The New Horse-Powered Farm: Tools and Systems for the Small-Scale, Sustainable Market Grower

The New Horse-Powered Farm: Tools and Systems for

In an era when fuel is a primary concern, draft horses are seen by many as the solution to small-scale, resilient farming with a closed-loop system. Horses bring farmers back to the roots of what it means to work the land and present a viable model for a small farm that lasts, while offering enjoyment for the whole family. This is the first book of its kind, offering wisdom and techniques for using horse power on the small farm or homestead, from longtime horse farmer Stephen Leslie. The New Horse-Powered Farm sets the stage for incorporating draft power on the farm by presenting tips on getting started with horses, care of the work horse, different horse-training systems, and the merits of different draft breeds. The novice teamster is introduced to the basic tools of horse-drawn tillage and cultivation used for profitable horse-powered farming, with a spotlight on whole-farm management, as well as information on haying with horses, raising small grains, managing the woodlot, farm education, agritourism, and more. Incorporated throughout are profiles of more than a half-dozen farms that epitomize some exciting new trends in agriculture and highlight the new and old horse-drawn equipment used for profitable market gardening, including contributions directly from the farmers about...

  • Brand: Brand: Chelsea Green Publishing
  • ASIN: 1603584161

1/16 Scale John Deere 4-Bottom Plow Ertl #45529 - LP53311

1/16 Scale John Deere 4-Bottom Plow Ertl #45529

This is a 1/16 scale model. John Deere 4-Bottom Plow

  • Color: custitem_color_map
  • Brand: John Deere
  • ASIN: B00YW83R2Y
  • UPC: 036881455295

Impact Implements Pro Disc Plow/Harrow for ATV/UTV with 2" Receivers

Impact Implements Pro Disc Plow/Harrow for ATV/UTV with

For use with the PRO Impact Implements 1 Point Lift System ONLY Impact Implements Pro Disc Plow / Harrow is a must have multi-functional accessory. A versatile tool for food plot preparation, gardening or just cutting up clumps of soil, it is also used to chop up unwanted weeds or crop remainders. Offset discs repeatedly slice the ground, loosening dirt as they cut. The integrated weight tray adds up to 80lbs of downward force. Attaches to the Impact Implements Pro 1-Point Lift System, CAT-0 3-Point Hitch or Sleeve Hitch with a single pin. Uses: - ATV - UTV - SxS - Garden Tractor - Lawn Tractor Specs: - Dimensions: 55" (L) x 15" (H) x 54" (W) - Weight tray: 17" (W) x 17" (L) x 1 3/8" (D) - Weight: 120 lbs - Number of discs: 8 Features: - Eight (8), 12" notched, hardened steel, cutter disc blades - Two (2), sets of four discs provide 54" of cutting width - Features a stable axle with two (2) heavy duty roller bearings per axle - 15° blade angle of attack - Integrated weight tray adds downward pressure and increases soil penetration - 1 Year Warranty - Easy one (1) pin mounting with the included pin - Requires a 2" hitch receiver (not included) installed on ATV/UTV/SxS - For use with Impact Implements Pro 1-Point Lift System, CAT-0 3-Point Hitch and Sle...

  • Brand: Unknown
  • ASIN: B06XNVBC9M
  • UPC: 810541023358

Virtual Farming Simulator- Farm Truck Games for Kids FREE

Virtual Farming Simulator- Farm Truck Games for Kids

  • Brand: Wacky Studios -Parking, Racing & Talking 3D Games
  • ASIN: B07FQQMW87

Zoey's Attic First Birthday Shirt - Lets Plow and Play Farm Theme Boy's First Birthday -White (18m Tshirt)

Zoey's Attic First Birthday Shirt - Lets Plow

Having a FARM themed first birthday party? This adorable birthday shirt is for you. Super soft cotton shirt will look great on your little farmer.

  • Color: White
  • Brand: Zoey's Attic
  • ASIN: B06XKX5192
  • UPC: 644391530175

Groundhog GHMAXNOKIT ATV Disc Plow

Groundhog GHMAXNOKIT ATV Disc

Get the power and speed to do more. The clever design of this GroundHog MAX ATV/UTV Disc Plow allows you to put it to work anywhere your ATV can take you. It's ideal for food plots, gardening, landscaping... even small farm chores and makes quick work of tough jobs with "Plug and Plow" capabilities. It's also great for weed control and fire defense, especially in remote areas. It's built tough to work hard and last long and it gets the job done quicker than pull behinds. Doesn't take up much room in storage, either. And there are no ratchets to rust or tires to go flat or succumb to dry rot. You'll be impressed with the time and money you save, and you'll be thrilled with the results. 21" cutting width; Operates at speeds of 5-7 mph vs. 2-3 mph of normal pull behinds; Topnotch maneuverability allows you to plow anywhere your ATV/UTV will take you; ATV and rider's weight force disc into the ground with up to 800+ lb. of plowing down force, no need to add extra weight; More down-force, less steel equals an aggressive cut; Use in 2-wheel or 4-wheel drive (use 4-wheel drive for more aggressive cuts); Use with independent rear suspension or straight axle setups; Discs are assembled on a 3/4" steel axle; Axle is encased in a glove-fit 1" steel pipe between each disc blade; Graduated no...

  • Brand: The GroundHog MAX
  • ASIN: B00AU6AESW
  • UPC: 857027001530

Kolpin Chisel Plow/Scarifier - 86100

Kolpin Chisel Plow/Scarifier -

Get 2 applications in one – use as a Scarifier OR Chisel Plow! As a scarifier it is ideal for loosening material for more efficient box scraper use. The hardened steel plow teeth loosen hard packed surfaces such as drive ways, sand trails, or can be used to cut into hard, solid sod. As a chisel plow, clear away roots, sod and debris for preparation of food plots and other land maintenance tasks.

  • Color: black
  • Brand: Kolpin
  • ASIN: B001B7AAR4
  • UPC: 028752861007

Tractor Crawler Plow Farm Truck Farmer Retro Applique Iron-on Patch New S-677 Handmade Design From Thailand

Tractor Crawler Plow Farm Truck Farmer Retro Applique

Description New tractor design embroidered iron-on patch. Ideal for adorning your jeans, bags, jackets and shirts. Measures 2.13 inches tall by 3.38 inches wide. Iron-On Instructions Spray water on back of patch Place patch on garment Set iron temperature on "cotton" Cover patch with a piece of damp cloth Iron for 10-15 seconds Turn garment inside out and iron until dry

  • Brand: THAILANDLOVER
  • ASIN: B00INUP590
  • UPC: 885948127749

Hay Farm Plow Truck Driver

Hay Farm Plow Truck

  • Brand: Game Unified
  • ASIN: B0187IE72S

SRongmao Allis Chalmers Logo Tractor Farm Plow Distressed Retro Vintage Look Wall Decor Metal Tin Sign 16x12in

SRongmao Allis Chalmers Logo Tractor Farm Plow Distressed

This tin sign vintage decorative painting is manufactured with folded edges for safety and stability. It is suitable for many places, such as bar, cafe, dining room, billiard house, hotel, club wall decoration, creating contracted but fashionable atmosphere.

  • Color: Sr0568
  • Brand: SRongmao
  • ASIN: B07S1SN4JK
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