We speak to an experienced rehabilitator about helping animals in need and protecting livestock while maintaining balance in a farm’s ecosystem.
The manure lagoons flooded by Hurricane Florence show that pigs produce a lot of waste. Managing manure correctly on small farms is key to protecting waterways and gaining valuable fertilizer.
Deer are a pretty big issue on my Wisconsin farm, so when I started a new orchard, I knew I’d need to protect the 10 young trees I planted. Here’s the fence I chose.
North America is home to about 100 species of wild silk moths, some of which have wingspans of 7 inches—and fierce-looking caterpillars.
Replacing mechanized equipment with these human-powered tools reduces your fossil-fuel use and lets you tread more carefully on your land.
Each cocoon produced by silkworms can produce an unbroken strand of silk that stretches to a mile and a half. Learn more about sericulture.
The invasive, odiferous tree of heaven attracts pollinators but is toxic to other plants. It has human medicinal uses, but cutting alone encourages more growth.