Next Green Revolution Essential Steps to a Healthy, Sustainable Agriculture

ISBN-10: 1560228865
ISBN-13: 9781560228868
Authors: Raymond P. Poincelot, Jim Horne, Maura Mcdermott
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The authors define sustainable agriculture as "the umbrella term for approaches to agriculture that are environmentally friendly, profitable, and fair to farmers and ranchers." One of Horne's positive solutions to agribusiness-as-usual is to pay farmers to implement sustainable practice, rather than pay them later to clean up pollution or compensate for overproduction. Horne's eight goals of sustainability are healthy soil, increasing water conservation and quality, managing organic waste without pollution, safer pest management, adopting livestock and crops more adapted to nature, increased biodiversity, energy conservation, increased profitability, and reduced risk. Horne hopes to convert…    

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: CRC Press LLC Number of pages: 312 Dimensions: 6.00" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall Weight: 1.144 lbs. Language: English