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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.
A Classic Show Manager
Plowin’ Hard but Havin’ Fun
Four-Legged Movie Stars
Growing up with Georgia Mules
C’mon, Let’s Go to the Fair
Starting Your First Steers
Don’t Miss the Fryeburg Fair
Just for Kicks
Lessons Learned, New Challenges
The Ultimate Treasure Hunt
So, You Want to Be an Ox Drover?
A Reader Asks about... a Dump Cart
The Wheelwright: Restore a Wagon Box
Farm Fresh: To Grow a Tomato
Rusty Iron: Famous Ohio Line
Reflections: Making Hay
Grandma’s Kitchen: No-Bake Cookies
Horse Logic: Emotional Neutrality
Hoof & Hammer: A Lesson Relearned
A sketchbook of distinctly American inventions, curiosities, and lore starting with A (axe and almanack) and working through Z (zax and zig-zag fence), each described and beautifully illustrated with black-and-white sketches that include a fair number of draft animal items such as jack sled, sleigh, snow roller, dog mill, peddler wagon and more.
By Jerry Apps. 2008. Apps is a gifted storyteller with an amazing ability for conveying the spiritual connection he feels to the land. The book is beautifully illustrated with 90+ stunning color photographs by his son, Steve Apps. It also includes historic maps and other illustrations. This book is essential reading for anyone who cherishes the ...
The Carriage Trimmers' Manual: Guide Book and Illustrated Technical Dictionary, written in 1881 by William N. FitzGerald, a veteran of the carriage industry, was the most comprehensive addition to trade literature on the subject at the time of its publication. Rare, hard-to-find and long out of circulation, it is now back in print to i...
Features: A View from Holmes County The Journey to HPD Horse Progress Days Field Demonstrations Blacksmith Basics Weed Eater Safe Mushrooming The Versatile Spring-Tooth Harrow Anatomy of a Farm Fire Supplemental Grazing Forage Quality ...
Introduction to horse-safe fences - including wire strand, woven wire, Jackleg, post and rail, post and plank - and selecting the most suitable fencing for a large or small pasture, corral, paddock, or training pen. Contents: 1. Fencing Tools 2. Choosing the Right Fence Posts 3. Anchor Posts and Braces: The Backbon...
Brandt Ainsworth shares his tips and techniques for successful driving in this video shot in Belfast, New York, at the farm of Donnie Middaugh, Jr., another top teamster who helps Brandt demonstrate good driving. This video shows how to attach driving lines, correct ways to handle lines for both comfort and safety, how to drive with one hand or ...
Liberally illustrated with historical and contemporary photographs and engravings, this book pays tribute to the highly-skilled men and women who made up the traditional british farm years ago. 160 pages. Well illustrated. 7-1/2 x 10-1/2 inches. Hardcover.