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Author Leslie, Stephen, 1961-

Title The new horse-powered farm : tools and systems for the small-scale, sustainable market grower / Stephen Leslie ; foreword by Lynn Miller.

Imprint White River Junction, VT : Chelsea Green Pub., c2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  636.15223 L565n 2013    ---  Available
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Description 346 p. : col. ill. ; cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Getting started -- The draft horse breeds -- Care of the workhorse -- Working with your horse -- Training the teamster -- Training horses for the farm -- Working with horses on the farm -- Farm fertility -- Hands to the plow -- Fitting the soil -- Seeding -- Additional infrastructure for the horse-powered farm -- Horse-powered vegetable production -- Cultivation systems for single horses and teams -- Harvesting with horses -- Hay making and pasture management -- Additional uses of horses on the farm -- The economics of the small horse-powered farm.
Subject Draft horses -- Utilization.
Agricultural systems.
Farm management.
ISBN 9781603584166 (pbk.) : $39.95
1603584161 (pbk.) : $39.95

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