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BOOKS

Title: 2001 organic farm management handbook
Contributors: Edited by Nic Lampkin and Mark Measures
Published: Aberystwyth, Wales : Organic Farming Research Unit, Institute of Rural Studies, University of Wales ; Hampstead Marshall, Berkshire, England : Organic Advisory Service, Elm Farm Research Centre , 2001 4th ed.

Summary: This handbook, produced in the United Kingdom, provides business management information for farmers and others concerned with the management of organic farms. There are chapters on marketing, certification, conversion to organic farming, crop production, arable crop gross margins, livestock production, whole farm performance, environmental management and information resources.

ISBN: 1872064329
Call Number: 53 TWO
Subjects: Agricultural ecology , Alternative field crops , Cover crops and green manure crops , Crop production , Economic forecasting , Farm management and decision making , Forage crops , Livestock , Organic certification , Organic farming , Vegetables

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: Fertility pastures and cover crops : based on nature's own balanced organic pasture feeds
Author: Newman Turner
Published: Pauma Valley, CA : Rateavers , 1974 2nd ed.

Summary: The author regards the ley or temporary pasture, properly constituted and intelligently farmed, as the main source of food for both winter and summer for all types of cattle; and as the best means of building fertility to supply all the requirements of any cash crops which may follow in rotation.

ISBN: 0960069860
Call Number: 63.5 TUR
Subjects: Cover crops and green manure crops , Forage crops , Grazing , Pasture management

Title: Managing cover crops profitably
Published: Washington, DC , : Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program of CSRS, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture ; Emmaus, PA : Produced by Rodale Press , [1991] [1st ed.]
Series: Sustainable Agriculture Network handbook series #1

Summary: Part 1 explores the benefits of cover crops. Part 2 discusses cover cropping by region and Part 3 describes numerous cover crops-- legumes, grains and grasses and legume/grass mixtures. Content and organization differ considerably from the second edition, published in 1998.

Call Number: 63.5 MAN
Subjects: Cover crops and green manure crops

Title: Managing cover crops profitably
Published: Beltsville, MD : Sustainable Agriculture Network , c1998 2nd ed.
Series: Sustainable Agriculture Network handbook series bk. 3

Summary: This book distills finds from published studies and on-farm experience into a user-friendly reference tool for farmers and agricultural educators. There is detailed information on the selection of cover crops, pest management, building soil fertility and tilth and crop rotations. The content and organization of this book differs from that of the first edition written in 1991.

ISBN: 1888626046
Call Number: 63.5 MAN
Subjects: Cover crops and green manure crops

Title: Soil-improving legumes : methodologies for screening
Author: Marianne Sarrantonio
Contributors:
Second Author:
Published: Kutztown, PA : Rodale Institute , c1991
Series:

Summary: This book explores how legumes can play an important role in regenerating depleted soils and building systems that can sustain both crop yield and human health while maintaining or improving the natural resource base.

ISBN: 0878579893
Call Number: 27.5 SAR
Subjects: Cover crops and green manure crops , Fertility , Legumes , Nitrogen , Soil management , Soil testing

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: 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: Cover crop gardening : soil enrichment with green manures
Published: Pownal , VT : Storey Communications , c1977
Series: Storey Publishing bulletin A-5

Summary: This booklet begins with a discussion of ten different benefits from using green manures and continues with instructions on green manuring methods, how to plant green manure crops, when and how to turn them under, and concludes with sections on various green manure crops and other soil conditioning crops.

Call Number: 61.303 COV
Subjects: Cover crops and green manure crops , Fertility , Gardening , Soil management

Title: Fertilizers for free
Author: Charles Siegchrist
Published: Pownal , VT : Storey Communications , c1980

Summary: This booklet includes suggestions for improving soil and discusses general soil components (rock particles, organic matter, water, etc.), compost, mulches, and green manures.

ISBN: 0882662198
Call Number: 27.51 SIE
Subjects: Compost , Cover crops and green manure crops , Mulches

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

VIDEOS

Title: Controlled rotational cover cropping in the bio-extensive market garden : a slide presentation by Anne and Eric Nordell at the 1996 P.A.S.A. Conference
Published: [Millheim, PA : Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture?] , 1996

Call Number: 62.1 CON
Subjects: Cover crops and green manure crops , Crop production , Herb gardening , Market gardening , Vegetables

Title: Cover cropping : with Vern Grubinger
Published: Barre, MA : Northeast Organic Farming Association , c1995

Publishers Number: 9503
Call Number: 63.5 COV
Subjects: Cover crops and green manure crops

Title: Creative cover cropping for perennial farming systems
Contributors: Produced by Robert L. Bugg
Published: Davis, CA : University of California Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program , c1993

Publishers Number: 93-W
Call Number: 63.5 CRE
Subjects: Cover crops and green manure crops

Title: Creative covercropping in annual farming systems
Contributors: Produced by Robert L. Bugg
Published: Davis, CA : University of California Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program , c1993

Publishers Number: 93-V
Call Number: 63.5 CRE
Subjects: Cover crops and green manure crops

WEB PAGES

Winter Cover Crops--Their Value and Management (Purdue University)
Winter Cover Crops for Kentucky Gardens (University of Kentucky)
UC SAREP Cover Crop Resource Page (University of California-Davis)
Summer Cover Crops (North Carolina State University)
Rye as a Cover Crop (ATTRA)
Overview of Cover Crops and Green Manures (ATTRA)
Overview of Cover Crops and Green Manure (ATTRA)
Managing Cover Crops Profitably (SARE)
Fall Vegetable Gardening (Virginia Cooperative Extension)
Cover Crop Use in Crop Production Systems (University of Nebraska)
Cover Crops for Vegetable Growers (Kansas State University)
Cover Crops on Organic Farms (North Carolina State University)
Cover Crops for Organic Farms (CEFS)
Cover Crops on the Intensive Market Farm (University of Wisconsin)
Cover Crops and Green Manure Crops: Benefits, Selection and Use (Rutgers University)
Cover Cropping for Vegetable Production (University of California )
Cover Crop Fundamentals (Ohio State University)
Cover Crop Case Study (Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems )
Buckwheat Cover Crop Manual (Cornell University)


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