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The Top 5 Farm Implements List for Homesteading

One of, if not the most useful thing any farmer or homesteader owns, is a tractor. Speaking from someone who has always owned a tractor of some kind, I can attest to the fact that a properly equipped tractor can turn a three-day, back-breaking job into a simple three-hour affair. Read More

The Best Tractor Tires for Your Farm

Choosing the best tractor tires for your small farm tractor can be a make-or-break deal. Not all tractors are the same, and not all tractor jobs call for the same tire or tractor tire sizes. Read More

Goat Journal is 100 Years Old! Celebrate by Entering our Giveaway.
December 30, 2021 · · Giveaways

Enter our giveaway contest now! New prizes announced on the page every month. Starting 1/1/22. Read More

Goat Journal January/February 2022
November 24, 2021 · · Magazine Previews

Goat Journal January/February 2022 is in homes December 16th, but digital and All-Access members can read it NOW! Subscribe to Goat Journal for great stories on the importance of exercise for pregnant does, socializing dam-raised kids, gastrointestinal blockage, entropion, and chlamydiosis. PLUS: Judas Goats: Traitors in the Herd. Read More

DIY Cheese Cave: An Affordable Option
January 26, 2022 · · Home Dairy

I’ve been making Parmesan cheese for two years and loving it. While my Parmesan was turning out fantastic, my biggest challenge was figuring out how to make a DIY cheese cave that wasn’t a mold machine. Read More

Backyard Poultry February/March 2022
December 27, 2021 · · Magazine Previews

Backyard Poultry February/March 2022 — 17/1 is in homes January 13th, 2022, but digital and All-Access subscribers can read it NOW! Subscribe to Backyard Poultry for great stories on shipping chicks and ducklings, blindness in poultry and hens on hospice, the composition within a bag of poultry feed, and how allergens in soy and other feedstuffs may transfer into meat and eggs. Read More

Chicken Pecking Order — Stressful Times In The Coop
October 25, 2021 · · Feed & Health

Add to Favorites If you added new chicks to your flock this year, you are probably going through the steps to safely integrate them into the flock. The chicken pecking … Read More

How to Help Your Chickens Maintain a Healthy Digestive System
January 26, 2022 · · Feed & Health

Add to Favorites Knowing some basic chicken digestive system facts can make us better stewards of our feathered friends. Chickens don’t eat or digest in the same way we do, … Read More

Backyard Beekeeping February/March 2022
December 27, 2021 · · Magazine Previews

Backyard Beekeeping February/March 2022 — 2/1 is available NOW! Subscribe to Backyard Beekeeping for great stories on determining why hives failed, feeding honey from another hive, Langstroth hives, and what garden veggies bees actually pollinate. PLUS mad honey, the product of wild bees harvesting from toxic rhododendron species. Read More

8 Ways to Be a Courteous Backyard Beekeeper
January 26, 2022 · · Beekeeping 101

Being a good beekeeping neighbor is something all backyard beekeepers should be concerned about. When we started talking about keeping bees we knew we’d have to be careful since our property is only 1.5 acres and we’re surrounded by neighbors. Read More