This early manual is a fascinating read for any farming enthusiast or historian, but also contains much information that is still useful and practical today. An absorbing work that is thoroughly recommended for inclusion on the bookshelf of all farmers. Contents Include: Sheep and Lambs - Poultry - Calves, Cows, Heifers - Swine - Horses - Pasture - Gardens - Ants, Bugs, Insects and Pests - Trees and Shrubs - Fruits and Berries - All Around the Farm - Household Helps - In the Kitchen - Meats and Their Uses - Emergency Information - Weights, Measures, Areas, Contents - Principal Postal Rates - Business Helps - Hit and Miss - The Social Hour - Thinking Planks in Character Building - Pigeons, Rabbits, Goats - Now You Try It - Moon and Zodiac Signs - and the Constitution of the United States. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.