Rural oeconomy: or Essays on the practical parts of husbandry Designed to explain several of the most important methods of conducting farms of various kinds; including many useful hints to gentlemen farmers, relative to the oeconomical management of their business. Containing, among other enquiries, of that proportioned farm, which is of all others the most profitable. The best method of conducting farms that consist all of grass, or all of arable land. The means of keeping the most cattle the year round on a given quantity of land. The cheapest way of manuring land. Considerations on the oeconomical conduct of gentlemen farmers. The comparative profit of farming different soils. Of experimental agriculture. Of the new husbandry. Of the management of borders of arable fields. Of periodical publications concerning rural oeconomics. To which is added, The rural Socrates, being memoirs of a country philosopher, by the author of The farmer's letters; [Two lines of quotation in Latin]

Main Author: Young, Arthur
Other Authors: Hirzel, Hans Caspar, Humphreys, James (Printer)
Format: eBook
Published: [Philadelphia] London, printed: Philadelphia: re-printed and sold by James Humphreys, Junr 1776, M,DCC,LXXVI. [1776]
Edition:The second edition
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:Attributed to Young in the Dictionary of national biography. - English Short Title Catalog, W22055. - Evans, 15226. - Hildeburn, C.R. Pennsylvania, 3497. - Publisher's prospectus, p. [246]. - Reproduction of original from Library of Congress. - Rink, E. Technical Americana, 1096
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