The Organic Grain Grower

The Organic Grain Grower

Small-scale, Holistic Grain Production for the Home and Market Producer

Book - 2013
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The Organic Grain Grower is an invaluable resource for both home-scale and commercial producers interested in expanding their resiliency and drop diversity through growing their own grains. Longtime farmer and organic pioneer Jack Lazor covers how to grow and store wheat, barley, oats, corn, dry beans, soybeans, oilseeds, grasses, nutrient-dense forages, and lesser-known cereals. In addition, Lazor argues the importance of integrating grains on the organic farm (not to mention within the local food system) for reasons of biodiversity and whole-farm management. The Organic Grain Grower provides information on wide-ranging topics, from nutrient density and building soil fertility to machinery and grinding grains for livestock rations.--Back cover.
Publisher: White River Junction, VT : Chelsea Green Pub., c2013
ISBN: 9781603583657
1603583653
Call Number: 633.1 L459o
Characteristics: xvi, 431 p., 32 p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm

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LauraSteinert
Mar 04, 2015

It isn't that there is a lack of information that is the problem. My issue is that I don't have a million dollars worth of equipment and thousands of acres. I ended up skimming most of the book, but I still don't know when to hand plant my 1/4 acre plot or which grain would be the right one for my soil.

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