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Tracing the Evolution of Organic and Sustainable Agriculture
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Annotated Titles Arranged by General Topic

Ecology and Agroecology

Agricultural Ecology: An Analysis of World Food Production Systems, 1979
Agricultural Ecosystems; Unifying Concepts, 1984
Agriculture and the Environment, 1986
Agroecology in Action: Extending Alternative Agriculture through Social Networks, 2007
Agroecology: Researching the Ecological Basis for Sustainable Agriculture, 1990
Agroecology; the Scientific Basis of Alternative Agriculture, 1983
Agroecosystems in a Changing Climate, 2007
Animal Ecology, 1927
Beyond the Green Revolution: The Ecology and Politics of Global Agricultural Development, 1978
Bioshelters, Ocean Arks, City Farming: Ecology as the Basis of Design, 1984
Farming in Nature’s Image: An Ecological Approach to Agriculture, 1992
Fundamentals of Ecology, 1953
Holistic Resource Management, 1988
Limits to Growth: A Report for the Club of Rome’s Project on the Predicament of Mankind, 1972
Man and Nature, or, Physical Geography as Modified by Human Action, 1864
Permaculture 1: A Perennial Agricultural System for Human Settlements, 1978
State of the World: A Worldwatch Institute Report on Progress Toward a Sustainable Society, 1984
The Twenty-ninth Day: Accommodating Human Needs and Numbers to the Earth’s Resources, 1978

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Economics and Marketing

Assessing the Health of Agroecosystems: A Socieoeconomic Perspective, 1993
Basic Formula to Create Community Supported Agriculture, 1988
Booker T. Whatley’s Handbook on How to Make $100,000 Farming 25 Acres: With Special Plans for Prospering on 10 to 200 Acres, 1987
A Comparison of the Production, Economic Returns, and Energy-intensiveness of Corn Belt Farms that Do and Do Not Use Inorganic Fertilizers and Pesticides, 1975
Family Friendly Farming: A Multi-generational Home-based Business Testament, 2001
The Farmer-to-Consumer Direct Marketing Act of 1976, 1976
Hungry For Profit: The Agribusiness Threat to Farmers, Food, and the Environment, 2000
Limits to Growth: A Report for the Club of Rome’s Project on the Predicament of Mankind, 1972
Small is Beautiful; Economics as if People Mattered, 1973
The Socioeconomics of Sustainable Agriculture: An Annotated Bibliography, 1992
Urban Agriculture: Food, Jobs and Sustainable Cities, 1996

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Energy and Global Climate Change

Agroecosystems in a Changing Climate, 2007
Beyond Oil: The Threat to Food and Fuel in the Coming Decades, 1986
Food, Energy, and Society, 1979
Handbook of Energy Crops, 1983
Soft Energy Paths: Toward a Durable Peace, 1977

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Farmland Preservation

Farming on the Edge, 1997
Farming on the Fringe, 1987
Potential Cropland Study, 1977
The Utilization of Our Lands for Crops, Pasture and Forests, 1923

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Food Quality, Distribution and Security

Bringing the Food Economy Home: Local Alternatives to Global Agribusiness, 2002
California Certified Organic Farmers 1989 Certification Handbook, 1987
Diet for a Small Planet, 1971
Empty Breadbasket? The Coming Challenge to America’s Food Supply and What We Can Do About It: A Study of the U.S. Food System, 1981
Enough Food: Achieving Food Security through Regenerative Agriculture, 1985
The Feeding Web: Issues in Nutritional Ecology, 1978
From Columbus to ConAgra: The Globalization of Agriculture and Food, 1994
L’Agriculture et la Santé, 1945
The Mineral Composition of Crops with Particular Reference to the Soils in Which They Were Grown: A Review and Compilation, 1941
Mineral Nutrition and the Balance of Life, 1957
Nutrition and Health, being the Cantor Lectures Delivered before the Royal Society of Arts, 1936, together with two earlier essays, by Sir Robert McCarrison, and a postscript by H. M. Sinclair, 1936
Nutrition and Physical Degeneration; a Comparison of Primitive and Modern Diets and Their Effects, 1939
The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals, 2006
The Organic Foods Production Act (OFPA), 1990
Pottenger’s Cats: A Study in Nutrition, 1932
Slow Food: Collected Thoughts on Taste, Tradition, and the Honest Pleasures of Food, 2001
Sustainable Food Systems, 1983
The Twenty-ninth Day: Accommodating Human Needs and Numbers to the Earth’s Resources, 1978

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General Agricultural and Multi-Disciplinary Works

