The modern husbandman [electronic resource] : Or, The practice of farming: as it is now carried on by the most accurate farmers in several counties of England. For the month of July. Containing. I. The several sorts of plowings necessary to be performed in this month, in different soils and countries. II. How several farmers broke in one farm by wrong plowing their ground, and how a present tenant thrives by plowing it right; with cases relating thereto. III. A sure method to secure an acre of turneps, coleworts, weld, and many other vegetables, from the damages of flies, for three-pence charge, by only preparing the seed. IV. Several experienced ways to make rapes or coleworts answer to great profit. V. How to make a prodigious advantage by sewing turnep seed, cole seed and weld seed together, in a particular soil and situation. VI. Different manners of cutting and inning several sorts of pease. VII. Of sowing, cutting, inning, and other things relating to French wheat. VIII. How to make a calf's flesh white at home, and also while it is on sale at market; and to cure several distempers in cows, &c. IX. To prevent and cure diseases in sheep, hogs, and horses. X. Of bees. XI. How to make excellent cheese from clover-grass. XII. The best way of all others to make salt butter fresh: to pot butter; with other new secrets for improving a dairy. XIII. To keep eggs a long time sound, by four several ways. XIV. What is necessary to be done in the hop garden in this month; in which several curious and profitable matters are discovered. XV. How three several farmers pay their rents by breeding tame pheasants; wherein, by large accounts, are shewn their ingenious cheap methods of doing it. XVI. The method of breeding mottled or white-peacocks. XVII. How to discover where peat is to be found, with ample accounts of the vast improvements that have accrued by its cheap ashes, [made] at Newbury, Langley, &c. by which thousands of acres may be put ... to the great advantage of farmers, and to the immense profit of Great Britain, Ireland, and our plantations abroad. By William Ellis, of Little Gaddesden, near Hempstead, in Hertfordshire
- Ellis, William, approximately 1700-1758
- Uniform Title:
- Modern husbandman. Part 7
- Dublin : Printed by and for George Faulkner, M,DCC,XLIII. 
- Physical Description:
- viii, 112, that is, 111 pages, 1 unnumbered page ; 8⁰.
- P. 111 misnumbered 112.
Reproduction of original from Bodleian Library (Oxford).
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- Citation/References Note:
- English Short Title Catalog, T178056.
- Reproduction Note:
- Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
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