The Encyclopedia of Alternative Agriculture HMR-1985 EBOOK

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The Encyclopedia of Alternative Agriculture HMR-1985 EBOOK

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This book contains the following subjects.
Foragers Turn Weeds Into Cash Crops 16
The Cottage Industry 18
The Herb And Spice Markets 18
Catnip Herb As A Prime Mint Example 21
The Farming Of Catnip For Commercial Markets 21
The Cottage Industry: Frozen Pesto 28
The Forage Of Cascara Segrada Bark 30
The Cottage Industry: Everlasting Flowers 32
Licorice Root, An Alternative “Sugar” Crop 34
The Herb Market Review: Selected Imports For 1984 36
The Forage Of Horsetail Nature’s Gold Collector 38
“Chinese Tooth Brush” 39
The Elusive Oregano And Origanum Chemotypes 42
Major Markets: The United States Of America 45
The Forage And Cultivation Of Baby’s Breath 47
Baby’s Breath Harvest 48
Test Your Farm Management Skills 49
Culture And Harvest Of Sword Ferns 51
Major Markets: France 53
A Question Of Bergamot And The Eau De Cologne 54
Cottage Industry: Connoisseur’s Pot-Pourri 56
The Forage And Market Of Yellow-Dock 58
Major, Markets: The United Kingdom 59
U.S.D.A. Foreign Agriculture Service 60
Book Review: Dr. James A. Duke 63
The Forage And Cultivation Of Chicory Root 65
Sources Of Seeds 66
Major Markets: Other Countries 68
Some Important Factors In The Selection Of Good Cropland 68
1985 Fresh Cut Herb Price Survey 69
Book Review: Chemical Marketing Reporter 71
A Thyme For Cultivation And Harvest 73
Major Markets: Some Conclusions 77
News Release ‘Spices In Space’ 77
The Collection And Handling Of Seeds From Forest Trees 80
Collection Techniques 81
Marketing 82
The Handling Of Cones 84
Being Led Down The “Primrose Path” 84
Book Review: 88
Essential Oils: Potential Cash-Crops 90
General Principles 92
Their Uses 93
The Chemical Uses Of Seaweeds 96
The Potential Of Herbs As A Cash-Crop 100
The Question Of Marigolds 102
Pesticide Resistance: Rising Risk 103
The Farm Manure Resources 105
Nori Kelp: The New Fast-Food Tortilla 106
“The Herb Market Report” Resources List 108

The author, Richard Alan Miller, is a world renowned agricultural consultant and researcher on the forefront and ‘cutting edge’ of the sciences related to botanicals and their practical cultivation, use and marketing.

SKU: AGRI-1985-1-1 Category: Tag:

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The Encyclopedia of Alternative Agriculture: For the Urban and Semi-Rural Communities is an anthology of approximately 120 newsletters over a 10 year period called, The Herb Market Report. Each issue features 2 herbs, one on small farm alternatives and the other on a forage crop. Each also includes a farm/forage plan, harvest and drying techniques, processing and storage requirements, and marketing options. A cottage industry section is featured as well. The articles are in depth, concerning all aspects of herb production, processing and marketing for active and potential herb farmers. They teach the basics for how to “small farm” field crops correctly, and be successful.

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ISBN 978-0-9883379-8-5
Author: Dr. Richard Alan Miller

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