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Organic Crop Production Overview

ORGANIC CROP PRODUCTION OVERVIEW Abstract: This publication provides an overview of the key concepts and practices of certified organic crop production. It also presents perspectives on many of the notions, myths, and issues that have become associated with organic agriculture over time. A guide to useful ATTRA resources and to... More

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Soil Moisture Monitoring: Low-Cost Tools and Methods

W hile poor irrigation practices cause a host of environmental problems, irrigation can also be a sustainable practice, at times and places where it does not deplete or degrade surface water, groundwater, or soils. In times of high energy and water costs, efficient irrigation is essential to the viability of many farms and ranches.... More

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Principles of Sustainable Weed Management for Croplands

ATTRA is the national sustainable agriculture information service operated by the National Center for Appropriate Technology under a grant from the Rural Business-Cooperative Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture. These organizations do not recommend or endorse products, companies, or individuals. ATTRA is headquartered in... More

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Peanuts: Organic Production

Introduction O rganic production of peanuts, or any commodity, relies on management techniques that replenish and maintain long-term soil fertility by optimizing the soil’s biological activity. This is achieved through crop rotation, cover cropping or composting and using organically accepted fertilizers that feed the soil and... More

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National Organic Program Compliance Checklist for Producers

National Organic Program Compliance Checklist for Producers June 2003 Distribution is prDistribution is prDistribution is prDistribution is prDistribution is provided by NCovided by NCovided by NCovided by NCovided by NCAAAAAT’s AT’s AT’s AT’s AT’s ATTTTTTRA PrTRA PrTRA PrTRA PrTRA Project,oject,oject,oject,oject, the National... More

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Herb Production in Organic Systems

T he term “herb” is very broad—generally applied to plant species (both annuals and perennials) used for culinary, medicinal, fragrance, or certain landscaping purposes. Methods of production include forest farming, greenhouse/hoophouse, field, raised bed, hydroponic, or pot culture. For more information about herb production... More

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Enterprise Budgets and Production Costs for Organic Production

ATTRA is the national sustainable agriculture information service operated by the National Center for Appropriate Technology, through a grant from the Rural Business-Cooperative Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture. These organizations do not recommend or endorse products, companies, or individuals. NCAT has offices in... More

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Solar-powered Livestock Watering Systems

ATTRA is the national sustainable agriculture information service, operated by the National Center for Appropriate Technology through a grant from the Rural Business-Cooperative Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture. These organizations do not recommend or endorse products, companies, or individuals. NCAT has offices in... More

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Beekeeping/Apiculture

ATTRA is the national sustainable agriculture information service operated by the National Center for Appropriate Technology, through a grant from the Rural Business-Cooperative Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture. These organizations do not recommend or endorse products, companies, or individuals. NCAT has offices in... More

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Pastured-Raised Poultry Nutrition

Pastured-Raised Poultry Nutrition By Jeff Mattocks Poultry and Livestock Nutritionist The Fertrell Company P. O. Box 265 Bainbridge, PA 17502 800-347-1566 jeff@fertrell. com November 17, 2002 Prepared for Heifer International

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