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biodynamics

[‚bi·ō·dī′nam·iks]
(biophysics)
The study of the effects of dynamic processes (motion, acceleration, weightlessness, and so on) on living organisms.
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They had married in May 1924 and had spent their honeymoon attending Steiner's course on biodynamic agriculture, which was held at Koberwitz, the property of another noble family--the von Keyserlingks--who were friends of the von Jeetzes and also anthroposophists.
Biodynamic agriculture had its beginnings in Germany about 100 years ago under the guidance of Rudolf Steiner and is now practiced in countries as diverse as China, India and Australia, the latter having the largest acreage under biodynamic cultivation.
A HOLISTIC APPROACH BIODYNAMIC agriculture was devised by the philosopher and scientist Rudolf Steiner in 1924.
For more details contact the Biodynamic Agriculture Association by visiting www.
In Europe, he's also known as the father of biodynamic agriculture, which he introduced nearly 20 years before the organic movement took off.
Biodynamic agriculture is a philosophy espoused by Austrian scientist and philosopher Rudolf Steiner in the early 1900s.
Chambers' own description of the biodynamic agriculture operation at Resonance is "organic on steroids" or "uber organic".
Some growers are content to follow the practical methods advocated by Rudolph Steiner, the founding father of biodynamic agriculture, without believing the philosophy he wove round it.
Several key concepts are unique to biodynamic agriculture. The idea of farm individuality is central to biodynamic practices.
Established in 1859, and made up of seven villages, owner Rajah Banerjee says of Makaibari: "It's like a small kingdom." Makaibari follows a system of planting whose goal is the achievement of balance through the principles of nature, based on the theory of Biodynamic Agriculture, created by Dr.
There is a large and accelerating movement within the wine grape industry towards sustainable, organic and even biodynamic agriculture. For the most part, this is being driven by the belief among wineries and wine grape growers that these practices are "good for the planet -- good for the grape."

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