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7 Books Aimed at Helping Hobby Farmers

These selections cover areas including chickens, vegetable crops, container gardening, women hobby farmers, homesteading and aquaponics.

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How to Prevent Eggs From Rotting

Eggs can turn bad for many reasons. Here’s how to recognize—and prevent—the conditions that cause these odiferous ovals before it’s too late.

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4 Uses for Rocks and Stones on Your Farm

Rocks are generally a nuisance on farms, but if you have lots of them around, why not embrace that fact and put them to good use? Here are some ideas.

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How to Identify Found Feathers

Here’s a basic guide to the many types of feathers and their functions as well as links to guides that can help you identify the birds that shed them.