More on the much-feared food safety bill, HR 875, and its Congressional counterparts.
What do you think of composting toilets and would you consider installing one?
If you like steam- and gas- powered engines and farm equipment, you will love these three magazines and websites: Farm Collector, Gas Engine and Steam Traction.
Keeping a few hens for eggs is a wonderful part of growing your own food, but finding just a few female baby chickens can be a challenge.
Relax: HR 875 isn't a bill to outlaw organic farming, as you might have heard. But it's not exactly good news for pesticide-free producers, either. Here are the details.
Secure grant funds for your farmers market, community-supported agriculture program and more by applying to the USDA by April 27.
Yes, spring is finally here. Time to start farming.
This coming Tuesday, March 17, new legislation will be introduced in an attempt to protect Americans from antibiotic resistance. The Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act of 2009 will end the use of certain antibiotics in agriculture unless animals are sick.
The National Animal Identification Plan will be easily implemented by large factory farms, but it means trouble for smaller operations. Will the system really keep us safe from disease, or will industrial ag and tracking system manufacturers be the only beneficiaries?
Build a simple do-it-yourself small barn or shed to house livestock, garden tools and machinery.
Dan Kidd developed a successful home business with his PEX Pocket Crimper tool.
Deciding on and finding the best breeds of chickens for you.