Miniature cattle have become a hot livestock property. Learn the history and evolution of these diminutive breeds.
Decide if keeping livestock for profit is right for you and your hobby farm, and choose the right species to keep with this guide.
“If the ‘king’ of the antebellum southern economy was cotton, then the title of ‘queen’ must go to the pig.” –Sam Bowers Hilliard, author of Hog Meat and Hoecake: Food Supply in the Old South 1840-1860
Herbs for the farm kitchen, for use in herbal medicines, herbal tea fanciers and herb crafters are growing herbs on their own. Learn the herb basics to begin your own herb garden.
This farm checklist gives you basic tips and information for keeping your farm safe and preventing accidents.
Donâ€™t let preconceived notions of rescue animals keep you from adopting a donkey. A good rescue donkey can provide an equine that suits your needs as well as your means.
Help preserve a piece of history by raising Spanish goatsâ€”a hardy meat goat of older origins.
Pears have a long history of cultivationâ€”grow a piece of the past on your farm with heirloom pear trees.
When caring for a small farm, you donâ€™t necessarily need large tractors or implements; smaller no-till and traditional tillage implements could be the best bet for your property.
Learn about the challengesâ€”and rewardsâ€”of raising rare livestock breeds.