Feeding corn to deer could be death sentence
Just days after 20 inches of snow blanketed the ridge, a second storm arrived. We could have another 8 inches by morning. Such conditions bring...
The pleasing properties of purple dead nettle
Purple dead nettle is anti-inflammatory, antifungal and antibacterial. It can be used on wounds to help stop the bleeding or to alleviate joint pain.
3 livestock protection animals for your farm
Dogs, donkeys and llamas make good livestock guardians. Read training and care tips, plus benefits, for these three livestock protection animals.
House wrens can be nasty neighbors
House wrens are extremely territorial and aggressive. While most birds limit their aggression to members of their own species, house wrens are interspecifically antisocial.
How to harvest, process and store black walnuts
Black walnuts are the most prolific native nut tree in Farm and Dairy’s circulation area. Unfortunately, most of their delicious free nutmeat drops to waste because people don’t know how to harvest, process and store black walnuts.
Solving the mystery of what causes bald cardinals
Nancy Kincaid of Charleston, W.Va. writes, "My husband and I feed birds and squirrels in our backyard, and we have a special male cardinal...
How to understand coyote vocalizations
Coyotes are arguably the most vocal of all North American mammals. Learn more about understanding the meaning behind their various vocalizations.
Planting progress report dominates markets
Marlin Clark weighs in on wheat, soybean and corn prices, expecting changes in the grain markets to come early in the week and trading to slow by its end.
Frugal gardening hacks to improve soil, plant health
There are so many everyday items that can improve the physical qualities or change the chemical components of your garden soil.
Prime time coyote calling, February and March
February and March are the best two months because it is breeding season. Coyotes are busy, aggressive, and more apt to respond to the right sounds now.