HORT 456 - Organic Vegetable Production
Class Syllabus (MS Word)

SUPPLEMENTAL READING LIST

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SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE – GENERAL
Sustainable Agriculture: An Introduction - IP043
Applying the Principles of Sustainable Farming - IP107
Intercropping Principles and Production Practices - IP135
Holistic Management: A Whole-Farm Decision Making Framework - IP154

PEST MANAGEMENT
Biointensive Integrated Pest Management - IP049
Farmscaping to Enhance Biological Control - CT065
Principles of Sustainable Weed Management for Croplands - IP039

SOIL AND FERTILITY MANAGEMENT
A Brief Overview of Nutrient Cycling in Pastures - IP221
Sustainable Soil Management - IP027
Drought Resistant Soil - IP169
Overview of Cover Crops and Green Manures - IP024
Composting-The Basics - IP410

WATER - IRRIGATION
Soil Moisture Monitoring: Low-Cost Tools and Methods - IP277
Maintaining Irrigation Pumps, Motors, and Engines - IP299
Measuring and Conserving Irrigation Water - IP280
Energy Saving Tips for Irrigators - IP278

ALTERNATIVE ENERGY STRATEGIES
Renewable Energy Opportunities on the Farm - IP304
Small-Scale Wind Energy on the Farm - IP311
Biodiesel: Do-it-yourself Production Basics - IP263
Solar-Powered Livestock Watering Systems - IP217
Agricultural Buildings: An Overview - IP220
Efficient Food Dehydration Options - IP147

GREENHOUSE – SEASON EXTENSION PRODUCTION
Sustainable Season Extension: Considerations for Design - IP416
Compost Heated Greenhouses - CT137
Integrated Pest Management for Greenhouse Crops - IP144
Organic Greenhouse Vegetable Production - IP078
Season Extension Techniques for Market Gardeners - IP035
Aquaponics — Integration of Hydroponics with Aquaculture - IP163