Five Acres and Independence: A Handbook for Small Farm Management
Dover Publications, 1973 - 397 Seiten
Everyone who has ever dreamed of getting back to the soil will derive from Maurice Grenville Kains' practical and easy-to-understand discussions a more complete view of what small-scale farming means. Countless readers of Five Acres and Independence have come away with specific projects to begin and moved closer to the fulfillment of their dreams of independence on a small farm.
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turn of $100. an acre and a profit of $50. Looks good, eh? A crop of oats may
bring in $25. gross an acre and a profit of $7. “Not so good,” you say! Hay,
considered a “cheap crop,” may yield only $15. gross and $6. profit an acre. “
The annual deposit of leaves (“needles”) and other waste in populous pine
woods is about a ton and in hardwoods probably twice as much to the acre. Not
only does this gradually change to humus but it adds appreciable quantities of
According to the United States Department of Agriculture the average American
yield is about 1,800 quarts to the acre; but there's no sense in having such small
crops. Commercial growers, on a field scale, get 5,000 to 10,000 quarts to the ...
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