Merry Christmas 2018

Merry Christmas 2018

Hard to believe that another year has passed and a new year is just around the corner!

We’re looking forward to bringing you more helpful content and resources in the coming year. There are some exciting plans in the works!

Meanwhile, have a Merry Christmas, a Happy New Year, and a great time browsing this year’s lineup of our favorite posts and resources.

Best of 2018

From Homestead on the Range
Publishing Newsletter

Homestead on the Range Publishing Newsletter


5 Years of Abundant Living in Flyover Country

5 Years of Abundant Living in Flyover Country


Posts
How to Test Seed Germination Rates

How to Test Seed Germination Rates


Is Raw Honey Safe?

Is Raw Honey Safe?


How to Welcome Your Mail-Order Chicks

How to Welcome Your Mail-Order Chicks


The Broody Hen vs. the Incubator

The Broody Hen Versus the Incubator


Pros and Cons of No-Dig Gardening

Pros and Cons of No-Dig Gardening


What is Permaculture?

What is Permaculture?


C:N Ratios of Common Organic Materials

C:N Ratios of Common Organic Materials


Adding Value to Wool

Adding Value to Wool


Basic Principles of Breeding Heirloom Vegetables

Basic Principles of Breeding Heirloom Vegetables


An Introduction to Sheep Dairying

An Introduction to Sheep Dairying


Series
Goat Breeds

Goat Breeds


Kansas Populist Movement Basics: The Beginning

Kansas Populist Movement Basics


Milk Substitutes: Lactose-Free, Soy, Almond, and Rice

Milk Substitutes


Eat Your Colors

Eat Your Colors


Resources
Territorial Kansas Online

Territorial Kansas Online


Johnny Kaw

Johnny Kaw: A Tall Tale


Kansas Historical Markers

Kansas Historical Markers


WunderMap

WunderMap


Dear Readers and Riders

Dear Readers and Riders


Grazing Systems Planning Guide

Grazing Systems Planning Guide


Intensive Grazing: An Introductory Homestudy Course

Intensive Grazing: An Introductory Homestudy Course


Heritage Livestock Breed Comparison Charts

Heritage Livestock Breeds Comparison Charts


Top 10 Skill-Building Resources

Top 10 Skill-Building Resources


Lightning

6 Sources of Free Stock Photos


Supplies
Nebo Lights

Nebo LED Lights


Johnson Grass

Johnson Grass

Johnson grass (Sorghum halepense) grows sturdy upright stems ranging from two to eight feet in height. Some stems are branched and others are not, but one thing can be counted on with this species—there will be quite a few of them packed into each clump! Look for a pink or red color near the base of the stem, if you can comb through the thick clumps well enough to find any bases.

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