The Resource Alternative agriculture, Committee on the Role of Alternative Farming Methods in Modern Production Agriculture, Board on Agriculture, National Research Council

Alternative agriculture, Committee on the Role of Alternative Farming Methods in Modern Production Agriculture, Board on Agriculture, National Research Council

Label
Alternative agriculture
Title
Alternative agriculture
Statement of responsibility
Committee on the Role of Alternative Farming Methods in Modern Production Agriculture, Board on Agriculture, National Research Council
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Case studies of eleven farming operations across the United States test the economic impacts of alternative agricultural practices such as integrated pest management, crop rotation, manure management, low-density animal production systems, and crop diversification. Impact of U.S. federal regulations and policies on alternative farming is also considered
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
630/.973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
S494.5.A65
LC item number
A43 1989eb
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
S441.A46
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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National Research Council (U.S.)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alternative agriculture
  • Pests
  • Agricultural systems
  • Systèmes agricoles
  • Agriculture
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • Agriculture
  • Ecologie
  • Agriculture biologique
  • Etats-Unis d'Amérique
  • Agricultural systems
  • Alternative agriculture
  • Pests
  • United States
  • Agrarpolitik
  • Agrarökologie
  • Biologische Landwirtschaft
  • Biologischer Landbau
  • Landwirtschaftlicher Betrieb
  • USA
  • USA
Label
Alternative agriculture, Committee on the Role of Alternative Farming Methods in Modern Production Agriculture, Board on Agriculture, National Research Council
Link
https://ezproxy.lib.ou.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=1027
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part 1. Executive summary: Findings ; Conclusions ; Recommendations ; The future of alternative farming. Agriculture and the economy: Trade ; Agricultural industries ; The structure of agriculture ; Regional distinctions ; The power of policy ; Summary -- Problems in U.S. agriculture: The farm economy ; Trade ; Natural resources ; Summary -- Research and science: Crop rotation ; Plant nutrients ; Livestock ; Pest control in crops ; Summary -- Economic evaluation of alternative farming systems: Economic assessments of alternative methods ; Alternative pest management strategies ; Alternative animal disease prevention strategies ; Studies of diversification strategies ; Impact of government policy ; Summary
  • Part 2. The case studies: Crop and livestock farming in Ohio: the Spray brothers -- A mixed crop and livestock farm in Southwest Iowa: the BreDahl Farm -- A diversified crop and livestock farm in Virginia: the Sabot Hill Farm -- A mixed crop and livestock farm in Pennsylvania: the Kutztown Farm -- Crop-livestock farming in Iowa: the Thompson Farm -- Tree fruits, walnuts, and vegetables in California: the Ferrari Farm -- Florida fresh-market vegetable production: integrated pest management -- Fresh grapes in California and Arizona: Stephen Pavich & Sons -- Integrated pest management in processing tomatoes in California: the Kitamura Farm -- Livestock farming in Colorado: Coleman Natural Beef -- Rice production in California: the Lundberg Family Farms. Glossary -- Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 448 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780309039871
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)42329667
  • (OCoLC)ocm42329667
Label
Alternative agriculture, Committee on the Role of Alternative Farming Methods in Modern Production Agriculture, Board on Agriculture, National Research Council
Link
https://ezproxy.lib.ou.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=1027
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part 1. Executive summary: Findings ; Conclusions ; Recommendations ; The future of alternative farming. Agriculture and the economy: Trade ; Agricultural industries ; The structure of agriculture ; Regional distinctions ; The power of policy ; Summary -- Problems in U.S. agriculture: The farm economy ; Trade ; Natural resources ; Summary -- Research and science: Crop rotation ; Plant nutrients ; Livestock ; Pest control in crops ; Summary -- Economic evaluation of alternative farming systems: Economic assessments of alternative methods ; Alternative pest management strategies ; Alternative animal disease prevention strategies ; Studies of diversification strategies ; Impact of government policy ; Summary
  • Part 2. The case studies: Crop and livestock farming in Ohio: the Spray brothers -- A mixed crop and livestock farm in Southwest Iowa: the BreDahl Farm -- A diversified crop and livestock farm in Virginia: the Sabot Hill Farm -- A mixed crop and livestock farm in Pennsylvania: the Kutztown Farm -- Crop-livestock farming in Iowa: the Thompson Farm -- Tree fruits, walnuts, and vegetables in California: the Ferrari Farm -- Florida fresh-market vegetable production: integrated pest management -- Fresh grapes in California and Arizona: Stephen Pavich & Sons -- Integrated pest management in processing tomatoes in California: the Kitamura Farm -- Livestock farming in Colorado: Coleman Natural Beef -- Rice production in California: the Lundberg Family Farms. Glossary -- Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 448 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780309039871
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)42329667
  • (OCoLC)ocm42329667

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