The Farm as Ecosystem: Tapping Nature's Reservoir ─ Biology, Geology, Diversity


Nature is advanced, dependent, and endless in its knowledge. Farmers who're actually profitable research nature's many features and her tricky dance; they crack the code of the way to honor and feed this endless ordinary process whereas coaxing the creation wanted for the survival of a latest farm. typical product formulator and farm advisor Jerry Brunetti wraps jointly a life of studying and his uncanny observations during this interesting quantity at the interconnected dynamics in position on a farm -- the farm's geology, biology, and variety of lifestyles varieties. discover ways to examine -- and deal with -- your farm very another way via gaining a deeper realizing of the complementary roles of all aspects of your farm. together with his designated viewpoint the writer takes readers on a trip via a farming surroundings describing it with ideas, tales, proof and technology . . . and dotted all through with real-world suggestion. it is a publication with a purpose to be relaxing to browse whereas wealthy sufficient to need to have a highlighter in hand.

Topics lined include:

• The actual, chemical and organic elements of soil

• figuring out compost and compost tea

• operating with foliar nutrition

• the jobs of hint components in farming

• Water and your farm

• disguise cropping platforms . . . and extra.

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