Senepol

What happens when African oxen meet British beef cattle? A hardy breed for raising beef in the tropics is the result.

Why Thorns and Thistles Grow

We all know why there are thistles and other undesirable weeds in the world, right? And to Adam He said, “Because you have listened to the voice of your wife and have eaten of the tree of which I commanded you, ‘You shall not eat of it,’ cursed is the ground because of you; in…

The Home Acre

So what if you only have an acre or so to work with, but are eager to grow a little bit of your own food? A garden and maybe even a small orchard are two options you may want to consider. And if you need some advice on growing fruits and vegetables in the small…

Red Poll

Like most of the old British breeds, the Red Poll’s history is a matter of conjecture. Its earliest ancestors might have come to the island with the Romans, or they might have come with the Vikings. In either case, the ancient cattle of Britain developed over time into a variety of breeds specially adapted for…

3 Easy Ways to Use Asparagus

Asparagus can be a delicious addition to your dinner and a great way to start the year’s harvest.  But there are only so many times you can eat asparagus cooked as a side dish! Fortunately, asparagus can be fairly versatile.  Cooked asparagus as a side dish is just the beginning of the possibilities. Here are…

The Farm Journal: How

Hopefully by now you have decided to reap the benefits of keeping a farm journal.  You may even have a journal to write in and a time to write in it.  There is one last question to answer: What are you going to write about? There is only one important rule to remember here, and…

All-Weather Birder’s Journal

Many birdwatchers enjoy keeping journals of their finds. Skimming through past entries can bring back memories of great moments with nature. Although you can easily make your own birdwatching journal, the All-Weather Birder’s Journal made by Rite in the Rain has several advantages: Waterproof cover. Durable paper. Convenient spiral binding. Easy-to-manage size. Places for both…

Randall

Rescued from the very brink of extinction, the Randall represents the ultimate American homestead bovine.