Crisis & opportunity : sustainability in American agriculture / John E. Ikerd
- Ikerd, John E.
- Additional Titles:
- Crisis and opportunity
- Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 
- Copyright Date:
- Physical Description:
- xi, 325 pages ; 22 cm.
- Crisis and opportunity in American agriculture -- Why we should stop promoting industrial agriculture -- Corporate agriculture and family farms -- The corporatization of America -- Rediscovering agriculture and new hope for farming -- Farming in harmony with nature and society -- Reclaiming the sacred in food and farming -- Do we really need to define sustainable agriculture? -- Foundational principles of soils, stewardship, and sustainability -- Economics of sustainable farming -- The renaissance of rural America -- Walking the talk of sustainable agriculture -- Survival strategies for small farms -- Marketing in the niches for sustainability -- Local organic farms save farmland and communities -- The triple bottom line of farming in the future -- The real costs of globalization -- Redirecting government policies for agricultural sustainability -- The new American food system -- American agriculture after fossil energy.
- 9780803211421 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0803211422 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-325).
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