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Covering Up
Different varieties of cover crops can protect and prepare your fragile garden soil for planting seasons to come. Here’s how to make your selections.
by Kelly Wood

Hobby Farmer’s Bag of Tricks 
Employ this collection of tips from long-time farmers to improve your operations and get the most from your time—and money—around the farm.   
compiled by Cherie Langlois

Goat School
Step into the classroom—the barn, that is—at Stony Knolls Farm for a weekend-long class on everything you’ve ever wanted to know about raising goats. 
by Cherie Langlois

Boarders Gone Bad
Don’t let your dream of operating a boarding stable be burst by bad boarders. Follow this advice from folks who keep horses on their small farms before you take on charges of your own.
by Kathleen Ewing 


Livestock Q & A 
Dianne Hellwig, PhD, DVM with Dr. Lyle G. McNeal

Buying the Farm
John & Sue Weaver

Farm Garden 
Jessica Walliser

Tools of the Trade 
Farm Security
John & Sue Weaver

Food for Thought
Carol Ekarius

How Do I ... Build a Manure-heated Cold Frame
Rick Gush 


  • Notes From the Porch
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  • Reader Service Index 
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