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.
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.