The Organic Farming Manual is a comprehensive guide to growing, certifying, and marketing organic produce, grains, meat, and dairy. Beginning farmers committed to launching an organic operation and experienced farmers hoping to transition from traditional farming techniques will find all the information they need. The organic certification process is lengthy and demanding, but author Ann Larkin Hansen clarifies every USDA requirement and offers complete advice on selecting equipment, tending the land, caring for animals, and marketing farm products. Readers will also find profiles of successful organic farmers throughout the book. Their experiences provide inspiration and valuable tips for first-time farmers looking for real success stories. Hansen's thorough coverage of the subject and the positive words of established growers will set countless farmers on a healthful, organic path.My first purchase was a 3910 Ford tractor, and I bought one implement with the tractor a a very heavy-duty mower. Everything else I found used or put together with the welder, on the farm. I found all kinds of parts in the junkyard in Cairo, anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Organic Farming Manual|
|Author||:||Anne Larkin Hansen|
|Publisher||:||Storey Publishing - 2010-02-24|