In this election year, the U.S. presidency is on a lot of folks’ minds. But did you know that past presidents were also some of our nation’s founding farmers?
It’s not uncommon for old, unworked fields to fall into disrepair, but it’s possible to restore an old hayfield following these basic steps.
When your vet is not available, you can take over certain health-care tasks and administer animal medications. Here is advice from two experts.
When your water source literally or figuratively dries up, you need an H2O backup plan to keep you, your animals and your crops properly hydrated.
Leaving garden soil bare can contribute to erosion and the release of carbon into the atmosphere, but planting cover crops can do a lot of good.
Daniele Kasper from the Michigan-based backyard country homestead talks about her first steps into hobby farming and self-sufficiency.
If you want to start a permaculture garden without using chemicals or tilling, look to these three crops to start things off in your first-year garden.