The Farmer's Tour Through the East of England: Being the Register of a Journey Through Various Counties of This Kingdom, to Enquire Into the State of Agriculture, &C (Classic Reprint) by Arthur Young (Paperback / softback, 2015)
Excerpt from The Farmer's Tour Through the East of England: Being the Register of a Journey Through Various Counties of This Kingdom, to Enquire Into the State of Agriculture, &C Wheat produces on an average 3 quarters per acre; barley 4 quarters, and oats 5. They have two ways of cultivating beans, one to low them, and t to hoe; the produce 3 quarters. The other is to set them in rows 12 inches asunder and to hoe them, in which method they get 4 quarters: an argument in favour of hoeing that ought to extirpate the common method. - Of pease they do t get more than 2 quarters on a medium. Clover they mow twice for hay; and get at the two cuttings three loads an acre. The quantity of turnips sown is but tristing, r do they value them at more than 30s. an acre. The winter tares are all used for soiling horses. - They bring from London much horse dung and some top dressings. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.