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Smallholder's Manual

By Katie Thear

ISBN: 9781861265555
PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION): 2002
PAGES: 240
BINDING: Hardback
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 200 colour photographs & diagrams

Whether you are an established smallholder, or just starting to take the first tentative steps towards farming at your home, The Smallholder’s Manual contains a wealth of valuable information on all the key aspects of small-scale agriculture.

Topics covered include: The rural property: buying a small farm, preparing outbuilding and equipping it with machinery and tools. The land: the kitchen garden, protected cultivation, orchards and pasture. Livestock: from bees, rabbits and chickens to goats, cattle and exotic species. Commercial considerations, regulations and organic farming.

Illustrated with 200 diagrams and colour photographs, this practical handbook will be welcomed by the small-scale farmer in the twenty-first century.

RRP: £25

Site Price: £20.00

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