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Gene Logsdon

Gene Logsdon lives and works with his wife on a small farm in Upper Sandusky, Ohio. He is the author of fourteen books on rural life and a weekly column, “The Country Rover,” in the Carey Progressor Times.

— From January 1996
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

The Economy Of Eden

“I have learned how to grow healthy crops,” wrote Sir Albert Howard in his 1940 book An Agricultural Testament, “without the slightest help from mycologists, entomologists, bacteriologists, agricultural chemists, statisticians, spraying machines, insecticides, germicides, and all the other expensive paraphernalia of the modern experiment station.”

January 1996
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

The Contrary Farmer

The truth is that farming at its worst is no more physically punishing than operating a restaurant, brokering commodities on the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade, or training for the Olympics.

April 1995
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