Five Acres and Independence: A Handbook for Small Farm Management
Dover Publications, 1973 - 397 Seiten
Everyone who has ever dreamed of getting back to the soil will derive from Maurice Grenville Kains' practical and easy-to-understand discussions a more complete view of what small-scale farming means. Countless readers of Five Acres and Independence have come away with specific projects to begin and moved closer to the fulfillment of their dreams of independence on a small farm.
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To prevent such unfavorable results either nitrate must be supplied as fertilizer or
the quantity of crude material in the soil ... But as manure is scarce and often
costly, green manures, especially legumes, are more available, cheaper and,
When fresh or rotted manure is available it is highly advantageous to apply
liberally just before a cover crop or a green manure crop is turned under because
the bacteria these contain will help to break down the buried plants and thus
Should it not be convenient or profitable to do this with a “money crop,” then a
green manure or a cover crop may be added to the rotation so as to keep the
surface covered with verdure. Such a crop will not only utilize the nitrates as
formed or ...
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Five Acres and Independence: A Practical Guide to the Selection and ...
Maurice Grenville Kains
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 1973