A COURSE OF EXPERIMENTAL AGRICULTURE: CONTAINING An Exact REGISTER of All the BUSINESS Transacted During FIVE YEARS On Near THREE HUNDRED ACRES of Various Soils; Including a Variety of EXPERIMENTS on The CULTIVATION of All Sorts of GRAIN and PULSE, Both in the OLD and NEW Methods; The Raising Large Crops of TURNEPS, CABBAGES, CARROTS, POTATOES, &c. and Several Plants Not Usually Cultivated, as Food for Cattle; and the Application of Them to Feeding Or Fattening of Oxen, Cows, Horses, Hogs, Sheep, &c. ALSO The Management of the Artificial GRASSES, Particularly Clover, Lucerne, Sainfoine, Burnet, &c. in the Broad-Cast, Drilling, and Transplanting Methods; and Their Uses in Feeding Several Sorts of Cattle. The Culture of MADDER. A Particular COMPARISON Between the OLD and NEW Husbandry. The Management of PASTURE LANDS. On PLOUGHING, HARROWING, and Other Operations of Tillage, Relative to the Season, Number, Depth, &c. On the General FEEDING and FATTENING of CATTLE on Various Articles of Food; the Expences, Profit, Quantity Eat, &c. The IMPLEMENTS of HUSBANDRY, Their Defects, Improvements, &c. With Other SUBJECTS of Importance to the COUNTRY GENTLEMAN and FARMER. THE WHOLE Stated in Near TWO THOUSAND ORIGINAL EXPERIMENTS. IN TWO VOLUMES.

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J. Dodsley, in Pall-Mall, 1770 - Agriculture - 913 pages
 

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