An ACRES U.S.A. Primer, 1979
Agriculture of Tomorrow, 1946
Alternative Agriculture, 1989
Alternative Agriculture: An Introduction and Overview: Symposium Proceedings, March 1984, Washington, D.C., 1984
Alternative Methods of Agriculture, 1976
Arator: Being a Series of Agricultural Essays, Practical and Political, in Sixty-one Numbers, by a Citizen of Virginia, 1813
The Basic Book of Organic Gardening, 1971
Basic Techniques in Ecological Farming: Papers Presented at the 2nd International Conference held by the IFOAM, Montreal, October 1-5, 1978, 1982
A Bibliography for Small and Organic Farmers: 1920-1978, 1978
Biological Husbandry: A Scientific Approach to Organic Farming, 1981
A Brief Compend of American Agriculture, 1846
De Re Rustica, 0050
Economics, Ethics, Ecology: Roots of Productive Conservation: Based on Material Presented at the 35th Annual Meeting of the Soil Conservation Society of America, August 4-August 6, 1980, Dearborn, Michigan, 1981
Essays Upon Field-husbandry in New-England, as It is or May be Ordered, 1748
The Farming Ladder, 1944
Five Hundred Points of Good Husbandry, 1580
George Washington Carver in his Own Words, 1910
How to Grow More Vegetables Than You Ever Thought Possible on Less Land Than You Can Imagine, 1974
The Land Now and Tomorrow, 1935
Low-input/Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Projects for 1988, 1988
The Natural Way of Farming: The Theory and Practice of Green Philosophy, 1985
Nature’s Ag School: The Thompson Farm, 1988
The New-England Farmer, or, Georgical Dictionary: Containing a Compendious Account of the Ways and Methods in Which the Important Art of Husbandry, in All its Various Branches, is, or May be Practised, to the Greatest Advantage, in this Country, 1790
The New Organic Grower: A Master’s Manual of Tools and Techniques for the Home and Market Gardener, 1989
The Next Green Revolution: Essential Steps to a Healthy, Sustainable Agriculture, 2001
Organic Agriculture: A Global Perspective, 2006
Organic Agriculture: Economic and Ecological Comparisons with Conventional Methods, 1978
Organic Farming, 1990
Organic Farming: Current Technology and its Role in a Sustainable Agriculture, 1984
The Power of Duck: Integrated Rice and Duck Farming, 2001
Radical Agriculture, 1976
Regenerating Agriculture: Policies and Practice for Sustainability and Self-reliance, 1995
Sustainable Agricultural Systems, 1990
Sustainable Agriculture and Integrated Farming Systems: 1984 Conference Proceedings, 1985
Sustainable Production of Fresh-Market Tomatoes and Other Summer Vegetables with Organic Mulches, 1997
Switching to a Sustainable System: Strategies for Converting from Conventional/Chemical to Sustainable/Organic Farming Systems, 1988
Towards a Sustainable Agriculture, 1978

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History of Agriculture and Resource Conservation

A Bibliography for Small and Organic Farmers: 1920-1978, 1978
Conquest of the Land Through Seven Thousand Centuries, 1948
Farmers of Forty Centuries (or) Permanent Agriculture in China, Korea, and Japan, 1911
The Husbandry of the Ancients, 1788
Soil and Civilization, 1952

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Livestock, Rangeland and Pasture

Cattle Ranges of the Southwest: A History of the Exhaustion of the Pasturage and Suggestions for its Restoration, 1898
Fertility Pastures: Herbal Leys as the Basis of Soil Fertility and Animal Husbandry, 1955
Grass Productivity, 1957
Greener Pastures on Your Side of the Fence: Better Farming with Voisin Grazing Management, 1987
Organic Dairy Farming, 1995
Range Improvement by Deferred and Rotation Grazing, 1913
Rangeland Health: New Methods to Classify, Inventory, and Monitor Rangelands, 1994

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Pest Management

Biological Control of Insect Pests and Weeds, 1964
Gardening without Poisons, 1964
The Rocky Mountain Locust: Its Metamorphoses and Natural Enemies, 1878
Silent Spring, 1962

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Philosophy and Ethics

The Conservation of Natural Resources, 1908
The Discipline of Peace, 1942
Fairness and Futurity: Essays on Environmental Sustainability and Social Justice, 1999
The Holy Earth, 1915
Malabar Farm, 1947
Meeting the Expectations of the Land: Essays in Sustainable Agriculture and Stewardship, 1984
New Roots for Agriculture, 1980
Our Margin of Life, 1964
A Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and There, 1949
Two Acre Eden, 1971
The Unsettling of America: Culture and Agriculture, 1977
Walden; or, Life in the Woods, 1854

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Plants and Biodiversity

Gathering the Desert, 1985
The Third Annual True Seed Exchange, 1978

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Policy and Regulation

Agricultural Land Retention Act: Report Together with Dissenting Views to Accompany H.R. 11122, 1978
Alternative Agriculture: Federal Incentives and Farmers’ Opinions: Report to Congressional Requesters, 1990
The Farmer-to-Consumer Direct Marketing Act of 1976, 1976
Food, Agriculture, Conservation and Trade Act of 1990 (FACTA), 1990
Hard Tomatoes, Hard Times: A Report of the Agribusiness Accountability Project on the Failure of America’s Land Grant College Complex, 1973
Low-input/Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Projects for 1988, 1988
The Organic Foods Production Act (OFPA), 1990
Report and Recommendations on Organic Farming, 1980
Searching for the "O-word": Analyzing the USDA Current Research Information System for Pertinence to Organic Farming, 1997
A Time to Act: A Report of the USDA National Commission on Small Farms, 1998

