The Resource Why cows learn Dutch: : and other secrets of Amish farms, Randy James, (ebook)

Why cows learn Dutch: : and other secrets of Amish farms, Randy James, (ebook)

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Why cows learn Dutch: : and other secrets of Amish farms
Title
Why cows learn Dutch:
Title remainder
and other secrets of Amish farms
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Randy James
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Language
eng
Summary
A fascinating look at life in a separatist society. In Why Cows Learn Dutch and Other Secrets of the Amish Farm, Randy James offers an engaging view of Amish farm life, society, and values. An agricultural extension agent for twenty years, James works closely with the Amish farmers of Geauga County, Ohio, the fourth largest Amish settlement in the world, and his narrative provides new, accurate information on the Amish and their farming practices. This richly layered book is a collection of gentle, often humorous stories about the art, science, and tradition of farming as well as a probing analysis of the Amish farm business. James includes helpful, empirical descriptions of Amish farming practices and delves into the amazing economic efficiency of a work horse and the streamlined management and marketing system of a fifty-chicken flock. Accompanied with drawings by Amish artist Crist C. Miller, James recounts his experiences driving a massive team of Belgian draft horses, gathering thin cold sap to boil into delicate maple syrup, hand milking a Holstein cow, and praying with the family before a hearty midday meal. Why Cows Learn Dutch illustrates an alternative business model in which small traditional farms are able to effectively compete in an industry dominated by huge corporate farms. It will appeal to those interested in the Amish lifestyle and farming practices
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1955-
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James, Randy
Dewey number
630/.9771/336
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Farms
  • Farm life
  • Amish farmers
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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Why cows learn Dutch: : and other secrets of Amish farms, Randy James, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781612774206
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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MWT11753612
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remote
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11753612
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MWT11753612
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Why cows learn Dutch: : and other secrets of Amish farms, Randy James, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781612774206
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11753612
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11753612
System control number
MWT11753612
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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