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Final Sweep


Three new final SWEEP (Soil and Water Environmental Enhancement Program) REPORTS completed by REAP-Canada in September, 1992.


Manure Management in Conservation Farming Systems, Report #58, by R. Samson, A. Weill, A. Arkinstall and J. Quinn, 71 pp.


Effect of Winter Rye Mulches and Fertilizer Amendments on Nutrient and Weed Dynamics in No-Till Soybeans, Report # 57b, by R. Samson, C. Drury, and J. Omielan, 22 pp.


Field Testing of Cover Crop Systems for Corn and Soybean Production, Report # 57a, by R. Samson, A. Arkinstall and J. Quinn. 32 pp.


also two previous SWEEP reports:


Process Involved in Mobilization of Phosphorus in Different Farming Systems in Southwestern Ontario, Report #23, by A. Abboud and D. Patriquin. 1991, 46 pp.

Choice and Management of Cover Crop Species and Varieties for Use in Row Crop Dominant Rotations, Report #12, by R. Samson, C. Foulds & D. Patriquin. 1990. 99 pp.


These reports are available from Gary Roberts, Agri-food Development Branch, Agriculture Canada, 174 Stone Road West, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 4S9. (519) 837-9400.


SA studies

Seven Case Studies in Sustainable Agriculture: A report to the Science Council of Canada is available for $12 from D.G. Patriquin, Biology Department, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 4J1.

SA guide

Sustainable Agriculture Farming Guidebook is available from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. Contact Minnesota Department of Agriculture, Energy and Sustainable Agriculture, 90 West Plato Boulevard, St. Paul. Minn. 55107. An $8 donation is requested to cover costs of printing and mailing.


Agriculture in the Classroom

"Toward a Sustainable Agriculture: A teachers and curriculum guide for high school and other vocational agriculture instructors" and "Resources for Teaching Sustainable Agriculture," whic can be used with teacher's guide. Contact Centre for Integrated Agricultural Systems, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 146 Agriculture Hall, Madison, WI 53706 (608) 262-5200.


Approaches to IA

"1991-92 Annual Report: Centre for Integrated Agricultural Systems and Nutrient and Pest Management Program." Contact Centre for Integrated Agricultural Systems. University of Wisconsin Madison, 146 Agricultural hall, Madison, WI. 53706 (608) 262-5200.


Computer link to SF

"World Sustainable Agriculture Network" is a computer network linking individuals and organizations working on sustainable agriculture; for information, contact Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, 1313 5th St. S, #303, Minneapolis,MN 55414; (612) 379-5980.


Alternative ag. directory

"Common Harvest: An Alternative Food and Agriculture Directory" is available for $9 plus $1.50 shipping and handling from Food Action Network, Inc., 5324 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55417-1720 (612) 822-7607.


Doing it on the farm

"On-Farm Testing: A Growers Guide" is available for $1 from Bulletin Office, Cooperative Extension, Cooper Publication Building, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington 99164-5912; (509) 335-2857.


Mail order organics

"Consumer's Organic Mail Order Directory" is available for $9.95 plus $2.50 shipping and handling from California Action Network, PO Box 464, Davis, CA 95617 (916) 756-8518.


Soil conservation

"Soil Conservation for Survival", a 420 page book based on an international conference, is available for $30 plus $3.50 shipping and handling from the Soil and Water Conservation Society, 7515 NE Ankeny Road, Ankeny, Iowa. 50021-9764; (515) 289-2331. 1991


Copyright 1992 REAP Canada.

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