Breeding programs expand the Valais Blacknose, whose wool is good for carpets, bedding and felting, beyond its native Switzerland. The breed of sheep is ideal for small farms.
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.
Our Black Orpington’s lame foot was caused by more than just stepping on something sharp. Here’s how we dealt with bumblefoot, the crippling poultry condition.
Planters and seeders perform the same function for different crops. Here’s what you need to know to use the machines safely and at maximum efficiency.
Even a small farm can go through hundreds of small square hay bales in a season. A hay elevator can save time and effort stacking those bales.
We were spared major damage in Hurricane Florence, but the storm showed us what livestock farmers should expect in a natural disaster. Here’s how to prepare.
A few relatively easy chores now can set the stage for your bees’ success in the seasons to come. Here are basic fall maintenance tasks.
Navigate the wrath of yellow jackets — aggressive insects that can each sting multiple times — by understanding seasonal changes in their behavior.