• Soil and Health Magazine: _Memorial Issue

    PART ITHE LIFE AND WORK OF SIR ALBERT HOWARD     3     by Louise E. HowardPART II FOREWORD by H. Martin-Leake, Sc.D. (Cantab)     25TRIBUTES FROM FRIENDS AND SUPPORTERS    India          JamesInsch      27          E.Fairlie Watson, O.B.E.     29          YeshwantD. Wad      30     Great Britain          F.Newman Turner     32          O.G. S. Croft, J.P.     36          F.C. King     39          BasilRidley     42          RoyBridger     43          W.York Moore     46     Medicine and Dentistry          LionelJ. Picton, O.B.E., M.A., B.M., B.Ch. (Oxon),               M.R.C.S.,L.R.C.P.      47          A.G. Badenoch, M.D., D.P.H.     52     E. Brodie Carpenter, L.D.S., R.C.S.Eng.     56     United States of America PAGE          J.I. Rodale     57     South Africa and Rhodesia           J.M. Moubray, O.B.E.     59          G.C. Dymond, A.R.I.C.     62          J.P. J. van Vuren     66     New Zealand          D.M. Robinson     69     Central America — El Salvador          EugenioArauio     72     Malaya          J.W. Scharff, M.D., D.P.H.     75     Town Wastes          C.B. Townend, B.Sc, M.Inst.C.E., Engineer-in-Charge           W.T. Lockett, Chief Chemist, Mogden Purification Works,                Isleworth,Middlesex 78POSTSCRIPT      80  

  • Soil and Health Magazine: Vol. II, No. 4

    THE WORKER AND HIS FOOD     197LABOUR IN AFRICA     199     The inefficiency of African nativelabour:       the cause and’ the remedy—Labourand’ the soil.DIET ON THE NORTH-WEST FRONTIER OF INDIA     206OUR DAILY BREAD     209THE PRODUCER CONSUMER WHOLE FOOD SOCIETY     215THE PROGRESS OF ORGANIC AGRICULTURE IN THE U.S.A.      219MUNICIPAL COMPOSTING IN NEW ZEALAND     220     The progress of the campaign—     The Dannevirke scheme for the utilizationof organic wastes.AN INFORMED CRITICISM OF THE IMPERIAL GROUND     NUT SCHEME.     226POULTRY FERTILITY     228WOOL PRODUCTION IN NEW SOUTH WALES     229A COMPOST CROFT IN THE MAKING     231     II. First live stock.STERILIZING SOIL AND BURNING DISEASED MATERIAL     236THE BACKGROUND OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRY     239LETTERS TO THE EDITOR     244     Devil’s dust destroys quality —The salvage of famished sheep—     Muck or magic?—Mustard and cress. 

  • Soil and Health Magazine: Vol. II, No. 3

    THE ANIMAL AS OUR FARMING PARTNER     131BIO-CHEMISTRY EXPLAINS DISEASE RESISTANCE     133THE PREVENTION OF POTATO BLIGHT     135THE TREATMENT OF SWALEDALE SHEEP BY NATURAL     METHODS     138     by Juliette Barclai d’LevyTHE CAUSE AND MEASURE OF MODERN DEGENERATION     143     Weston A. PriceNUTRITION AND DENTAL HEALTH     147     How to avoid a famine of quality—Eskimodentition.THE HARVEST PROBLEM IN GREAT BRITAIN     155     Combines versus tripods.A COMPOST CROFT IN THE MAKING     158     I. First Crops.OATMEAL AS THE STAPLE DIET OF WALES     164THE WASTE PRODUCTS OF THE CANE -SUGAR     INDUSTRY     168LETTERS TO THE EDITOR     174     How composting should be demonstrated—     Magic dust and the compost campaign—Muckor magic?—     Nutrition and dental health—Wheatgerm in medical practice—     New wives for old.REVIEW     180     The coming revolution in nutrition. 

  • Soil and Health Magazine: Vol. II, No. 2

    THE LEGUMINOUS CROP     67ORANGES AND HUMUS     69DRIED ACTIVATED AND DIGESTED SEWAGE SLUDGE     IN AGRICULTURE AND HORTICULTURE     71MUNICIPAL COMPOSTING IN NEW ZEALAND     79HARNESSING THE RHINOCERUS BEETLE     82DISEASE RESISTANCE IN LIVE STOCK     84DISTEMPER IN DOGS     86HOW OUR BREAD IS MURDERED     90FARM PRACTICES INFLUENCING THE INCIDENCE OF     MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS     93OUTDOOR TOMATOES     98HILL FARMING IN THE ORIENT     100FROM INSURANCE CLERK TO CROFTER     104     IV. A place of our own.THE LIVING PHAROAHS     108THE INDORE PROCESS ON A COMMERCIAL SCALE IN     EL SALVADOR     109LETTERS TO THE EDITOR     111     Agriculture must be No. 1 priority—Makinga desert into a garden—     How to avoid colds and influenza—Breadat sea— A future flavour shop.REVIEW     116     The conquest of tuberculosis. 

