The world is becoming increasingly digital, so if you want to communicate best with farmers-market or CSA customers, these marketing methods are easy to learn as well as cheap—or even free.
I say neither. Experience is crucial, but instructional materials as well as memoirs provide a necessary supplement for those breaking into agriculture.
I love to pasture my pigs, but fencing had been a problem. Then I observed and emulated the solar setup of a “lunatic farmer.” Here’s how it works.
Sow’s milk doesn’t contain enough iron for newborn piglets. Where you raise the piglets determines how you ensure they get what they need.
Mobile processing units are portable setups with equipment to process chickens for meat. The low-cost method lets farmers handle their own poultry harvests.
These tips based on personal experience with pigs covers raising piglets on the first day all the way to opening day at the farmers market.
Keep your cattle, pigs, goats, sheep and chickens safe from threats by various predators with these tried-and-tested techniques.