Meat chickens? Layers? Attractive yard birds to turn the neighbors’ heads? Make sure you choose the right poultry for your farm needs to avoid problems down the road.
Just as in larger agricultural operations, crop rotation is important in the home garden, too, for preventing pests, maximizing nutrition and increasing vegetable yields.
After a busier-than-expected 2020, seed companies are gearing up for the coming gardening season. So now’s the time for you to be planning your 2021 garden.
Whether it’s safely operating machinery or staying careful in the kitchen, farm safety should always be top of mind—even on small and hobby farms.
Chickens can be a tempting treat for a number of predators, who see your flock as an extension of their natural habitat. Here are some ways to deter hungry wildlife.
When your vet is not available, you can take over certain health-care tasks and administer animal medications. Here is advice from two experts.
Finding a dead bird without any clues pointing to a predator can be alarming. Here are some common causes of chicken death in backyard flocks.
There’s a rabbit virus on the loose, and it’s one to watch out for. Here’s what you can do to protect your rabbits from RHDV2 (a/k/a rabbit Ebola).