A riparian buffer (planted land along a waterway) can add value, protect environmental conditions and even produce income for your farm.
The presence of certain insects as well as leeches in wetlands, creeks, ponds and streams helps reveal whether the water is polluted or clean. Here’s what to look for.
Winterizing a backyard pond isn’t difficult, but it does have several important steps. Learn how to prepare your backyard water feature for the winter.
Fish require less maintenance than other livestock. They provide a healthy protein source for your family and could add revenue to your farm.
Exotic fish have been linked to the transmission of ranaviruses to native amphibians, so think twice before adding them to your backyard pond.