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Think you might be interested in raising a small flock of chickens? Here are some basic considerations for backyard and small-scale producers.

Until they are fully feathered, baby chicks require special care. A quality brooder can optimize growth and ensure good health for your hatchlings.

Backyard chickens need safe, healthy environments to survive cold weather. There are several ways you can make winter a little easier on your flock.

As winter approaches and more people look to firewood to heat their homes, the Ohio Department of Agriculture is offering tips to help when purchasing wood.

Evaluate the tree you want to remove and decide whether or not you can do it safely. Learn to fell a tree in five simple steps.

Learn to conduct simple moisture tests and identify seasoned wood by its appearance, weight, smell and other characteristics.

House Bill 175 permits residential property owners to keep birds, rabbits, goats and other small livestock. Learn how to raise them on five acres or less.

Women Grow Ohio's After Chores series will focus on "How can I make a living at what I love to do?"

Not every log is created equally. There are various factors to consider when selecting, storing and seasoning firewood.

If you plan to use a wood stove or fireplace this winter, don’t forget to perform regular maintenance this fall to prepare for the cold months ahead. Proper upkeep, good heating practices and having a plan in place for home and chimney fires improves heating efficiency and safety.
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