Herwig Pommeresche, a German-Norwegian explorer of soil life, graduate permaculture designer and graduate engineer, shares his lifetime of research into humus. Humusphere, translated into English for the first time, digs deep into a myriad of little-known research papers, comparing their findings with the usual conventional methods.
Herwig Pommeresche offers an ecologically oriented understanding as a check to the still prevalent chemical-technical agricultural system.
In the excerpt below, Pommeresche discusses the cycle of living material and its biological and chemical roots.
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From Chapter One: Agrobiology and Agricultural Chemistry: Two Sides of the Same Coin
Whom Does Agriculture Serve?
I would like to pose an intentionally provocative question: Who should determine the future of agriculture and thus our food supply? Should it be the field of chemistry or the field of biology? Continue Reading →