With a combination of cover, timing, drought-tolerant crops and creative water sources, you can grow food without irrigation.
Overgrazing can be a concern, especially for small farms with limited grazing areas. Here’s what you need to promote regrowth through rotation.
We were spared major damage in Hurricane Florence, but the storm showed us what livestock farmers should expect in a natural disaster. Here’s how to prepare.
Hummingbirds travel thousands of miles per year, lay tiny eggs and have stunning wing speed. Here’s how to attract these pollinators and help researchers who study them.
Mice are a fact of life when you have chickens, but you can do many things to discourage their presence. Here’s what to look for and do.
People grow butterflies to be released at weddings and similar occasions, but is it ethical and eco-friendly? Are there better ways to help butterflies?
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.