- Book Title: Progressive Farming the Maintenance of High Production Volumes 1, 2, 3, and 4
- Author: J. A. Hanley editor
- ISBN: MW00133421321
- Publisher: Caxton
- Year Published: 1949
- Our Normal Price: £77.00 GBP ($100.87 USD)
- 22% Discounted Price: £60.06 GBP ($78.68 USD)
- Description: Caxton Publishing Company, November 1949, first edition: four volume set of brown leatherette hardcovers: approximately 7 x 9.5 inches tall. Volume 1, 227 pages: volume 2, 213 pages: volume 3, 264 pages: volume 4, 277 pages including index. Red mottled page edging : Black and white photographic illustrations, diagrams, tables, and charts. Synopsis: A comprehensive account of the farming practices developed during the years after 1939 to increase agricultural production, edited by J. A. Handley and written by a team of contributors for the National Agricultural Advisory Service. Contents include: -- Volume 1: Introduction by Sir James Turner, President of the National Farmers Union. Soils by G. W. Robinson. Nutrition of Crops and Manuring by Robert Stewart. Tillage Crops by D H Robinson. Weather in Relation to Fruit and Vegetable Crops by D. A. Esmond. Vegetable Crops on the Farm by A H Hoare. Fruit Growing on the Farm by Eric W. Hobbis. Hop Growing by F H Beard. Volume 2: Grassland, Natural Grassland. Permanent Swards by Alun Roberts. Grassland, Temporary Swards and Seed Mixtures by Alun Roberts. Grassland, Conservation of Young Grass by E. J. Roberts. Improvement Of Crops by F. R Horne. Diseases of crops by L. Ogilvie. Pests Affecting Crops by E Holmes. Weeds and Weed Control by G. E. Blackman. The Practical Application of Growth Substances in Crop Production by LC Luckwill. Volume 3: Farm Livestock by J. E. Nichols. Livestock Improvement by J. E. Nichols. Animal Nutrition. Feeding Value of Grassland Products by S. J. Watson. Home-grown and Imported Foodstuffs by S. J. Watson. Production of Milk by E. J. Roberts. Dairy Equipment and Machinery by H S. Hall. Production of Meat by A W. Anderson. Production of Beef by Elwyn Jones. Production of Mutton and Lamb by W. Steward. Production of bacon and pork by KW D Campbell. Volume 4: Poultry on the General Farm by H Howes. Livestock Diseases by T. Dalling. Farm Buildings by A Thorpe. The Use of Machinery on the Farm by H. M. Hughes and A C Williams. Economic Background by Geoffrey Browne. Farm Organisation by Edgar Thomas. Index. Condition: preliminary and end pages of all four volumes lightly foxed: the occasional fox mark to text: overall very clean, firm, good and collectable. Please note weight approximately 3.3 kg : prospective buyers outside the UK please e-mail for shipping costs
- Condition: Collectable- Very Good
- Dustcover: No
- Binding: Hardback
- Type: Used Books
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