biodynamic agriculture


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biodynamic agriculture

A type of organic farming which focuses on ensuring self-sustainability of the soil, by using special manures and herbal preparations to enhance soil health, integrating plants and animals and encouraging biodiversity.
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A HOLISTIC APPROACH BIODYNAMIC agriculture was devised by the philosopher and scientist Rudolf Steiner in 1924.
She bought Domaine de Clairac in 2004, a rather run-down estate near Beziers that had been organic since 1966 and has set about converting it to biodynamic agriculture.
Biodynamic Agriculture Introductory Lectures, Vol 1, 2, & 3 by Alex Podolinsky
Biodynamic agriculture, an idea developed in Germany, organic farming, which originated in Britain in the 1940s and biological agriculture, developed in Switzerland.
has received official Biodynamic(R) certification by the Demeter Association, the international accreditation agency for Biodynamic Agriculture.
Rudolf Steiner, the founder of biodynamic agriculture in the early 1900s, played a leading role in bringing mistletoe to the attention of the general public as a medicinal plant.
An Emerson College graduate in biodynamic agriculture, Holden's 25 years' practical experience of organic farming give an authority he wields tirelessly on behalf of sustainable agriculture and better quality food.
In 1951 Caballero was introduced to Ehrenfried Pfeiffer, then the foremost authority in natural resource protection and the budding field of biodynamic agriculture (a form of intensive, organic agriculture that reintegrates all aspects of the farm -- growing, ranching, and forestry -- in order to perpetuate a self-sustaining system).
He added that it is a private company that does not receive government subsidies, but provides support to farmers who apply biodynamic agriculture on their lands.
Project Description: The objective of this project is to strengthen the associative process of producers who are driving the Cooperative Wealth, so that they become a model institution in the practice of biodynamic agriculture in Missions way that would promote free agriculture agrochemicals and general use friendlier to the environment in which it develops.
The company is widely known for its commitment to organic winemaking and biodynamic agriculture, a system of sustainable farming that approaches the land as a living, self-contained eco-system.
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