Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Over 250 breeds of cattle are recognized throughout the world. Learn to identify the most common dairy breeds in the United States.

Whatever your background or experience, there are some things you need to consider before starting your own dairy farm.

It takes a variety of flowers and shrubs that provide food for both the adult and larval stages to create a butterfly garden.

To see warblers, concentrate on their habitat — old fields, forest edges, woods, and country roads. If there's a stream nearby, that's even better.

A sunburn may not seem like a big deal; however, sun damage causes pain, discomfort and it can put you at risk for skin cancer.

Backyard chickens can be a great addition to your backyard, but proper care is a must.

Poison hemlock is not the only plant that you should be on the lookout for. Jimsonweed, pokeweed and black locust are potentially poisonous to livestock.

The spotted jewelweed plant relieves itching and dries poison ivy rashes up quickly without drying out surrounding skin.

Most hay fires occur within the first six weeks after baling. Moisture content is the main factor that causes hay and straw to spontaneously combust.

Succulents are some of the easiest plants to propagate. Many of them can root and produce a new plant from a stem cutting, a division, an offset or a leaf.
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