Lecture 13_Alternative Gardening

Lecture 13_Alternative Gardening - Organic Production and...

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Organic Production and Alternative Gardening
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ANNOUNCEMENTS Pick up graded garden notebooks and quiz 3 Check grade for the semester Online Evaluations!!! Quiz #4 next week during class Garden Evaluation #5 next Wednesday Dec 7 Tomato stakes Twine White labels
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Organic Production For the vast majority of human history, agriculture can be described as organic 20th century was a large supply of new synthetic chemicals introduced to the food supply The organic farming movement arose in the 1940s in response to the industrialization of agriculture known as the Green Revolution
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Organic Production In 1939, Lord Northbourne coined the term organic farming in his book Look to the Land (1940) "the farm as organism" : holistic, ecologically-balanced approach to farming in contrast to chemical farming , which relied on "imported fertility" and "cannot be self-sufficient nor an organic whole." Early consumers had individual ideas about what “organic” meant purchased produce from local farms
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2012 for the course HOS 1014 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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