More and more farmers are adopting a diverse range of alternative practices designed to reduce dependence on synthetic chemical pesticides, fertilizers, and antibiotics; cut costs; increase profits; and reduce the adverse environmental consequences of agricultural production. Alternative Agriculture describes the increased use of these new practices and other changes in agriculture since World War II, and examines the role of federal policy in encouraging this evolution, as well as factors that are causing farmers to ...

Alternative Agriculture 1989, National Academies Press, Washington, D.C.

ISBN-13: 9780309039857

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Alternative Agriculture 1989, National Academy Press

ISBN-13: 9780309039871