SchwartzReport: Amish Farmers Study Plant Immunology, Avoid Using Pesticides Completely

01 Agriculture, Advanced Cyber/IO, Liberation Technology
Stephan A. Schwartz
Stephan A. Schwartz

The failure of the industrial chemical agriculture and husbandry model is becoming increasingly evident. But just as alternatives to carbon energy are gaining momentum, so I hope an agriculture and husbandry alternative, such as that described in this report, takes hold and similarly replaces the chemicals and poisons.

Amish Farmers Study Plant Immunology, Avoid Using Pesticides Completely

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Samuel Zook, an Amish farmer recently explained to a reporter: “If you really stop and think about it, though, when we go out spraying our crops with pesticides, that’s really what we’re doing. It’s chemical warfare, bottom line.” His frustration led him to the writings of an 18-year old Amish farmer from Ohio, named John Kempf. This young upstart is the founder of Advancing Eco Agriculture, a consulting firm the farmer established in 2006 to promote science-intensive organic agriculture.

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Phi Beta Iota: The other sustainable model is found in Cuba, where US sanctions have thankfully saved the Cubans from US predatory mega-agricultural poisons.

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