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Lone Coyote Farm Horses, People and Animals By R.K. Cowles
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Photos from the Lone Coyote Farm. People, pet chickens, hogs, 'Daisy', and Horses.
Swine Farm Industry: IRS Audit Techniques Guide By Internal Revenue Service
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The purpose of this guide is to identify potential issues that impact the swine industry. From the small farm operation to the largest of corporations, similar basic concepts can be encountered by... More > examiners. The guide is designed to traverse all swine operations and to explore areas that may be pertinent to your particular case based upon type of entity and size. The swine industry has evolved from small independent farming operations to the integrated giants that exist in many states today. Technology has met the farming industry and hasn't ignored the swine farmer. Nutritionists and engineers are consulted in overall operation of the industry from construction of hog facilities to the management of feed consumption, temperature control, vitamin supplements and breeding processes. The examiner may still encounter the farm consisting of a fenced pen and hutch where the animals are raised from birth to slaughter. Many of the issues prevalent with the large integrators are equally as prominent...< Less
Willow Run Poultry Farm: An Ohio Memoir 1936-1941 By MARCELLA GRENGA
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"Willow Run Poultry Farm" is the second volume of memoirs from authors Marcella Woolf Grenga and Jody LaRaine Grenga. This poignant oral history is a tribute to Byron and Blanche Woolf of... More > Berlin Center in northeast Ohio who raised six children while weathering the vicissitudes of the Great Depression-- only to find greater privation during World War II. This story of quiet triumph over adversity that will leave you laughing and crying over their pleasures and hardships and all in-between is a testimony to a family's love for each other and will-to-survive against all odds. In the 1930s some 400,000 farms were foreclosed. Willow Run was spared thanks to this family's wit and grit.< Less
Willow Run Poultry Farm: An Ohio Memoir 1936-1941 By MARCELLA GRENGA
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"Willow Run Poultry Farm" is the second volume of memoirs from authors Marcella Woolf Grenga and Jody LaRaine Grenga. This poignant oral history is a tribute to Byron and Blanche Woolf of... More > Berlin Center in northeast Ohio who raised six children while weathering the vicissitudes of the Great Depression-- only to find greater privation during World War II. This story of quiet triumph over adversity that will leave you laughing and crying over their pleasures and hardships and all in-between is a testimony to a family's love for each other and will-to-survive against all odds. In the 1930s some 400,000 farms were foreclosed. Willow Run was spared thanks to this family's wit and grit.< Less
BOAR THRASHING By Steven G. Crawford, Jr.
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The author of these true stories was a hay hauler, flat fixer, wood chopper, hog farmer, sheet rock taper, welder, industrial construction worker, golf course maintainer and pool cleaner. He is now... More > disabled and can no longer do any of the above. He now writes: He writes to fill his day. He is not a talented writer, but he hopes to become one. He takes great pleasure when he thinks about others reading his true stories which he has recollected, and hopes they will bring the reader joy. He does not write profoundly, he writes simply. He does not want the reader to have to think, but rather to imagine themselves in these situations. He wants the reader to laugh, cry, or just wonder, and hopefully not get too angry. He wants the reader to take a “time out” from their stressful life, relax and enjoy.< Less
BOAR THRASHING By Steven G. Crawford, Jr.
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The author of these true stories was a hay hauler, flat fixer, wood chopper, hog farmer, sheet rock taper, welder, industrial construction worker, golf course maintainer and pool cleaner. He is now... More > disabled and can no longer do any of the above. He now writes: He writes to fill his day. He is not a talented writer, but he hopes to become one. He takes great pleasure when he thinks about others reading his true stories which he has recollected, and hopes they will bring the reader joy. He does not write profoundly, he writes simply. He does not want the reader to have to think, but rather to imagine themselves in these situations. He wants the reader to laugh, cry, or just wonder, and hopefully not get too angry. He wants the reader to take a “time out” from their stressful life, relax and enjoy.< Less
The Looping Horse By Ronald Williams
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Ron Williams, in his second book, The Looping Horse, shares the experiences of a small tobacco farm family living in the 1950’s. Through the eyes of Pete Wilson, the family’s ten year... More > old son, you will meet many of the local farmers and small town’s people living in the land along the Chowan River. Each of them has their own story and impact upon the Wilson household as they also coax life from the dark loamy soil along the river. When the Wilsons help a recent widow and her granddaughter, TJ, get acclimated to the community, it forever changes their lives in ways they could have never imagined. Over the course of a summer, Pete shares his life on the farm and and river with TJ as their friendship begins to grow. Trust, joy, and heartache are experienced by both families as the lives of the two families grow closer together.< Less
The Looping Horse By Ronald Williams
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Ron Williams, in his second book, The Looping Horse, shares the experiences of a small tobacco farm family living in the 1950’s. Through the eyes of Pete Wilson, the family’s ten year... More > old son, you will meet many of the local farmers and small town’s people living in the land along the Chowan River. Each of them has their own story and impact upon the Wilson household as they also coax life from the dark loamy soil along the river. When the Wilsons help a recent widow and her granddaughter, TJ, get acclimated to the community, it forever changes their lives in ways they could have never imagined. Over the course of a summer, Pete shares his life on the farm and and river with TJ as their friendship begins to grow. Trust, joy, and heartache are experienced by both families as the lives of the two families grow closer together.< Less
1895 Diary of E.H.Graves, Brooklyn, Wisconsin By Judith Rysdon
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Elizur Hiram Graves recorded daily life in his diary for over 44 years, beginning in 1888. This diary from 1895 records the daily activities of his business partners as they were buying and shipping... More > stock from around Brooklyn, Wisconsin to the stock markets in Chicago and Milwaukee, and selling farm machinery to the farmers. He mentions temperance, Mormons, diphtheria, sleighing, difficult farm machinery, daily ups and downs of the hog and cattle market, taking the trains, and buggy rides. Family, church, relatives, weather, babies, funerals, gardening and his horse and cow complete the picture. We learn the names of the farmers he worked with, most of the people living around him and often his opinion of them.< Less
Keeping a Few Free Range Pigs By Lee McCosker
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This book is a plain english guide to raising a few pigs outdoors in Australia. Free Range Pig farming is becoming very popular as people discover how easy it is to incorporate pigs into a... More > sustainable farming system for the benefit of their land, animal welfare and the wholesome pork such conditions will produce. Lee McCosker has been farming free range pigs for over fifteen years on a commercial scale and during that time she has always shared her experiences with others in an effort to promote free range farms. Many of the enquiries have come from people just wishing to keep a few pigs for the freezer or just for their own enjoyment and not on a large scale. The questions people ask are very similar so Lee has put together a collection of questions and answers that will bring together all aspects of buying, growing, housing and breeding pigs along with tips on producing the best tasting pork ever.< Less