Traditional American Farming Techniques
Nov./Dec. 2007 California Country magazine
By Kate Campbell
Everything from the science behind crop rotation to breeding better hogs is jam-packed into the second edition of Traditional American Farming Techniques by agronomy professor Frank D. Gardner. First published in 1916, this 1,000-page compendium of all things agricultural is perfect for the beginning farmer and a good desk reference for those with years of experience. $29.95 in paperback from The Lyons Press. Order through local booksellers or online at www.lyonspress.com.