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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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And after having attended the course at Koberwitz, he converted his 380-hectare estate to biodynamic agriculture. It is interesting to note that his son, Hartmut von Jeetze, a strong advocate of and enthusiastic practitioner in biodynamic agriculture was among a small number of pioneers that in 1961 established the first Camphill village community in the USA at Copake in New York State.
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. Despite her name she's utterly French, but her English dad gave her a love of wine.
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.
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).
In the 1920s, English horticulturalist Alan Chadwick began combining the "French intensive" method of extremely close crop spacing with "biodynamic agriculture," a system developed by Austrian educator and philosopher Rudolf Steiner that makes use of raised soil beds, organic fertilizer, and companion planting (grouping mutually beneficial plants to cut down disease and insect infestation).
Another area of cooperation is in biodynamic agriculture. We are not a large agricultural country, but we are very focused on organic and biodynamic agriculture, as its profits are higher than non-organic ones.
Biodynamic agriculture: This system is based on a series of talks on agricultural delivered in 1924 by Austrian philosopher Rudolf Steiner (the same man behind Waldorf schools).
No particular spiritual belief is necessary, however, to use the wisdom of biodynamic agriculture. In biodynamic journals, only the results of biodynamic practices are reported.
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.

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