Consider growing mint in your garden this year. Just make sure to keep it controlled, or you may find it seducing its way across your garden.Read More
How long do dry beans last? Apparently much longer than one would think. Patrice Lewis shares her story of her 24-year-old beans.Read More
For those looking for alternatives to cage raising their rabbits, colony raising is being recognized more frequently as an option.Read More
Add to Favorites By Matt Roben; Photos by Laurie Hatch Photography In January of 2022, my wife, Emily, and I adopted four potbellied pigs that were taken to the county animal …Read More
The domestication of the Soay sheep is a rather odd one, having been domesticated centuries ago and semi-abandoned on a small island until the early 1900s.Read More
Whether you want your equines shod or not, a good farrier is necessary because, by the nature of the work, it’s the farrier who finds hoof and even leg problems that you might not see or even realize.Read More
There are considerations when processing and preparing your venison that shouldn’t be overlooked. Bonus: 3 venison recipes.Read More
Learning how to make wooden spoons is much simpler than it may seem. Jenny Underwood explains the basics.Read More
These chocolate cherry candies are a holiday tradition in my family but are delicious year-round. Try out this recipe for your family.Read More
A homeschooling parent needs to be prepared before interacting with people who don’t support or understand their homeschool endeavors.Read More
Farm equipment winter maintenance is necessary for any equipment that you own that is critical for harvest and in the coming months, to help prevent costly breakdowns.Read More
Ponds and lakes in the northern United States have in the past experienced what I will term a “fish kill” related to lack of dissolved oxygen present in the water. Oxygen is essential to the metabolism of all aerobic (air breathing) organisms.Read More
An old-fashioned holiday tradition is to hang an evergreen wreath on your door to welcome family and friends.
Wreath making is quick and very inexpensive.
Contrary to what most people think, homemade bread is both easy and fun, and allows us to control the price and quality of our bread.Read More
Cattle occasionally swallow foreign material such as pieces of wire chopped up by a baler. Hardware disease in cattle occurs when a sharp object penetrates the gut lining and damages some other organ or creates peritonitis (infection within the abdomen).Read More