An Agricultural Testament
Author : Sir Albert Howard
262 pages | Paperback
About the Book
Sir Alber Howrad, author of An Agricultural Testament and founder of the India science Congress, came to India as an imperial economic botanist to train Indian peasants in the art and science of chemical agriculture. He ended up learning organic farming from the peasants instead, treating them with respect as his professors.
Incorporating Howard's own detailed experiments with organic farming, An Agricultural Testament was written to draw attention to the destruction of the soil. modern agricultureal research, Howard Wrote, hastaught the farmer to profiteer at the expense of posterity. In businesses such attitudes result in bankruptsy.
An Agricultural Testament reminds humanity that nature is the only good farmer that exists anf farmers would improve their practice only to the extent that they imitate her ways.