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Default A History of Organic Farming: Transitions from Sir Albert Howard's War in the Soil to the USDA NOP

A History of Organic Farming: Transitions from Sir Albert Howard's War in the Soil to the USDA National Organic Program
Written by Joseph Heckman, PhD
Saturday, 21 July 2007 21:56


A History of Organic Farming: Transitions from Sir Albert Howard's War in the Soil to the USDA National Organic Program - Weston A Price Foundation
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Many people active in organic agriculture today are unaware of the important role played by Sir Albert Howard1 and others of his generation, including F.H. King, Walter Northbourne, Lady Balfour, J.I. Rodale, and Louis Bromfield, in the development and diffusion of organic farming concepts. For a better understanding of organic concepts there is still much that can be learned from reading the foundational writings of Sir Albert Howard. The recent rapid growth of the organic movement has resulted in a loss of connection with the historical figures and roots of organic agriculture…
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