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Nutrition should be one of the most important livestock-management priorities on your hobby farm.

How To Balance Your Livestock's Nutrition

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"We encourage as many screech owls as possible because they help us control the colony of voles that call our vegetable garden home. You can encourage them, too, by building a screech owl nesting box like the ones we use."

Build A Screech Owl Nesting Box From A Cedar Board

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02/16/2017 at 15:36. Facebook
Have you encountered Cedar Apple Rust on your farm?

The Reason Apple Trees Aren’t In Our Future

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Before you decide to try home delivery, there are lots of things to consider first. Namely, is the work worth the time?

Is Home Delivery A Good CSA Model?

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02/15/2017 at 20:44. Facebook
We're at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville today, taking in all the sights and sounds—and loving it!
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02/15/2017 at 14:09. Facebook
Give favas a try this year and enjoy both their beautiful plants and their delicious flavor.

Why You Should Grow Fava Beans

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"Spring is the perfect time of year to think about starting a new flock or growing an existing one, and bummer lambs are an affordable, irresistibly cute way to do both."

Bummer Lambs Are A Bargain

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"Despite their share of failures and headaches, not to mention the total exhaustion that comes from farming year round, Satterwhite and Grimstad are ready for what the future may bring, and their local community is lucky to have them."

This Is Hobby Farming: The Beginning Farmer

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"Making some of the equipment yourself can save money, and while in just about any other circumstance I’d be right there with you, let me stress how important it is not to take on this task as a brand new beekeeper."

4 Reasons Beginning Beekeepers Shouldn't DIY

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Whether your goal is to turn your farm into a beautiful example of rural living, or you just need to keep that building useful for years to come, a new coat of paint can make all the difference.

How To Paint A Barn

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Thanks to The New York Times for this great article on retiring to a hobby farm! We were happy to be included. :)

Goats, Alpacas and (of Course) a Hen: Life on a Hobby Farm

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"If we can understand that these animals are serving a great purpose in the ecosystem, cleaning up the remains that we’d rather not deal with, and then watch them gracefully glide, we may then realize that they have a complex life of their own to contend with."

4 Reasons Black Vultures Are On the Rise

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What's your go-to tool for removing ice around the farm?

The Tools You Need For Removing Ice

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While it’s fun to bottle-feed one or two babies for one or two weeks, there may come a time when you need an easier way to feed. Enter the lambar, a self-serve milk bar for goat kids.

How To Build A Goat Lambar

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This Valentine’s Day, grow something that makes loving your love a bit ... spicier.

Spice Up Your Valentine's Day With These Herbs

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The primary goal of good blueberry pruning is to remove enough old growth to encourage new—but not so much that you impact your berry production for the coming season.

Prune Your Blueberry Bushes In Late Winter

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"Perhaps one of the biggest downside in the local food movement is that not everyone gets to enjoy it. Cost can be prohibitive, and access to a good farmers market can put good, fresh food out of reach for many lower-income families."

5 Ways Your Farm Can Cater To Lower-Income Families

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"In all of this caution, what many of us don’t think about is the beneficial organisms that may be dwelling in the dirt—several of which are a beneficial or even vital part of a healthy human microbiome."

Soil-Based Medicine

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Kentucky may be having a relatively mild winter, but The Accidental Farmer was still able to give cold-weather Carhartts a test run.

His & Hers Winter Carhartts: A Side-By-Side Preview

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