> Steve: I think my posts, and those of others on this thread, should
> clarify that it is unwise to generalize across all organic farms on
> issues such as labor, price, and soil.
Agreed. please return the favor of not putting all farmers who are not
organic in the same basket as conventional farmers. I should have been
more clear in where I'm coming from as an alternative farmer. (1 point
we have all learned from this tread in educating others: don't
> The literature does not
> support most of your premises.
I don't have your literature so I don't know. I talk to farmers and that
is what my information is based on. (another point: balance literature
with experiance. We need them both! Believe me Ann, if I had cows, I be
the first one at your door to learn how to best manage them!)
-- "New Generation Cropping Systems": the cutting edge of sustainable agriculture http://www.cedarmeadowfarm.com Steve Groff Cedar Meadow Farm 679 Hilldale Rd Holtwood PA 17532 USA Ph. 717-284-5152
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