Advantages and disadvantages of two less common methods of harnessing ox power.
Looking for seasonal reminders and fun things to do this February? We have moved our monthly Get Ready updates to On the Range, our free country living newsletter. Subscribing is easy! Just follow this link and enter your email address. You can start receiving your monthly newsletter as early as tomorrow! Other features you canContinue reading “Getting Ready for February 2017?”
The male American wigeon is fairly distinctive, but the wary female can present an identification challenge.
The traditional neck yoke had an important place in American history, but it is not the only option today. It may not even be the best yoke in some situations.
Knowing your soils is a good idea, no matter where you live or what type of country living activity you pursue. The USDA’s National Resources Conservation Service makes that job easy.
Although not common in the United States, the Eurasian wigeon has been seen in several Kansas counties.
The early cowboys seem to have been artists at heart. Every aspect of their daily lives seems to have made it into verse, from their love of nature to their battles with wild horses to their prosaic bacon-and-beans diet. Many of the first cowboy poems were song lyrics. Thus, this poetic style shares the sameContinue reading “Introducing Cowboy Poetry”
Taking on a reading challenge is a fun way to broaden your reading selection and therefore your knowledge base. Homestead on the Range is happy to announce our first annual reading challenge. We would like to challenge to you commit to finishing 12 books before the end of the year (about one a month). TheContinue reading “2017 Reading Challenge: The Chisholm Trail”
Identifying the quiet, nondescript gadwall requires a close attention to field marks.
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