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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.

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5 Nuts to Forage During the Fall

Supplement your fall snack supply with these wild and tasty nuts. Here’s where to find them and how to identify them.

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8 Crops that Can Survive a Little Frost

Crops such as kale, collards, turnips and even certain types of lettuce can survive—and even improve—with frost, so they’re ideal for fall and winter planting.

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Late-season Butterfly Flowers for Your Garden

Late-season butterfly flowers are critical to the health of these important pollinators. The nectar they provide helps the insects survive the winter. Here are some great plants for the job.

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5 Key Aspects of Feeding Chickens

What and how to feed chickens varies with a bird’s age, the season and type of chicken. Here are basic items to consider for your flock’s feeding system.