Holy shit : managing manure to save mankind (Book, 2010) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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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:   Print book : 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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gene Logsdon
ISBN: 9781603582513 1603582517
OCLC Number: 610835212
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiv, 204 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
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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Publishers Weekly-Common sense and just the right amount of folksy humor make this treatise on feces a pleasure to read whether or not you've ever knowingly come within 50 miles of a compost heap. Read more...

 
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