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"Sustainable Ag. Curriculum Guide", The Sustainable Agriculture Curriculum Project, based in Wisconsin has produced a book, Toward A Sustainable Agriculture: A Teacher's Guide. To order send $10 to: University of Wisconsin Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems, 240 Ag Hall, Madison, WI 53706.

 

"Cover Crops for Clean Water", a 200-page book of 60 papers presented at an international conference, is available for $15 from: Soil and Water Conversation Society, 7515 N.E. Ankeny Rd., Ankeny IA 50021-9764; 1-800-THE-SOIL.

 

"Indiana On-farm Demonstration and Research Project, 1991 Results", a 33-page report on a cooperative project of the Indiana Sustainable Agriculture Association and the American Farmland Trust, is available for $5 from AFT, Center for Agriculture in the Environment, P.O. Box 987, DeKalb, IL 60115; 815-753-9347, or AFT, National Office, 1920 N St., NW, #400, Washington, D.C. 20036; 202-659-5170.

 

"Suppliers of Beneficial Organisms In North America", a 31-page booklet, is available free from the Dept. of Pesticide Regulation, California Environmental Protection Agency, ATTN: Beneficial Organisms Booklet, 1220 N St., P.O. Box 942871, Sacramento, CA 94271-0001; 916-654-1141.

 

"Increasing Organic Agriculture at the Local Level", a 116-page book published by the Santa Barbara Safe Food Project and the Community Environmental Council, is $16 plus $2 shipping and handling from the Council, 930 Miramonte Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93109; 805-963-5452.

 

"Sustainable Farming Guide Book", is available for $8 from the Minnesota Dept. of Agriculture, Energy and Sustainable Agriculture Program, 90 West Plato Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55107.

 

"Managing Cover Crops Profitably", a 114-page publication of the LISA Program, is available for $9.95 from Sustainable Agriculture Publications, Dept. of Plant and Soil Science, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405.

 

"Managing Nitrogen for Groundwater Quality and Farm Profitability". R.F. Follett, D.R. Keeney, and R.M. Cruse, editors. 378 pp., apps., 1991. American Society of Agronomy, Madison, Wisconsin 53711-1086. $36; $30, SSSA members.

 

"Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education in the Field", A proceedings. 437 pp., illus., apps., 1991. National Academy Press, Washington, D.C. 20418. $39.95.

 

"Literature Review and Summary Pertaining to Buffer Strips - Final Report, July 1992", prepared by SWCIB for Agriculture Canada, available from SWCIB, 519-767-5020, fax: 519-824-5730.

 

"Best Management Practices Manuals", published by OFA and OMAF (funding from Ag Canada) are now available: - A First Look - Practical Solutions for Soil and Water problems - Livestock and Poultry Waste Management - Farm Forestry and Habitat Management - Field Crops Production - Horticultural Crops. For copies: OMAF 491 Eglinton Ave. W., Suite 500, Toronto Ont M5N 3A2, 416-485-3333, fax: 416-485-9027.

 

"1992 Innovative Farmers No-Till, Ridge Till Workshop Proceedings", copies: $10.00 each - send cheques to SWCIB, payable to Innovative Farmers of Ontario.

 

"SWEEP Report", now available: The Use of Cover Crops for Nutrient Conservation - #47. Oilseed Radish, Red clover and Ryegrass evaluated for biomass, N and P in runoff and release of N. Copies contact Nancy Hill, Ag Canada, Guelph, 519-837-9400.

 

"A Little Cultivation - NOT a Dangerous Thing" , A SWEEP study shows that shallow inter-row cultivation is very efficient in controlling weeds. SWEEP Report #48: The Feasibility of Band Spray Application in Conjunction with Inter-row Cultivation in No-Till Corn - June 1992. [516]

 

Copyright 1992 REAP Canada.

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