Livings from the Land - A Review of the Countryside's Opening and Opportunities
This book is meant for all those who have the desire to seek a living in rural parts including the younger people whose thoughts turn the same w ay. It tells of opportunities open on the land itself and in occupations connected with the land. It tells of the difficulties that may be encountered, so that all may consider their future calmly, thoughtfully and with knowledge. Contents Include: Personal Factors; Holdings: The Favoured Types; Mixed and Other Holdings; Obtaining a Holding; Supplementaries and Spare-Time Work; Side-Line Stock; Mechanisation Brings More Openings; Private and Parks Gardening; Training for Farm Work; Higher Posts in Agriculture; Veterinary Practice; Forestry, Land Agency and Surveying; Rural Industries; Land Opportunities Overseas. This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience.
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