Bee Keeping

Packaging Your Honey

Large beekeepers can not turn a profit if they limit their market to their local community. Beekeepers who have several colonies must be able...
Farm LIfe

Mostly True Stories About Living on a Farm in The Early...

Stories from the past on a farm are rich in history and humor. So, I thought I would share a few. One told to me...

Why Are Barns Painted Red?

Why Are Barns Painted Red, and Why Do They Have Lightning Rods on Their Roofs? Our image of a truly picturesque barn is that it...
Living in The Country

From Farm to Family: 7 Things to Consider

Animals play a meaningful role in the lives of their owners. In fact, most people consider their furry friends part of the family. And...
Farming Program

Farming Program Helps Neighbors in Rural America Fight Hunger

Breaking barriers to win the war against hunger in rural America Although the United States produces much of the world’s food, 48 million people in...
Bleberry Farn

How to Start a Blueberry Farm

The Space, Soil and Water Requirements and Economics In the United States, blueberries are considered the second most important cultivated berry after strawberries. To start...

The Real Granny Smith – A Passion for Apples

You know it, you love it -- the Granny Smith apple. The gleaming chartreuse skin. That brilliant crunch. The perfect balance of juicy-sweet and...
Horse Management

Easy Horse Manure Management

To keep your horse healthy, you need to manage your horse manure. By removing manure daily, you prevent water contamination, horse parasites and stable...
Edible Flowers

Yum! Tasty Edible Flowers You Can Grow Yourself

Add a beautiful, aesthetic touch to your next dinner with tasty flowers that you can grow yourself. Many upscale restaurants have adopted the practice...
Caring for Cattle

How to Take Care of Cows – Tips for Beginners

Rearing cows can be a good source of income. It can be a tedious process as in raising other farm animals but it is...