2 edition of Organic, low-input or sustainable agriculture January 1985-September 1988 found in the catalog.
Organic, low-input or sustainable agriculture January 1985-September 1988
Jayne T. MacLean
by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library in Beltsville, Md
Written in English
|Statement||prepared by Jayne T. Maclean.|
|Series||Quick bibliography series -- NAL-BIBL. QB 89-15., Quick bibliography series -- 89-15.|
|Contributions||National Agricultural Library (U.S.)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||20 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||20|
Once shunned as unworkable, environmentally sensitive agriculture is gaining respect. Exact definitions of organic, low-input, and sustainable agriculture are difficult to come by; but generally they involve chemical-free farming practices. Congress is now wrestling with the idea of writing organic farming standards into this year's farm bill. In the Low-Input Sustainable Agriculture Program (USDA/LISA) was created. The goal of the LISA competitive grants program was to develop and promote widespread adoption of more sustainable agricultural systems that would meet the food and fiber needs of the present while enhancing the ability of future generations to meet their needs and.
Initially called the Low-Input Sustainable Agriculture (LISA) program, SARE was authorized by Congress in the Food Security Act of (P.L. ) in response to widespread acknowledgment that science-based information was lacking for farmers seeking to reduce chemical use in crop production. The LISA program got started with a $ million. Agriculture and nature conservation. Reducing soil phosphorus; Flourishing Farm; Agroforestry. Agforward: Agroforestry in Europe; Plant breeding. Farm Seed Opportunities; Organic potato breeding; Protein2Food project; Diverse and locally produced; Diversifood project; Marketing and economy. Analysis of organic farming; Climate. Buffer farmers.
Switching to a Sustainable System: Strategies for Converting From Conventional/ Chemical to Sustainable/Organic Farming Systems. Windsor, ND: The Northern Plains Sustainable Agricultural Society, Lowrance, Richard, Benjamin R. Stinner, and Garfield J. House. Agricultural Ecosystems: Unifying Concepts. New York: Wiley, USDA. Annual progress report. Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program, Cooperative State Research Service, USDA. 20 pp. Madden Associates, Inc. Farmers participating in LISA projects, directory to Low-Input Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program, Cooperative State Research Service, USDA.
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Get this from a library. Organic, low-input or sustainable agriculture January September citations. [Jayne T MacLean; National Agricultural Library (U.S.)]. The principles that underlie a low-input sustainable agricultural system are: (1) adapting the agricul- tural system to the environment of the region, including soil, water, climate and biota present at the site; (2) optimizing the use of biological and chemical/physical resources in the agroecosys- by: Sustainable Agriculture Network (SAN).
Managing Cover Crops Profitably, 2nd ed. Beltsville, MD: Sustainable Agriculture Network (SAN). Sweet, R. Life History Studies as Related to Weed Control in the Northeast.
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Regardless of when the borrower's loan was made. Organic farming can be a more environmentally sustainable option, but change is required in individual farming practices to meet the demands of a increasing human population. Introduction “Low-input” is a term that came into use in the early s.
As suggested in two publications released by the Soil and Water Conservation Society (Edwards et al.,Schnepf, ), “low-input agriculture” is an concept that stems from Rachel Carson’s publication of Silent Spring, the s energy crisis, or as counter to the “Green Revolution.”.
MacLean, Quick Bibliography Series, Organic, Low-Input or Sustainable Agriculture, January September Citations. Sustainable or Alternative Agriculture, January January. Sustainability through Farming Systems. Two farming systems have been proposed for enduring sustainability. They are: Low external input sustainable Agriculture or Low input sustainable Agriculture (LEISA/LISA) It means Minimal use of external production inputs.
Organic arable agriculture typically requires more drought resistance systems with higher soil organic matter and more biodiversity. The organic system forces the community to create resilient systems while boosting production, in that sense aiming for sustainable intensification, as is the case in conventional systems (e.g.
Mäder et al ). Sustainable Agriculture. 2nd ed. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, Sustainable agriculture, an important factor in agro-ecology, is based on balancing crops, soils, nutrients, sunlight, moisture, and biodiversity in agroecosystems.
This book provides a general overview of agroecology, along with many examples of sustainable agricultural. Low-input agriculture trends, goals and prospects for input use. Financing organic/sustainable agriculture: Current problems and new strategies.
Ecological Agriculture Projects Research Paper #5, Ste-Anne de Bellevue, Quebec. Black Rose Books, Montreal, Quebec. Singer, B.
Dr. Edwin Nuijten is a senior researcher at the Louis Bolk Institute and focuses on setting up new forms of breeding for organic agriculture and low-input agriculture using two approaches: 1) by developing new selection strategies and 2) by looking for innovative strategies for involving all relevant stakeholders.
The major N sources for crop production in organic farming can be placed in three categories‐animal manures, plant sources, and indigenous soil organic N.
We need to know how the addition of these materials affects availability of soil and fertilizer N. Agricultural management practices that conserve crop residues and organic matter also. Northern Organic and Sustainable Farmers Network (NOFSN) Farming Alternative Program Warren Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY () Practical Farmers of Iowa (PFI) Route 2, BoxBoone, Iowa Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program University of California, Davis, CA () Further.
An organizer, consultant, and educator in the alternative agriculture movement, Grace Gershuny has been active in the field since the s when she worked for the Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA), developing its first organic certification program.
As a leader in the movement, Gershuny helped to establish both the Organic Trade Association and the Organic Farmer: The Digest of. Sustainable or Alternative Agriculture January - September The Role of Plant Nutrients for Sustainable Food Crop Production in sub-Saharan Africa, van Reuler, H and Prins, W (eds.).
Vereniging van Kunstmest Producenten, Leidschendam, pp. 53– Vereniging van Kunstmest Producenten, Leidschendam, pp. 53– Through the lobbying efforts of several nonprofit farming organizations, Congress passed legislation in the Farm Bill that mandated implementation of a low-input sustainable agriculture program by the Department of Agriculture.
In U.S.D.A. initiated the Low-Input Sustainable Agriculture research and education program, or LISA. Cuban agricultural alternatives: an overview of Cuba's experience in organic agriculture (unpublished). Funes, F. Cuba and sustainable agriculture. Paper presented to St James's Palace conference Reducing Poverty with Sustainable Agriculture, 15th January.
GAA. Global Aquaculture Alliance Position statement on USDA organic standards. LISA Low-input sustainable agriculture research and education projects funded in and Alternate Title: Low-input sustainable agriculture research and education projects funded in and Physical Description: p.: ; 28 cm: Language: English: Creator: United States -- Cooperative State Research Service.Prince Edward Island Department of Agriculture.
Sustainable agriculture assistance program. Dept. of Agriculture Program #22, Charlottetown, PEI. Pross, A.P. Group Politics and Public Policy. Oxford University Press, Toronto. Reganold, J. Comparison of soil properties as influenced by organic and conventional farming systems.Final report of the EU concerted action AIR-CT The landscape and nature production capacity of organic/sustainable types of agriculture, Amsterdam, Elsevier publications Marriot, E.
E. and Wander, M. M. () 'Total and labile soil organic matter in organic and conventional farming systems', Soil Science Society of America Journal, no.