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Have you ever seen an observation hive -- a beehive with a window instead of a wall? Fascinating, no? Extend that to your customers at markets and fairs, and you'll have an instant conversation-starter. It's good for business and education.
Have you ever seen an observation hive a beehive with a window

Observation Hives Can Help Your Beekeeping Business

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Lisa Sandona
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05/26/2017 at 16:45. Facebook
Making videos is easy these days -- and it's an effective way to personally connect your farm, your insight and your products to your customers.
Making videos is easy these days and its an effective way to

Connect With Your Customers Using Farm Videos

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05/26/2017 at 14:30. Facebook
What's a flame-weeder? An extremely effective -- and satisfying -- way to give your plants a chance against weeds. Our own Accidental Farmer tried one out. Here are her results.
Whats a flameweeder An extremely effective and satisfying way to give your

My New Favorite Tool: The Flame Weeder

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Sandra Guzman
Tina Finneyfrock
David Porter
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05/25/2017 at 16:30. Facebook
Bottle-feeding baby goats might not be standard procedure on your farm, but you might find yourself in a position where you have to do it. It's not that difficult, and it has definite advantages.
Bottlefeeding baby goats might not be standard procedure on your farm but

Raising Goats: How To Bottle Feed A Kid

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Mitchell Hunter
Kim Graves
Elisabeth-Anne Mabie
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05/25/2017 at 14:30. Facebook
Can migratory birds help your farm? You bet. And your efforts to create habitat them can also help the birds and other animals. Here's how.
Can migratory birds help your farm You bet And your efforts to

3 Ways To Host Migratory Birds On Your Farm

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05/24/2017 at 16:30. Facebook
Have you used over-the-counter antibiotics for your chickens? The FDA has restricted access to certain of these drugs without a vet's prescription. Here's what it affects and why it was done.
Have you used overthecounter antibiotics for your chickens The FDA has restricted

Poultry Science: FDA Halts Over-The-Counter Sales Of Some Antibiotics

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Angela Davis
Cara James
Andrea Walker
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05/24/2017 at 14:30. Facebook
Have you pondered making your operations Certified Organic? Here's what you should start doing now to make it easier when the inspector shows up.
Have you pondered making your operations Certified Organic Heres what you should

Prepare To Make Your Farm Certified Organic

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05/23/2017 at 16:30. Facebook
Basil downy mildew: It's bad news for your garden. Here's what to do if it shows up, and what you can do to prevent it from killing your basil in the first place.
Basil downy mildew Its bad news for your garden Heres what to

Basil Downy Mildew Brings Big Trouble To Gardens

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05/23/2017 at 14:30. Facebook
How do you reduce stress among your chickens? Here are 6 factors that cause anxiety, some of which you might not have considered.
How do you reduce stress among your chickens Here are 6 factors

6 Factors That Cause Stress In Chickens

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Jenie Aithie
Muhammad Iqbal Panhwer
Darla Goodman
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05/22/2017 at 16:36. Facebook
Want to keep your maintenance time to a minimum? Whenever you build or repair something, use the same type of screw. We outline some of the many screws available and ways to maximize efficiency.
Want to keep your maintenance time to a minimum Whenever you build

Use Uniform Screws To Save Time & Effort

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05/22/2017 at 14:28. Facebook
Train a chicken to ride on your bicycle handlebars? Sure. See all four tasks and tricks one farmer has taught her chicks and chickens.
Train a chicken to ride on your bicycle handlebars Sure See all

4 Tasks & Tricks You Can Train Chickens To Do

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Lisa VonWald Kruger
Ramona Burns
Debbie Smith
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05/21/2017 at 14:31. Facebook
You love your bees. You're observant. Nothing gets by you. Nonetheless, keeping records of what you observe will pay off year after year. Here are nine pro tips on record-keeping for beekeepers.
You love your bees Youre observant Nothing gets by you Nonetheless keeping

9 Record-Keeping Tips For Beekeepers

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Christy Brady
Kim Cotham
Is your farm ready for a beehive? We have expert tips on the pros and cons of various hive types to get you started.
Is your farm ready for a beehive We have expert tips on

Your Beehive Selection Guide

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Ladybugs are good for your garden -- and, it turns out, maybe good for aeronautical engineers too. Researchers in Japan observed how ladybugs fold their wings, and it could end up being beneficial to human flight.
Ladybugs are good for your garden and it turns out maybe good

Ladybugs Pack Wings and Engineering Secrets in Tidy Origami Packages

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Did you know you can eat strawberry leaves? Watermelon seeds too. Such foods have nutritional -- and sometimes medicinal -- values. It's all part of "eating whole." [ Hobbyfarms.com Link ]
Did you know you can eat strawberry leaves Watermelon seeds too Such

Improve Nutrition And Reduce Waste By "Eating Whole"

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Patti Leutschaft
Elise Brochu
If you own sheep. llamas or alpacas, how much planning do you put into shearing day? It's an opportunity to do more than just give your animals haircuts. Here are our tips to make it as stress-free and efficient as possible.
If you own sheep llamas or alpacas how much planning do you

Make Shearing Day Safe, Efficient & Fun

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Dianne Fitzmaurice
Maria Hall
When technological advancement is not what it seems ...
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Hollie Nguyen
Ian Thomson
Livestock can be more of a hassle than a satisfying venture, but for many reasons sheep have a lot going for them. Learn why they might be your ideal first livestock.
Livestock can be more of a hassle than a satisfying venture but

Hair Sheep: The Perfect First Livestock

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Ann Patrice Lefler
Gail Hottenroth Castro
Diana Nyberg
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Subscription for Hobby Farms

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Were honeybees ever seen as messengers of the gods? What sacred roles did honey play? Why were queen bees once called kings? We investigate.
Were honeybees ever seen as messengers of the gods What sacred roles

5 Honeybee Myths, Legends & Folklore

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