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Industrial-Strength Wood Energy: The Renfrew County Wood Energy Study

A 177 page report on wood chip combustion, the natural firewood business and the use of densified wood pellets for energy supply. Available for $20 (including GST) from Newviews Community Forest Inc. Post Office Box 1000, Killaloe, Ont. KoJ 2A0 (613) 625-2793.

 

Basic Guide to Pesticides: Their Characteristics and Hazards

A 450 page book compiled by the Rachel Carson Council, is available for $39.50, plus $2.50 shipping and handling from Taylor and Francis, 1900 Frost Road, #101 Bristol, PA 19007-1598

 

The New Organic Grower's Four Season Harvest

A new 212 page book by Eliot Coleman, author of the New Organic Grower. Available for $17.95 from Chelsea green Publishing Co. P.O. Box 130, Post Mills, VT 05058

 

Farming in Natures Image: An Ecological Approach to Agriculture

A book by Judith Soule and Jon Piper (Land Institute, Salina, Kansas) on the potential of perennial grain polyculture systems. The 286-page book is available for 34.95 hardcover and 19.95 softcover from Island Press, 1718 Connecticut Ave. NW. Suite 300, Washington D.C.20009

 

Sustainable Agriculture in Print: Current Books

Available free from the Alternative Farming Systems Information Center, National Agriculture Library, Room 111, 10301 Baltimore Blvd., Beltsville, MD 20705; (301) 504-6559.

 

Controlling Weeds with Fewer Chemicals

A soft cover book available for $19.95 from the New Farm Library, 222 Main St. Box 14, Emmaus, PA 18099-0014.

 

Compost Science and Utilization

A new quarterly, peer-reviewed journal published by the JG Press, publishers of BioCycle. A one year subscription is $99 from Compost Science and Utilization, 419 State Avenue, Emmaus, PA 18049; (215 967-4135.

 

Suppliers of Beneficial Organisms in North America,

Is a 31 page booklet available from the California Environmental Protection Agency, Dept. of Pesticide Regulation, Environmental Monitoring and Pest Management, 1220 N Street, P.O. Box 942871

Sacramento, California 94271-0001

 

Food Irradiation: A Canadian Folly

A 200 page research manuscript looks at food irradiation and its uses, safety concerns, environmental risks, politics and alternatives. Available for $14.95 plus $5 shipping and handling (tax exempt) from " Food Irradiation," 89 Wilkinson Crescent, Portage la Prairie, 89 Wilkinson Crescent, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, R1N 1A7.

 

Integrated Crop Management Resource Notebook

and the Proceedings of the National Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resources Conference ($30 and $10 respectively) are available from: Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Systems, 221 Keim Hall, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68583-0949; (402) 472-2056.

 

Sustainable Agriculture in Canada: A Scenario for the Future

A Masters thesis in regional planning and development by Caroline Van Bers, University of Waterloo.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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