Friday, February 3, 2023

Around the Table

Rising egg prices remind Eliza Blue to be grateful for the small bounty her aging flock of hens provide her and her family each day.

How-To's

Can you distinguish pine trees from spruce, fir, hemlock, yew and cypress trees? Each type of conifer has its own unique traits. Learn to identify them all.

Cold frames protect garden plants from cold weather and frost. They can be utilized in late fall and early spring to extend the growing season.

Columns

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Alan Guebert offers insight as to how Summit Carbon Solutions’ proposed carbon pipeline could yield massive profits while greenwashing even more oil money.
alarm clock

Kym Seabolt has no idea what happens after 9:30 p.m. because she's asleep and she likes it that way.
sled

Judith Sutherland recalls the snow day adventures of her youth.
1920s illustration

If she could have lived in another decade, Julie Geiss would have chosen the early part of the 1920s.
hay bale in snow

Good pasture management during a wet winter means being cognizant of erosion and having a plan for the spring and summer.
Portage County barn fire

There are realistic and scary disasters that can affect your farm or family. Make sure you're preapred.

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