Practical Agriculture Epitomized

Practical Agriculture Epitomized

And Adapted to the Tenantry of Ireland; With Considerations Upon the Dublin Society's Premiums for Husbandry, and A Plan for An Entire Change of Form Therein; Interspersed With Occasional Reflections, Upon Variety of Interesting Subjects. Particularly. The French Nation Near Ruined by Colbert's Rage for Manufactures. Wisdom of the English Nation at That Period. The Astonishing Spirit Now in France, Amongst All Ranks of People to Promote Agriculture. The Spirited Exportation of Corn, A True Principle for Increasing the Quantity and Lowering the Price. Manufacturers Working Upon Foreign Materials, Burtful to the Nation. A Spirited Culture of the Land, the Only Source of Riches to the Kingdom. Misery of the Lower Tenantry. The Present Course of Husbandry, and Its Unprofitableness to the Farmer, and Lessening of Produce to the Nation. Improved Courses of Husbandry Proposed. Ameliorating and Impoverishing Crops Distinguished. Instruction of Country Labourers in Useful Arts of Cultivation, One Capital Foundation of Improved Husbandry. Primary and Secondary Objects Distinguished in A National View. The Insufficient Population, and Hints for Improving It. Waste Lands to Be Improved. Growth of Timber and Planting, Whose Immediate Province. Humbly Submitted to the Consideration of The Dublin Society. By John Wynn Baker, F. R. S

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Publisher: Dublin : printed by S. Powell, for the author, and sold by G. Faulkner, and the printer hereof, in Dame-Street, MDCCLXXI. [1771]
Characteristics: 164p.,tables ; 8⁰


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