The University of Nebraska put a large collection of John Weaver's publications online for free download. The Soil and Health Library is mirroring this material. Select this item to see the full list of publications with download links to them.
What every soil analyst needs to know; a university-level textbook.
Dr. Jones explains how the main creators of humus are specialized fungi that plants feed sugars and other complexed nutrients. These fungi, in turn, help feed plants both nutrients and moisture.
Once each year over many decades the United States Department of Agriculture published a yearbook. This particular Yearbook of Agriculture, Soils and Men, is widely considered the best of the lot. And this article by William Albrecht may well be la crème de la crème. It is our hope to eventually present the entire yearbook online.
The book(let) asserts that animal manure is "unclean." Fertilizing with manures produces less nutritious food. The proper way to farm or garden is by remineralizing with rock dusts.
Faulkner's last summary of how to farm, to improve soil and to restore highly degraded farms.
How spreading aglime in far larger amounts than conventional ag science calls for greatly reduces the need for fertilizer and grows crops with much higher nutrient-density.