The Baden-Powell Scouts' Association

Traditional Scouting for the 21st Century!

1.     Demonstrate practical work of 1 of the following: horseman, shepherd, cowman, pigman, herdsman, poultryman.
2.     Show as general knowledge of haymaking, sowing, harvesting, and an acquaintance with routine seasonal work on a farm, including the care of cattle, horses, sheep, pigs and poultry.
3.     Recognise common crops and show some knowledge of rotation.
4.     Keep satisfactorily 1 of the following over a period of a year:
a.     Bees, rabbits, chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, pigeons, pigs, goats (Produce proper accounts showing business methods).
b.    Know the way in which soil is kept fertile; have a general knowledge of the rotation of crops, the chief pests and diseases: and know the locally important breeds of sheep and cattle.
a.     Have spent at least a week on a farm and have worked for at least 6 hours a day for 5 days in that week.
b.    Make a general agricultural survey of a village (under 1,000 inhabitants) giving details of local crafts, crops, markets and transport.