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Storey's guide to growing organic vegetables & herbs for market

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Homer Public Library 631.584 STE 000101690 Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1612120075 (hardcover : alk. paper) :
  • ISBN: 9781612120072 (hardcover : alk. paper) :
  • ISBN: 1603425713 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781603425711 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 559 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Pub., c2013.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 537-538) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Thinking about becoming a farmer? -- Looking for a place of your own -- The farm plan -- Tractors and tractor implements -- Small equipment and tools -- The greenhouse -- Growing under cover -- Irrigation -- Managing your soil -- Cover crops and green manures -- Crop rotation -- Building fertility -- Our most profitable crops -- Garlic our signature crop -- Let's not forget herbs -- Harvesting and storage -- Marketing what you grow -- More on farmers' markets -- Marketing through the seasons -- Regarding weeds -- The four-legged competition -- Insects and diseases -- Running a business -- Looking after number one.
Summary, etc.:
Keith Stewart addresses everything you need to know to successfully grow and market organic vegetables and herbs, covering land, equipment, crop mix, growing techniques, irrigation, soil fertility, pests, greenhouses, harvesting, storage, labor, debt, customer management, sales, accounting, and much more. With this comprehensive guide, you can turn your dream of a thriving farm into a profitable reality.
Subject: Organic gardening
Farmers' markets
Vegetables Organic farming
Herbs Organic farming
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