The banjo is the most popular, and misunderstood, front porch instrument.
In order to achieve our goals of self-sufficiency, we must start with small steps
My family had been dreaming about buying our own homestead for many years. So, when the opportunity arose, we jumped on it without even thinking twice. We were quite ignorant and naïve about the entire process and were humbled by our experience. The lessons we’ve learned over the last two years will guide us through the rest of our homesteading journey.
If you are considering adding goats to your farm, there are a few things that you need to be aware of to make sure that your goat experience is rewarding and pleasant.
Selection of bulls for the artificial insemination of your cows or heifers should not stop with a sire catalog. There are many important factors in bull selection that can’t be determined with catalog information.
We moved to Oregon for a while, and I found some people who used Border Collies, to move sheep and cattle. When I watched what their dogs could do with real training, I realized just how little Allie and I knew about the real world of Border Collies.
An editor from Mother Earth News magazine reviews a pair of boot-slippers that will help keep mud off your floors.
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