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06/26/2017 at 19:30. Facebook
The types of flies that bother your livestock are different than common houseflies, and they can cause more than annoyance. Here's a guide to what different fly species can do to cattle, sheep and horses, and what you can do to control them.
The types of flies that bother your livestock are different than common

Fly Control: How To Protect The Health And Production Of Your Livestock

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Jay West
Kelly Lee Craig
Ivy Sieben
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06/26/2017 at 14:30. Facebook
One chocolate-colored egg. That's all it took for this California family to start its journey from non-farmers to founders of a hatchery for rare chicken breeds. Read their story in the words of the woman who helped make it happen. It's Chicken Chat.
One chocolatecolored egg Thats all it took for this California family to

Chicken Chat: Raising A Rainbow

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Bonnie Eckhardt Meyer
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06/25/2017 at 16:29. Facebook
Cutworms: The first thing you need to know is they can quickly sever seedlings. The second thing? It's easy to stop them -- here are tips on doing just that.
Cutworms The first thing you need to know is they can quickly

5 Household Items That Prevent Cutworm Damage

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Laura H. Urquidi
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06/24/2017 at 19:30. Facebook
Those invasive bushes in your property might just be ... wild apple trees? Here's what you can do (or how you can take advantage of) such fruitful interlopers.
Those invasive bushes in your property might just be wild apple trees

Invasive Plants: What To Do About Wild Apple Trees In Your Fields

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Amy Cisneros
Alison Coursey-Watson
Jay West
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06/24/2017 at 16:15. Facebook
When chickens push boundaries ...
When chickens push boundaries
Collette Sloan
Wendy Dowling
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Hobby Farms City
06/24/2017 at 14:32. Facebook
"Did you know that lettuce is a member of the daisy family?" That's the type of data you can share with customers at the farmers market to help sell lettuce. Sharing interesting information is among the marketing tips we have to help you sell more lettuce. See all six.
Did you know that lettuce is a member of the daisy family

6 Marketing Tips To Help You Sell More Lettuce

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Cindy Stanley
Melissa Newell Loper
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06/23/2017 at 19:30. Facebook
This time of year, you might find yourself with more eggs than you know what to do with. We have suggestions.
This time of year you might find yourself with more eggs than

5 Things You Can Do With Surplus Eggs

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06/23/2017 at 14:27. Facebook
Want bigger and more robust squash, pumpkins and cucumbers? Try hand pollination. Here's how.
Want bigger and more robust squash pumpkins and cucumbers Try hand pollination Here's how

Grow Better Squash, Pumpkins & Cucumbers With Hand Pollination

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Meghon Ross
Sheila Hellman
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06/22/2017 at 19:30. Facebook
Have you noticed anything odd about the feet of some of your young chicks? It could be crooked toe disorder. Learn what it is and what you can do about it.
Have you noticed anything odd about the feet of some of your

How To Treat Crooked Toe Disorder In Chicks

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06/22/2017 at 14:31. Facebook
If you see sweaty hives or bees "bearding" at the entrance, it doesn't necessarily mean your bees are in danger or need cooling down. Here are tips on what to do -- and what not to do -- as it regards summer beehive ventilation.
If you see sweaty hives or bees bearding at the entrance it

4 Tips For Optimal Summer Beehive Ventilation

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Lee Hinson
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06/21/2017 at 22:03. Facebook
Happy Summer Solstice -- just watch out for the mosquitoes. Here are tips on keeping them at bay this summer.
Happy Summer Solstice just watch out for the mosquitoes Here are tips

15 Ways to Reduce Mosquitoes This Summer

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06/21/2017 at 20:30. Facebook
Starting today, summer's here. It's a good time for a bigger tomato crop. Here's how.
Starting today summer's here It's a good time for a bigger tomato crop Here's how

6 Summer-Care Tips For Tomatoes

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Ivy Sieben
Paul Johnson
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06/21/2017 at 19:30. Facebook
It's the first day of summer. Here are our tips on keeping your livestock healthy during the hot weather.
Its the first day of summer Here are our tips on keeping

7 Cool Tips To Help Your Livestock Survive Summer

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Hobby Farms City
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06/21/2017 at 16:30. Facebook
Do you have a story to tell about your urban farming experience? Do you want to see it published in the pages of Hobby Farms? We're looking for submissions to a section called Farm Story, so email your agricultural tales to hobbyfarms@luminamedia.com with the subject line Farm Story. Include a few high-resolution images of yourself, your spatial innovations, your animals, your equipment, your...
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06/21/2017 at 14:30. Facebook
When reading a chicken-feed label, do you know the meanings of terms such as organic, natural, medicated and non-GMO? Learn to define what you see on labels, apply it to what your birds need and improve the health of your flock.
When reading a chickenfeed label do you know the meanings of terms

Chicken Feed Labels: Learn To Decipher Them & Help Your Flock

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You probably recognize the bumblebee, but how about carpenter bees? Or leafcutter bees? They're among numerous native bee species crucial to pollination and the plants you grow. Learn how to preserve habitat for these species -- just by leaving certain things that might already exist on your property. #PollinatorWeek.
You probably recognize the bumblebee but how about carpenter bees Or leafcutter

5 Easy Ways You Can Help Maintain Native Bee Habitat

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Stefan Yauchzee
Bees, birds, bugs, butterflies -- here's a strategy for attracting pollinators to your garden through the right types of flowers, wild patches, water elements and other features.
Bees birds bugs butterflies heres a strategy for attracting pollinators to your

5 Tips For Creating A Garden Friendly To Pollinators

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Did you know that shrews are NOT rodents? Or that they use a sonar-like system to navigate, similar to bats? They also can tell you valuable things about the richness of your garden soil. Read how these fascinating tiny animals fit in your garden's ecosystem.
Did you know that shrews are NOT rodents Or that they use

How Shrews Fit In The Ecosystem Of Your Garden

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The bad news: Mice and voles might have gotten into your potatoes, and it might be too late to save this crop. The good news: We have pro tips on how to get rid of these rodents and keep them out in the future.
The bad news Mice and voles might have gotten into your potatoes

Mice & Voles Eating Your Potatoes? Here's How To Stop Them

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Michael Gibson
Jason Rollins
Susan Traver
It's your first farm. You and your partner have full-time jobs on top of that. And you're expecting a baby. It's easy to feel overwhelmed. Then a friend comes to help -- and he's a garden angel who turns things around in a day. Have you recieved -- or given -- this kind of help?
Its your first farm You and your partner have fulltime jobs on

The Garden Angels Have Descended—Now, Let’s Grow Some Food!

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