TITLE

An implement no one will stand behind

AUTHOR(S)
Laws, Forrest
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;9/17/2003, Vol. 30 Issue 22, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an article on farm implements. Benefits of a manure spreader; Organic sources of nutrients that are required by organic standards; Percentage of food sales in North America accounted for organic farming; Organic sources that contain nutrients derived in part from commercial fertilizer nutrients.
ACCESSION #
10889731

 

Related Articles

  • Economics of organic farming is questioned.  // Farmers Weekly;5/3/2013, Vol. 159 Issue 18, p3 

    In the article, the author discusses the developments in the farming sector, particularly in South Africa. The author focuses on the feasibility of organic farming technique, in which the author's personal experiences are cited. The author also criticizes the adverse effects of concentrated...

  • Biodynamic agriculture may slowly gain fans among chefs. Shadix, Kyle // Nation's Restaurant News;9/24/2007, Vol. 41 Issue 38, p26 

    The article reports on the emergence of biodynamics in agriculture in the U.S. Biodynamic farming has been described to give farmers the tools to create an ecosystem that permits all living things to exist comfortably with one another. The use of pesticides and industrial fertilizers is strictly...

  • Retrofit for variable rate.  // Farm Industry News;Feb2001, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p80 

    Features products from Midwest Technologies in the United States. Enumeration of modules integrated in Fieldware field-mapping software; Introduction of Legacy 2000 incorporated in a high-speed Controller Area Network; Promotion of Swath XL recording chemicals and fertilizer application.

  • From local soil to top niche.  // Hudson Valley Business Journal;5/2/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p1 

    This article reports that Brent Lamour and Shawn Goff had been organic farmers for more than 10 years and were using horse manure as some of their fertilizer. They had, been picking up the manure from around the idyllic Dutchess and Westchester counties countryside for a nominal fee. Nineteen...

  • Soil Organic Matter: Its Central Position in Organic Farming. Hodges, R. D. // Advances in Soil Organic Matter Research;1991, p355 

    The article discusses a study which assessed the role of soil organic matter in organic farming. Organic farming emerged during the 1940s in response to the widespread use of synthetic chemicals as the essential basis of chemical fertility renewal and pest disease control. The term organic...

  • Fertilizer Industry Unites. Eddy, David // American Fruit Grower;Mar2009, Vol. 129 Issue 3, p45 

    The article focuses on the Organic Fertilizer Association of California (OFAC). According to OFAC Executive Director Steve Beckley, the organization ensures that fertilizers they provide to growers meet the qualifications for certified organic farming. Among the goals of OFAC are to develop an...

  • Banana Production Systems: Identification of Alternative Systems for More Sustainable Production. Bellamy, Angelina // AMBIO - A Journal of the Human Environment;Apr2013, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p334 

    Large-scale, monoculture production systems dependent on synthetic fertilizers and pesticides, increase yields, but are costly and have deleterious impacts on human health and the environment. This research investigates variations in banana production practices in Costa Rica, to identify...

  • DEVELOPMENT OF THE ECOLOGICAL FERTILISATION TECHNOLOGIES BY IMPLEMENTING A NEW MANURE SPREADER. POPA, Lucretia // Environmental Engineering & Management Journal (EEMJ);Sep/Oct2009, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p1096 

    The article focuses on the research project that aims to develop ecological soil fertilisation technologies in Romania. The project is lead by the National Institute of Research-Development for Machines and Installations Designed to Agriculture and Food Industry (INMA Bucharest). It also intends...

  • Easier fertilizing.  // Carolina Virginia Farmer;Dec2010, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p24 

    The article offers information on the development of products to help the farmers in the hauling and the spreading of fertilizers.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics