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Building soils for better crops

Fred Magdoff

Building soils for better crops

sustainable soil management

by Fred Magdoff

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Published by Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program in Beltsville, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soil management,
  • Humus

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Fred Magdoff and Harold van Es.
    SeriesHandbook series -- bk. 10, Sustainable Agriculture Network handbook series -- bk. 10.
    ContributionsVan Es, Harold, 1958-, Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (Program)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS592.8 .M34 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24043925M
    ISBN 109781888626131
    LC Control Number2009031856
    OCLC/WorldCa431933725

    Building Soils Naturally shows you how to create productive, living soil using a simple, practical, hands-on plan that includes: Using compost and microbial inoculants to balance the soil food web, because these organisms nourish and protect plants. Building Soils for Better Crops by Fred Magdoff, Harold Vanes, Sustainable Agriculture Network starting at $ Building Soils for Better Crops has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

    Module Chapter 16 (Reducing Tillage) from the book "Building Soils for Better Crops. Edition 3." Sustainable Agriculture Network, USDA. Beltsville, MD. You are on the course website now. Online: Building Soils for Better Crops. Edition 3; Online: Building Soils for Better Crops. Edition 3; To Do. Good soil holds a lot of water but does pass what it cannot hold and so has air in it too so water for your crops is a prime reason for having good soils, they will go on providing for plants in a drought in the wet season and the water in them will last longer at the onset of .

    Books shelved as soil: Teaming with Microbes: A Gardener's Guide to the Soil Food Web by Jeff Lowenfels, Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations by David R. M. Fred Magdoff and Harold van Es in their book, “Building Soils for Better Crops” (2 nd Edition), outline that even applying 20 tons per acre per year of solid dairy manure will only increase.


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