  • Soil and Health Magazine: Vol. II, No. 1

    THE COMPOST YEAR BOOK     2THE WORK OF THE SOIL POPULATION     3ORGANIC FRUIT GROWING     5HARNESSING THE EARTHWORM     10ACTIVATED AND DIGESTED SEWAGE SLUDGE IN     AGRICULTURE AND HORTICULTURE      13DANGER AHEAD FOR BEET GROWERS      26THE EVOLUTION OF COMPOSTING IN     CENTRAL AMERICA     29AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE IN A MODERN      SECONDARY SCHOOL     33COMPOST MAKING AT TRAINING CENTRES     36     Campion House, Osterley—A MissionaryCollege in Eire.LETTERS TO THE EDITOR     38     A view on the establishment of anAgricultural College in Kent—     A Scottish compost garden—Morefarmyard manure essential—     How to conquer a clay soil—Howto avoid bucket feeding in the dairy—     Night-soil in sandy ground—Wheatmeal porridge—     Murdered bread in the eighteenthcentury.REVIEWS     47     A Revolution in Medical Thought—TheEarth’s Green Carpet. 

  • Soil and Health Magazine: Vol. I, No. 4

    THE NITROGEN PROBLEM     195THE COMPOST MOVEMENT IN NEW ZEALAND     197     The New Zealand Compost Society—     Impressions of New Zealand’ Agriculture.A COMPOST SOCIETY IS BORN     201HARNESSING THE EARTHWORM     203CLOCHES IN THE GARDEN     206THE UTILIZATION OF WATER HYACINTH IN BENGAL     209IS DIGGING NECESSARY?     211     Compost, sawdust, and no digging—     The need for digging— To digor not to dig?—     This digging question.THE TWO STANDARDS     215A FARMING CAMP SCHOOL     217FROM INSURANCE CLERK TO CROFTER     220     III. The compost campaign continued.PLANT NUTRITION AND SCIENCE     225POINTERS FROM THE RESEARCH STATIONS     232     Soil bacteria: some newly discoveredbenefits—     Beginning at the wrong end—Somerecent results.GRIND YOUR OWN BREAKFAST     236LETTERS TO THE EDITOR     238     The whole wheat road to health—Flavourshops—     The verdict of the grazing animal—Subsoilingestablished hops—      Sweet clover — The role ofthe root nodule —      Composting with sawdust—Organicfarming in Ulster—     Victor Hugo on waste—A modernearth closet.REVIEW     246     The cure and prevention of cancer. 

  • Soil and Health Magazine: Vol. I, No. 3

    QUALITY IN COMPOST     131BREAD AT SEA     133     Fresh ground wholewheat for theNavy.GRASSLAND MANAGEMENT     141THE IMPORTANCE OF QUALITY     147THE MARCH OF COMPOST     156     The case for composting: an author’sview—Should we bury compost?—     Composting on allotments—Drieddigested sewage sludge—     The pail closet or bucket latrine—Acompost film—Composting in Hampshire.FROM INSURANCE CLERK TO CROFTER     162     II. The compost campaign.THE NATURE OF HEALTH OR DISEASE IN PLANTS     167LETTERS TO THE EDITOR     172     Victory over eelworm—Tomatoleaf mould and compost—      Compost in India—The dangersof devil’s dust—     Darwin on humus and the earthworm—Organicgardening on a sandbar—     The Poore earth closet—Agriculturalreconstruction in Germany—     Chemicals, humus and the soil.REVIEWS     181     Organic farming without devil’sdust—South Africa: pioneer in natural farming. 

  • Soil and Health Magazine: Vol. I, No. 2

    THE PURPOSE OF DISEASE      67RESTORING LIFE TO A DEAD FARM     69THE NATURE OF HEALTH AND DISEASE IN PLANTS     71THE HARVEST OF THE SEA     76     How the harvest can be improved—Howthe harvest can be ruined.EARTHWORM FARMING     83     Earthworm farming in Great Britain—Coldlight: an earthworm problem from South Africa.THE PROGRESS OF THE PIONEERS     89     Compost and labour saving—Asanitation problem: the sequel.FROM INSURANCE CLERK TO CROFTER     97     I. Back to the land.LETTERS TO THE EDITOR     102     A neglected study—Preventionof dental troubles — Sanitasbrod — Earthworms and basicslag — The Poore earth closet—Compost-raised seed.REVIEWS     108     Nutrition and physical degeneration—Chemicals,humus and the soil.THE INDORE PROCESS OF COMPOSTING     116     Composting in large gardens—Compostingin small gardens —Composting on the farm. 

  • Soil and Health Magazine: Vol. I, No. 1

    Editorial; The Progress of the Pioneers; Posing Questions ToNature; The Soil’s Response to Compost; Our Neglected Wastes;Our Murdered Bread; Letters to the Editor; Review.

  • The Animal As Our Farming Partner
  • How To Avoid A Famine of Quality

    Editor of Soil and Health

  • Harnessing The Earthworm
  • Organic Campaign
  • Address to a Meeting of The Farmers’ Club

    Full title—”With Discussion by Sir Albert Howard and G.T. Wrench”. Speeches and Q&A at the Royal Empire Society, Craven Street, W.C.2,on Monday, 30th January, 1939.

  • Letter from Sir Albert Howard Concerning the Cheshire Medical Testament on Nutrition
  • Sir Albert Howard Memorial Issue

    Containing many tributes to Sir Albert, including exceptional pieces by Eve Balfour and Lady Howard

  • Sir Albert Howard –In Memoriam

    When Sir Albert Howard passed away in 1948 Organic Gardening and Farming Magazine ran a memorial edition that contained a collection of tributes by important figures in the organic movement.

  • Miscellaneous Articles From Organic Gardening Magazine, 1945-47

    A collection of articles by Sir Albert Howard that were published in early issues of Organic Farming and Gardening Magazine.

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