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The December 2014/January 2015 issue of Rural Heritage is now available. See the list of great stories we offer in this issue.
NEWSTAND CUSTOMERS: Rural Heritage magazine is again on the shelves at Tractor Supply stores throughout the US. Pick it up there or, better yet, subscribe and have it delivered right to your home.
April Fool's Day at the Plow
He Loves Percherons
A Monument to Teamwork
Good Farming Apprenticeship Network
Moving Big Bales
Economics of Ecoforestry, Landowner's Perspective
Island of Distrust
Discipline and Working Cattle
A Warning and a Ray of Hope
Why Worry about Your Horse's Teeth?
Lessons on Ox Loading
Harvesting a Dream
Guest Editorial: Shoeing Stocks
A Reader Asks about... Bradley Spreaders
The Evener 19th Annual Work Horse, Mule & Ox Directory
Farm Fresh: Learning to Learn
Horse Logic: Green Horse—More Lessons
Hoof & Hammer: Treating Wounds
The Wheelwright: Chuck Box VII
Rusty Iron: Grain Drills
New Fourth Edition of the best selling classic book on raising ducks. From selecting the breed that's right for you to rearing, housing and caring for your birds, this book provides the essential advice and practical know-how you need to keep a thriving flock. New in this edition:
By Mary Martin, James Thompson & Tina Skinner. Follow the history of logging as it unfolds across the United States, from the virgin forests of the East, to the towering redwoods of the West Coast. Historic photography, much of it beautifully hand tinted, captures images of the early woods, the woodsman, and the machines of this important ...
Features: Stop! Look at the Plow Horse! Farm Fresh: Cool Weather Gardening Improvements Artifact Memories Horse and Mule Powered Threshing Racing into the world of Draft Horses Draft Breeds in a Non-Draft World Training for Safety: Chasing the Cart Boiling Sor...
The annual directory of manufacturers and services useful to draft horse, mule and horsedrawn enthusiasts. Plus: Features: A Reader Aks About A groundhog thresher Farm Fresh: Sweet Potatoes Do It Yourself: Make an Upside Down Tomato Pla...
An excellent resource for those who want to start logging with horses, this spiral-bound book discusses harness, logging equipment, horse care, how to set up the job site, log loading, securing customers and buyers and the business side of running your own logging operation.
If you've ever wished you could exhaustively pick the brain of a equine expert about nearly all aspects of stabling, handling and caring for horses, this 3-tape set of videotapes is for you. Cherry Hill is the expert and in this set she covers safe and effective handling, grooming, feeding, health care, facilities and tack. DVD
Watch Jack Strode and Malcolm Jessup as they begin to train a team of draft mules. The video takes you, step-by-step through the crucial first four days of training. Jack is legendary in his ability to train mules, but his methods are a little heavy-handed and may be dangerous for the newcomer or amateur.