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Social, Rural and Quality of Life Issues

Alternative Agriculture: Federal Incentives and Farmers’ Opinions: Report to Congressional Requesters, 1990
Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed, 2005
Developing and Extending Sustainable Agriculture: A New Social Contract, 2006
The Farmer’s Decision: Balancing Economic Agriculture Production with Environmental Quality, 2005
Living the Good Life: Being a Plain Practical Account of a Twenty Year Project in a Self-subsistent Homestead in Vermont, Together with Remarks on How to Live Sanely and Simply in a Troubled World, 1954
Mankind and Civilization at Another Crossroad, 1971
Report on the Commission on Country Life, 1911
Social and Labor Needs of Farm Women, 1915
The Socioeconomics of Sustainable Agriculture: An Annotated Bibliography, 1992
State of the World: A Worldwatch Institute Report on Progress Toward a Sustainable Society, 1984
A Time to Act: A Report of the USDA National Commission on Small Farms, 1998
Urban Agriculture: Food, Jobs and Sustainable Cities, 1996

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Soil

An Agricultural Testament, 1940
Agriculture: A Course of Eight Lectures, 1924
Agriculture, a New Approach, 1954
The Albrecht Papers, 1919
Bio-dynamic Farming and Gardening: Soil Fertility Renewal and Preservation, 1938
Biodynamic Agriculture: An Introduction/ Biologische Landwirtschaft, 1976
Bodenfruchtbarkeit; eine Studie Biologischen Denkens, 1968
Bread from Stones. A New and Rational System of Land Fertilization and Physical Regeneration, 1894
The Clifton Park System of Farming and Laying Down Land to Grass, 1907
Compost for Garden Plot or Thousand-acre Farm: A Practical Guide to Modern Methods, 1942
Composting for Disposal of Organic Refuse, 1950
The Decreasing Fertility of Western Soil , 1949
Deserts on the March, 1935
Down to Earth: Fruit and Vegetable Growing, 1960
The Earth’s Green Carpet, 1947
An Essay on Calcareous Manures, 1832
The Fertility of the Land: A Summary Sketch of the Relationship of Farm-practice to the Maintaining and Increasing of the Productivity of the Soil, 1897
Fertilizer-free Agriculture, 1948
The Field Book of Manures, or, the American Muck Book: Treating of the Nature, Properties, Sources, History, and Operations of All the Principal Fertilisers and Manures in Common Use, with Specific Directions for Their Preparation, Preservation, and Application to the Soil and to Crops; as Combined with the Leading Principles of Practical and Scientific Agriculture; Drawn from Authentic Sources, Actual Experience, and Personal Observation, 1853
Food, Farming and the Future, 1951
Food or Famine, the Challenge of Erosion, 1945
The Formation of Vegetable Mould Through the Action of Worms with Observations on their Habits, 1881
From Vegetable Waste to Fertile Soil (Quick Return Compost), 1940
Gardening with Nature: How to Grow Your own Vegetables, Fruits and Flowers by Natural Methods, 1954
Green Manuring and Manures, 1865
Green Manuring: Principles and Practice, 1927
Horizontal Plowing and Hill-side Ditching, 1860
How to Have a Green Thumb without an Aching Back: A New Method of Mulch Gardening, 1955
Humus: Origin, Chemical Composition, and Importance in Nature, 1936
The Living Soil, 1943
Look to the Land, 1940
A Manual of Agricultural Botany, 1898
The Mineral Composition of Crops with Particular Reference to the Soils in Which They Were Grown: A Review and Compilation, 1941
A Muck Manual for Farmers, 1842
The Mulching of Vegetables, 1957
Nutrition and the Soil, Thoughts on Feeding, 1949
Organic Chemistry and its Application to Agriculture and Physiology, 1840
The Organic Front, 1948
Organic Husbandry: A Symposium, 1949
Our Plundered Planet, 1948
Pay Dirt: Farming and Gardening with Composts, 1945
Plowman’s Folly, 1943
Practical Organic Gardening, 1955
Precis Scientifique et Pratique de Culture Biologique: Methode Lemaire-Boucher, 1968
The Rape of the Earth: A World Survey of Soil Erosion, 1939
Reconstruction by Way of the Soil, 1946
Rodale Guide to Composting, 1979
Récherches Chimiques sur la Végétation, 1804
Soil and Sense, 1941
Soil Erosion: A National Menace, 1928
Soil Erosion: Crisis in America’s Croplands?, 1983
Soil Fertility and Permanent Agriculture , 1910
Soil Microorganisms and Higher Plants, 1958
Soils and Men: The Yearbook of Agriculture, 1938, 1938
Soils: How to Handle and Improve Them, 1907
Soils, their Formation, Properties, and Relations to Climate and Plant Growth in the Humid and Arid Regions, 1906
A Study on the Influence of Climate upon the Nitrogen and Organic Matter Content of the Soil, 1930
Tree Crops: A Permanent Agriculture, 1929
Trees and Toadstools, 1945
Weeds: Guardians of the Soil, 1950

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Water

The Keyline Plan, 1954
Water: Rethinking Management in an Age of Scarcity, 1984

 

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