Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1918 POR - Farmer Badge


1) Have taken the Landworker's test.

2) Be able to recognise and name ten principal field crops grown in this country and know their rotation.

3) Understand the entire process of cultivation of some one crop from seed to harvest.

4) Have some knowledge of the commoner weeds and pests, with methods of extermination.

5) Be able to take entire charge of horse or pony and use in light cart, wagon, horse rake and roller

or

Be able to work a small oil engine or farm motor.

6) Know how to manage and rear ponies or cattle or pigs or sheep;

or

Have a general practical knowledge of haymaking - all processes and proper conditions for carrying out.

1921 POR - Farmer Badge


Must have seen four of the following implements in use, and be able to explain their purpose: plough, harrow, Cambridge-roller, hay or corn cutter, horse-hoe, chaff-cutter.

Be able to recognize and name 10 principal field crops grown in this country, and know their rotation.

Understand the entire process of cultivation of some one crop from seed to harvest.

Have some knowledge of the commoner weeds and pests, with methods of extermination.

Be able to take entire charge of horse or pony, and use in light cart, wagon, horse rake and roller; or

Be able to work a small oil engine or farm motor.

Know how to manage and rear ponies or cattle or pigs or sheep; or

Have a general practical knowledge of haymaking - all processes and proper conditions for carrying out.

Be able to harrow a grass field (about 2 acres) alone.

1924 POR - Farmer Badge


Must have seen four of the following implements in use, and be able to explain their purpose: plough, harrow, Cambridge-roller, hay or corn cutter, horse-hoe, chaff-cutter.

Be able to recognize and name 10 principal field crops grown in this country, and know their rotation.

Understand the entire process of cultivation of some one crop from seed to harvest.

Have some knowledge of the commoner weeds and pests, with methods of extermination.

Be able to take entire charge of horse or pony, and use in light cart, wagon, horse rake and roller; or

Be able to work a small oil engine or farm motor.

Know how to manage and rear ponies or cattle or pigs or sheep; or

Have a general practical knowledge of haymaking - all processes and proper conditions for carrying out.

Be able to harrow a grass field (about 2 acres) alone.

1930 POR - Farmer Badge


Must have seen four of the following implements in use, and be able to explain their purpose: plough, harrow, Cambridge-roller, hay or corn cutter, horse-hoe, chaff-cutter.

Be able to recognise and name 10 principal field crops grown in this country, and know their rotation.

Understand the entire process of cultivation of some one crop from seed to harvest.

Have some knowledge of the commoner weeds and pests, with methods of extermination.

Be able to take entire charge of horse or pony, and use in light cart, wagon, horse rake and roller; or

Be able to work a small oil engine or farm motor.

Know how to manage and rear ponies or cattle or pigs or sheep; or

Have a general practical knowledge of haymaking - all processes and proper conditions for carrying out.

Be able to harrow a grass field (about 2 acres) alone.

1931 POR - Farmer Badge


Must have seen four of the following implements in use, and be able to explain their purpose: plough, harrow, Cambridge-roller, hay or corn cutter, horse-hoe, chaff-cutter.

Be able to recognise and name 10 principal field crops grown in this country, and know their rotation.

Understand the entire process of cultivation of some one crop from seed to harvest.

Have some knowledge of the commoner weeds and pests, with methods of extermination.

Be able to take entire charge of horse or pony, and use in light cart, wagon, horse rake and roller; or

Be able to work a small oil engine or farm motor.

Know how to manage and rear ponies or cattle or pigs or sheep; or

Have a general practical knowledge of haymaking - all processes and proper conditions for carrying out.

Be able to harrow a grass field (about 2 acres) alone.

1932 POR - Farmer Badge


Have seen four of the following implements in use, and be able to explain their purpose: plough, harrow, Cambridge-roller, hay or corn cutter, horse-hoe, chaff-cutter.

Be able to recognise and name 10 principal field crops grown in this country, and know their rotation.

Understand the entire process of cultivation of some one crop from seed to harvest.

Have some knowledge of the commoner weeds and pests, with methods of extermination.

Be able to take entire charge of horse or pony, and use in light cart, wagon, horse rake and roller; or

Be able to work a small oil engine or farm motor.

Know how to manage and rear ponies or cattle or pigs or sheep; or

Have a general practical knowledge of haymaking - all processes and proper conditions for carrying out.

Be able to harrow a grass field (about 2 acres) alone.

1935 POR - Farmer Badge


1) Know the part the following implements play in cultivation or process.  Have seen not less than four of them in use and be able to explain their construction; Plough, harrows (to include all classes), Cambridge roller, seed drill, horse-hoe, hay or corn cutter, hay elevator, double mould board plough.  Know the general points in the care of implements.

2) Understand what is meant by "Rotation of Crops."  Be able to describe a common rotation in use in this country and give a general account of the crops it contains.  Know why a well-drained soil is desirable.

3) Know what methods of treatment should be employed in dealing with three of the following cases: Couchgrass or twitch, charlock, potato disease or blight, "Finger and Toe," scout in calves, ring-worm, a case of hoven, a pig with rickets.  Know what precautions should be taken to avoid them as far as possible.

4) Be able to take entire charge of horse or pony, and understand its care and management; or have had practical experience with one of the following: a) tractor, b) petrol engine, c) small electric plant, d) milking machine.

5) Be able to give a full account of one breed of cattle, or pigs, or sheep, or goats, or any one class of horse, from practical experience.

6) Have either harrowed or horse-raked a grass field of not less than two acres.

7) Have some knowledge of any one marketing scheme.

1938 POR - Farmer Badge


1) Be able to take entire charge of horse or pony, and understand its care and management; or have had practical experience with one of the following: a) tractor, b) petrol engine, c) small electric plant, d) milking machine.

2) Be able to take charge of two calves from weaning to one year old, and understand how to feed them; or Be able to take charge of two pigs form weaning until they are ready for pork or bacon market, and understand how to feed them; or Know how to bring on lambs for early market, having helped to feed them.

3) Be able to give a full account of one breed of cattle, or pigs, or sheep, or goats, or any one class of horse, from practical experience.

4) Give a brief description of preparing a field for winter corn, giving the names and uses of the implements used; or Give a brief description of the treatment of grass land in the spring for grazing and mowing.

5) Know when a corn field is ready to cut and carry and the method of harvesting, with names of implements used; or Know when to cut a field of hay, and give a brief description of the process of haymaking, with names of implements used.

6) Understand what is meant by "Rotation of Crops."  Be able to describe a common rotation in use in this country and give a general account of the cultivation of the crops it contains.  Know why a well-drained soil is desirable.

1939 POR - Farmer Badge


1) Take entire charge of horse or pony, and understand its care and management; or have had practical experience with one of the following: a) tractor, b) petrol engine, c) small electric plant, d) milking machine.

2) Take charge of two calves from weaning to one year old, and understand how to feed them; or take charge of two pigs form weaning until they are ready for pork or bacon market, and understand how to feed them; or Know how to bring on lambs for early market, having helped to feed them.

3) Give a full account of one breed of cattle, or pigs, or sheep, or goats, or any one class of horse, from practical experience.

4) Give a brief description of preparing a field for winter corn, giving the names and uses of the implements used; or Give a brief description of the treatment of grass land in the spring for grazing and mowing.

5) Know when a corn field is ready to cut and carry and the method of harvesting, with names of implements used; or Know when to cut a field of hay, and give a brief description of the process of haymaking, with names of implements used.

6) Understand what is meant by "Rotation of Crops."  Be able to describe a common rotation in use in this country and give a general account of the cultivation of the crops it contains.  Know why a well-drained soil is desirable.

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