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Holy shit : managing manure to save mankind

Author: Gene Logsdon
Publisher: White River Junction, VT : Chelsea Green Pub., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the expensive disposal of animal and human manure, arguing that to feed a growing population the world must get more comfortable talking about and using feces safely.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Logsdon, Gene.
Holy shit
(DLC) 2010021451
(OCoLC)610835212
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gene Logsdon
ISBN: 9781603583107 1603583106
OCLC Number: 912403905
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 204 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Manure : the hot new farm commodity --
The nitty-gritty of the shitty --
Bedding lessons from the strawstack days --
The manure pack --
The pitchfork : the real symbol of America --
Hauling and spreading manure --
No more poop coops --
Thar's gold in them thar horse stalls --
Sheep and goat manures are ... well ... cleaner --
Of milk and manure --
Pigs can potty-train themselves --
Guano and other offbeat manures --
Meditations on a meadow muffin --
Cat litter and dog dung --
Oh my goodness, manure on your garden? --
The anti-bowel movement --
How I came to find divine materials in manure --
Dealing with our dread of human excrement --
Applying treated human biosolids to farmland --
Do we want farmers or robots?
Responsibility: Gene Logsdon ; illustrations by Brooke Budner.
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This fresh, fascinating and entertaining look at an early, but absolutely crucial subject - who to recycle our greatest natural resource - is a gem, and destined to become a classic of agricultural  Read more...

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"Gene Logsdon is one of only three people I know who are able to make a living exclusively out of writing what should be common sense. Here he has done it again."--Wes Jackson, President of The Land Read more...

 
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