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Good Pastures
Some Memories of Farming Fifty Years Ago


  • Date Published: December 2015
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107586635

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  • Originally published in 1944, this book provides a highly readable account of agricultural life in the Towcester, Northamptonshire area fifty years prior to the time of publication. The text was based upon notes kept by the author's father and the memories of the author regarding the various operations described. Illustrative figures are included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in British farming and the history of agriculture.

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    • Date Published: December 2015
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107586635
    • length: 84 pages
    • dimensions: 203 x 127 x 5 mm
    • weight: 0.09kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introductory
    2. A very little geology
    3. The country scene
    4. Father and his farm
    5. The farm workers
    6. Weeds
    7. Making a new pasture
    8. Renovating an old pasture
    9. Stocking the larder
    10. Getting the bedding ready
    11. The new arrivals
    12. Wintering in the yards
    13. Horses
    14. Sheep
    15. Repairs
    16. Spring cleaning the pastures
    17. Summer in the pastures
    18. Fat stock
    19. Keeping the land in good heart
    20. 'Tout casse, tout lasse, tout passe'.

  • Author

    T. Bedford Franklin

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