Home » August Book of the Month: From the Soil Up August Book of the Month: From the Soil Up August 6, 2021 Get a special price on this book through the month of August, and be sure to take advantage of the August book sale to get extra discounts on all your purchases this month! From the Soil Up Original price: $24.00 Book of the Month price: $18.00 –Buy it now! The farmer’s role is to conduct the symphony of plants and soil. In this book, learn how to coax the most out of your plants by providing the best soil and removing all yield-limiting factors. Schriefer is best known for his “systems” approach to tillage and soil fertility, which is detailed here. Managing soil aeration, water, and residue decay are covered, as well as ridge planting systems, guidelines for cultivating row crops, and managing soil fertility. Develop your own soil fertility system for long-term productivity. Copyright 1984, 2000, softcover, 274 pages. Want exclusive access to the best deals on books each month? Get the Book of the Week email newsletter delivered directly to your inbox!