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A VALUABLE WORK FOR EVERY AGRICULTURIST.
In demy Svo, price Ios. 6d. half-bound, 640 pp.,
By J. CHALMERS MORTON,
AGRICULTURE,” “FARMER'S ALMANACK," ETC.
A systematic Work on Farm Practice, accompanied by Explanations and References to Theory when necessary ; but mainly and intentionally descriptive of actual Experience and Work in Field, Fold, and Farmery. It is fully illustrated with Wood Engravings of Buildings, Land Drainage, Machinery, and Plants.
Mr. J. CHALMERS Morton, from whose pen it comes, has long been well known as an agricultural writer, and by the description of Farm Practice in all parts of the country, which, during the last eighteen years, has been given in his paper, “ The Weekly Agricultural Gazette.” There is thus ample guarantee that the readers of this volume have not only the most trustworthy, but the latest agricultural experience laid before them
in its pages.
Amongst the GENERAL CONTENTS will be found I The whole work of all formation on Marketing, Localikinds of Farms is described in ties, and Prices. monthly succession, as
5. The Use of all kinds of step it occupies the attention of Agricultural Tools and Machinesthe Farmer throughout the year. for Hand-work, Horse-labour, and
2. The Cultivation of all kinds Steam-power.respectively; and the of Soil—their Drainage, Tillage, Economy of their employment. and Manuring.
6. The relation of the Farmer 3. The Cultivation of all Farm to the Landowner, the Labourer, Crops--food for man or beast-in- and the Soil, including all quescluding the lesson of actual experi- tions of Rent, Lease, Tenant's ence on the different varieties of
Rights, Wages, Permanent Imeach, and on the cultivation proper provements of Land by Buildings, for each.
Roads, Drains, Fences, &c.; and 4. The Breeding, Rearing, and its Current Cultivation by ImpleFeeding of all the Live Stock of ments, Plants, and Animals, rethe Farm, including a full account ceives full and systematic narraof the several breeds of Horses, tion. Cattle, Sheep, and · Pigs; of their 7. The Influence of Weather, respective peculiarities and merits ; which overrides and influences all, of the Management required by is given in great detail, month by each; the value of the different month, in reference to 30 or 40 foods and processes employed in stations in England, Scotland, and the meat manufacture; with in- Ireland.
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