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How to harvest, process and store black walnuts

Friday, September 19, 2014

Black walnuts are the most prolific native nut tree in Farm and Dairy’s circulation area. Unfortunately, most of their delicious free nutmeat drops to waste because people don’t know how to harvest, process and store black walnuts.

Predator problems: Protect your flock and livestock this fall

Friday, September 12, 2014

Coyote are active in fall, when grown pups break away from the family unit to hunt and stake out their own territory.

What can I plant now?

Friday, September 5, 2014

The most common misconception about fall vegetable production is that you need a hoop or green house to do it.

Cover crops for farm and garden

Friday, August 29, 2014

As a bountiful harvest empties our fields and gardens, and fills our wheelbarrows and pickup beds with fresh fruits and veggies, growers wonder what to do with the newly vacant space.

This season’s seed, next season’s harvest: A seed saving primer

Friday, August 22, 2014

In August everyone enjoys eating summer’s garden harvest, especially water and muskmelons. But they are likely spitting those valuable seeds into the trash. Saving seed is a wise economic and environmental choice and it’s easier than you think

Starting a farm: Looking for land

Friday, February 28, 2014

The high price of farmland is the most common complaint of new farmers, and with good reason; both crop and pasture land is selling at an all-time high.

Starting seeds indoors: What you need to know

Friday, February 21, 2014

If you’re an avid gardener, or hobby farmer, get your seeds started indoors soon. Starting seeds in late February and early March will give your plants the best chance when they’re moved outdoors.

Why farming changed the way I eat, part three

Thursday, February 13, 2014

In this third and final installment of Why farming changed the way I eat, I want to talk about the dairy in my Farm and Dairy.

Why farming changed the way I eat, part two

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

In this second installment of Why farming changed the way I eat, Ivory Harlow shares the ways farming tuned her into the natural cycle of seasons, localized her eating, and terminated her food waste.

Why farming changed the way I eat

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Once upon a time, not so long ago, I was a vegetarian. Then I became a farmer, and it completely changed my food attitude.

City farming for country folks

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Urban farms are filling vacant lots, growing as rooftop gardens, and sprouting in streetside flowerboxes. Creative and resourceful city farming methods put-to-use in the country can increase farm yields, productivity and profit. Urban farming techniques can help country farmers optimize space, micromanage renewable resources, and market products direct.

Why I became a young farmer

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Ivory Harlow isn’t your typical farmer. She shares her reasons for becoming a farmer in her inaugural column for farmanddairy.com.

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