A burgeoning pig farmer perseveres through rough patches to provide pastured pork to farm-to-table restaurants.
It is important to be ready in case of emergencies on the farm.
Collecting a swarm of honeybees to expand your apiary can be exciting. Planning ahead will help you be successful.
Don't throw that away! I could use it for something--a pig shelter, a fencing project. Add it to the "someday" pile and get back to farming!
When the early spring garden is in peril of being consumed by the hungry deer, who do you call? Ducks! Really? Yes...and electric fence, and Nite Guard, but I like to think it's the ducks.
Many modern homesteaders and farmers are turning to livestock guardian dogs to protect their chickens and ducks and other barnyard fowl. Poultry are particularly vulnerable to predators, which often limits the poultry farmer's ability to free range her flock. A well-trained, reliable LGD can prevent losses from predators and allow the poultry farmer to achieve a more natural, healthy lifestyle for her birds.