The Organic Farming Manual: A Comprehensive Guide to Starting and Running a Certified Organic Farm

The Organic Farming Manual: A Comprehensive Guide to Starting and Running a Certified Organic Farm

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by Anne Larkin Hansen
     
 

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The Organic Farming Manual is a comprehensive guide to growing, certifying, and marketing organic produce, grains, meat, and dairy. Beginning farmers committed to launching an organic operation and experienced farmers hoping to transition from traditional farming techniques will find all the information they need. The organic certification process is lengthy…  See more details below

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The Organic Farming Manual is a comprehensive guide to growing, certifying, and marketing organic produce, grains, meat, and dairy. Beginning farmers committed to launching an organic operation and experienced farmers hoping to transition from traditional farming techniques will find all the information they need. The organic certification process is lengthy and demanding, but author Ann Larkin Hansen clarifies every USDA requirement and offers complete advice on selecting equipment, tending the land, caring for animals, and marketing farm products.

Readers will also find profiles of successful organic farmers throughout the book. Their experiences provide inspiration and valuable tips for first-time farmers looking for real success stories. Hansen's thorough coverage of the subject and the positive words of established growers will set countless farmers on a healthful, organic path.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781603422505
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
02/24/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
1,290,160
File size:
14 MB
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Meet the Author

Steve and Ann Larkin Hansen, authors of Maintaining Small-Farm Equipment, have run a family farm in Wisconsin for the last 20 years. While Steve has kept their farm equipment running smoothly, Ann has authored books, including The Organic Farming Manual, A Landowner’s Guide to Managing Your Woods, Finding Good Farmland, Making Hay, and Electric Fencing. She has also served as a regional editor for The Country Today and a contributing writer to Mother Earth News.

 

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