Archives for March 2011

Olga Bonfiglio: News: South Haven Promotes Agricultural Sustainability

March 30, 2011 at 5:13 pm

The South Haven area has a rich, 150-year-old agricultural history as the Southwest Michigan Fruit Belt, the largest non-citrus fruit producing region in North America.It includes the legacy of Liberty Hyde Bailey, America’s father of horticulture and founder of the Michigan Pomological Society (later named Michigan Horticultural Society).He was born in South Haven. READ MORE:... View Article

Wes Jackson Puts Bailey at the Top

March 30, 2011 at 4:58 pm

Wes Jackson, known for being theco-founder and current president of The Land Institute,named, “the grand old Cornell dean,”Liberty Hyde Bailey in his personal agricultural Hall of Fame list. “[Bailey] kept looking back to nature as the standard or measure against which we should judge our agricultural practices. The Outlook to Nature appeared in 1905 and... View Article