Biological pest control , Pest control , Vegetables

Title: Building sustainable systems : Annual Meeting, Saturday November 14, 1992
Contributors: Greater Kansas City Greens ; Missouri Organic Association

Summary: These videos include the following presentations: On Tape 1, Leslie Kearns : Grain production, Leland Eikerman : Building a food system, Roger Adolphson : Solar energy. On Tape 2, Mark Cain : Cut flower production, John Brown : Alternatives to toxic pest control.

Call Number: 53 BUI
Subjects: Biological pest control , Flowers , Flowers, cut , Grains , Local food systems , Organic farming , Pest control , Solar energy

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: 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: 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: Principles of biological pest controls : with Karen Idoine
Published: Barre, MA : Northeast Organic Farming Association , c1988

Publishers Number: 8817
Call Number: 60.73 PRI
Subjects: Biological pest control , Pest control


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