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Restoration Agriculture: Real-World Permaculture for Farmers

by Mark Shepard
Format
Book
Published
Austin, Tex. : Acres U.S.A., c2013
Language
English
ISBN
1601730357 (trade), 9781601730350 (trade)
Contents
  • The perennial agriculture vision
  • Our present reality
  • Standing on the backs of giants
  • Challenges facing agriculture
  • Turning things around
  • Farming in nature's image
  • The steps toward restoration agriculture
  • Other biomes
  • Livestock and restoration agriculture
  • Including bees
  • About nutrition
  • Nutrition and perennial agriculture
  • Getting started
  • The transitional strategy
  • Managing a healthy farm ecosystem
  • Plant and animal breeding
  • Making a profit
  • Creating permanent agriculture : a call for new pioneers.
Description
xxii, 329 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-313) and index.
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