Crossing Chinese and American chestnut trees is an effort to breed the American chestnut back with disease resistance.
For many, it’s ‘out of the box’ thinking to consider having someone outside the family assume the ownership and management of a farm, but it may be a viable option to consider.
Landowners are coming to realize the value of a hunting lease, a legal document granting the use of his or her property with defined limits.
Every fall, shortly after nighttime, temperatures turn chilly and deer mice seek refuge from the coming cold weather by moving into our homes.
Many farmhands passed through our farm and each one became a part of our family. They were like brothers growing up, and I have fond memories with each of them.
Local leaders are key to the success of the Soil and Water Conservation District.
Land that has been in hay or pasture for any number of years can meet eligibility for enrollment.
Building a high quality body for a carriage “was an art in itself,” and even a good carpenter or cabinet maker would be unable to do it properly.
We have one favorite lake — most boat people do — and here we would spend some of the best days of summer. I found that on the boat I didn’t worry.
With less diversity in the fields, our crops are more susceptible to damage.