- 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.