Sunday, September 15, 2019

The heart of grazing livestock is finding the balance between what the animal needs and what pastures can produce.

Each week Farm and Dairy challenges readers to identify a small tool or gadget (or at least 'hazard a guess' as to its use).

Ever since the summer day that Channing arrived on our farm, things have seemed a little brighter around here.

Children were called upon to accomplish all sorts of things, and if a scary old grandfather asked a child to play checkers after the chores were done, there was no getting out of it.

You started off the year well! You figured our first tool out in no time at all, but this next one is a bit trickier, can you Hazard a Guess on what it is?
1917 Bates Steel Mule

During the early years, both large and small manufacturers took a fling at building tractors, along with various tinkerers, dreamers and outright crooks.

On May 8, Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns took the Bush administration's first formal step toward the 2007 farm bill.

Animals hibernate differently, but for the same set of reasons.

“Walking, I am listening to a deeper way. Suddenly, all my ancestors are behind me. Be still, they say. Watch and listen. You are...

The word "lasagna" brings mouth-watering thoughts of baked pasta noodles layered in tomato sauce, fresh garlic, meat, and melted cheese. But in the world of gardening and composting, "lasagna gardening" is far from tasty. It gets its name from the layers created on Mother Nature's giant sheet pan.
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