6/25/2009
Smithfield's hog farms produce a lot of meat and make a lot of money, but at what cost? Can we continue to look the other way as they pollute  waters, abuse animals and terrorize their neighbors?
6/24/2009
This collection of rare and historic poultry books offers an amazing amount of information on poultry.
6/22/2009
The garden is growing better than I could have expected in the raised beds at my "new" urban homestead.
6/18/2009
Jenna gets a pack goat to help carry gear for hiking trips. Share her experience of buying a buck kid and raising him to be a pack goat.
6/18/2009
Instead of using a heat lamps to brood just a few chicks, consider using a broody hen to do the job. This system takes less time to manage and uses no fossil fuels!
6/17/2009
If you need a little horsepower for your homestead, a two-wheeled tractor may be a good choice.
6/11/2009
I tested a new incubator against my old Styrofoam incubator. Find out which one is the best for incubating duck eggs. The difference was amazing.
6/10/2009
The Homestead Act of 1862 opened up 270 million acres of public domain land for settlement. The Homestead National Monument of America tells the stories of many of the people who claimed land and tried to "prove up" their claim.
6/4/2009
Chicken eggs usually hatch on the 21st day of incubation, but this hen hatched two chicks on the 23rd day.
6/3/2009
Monsanto's Genetically Engineered Wheat Monsanto and the biotech bullies are once again moving to tighten their grip on the world's food supply. Genetically engineered (GE) varieties now account for 70 90% of all conventional (non organic) corn, soybeans, cotton, and
6/2/2009
Helpful advice on the dangers of lightning and how to protect your home from its damaging effects.






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