The Book of the Farm

The Book of the Farm

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A detailed description and guide to best contemporary farming practice, including agriculture, dairying and livestock farming, first published in 1842.Detailing the Labours of the Farmer, Farm-steward, Ploughman, Shepherd, Hedger, Cattle-man, Field-worker, and Dairy-maid Henry Stephens ... in like manner, the hay of natural grass should be more nourishing to old stock than from that which is sown ; and hence natural hay is best for cows. ... Still hay- making varies according to the means used for conducting it ; for if manual labour alone is employed, one process ... The implements required for the purpose are few and simple.

Title:The Book of the Farm
Author:Henry Stephens
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2011-01-06


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