This month, our focus turns to plant nutrition and its importance in managing pests.
Here is a list of resources related to whatever you need to learn most about plant nutrition for pest management, from free articles to our most recent issue of AcresUSA magazine.
Read Free Articles
Our EcoFarmingDaily.com website is a free resource for all kinds of in-depth articles, interviews and how-to’s on regenerative agriculture. Here are a few plant nutrition-specific articles to get started:
- “Built-In” Pest Management an excerpt from the book A New Farm Language by W. Joe Lewis.
- Towards Natural Crop Nutrition an excerpt from the book Fertility Pastures by Newman Turner
- Common Forage Pests and Problems by Dr. Harold Willis
- Insect Damage an excerpt from the book The Non-Toxic Farming Handbook by Philip Wheeler and Ronald Ward.
Best Books on Plant Nutrition for Pest Management
- Eco-Farm by Charles Walters – a complete education in soils, crops, and weed and insect control.
- Weeds: Control Without Poisons by Charles Walters – provides specifics on a hundred weeds, why they grow, what soil conditions spur them on or stop them, what they say about your soil, and how to control them without the obscene presence of poisons.
- Mineral Nutrition and Plant Disease by Don Huber – examines how mineral nutrition affects plant disease.
Learn in Person
There is no better way to delve deeper into plant nutrition than at our 2023 Healthy Soil Summit! No matter what you grow, from nuts to orchards to cash crops to pasture, our two days of workshops and keynotes — led by real practitioners — teach useful tactics you can implement immediately. Here are just a few of the program highlights:
- Reading Your Soil: Mineral Nutrition by David Knaus
- Strategic Case Study: Building Biodiversity Above and Below Ground by Meri Lillia Mullins
- Regenerative Agriculture: The Power of Biomimicry and Bio-communication by Ray Archuleta
- And much more!
Read the July 2023 Issue
The July 2023 issue of AcresUSA magazine deals with the theme of plant nutrition for pest management with a number of in-depth and educational articles.
To Stress or Not to Stress?
BY GARY REDDING
Optimal nutrition produces better results than intentionally induced stress.
Destressing the Stressors
BY DON HUBER
We can manage plant disease by managing plant nutrition.
BY GARY ZIMMER
Soil health management is a farm management decision.
…. AND MORE!
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