Advancing Biological Farming

Gary F Zimmer & Leilani Zimmer-Durand

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One of the leading authorities on biological farming, Gary Zimmer is recognized for improving farming by restoring soils. Arguing that an optimally productive soil contains a balance of inorganic minerals, organic materials and living organisms, he relies less on modern improvements than on "the things we’ve learned by improving fertility in a natural, sustainable way over many years."

This book offers invaluable scientific support for committed organic farmers as well as conventional farmers who'd like to reduce chemical inputs and use natural processes to their advantage. Advancing Biological Farming updates and expands upon Gary Zimmer's classic, The Biological Farmer. Technically precise yet written in friendly language, this book is for everyone who wants a future in biological farming.

SKU 7066. Copyright 2011, softcover, 244 pages. 44 books per case. 

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Gary Zimmer and his daughter, Leilani Zimmer-Durand, will lead a small group on a two-day educational journey at their famous Otter Creek Organic Farm near Lone Rock, Wisconsin. Workshops will demonstrate best practices for cover crops, soil testing, field preparation, equipment/tillage, weed & pest management, fertilizer programs, livestock integration and more. You will walk away with clear, next steps to improve your land’s value and potential.

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