How to Build a Fire

Ever since men began to walk, fire was the most important think to civilization. It cooked your food, smelted your metal, kept dangerous creatures at bay and harnessing fire changed the course of the word. Starting a fire can be done various ways. I will not go into how to get one started by rubbing sticks together or making a bow. I will demonstrate proper fire building using tinder and flame. This way you will be able to make a nice bonfire during your next camping trip! Required Materials/Tools Small twigs, brush, paper, dried leaves (tinder) Large twigs, smaller pieces of wood A few small logs, possibly a bigger one Matches or a lighter Pile of rocks Bucket of water Hatchet for chopping larger wood if necessary Instructions First we need to get the fire pit ready. Circle the are you...

How to Look After Cattle

Looking after cattle on your farm has never been more demanding than ever before, due to new regulations for the safety of consumers who buy the dairy produce or meat, and owing to tighter margins requiring most farms to operate skeleton staffing. The specifics of raising or looking after cattle depend to some extend on the breed and their purpose, and your local farmers association will probably have a library of the latest journals and farming textbooks you can browse. Generally cattle need at least an acre to an acre and a half each of good grazing, without which expensive feed will need to be bought. Cattle need good strong fences to pen them in, the average cow could easily push over a flimsy fence, but you may also prefer to have electric fencing within pastures to rotate the grazing. Cattle...

How to Write a Business Letter

Beginning a career means producing effective written communication on a daily basis. Even college students need to write pieces of professional communication whether it may be internship applications, job applications, resumes, faxes and emails to professors. Even though most letters, memos, emails, and faxes are short pieces of writing, they still require careful prewriting and planning, drafting revising and correcting. The formal business letter is composed of five main parts the heading, date, the opening, body and closing. Required Materials Printer Paper Required Tool Printer Word Processor Software A Computer Instruction If not using a preprinted letterhead type name, title and return address four to six lines from the top of the page. Starting on the left start two to four lines...