Friday, December 3, 2021
woodstove

A thorough inspection identifies system maintenance needs and allows time to fix problems before winter weather hits.
goats on pasture

FAMACHA scoring is used to identify risk of barber pole worm infestation in small ruminants. It is an effective, easy-to-use tool everyone from backyard hobbyists to large-scale producers can use on the farm.

The business structure you choose for your farm influences daily operations, how decisions are made and the responsibilities of owners.
Carrots

Fall is the time to store the food that's taken all year to produce. Indoor, in-place and buried container food storage systems are practical and affordable alternatives to the traditional root cellar.

Practical advice on how to buy birds, set-up a brooder and grow birds to harvest weight
Stack of firewood in truckbed

With the price of fossil fuels on the rise and consumers seeking green energy alternatives, heating with wood makes sense.
Kale

Sunlight is critical to growing vegetables, but ensuring vegetable plants get enough sunlight can be tricky if trees, fences or structures keep your yard shady.
boer goats

Goats are superior land managers; they will clear overgrown areas of crop and pasture of unwanted vegetation, overbearing brush and invasive plants.

If you didn’t find time to plant a garden this spring, don’t worry. Gardeners can plant vegetables in July and August for a fall harvest.
apple collage

Apples are the perfect backyard fruit, and fall is a great time to plant apple trees in USDA Hardiness zones 5-10.