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Practical Smallfarming in New Zealand

Practical Smallfarming in New Zealand
  

This book is an indispensable reference tool for all smallfarmers in New Zealand. It is filled with practical advice on everything smallfarmers need to know - whether living on 10 acres or 100.

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ISBN 9780143010890
Published 4 May 2009 by Penguin
Format Paperback, Revised edition
Author(s) By Fisk, Trisha

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ISBN-13 9780143010890
ISBN-10 0143010891
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 7-15 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Raupo Publishing (NZ) Ltd
Publication Date 4 May 2009
International Publication Date 1 May 2009
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback, Revised edition
Edition Revised edition
Author(s) By Fisk, Trisha
Category Agriculture & Farming
Interest Age Young Adults
Reading Age Young Adults
NBS Text Agriculture & Farming
ONIX Text General/trade;Professional and scholarly
Number of Pages 223
Dimensions Width: 180mm
Height: 240mm
Weight 616g
Dewey Code 630.993
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

Enjoying a relaxed rural lifestyle on a smallfarm is the dream of many New Zealanders. But running a few sheep and goats on even a modest block can be anything but relaxing if you don't have the farming know-how or experience, and don't recognise the many problems that can occur with livestock and plants. This book has all the answers. Specifically written for New Zealand conditions, it is filled with practical advice on everything smallfarmers need to know to make their dream a successful reality: How to manage and care for livestock, from sheep and horses to chooks and bees -- How to manage pasture and trees -- How to integrate the vegetable plot -- How to site and build fences, drains, tracks and yards...and so much more! Clear, easily understood diagrams and photographs complement the informed, no-nonsense text, making this book an indispensable reference tool for all smallfarmers, whether on 10 acres or 100.

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Author's Bio

Trisha Fisk brings to this book an affinity for the land, plants and animals from a rural childhood, the writing skills gained while working as an agricultural journalist, the practical experience from having worked on a smallfarm in South Canterbury and, now, running her own 40-acre block in the Hokianga. First published in 1989, Practical Smallfarming in New Zealand has been through three editions and sold more than 20,000 copies.

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