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This is Part 1 of a special re-print edition of Croffut’s book “A Helping Hand For Town and Country” is a guide to sustainable living the old fashioned way. Written in 1870, this classic text sheds light on many facets of rural living and farming. Chapters included in this first part include The History and Progress of Agriculture, Soils, Fertilizers, Plowing, Drainage and Irrigation, Field Crops, the Vegetable and Flower Garden, Fruit and Fruit Trees, Foes of the Farm, Wood For the Farm and Livestock. Over 400 pages of practical advice. Note: This edition is a perfect facsimile of the original edition and is not set in a modern typeface. As a result, some type characters and images might suffer from slight imperfections or minor shadows in the page background.