Should we apply the same environmental and humanitarian concerns to clothing as we do food? A growing number of people think so.
Overgrazing can be a concern, especially for small farms with limited grazing areas. Here’s what you need to promote regrowth through rotation.
Breeding programs expand the Valais Blacknose, whose wool is good for carpets, bedding and felting, beyond its native Switzerland. The breed of sheep is ideal for small farms.
Even a small farm can go through hundreds of small square hay bales in a season. A hay elevator can save time and effort stacking those bales.
If you have farm animals, euthanasia will probably come up at some point. Here’s what to consider before the difficult decision presents itself.
Toxic plants appear in many forms in pastures as well as landscaping. Learn some common ones and how to keep your livestock safe wherever they are.
Hay is the mainstay diet for our livestock. Learn the intricacies of hay types, nutritional content and quality before purchasing your next load.
This round of contenders is led by a group of cows watching a fencing project. Also appearing are a honeybee, goats, a rooster and a smiling lamb.