Outdoor mushroom growing is a viable option for those who lack indoor space or wish to produce a large mushroom crop, and it’s great for intermediate growers.
With Ohio deer hunters tagging tens of thousands of deer this week comes the promise of countless venison meals in the coming months.
Every once in a while I receive a note asking about something I wrote about some time ago. This time it was a sweet email asking about how things went with the Summer of Squalor.
There is no venue more inviting for a gaggle of girls than a big old farm with a constantly changing cast of characters.
As we begin the month of December, it is great time for farmers to start to analyze their 2014 farm records.
About half a mile from the one-room school I attended was a saw mill that was owned by a farmer named Harvey Smith, and that was operated by Smith and his oldest son, Harold.
If your house is anything like ours, I am sure you have seen enough leftovers and turkey casseroles until another holiday.
As the holidays approach, it’s time to think about gifts for nature lovers on your list.
Winter is upon us. At least that’s what it felt like after the mid-November arctic blast and snowfall.
If you ran your farm or ranch like the White House and Congress run the federal government, your corn would never get planted and your cows would be long gone.
Fresh mushrooms are another fast, easy and fun food to grow indoors. Indoor mushroom kits are available in dozens of fungi varieties, from basic buttons to expensive exotics.
This Year Make Your Black Friday GREEN! Ho Ho Hold on a minute! Try as you might, there is no going back. The Thanksgiving turkey, heck, even the Halloween ghouls and goblins, will forevermore be in competition with Santa and his entourage of elves. Like a full-blown blizzard that comes suddenly and unexpectedly, burying autumn […]
With deadlines quickly approaching, here are some dairy program reminders.
The following is from notes scribbled recently concerning a road trip to Devils Lake, North Dakota.
Sign-up for the Tree Assistance Program continues.
Against all odds, economics, the dismal science, has become even more dismal.
With the re-setting of the clocks to standard time comes a darkness that plays right in to the hand of the changing calendar.
I’ve had my smartphone for almost three years (that’s practically a golden anniversary in the tech world), and I have become that person who, when faced with a new challenge or task, says ‘I think I have an app for that.’
The most notable feature of this week on the Chicago Board of Trade is the lack of trading hours.
A secure, healthy food supply is everyone’s business in the livestock world. So is the safety of farmers and farm workers producing this abundant food supply.