Dear MOTHER: February/March 2014

Reader letters about homemade sourdough bread, ag-gag laws, DIY poultry-processing, population growth, working dogs, low-tech home insulation, organic grasshopper control, and more.

Organic Grasshopper Control
Need organic grasshopper control? Take a cue from reader Luma Rose of Balmorhea, Texas, and simply suck up the hoppers with a small, portable vacuum.
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