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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Perhaps the best fertilizers to apply in the experiment are nitrate of soda for
nitrogen; superphosphate for phosphorus and muriate of potash for potash.
When enough space is available other strips may be added as follows: Sulfate of
A good general formula for an ordinary fertile soil well managed as already
explained is made of high grade materials, in percents, as follows: Nitrate of soda
, 5%; sulfate of ammonia, 10%; dried blood, 15%; muriate of potash (or sulfate),
This indicates that in order to prevent losses of nitrates by seepage the
management of the soil must be such as to prevent the accumulation of nitrates
during summer and early autumn. One way to do this is to plan the crop rotation
so that one ...
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Five Acres and Independence: A Practical Guide to the Selection and ...
Maurice Grenville Kains
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 1973