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The new horse-powered farm

Stephen Leslie

The new horse-powered farm

tools and systems for the small-scale, sustainable market grower

by Stephen Leslie

  • 13 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Chelsea Green Publishing in White River Junction, Vermont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Farm management,
  • Agricultural systems,
  • Draft horses,
  • Utilization

  • About the Edition

    The New Horse-Powered Farm is the first book of its kind, offering wisdom and techniques for using horse power on the small farm or homestead. It sets the stage for incorporating draft power on the farm by presenting necessary information for experienced and novice teamsters alike, including getting started with workhorses; the merits of different draft breeds; various training systems for the horse and teamster; haying with horses, seeding crops, and raising small grains; in-depth coverage of tools and systems; and managing a woodlot, farm economics, education, agritourism, and more. It"s a must-have resource for any farmer, homesteader, or teamster seeking to work with draft power in a closed-loop farming system.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementStephen Leslie ; foreword by Lynn Miller
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF311 .L45 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 346 pages
    Number of Pages346
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27200997M
    ISBN 101603584161
    ISBN 109781603584166
    LC Control Number2012040541
    OCLC/WorldCa814389850

    The New Horse-Powered Farm is the first book of its kind, offering wisdom and techniques for using horse power on the small farm or homestead. THE NEW HORSE-POWERED FARM Stephen Leslie. Foreword by Lynn Miller () $49 In an era when fuel is a primary concern, draft horses are seen by many as the solution to small-scale, resilient farming with a closed-loop system.

    This is the first book of its kind, offering wisdom and techniques for using horse power on the small farm or homestead, from longtime horse farmer Stephen Leslie. The New Horse-Powered Farm sets the stage for incorporating draft power on the farm by presenting tips on getting started with horses, care of the work horse, different horse. Stephen Leslie has 22 books on Goodreads with ratings. Stephen Leslie’s most popular book is The New Horse-Powered Farm: Tools and Systems for the Sm.

    Horse-Powered Farming for the 21st Century book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. With contributions from more than 60 contempora /5(1). Stephen Leslie's first book, The New Horse-Powered Farm, presented an overview of the many facets of running a small, diversified farm with live horse power. Horse-Powered Farming for the 21st Century is focused entirely on the tools and methods required to successfully manage the horse-powered market garden with draft animal power.


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