The Encyclopedia of Alternative Agriculture HMR 1989 EBOOK

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This Book Contains The Following Subjects.
The Culture And Harvest Of Coniferous Boughs Part I 19
The Forage And Harvest Of Dandelion Leaf & Root 22
Description: 22
History: 22
Chemistry 22
Uses: 23
Harvesting: 23
Marketing: 23
Index To Articles In HMR Volume 4 (1988) 24
The Culture And Harvest Of Coniferous Boughs Part Ii 27
Compatibility With Timber Management: 27
Fertilization: 28
Types Of Boughs: 29
Bough Cutting Techniques: 29
Storage And Delivery: 30
The Cultivation And Harvest Of Sesame Seed 31
Varieties: 32
Establishment: 33
Cultural Practices: 33
Harvesting: 35
Diseases And Pests: 36
Marketing: 36
Everlasting Ornamental Grasses 39
Cultural Practices: 39
Ten Top Grasses: 40
Five Top Perennial Grasses: 40
Five Top Annual Grasses.- 40
Further Information: 40
Triticum Spp. – Wheat 41
Hordewm Vulgare – Barley 42
Avena Spp. – Oats 42
Triticosecale – Triticale 43
The Farm: Edible Flowers 43
Grains For The Floral Trade Part Ii 47
Sorghum Vulgare Sorghum 48
Brornus Spp. – Broomgrass 48
Phleum Pratense – Timothy 49
Briza Maxima – Big Quaking Grass 49
Linum Usitatissimum – Flax 50
Crambe: An Introduction 51
Cultural Practices: 51
Processing 52
End Uses: 52
A Centralized Processing Facility For Botanical Cash Crops 55
Introduction: 55
Price Variations For Crude And Processed Botanicals From The Forage/Farm Plan: 57
Warehousing Requirements: 58
Various Storage Methods 58
Milling Machinery: 59
Sacking Requirements: 64
Support Equipment: 64
Estimated Budget Requirements: 65
Summary Of Costs: 67
Sources For Further Information: 67
The Forest Farm Economics Of American Ginseng: 69
Marketing: 69
Options In Cultivation: 70
Regulations: 71
Economics: 71
Ginseng Budget-Costs And Returns 71
The Forage And Uses Of Golden Seal Root 73
Description: 74
History: 75
Chemistry: 75
Uses: 75
Harvesting: 76
Marketing: 77
The Cultivation And Harvest Of Orange Mint 79
Field Production: 79
Raising Seedlings: 79
Cultivation: 80
Fertilization: 80
Irrigation: 80
Weed Control: 81
Harvesting: 81
Technical References: 82
The Marketing Of Fresh Herbs – Part I 82
Demand/Market Analysis: 84
The Local And Regional Market: 84
Market Volumes: 85
Market Share: 85
National/Worldwide Demand: 85
The Marketing Of Fresh Herbs – Part Ii 88
Cost Of Production: 88
Packaging: 88
Total Costs: 89
Pricing: 89
Distributing: 90
Promotion: 90
Solutions: 90
Problems: 91
Final Recommendations: 92
The Farm: “The Bird Of Happiness” 97
The Cultivation And Harvest Of Marsh Mallow 99
The Farm: Dutch Cooperative Auctions And The U.S. Floral Industry 100
The Economics Of Greenhouse Tomatoes 102
The Ikwe Marketing Collective By Winona Laduke* 104
Economic Development On Our Own Terms: 106
Who Supports Us? 106
The Market: New Trends And Development In Flavor Chemistry 107
The Cultivation And Harvest Of Lemongrass 111
Propagation And Cultivation: 111
Harvesting: 112
Marketing: 113
The Culture And Harvest Of Salal 114
Description: 114
Principal Production Areas: 115
Cultivation And Harvest Techniques: 116
The Market: New Trends And Development In Flavor Chemistry — An Overview 117
Literature Cited 119
Economic Outlook For Herbs And Spices In The 1990’s 122
The Forage And Markets Of Black Haw Rootbark 126
Description: 126
History 126
Chemistry: 126
Uses: 126
Markets: 127
Licorice Mint A New Herb Tea Ingredient 128
Cultivation: 128
Harvesting: 128
Marketing: 129
Five Year Index: HMR 1 To HMR 5 1985-1989 132

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.

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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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Author: Dr. Richard Alan Miller

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