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How to Navigate a Livestock Auction

Follow these guidelines on terminology, animals, preparation, bidding and other aspects of buying livestock at an auction or sale barn.

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7 Tricks for a Successul No-Till Garden

Timing, type and source of cover material, and letting go of certain preconceived ideas factor into establishing a no-till garden that works for your circumstances.

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6 Things to Consider When Ordering Seeds

Regardless of what size operation you run, it’s easy to overlook certain things when ordering seeds that can have consequences well into the growing season.

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Should You Certify Your Farm as Organic?

Here are some questions to ask — and some facts about the process you might not know — to help decide whether certifying as organic is right for you.