Re: organic pesticides?
Hook Family (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Wed, 22 Dec 1999 18:06:14 -0800
> Those of us in organic or natural or sustainable or, as I would put it,
> traditional agriculture should make this point very strongly because the
> chemical farmers would loke to believe that we use a lot a "organic"
> pesticides. Nothing can be farther from the truth. It may be tough for a
> while when you try to return land poisoned by chemicals to traditional
> cultivation. I've been working the same land for 15 years and use no
> pesticides, except occasional use of Btk.
Don wrote the above message most of which is snipped. I'd have to agree
with Don. We have used a bit of the various Bt and a bit of neem(we ran out
and just never bothered to get anymore). The guys and a couple of teenagers
hand picked the tomato bugs and feed them to the chickens. The tatsoi had a
few flea beetle holes but mostly everything flurished and of course tasted
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