by Fred Magdoff & Harold van Es
The third edition of Building Soils - revised, expanded, and now in full color. This thorough book explains how to use ecological approaches and work with the built-in strengths of your plant/soil system to boost fertility and yields while reducing pest pressures and environmental impacts. An invaluable introduction to soil health for the beginning farmer and gardener and a great update for experienced farmers, gardeners, and educators.
Softcover. 294 pages. Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education 2009.