Traditional American Farming Techniques

Traditional American Farming Techniques

by Frank D. Gardner, James R. Babb
     
 

Traditional American Farming Techniques remains as valuable today as when it was first published in 1916. More than a thousand pages brim with information - everything from the science behind crop rotation to the specifics of breeding better hogs; from raising perfect celery to maximizing yields in subtropical citrus groves; from growing and curing the best

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Traditional American Farming Techniques remains as valuable today as when it was first published in 1916. More than a thousand pages brim with information - everything from the science behind crop rotation to the specifics of breeding better hogs; from raising perfect celery to maximizing yields in subtropical citrus groves; from growing and curing the best tobacco to making the best butter; from the care and management of draft animals to the details of replacing them with trucks and tractors; from improving farm soils to dealing with insect infestations and diseases of crops and livestock using methods today's organic farmers would recognize and approve. (6 x 9, 1088 pages, b&w photos, illustrations, charts)

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A nostalgic reprint of originally published in 1916 by L. T. Myers. As a guide to farming the old way, the manual provides advice and facts on soil management, farm crops, vegetable gardening, livestock farming, dairy farming, farm buildings and equipment, farm management, plant and animal diseases, and home economics. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585744121
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
12/01/2001
Series:
Traditional Series
Edition description:
First edition
Pages:
1088
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 8.36(h) x 2.00(d)

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