Califonia Bountiful

Traditional American Farming Techniques

Nov./Dec. 2007 California Country magazine

Everything from the science behind crop rotation to breeding better hogs is jam-packed into the second edition of Traditional American Farming Techniques by agronomy professor Frank D. Gardner. First published in 1916, this 1,000-page compendium of all things agricultural is perfect for the beginning farmer and a good desk reference for those with years of experience. $29.95 in paperback from The Lyons Press. Order through local booksellers or online at

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