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Practical No-Till Farming: A Quick and Dirty Guide to Organic Vegetable and Flower Growing

Practical No-Till Farming: A Quick and Dirty Guide to Organic Vegetable and Flower Growing (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Mefferd, Andrew

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  • Pub Date
    7 Feb 23

Do less, produce more, and grow the soil life that feeds crops using chemical-free, organic no-till methods customized to your farm No-till farming methods are taking small-scale farming by storm, promising less work, higher productivity, improved soil health, carbon sequestratio...n, and weed control for organic growers. Yet there are many ways to do no-till, including mulching with compost, cardboard, straw, silage tarps, and more. Plus plenty of conflicting advice on how to get started. Practical No-Till Farming is here to help, sorting the wheat from the chaff and the horse manure from the plastic mulch. Coverage includes: How to assess your farm for no-till options considering climate, soil, and crop selection Assessment of common no-till methods, including pros and cons, materials, and the relative costs A decision-making matrix for choosing the most appropriate methods for your context How-to for each no-till method, including what to do and when Dealing with bindweed, symphylans, and other difficult weeds and pests Maximizing productivity of no-till beds Special coverage of both organic vegetable and flower no-till market farming Ideal for small-scale growers everywhere, Andrew Mefferd, veteran farmer, author of The Organic No-Till Farming Revolution , and editor of Growing for Market magazine, brings you the ultimate guide to getting started with no-till farming.
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ISBN 9780865719668
Released NZ 7 Feb 2023
Publisher Misc - NewSouth
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Available for pre-order, ships once released

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ISBN-13 9780865719668
Stock Release date is 7 February 2023
Status Available for pre-order, ships once released
Publisher Misc - NewSouth
Imprint New Society Publishers
Released 7 Feb 2023
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Mefferd, Andrew
Category Botany & Plant Sciences
Technology, Engineering & Agriculture
Agriculture & Farming
Organic Farming
Gardening: Flowers
Number of Pages 240
Dimensions Width: 229mm
Height: 191mm
Spine: 16mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight 576g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
ONIX Text General/trade