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Successful small-scale farming : an organic approach / Karl Schwenke.

By: Schwenke, Karl.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Down-to-earth book: Publisher: Pownal, Vt. : Storey Communications, c1991Edition: Second edition.Description: x, 134 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0882666428 (pbk.) :; 0882666436.Subject(s): Agriculture -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Organic farming -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Agriculture -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Organic farming -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Farms, Small -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Organic farming | Agriculture -- United States | Farms | Farms, SmallDDC classification: 630.973
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Offering proven techniques and practical advice, this inspiring handbook covers all aspects of successfully running a small organic farm. With expert tips on everything from buying land to creating a niche market for your products, Karl Schwenke shows you how to naturally enrich your soil, acquire necessary equipment, consistently grow abundant crops, and manage farm finances. You'll enjoy learning essential skills like haying and fencing as you turn your organic farming dream into a profitable reality.

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Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Preface
  • Preface to the First Edition
  • Introduction
  • 1 Soils
  • 2 Plants
  • 3 Farm Machinery
  • 4 Farm Practices
  • 5 Cash Crops
  • 6 Other Cash & Specialty Crops
  • 7 The Whole Farm
  • 8 Conclusions
  • Appendix I Handy Hints, Formulas & trivia
  • Appendix II Charts, Tables & Addenda Land
  • Trust Organizations Periodicals of Interest to Small-Scale Farmers
  • Suggested Reading
  • Index