Category: The Business

The Organic Price Premium

The Organic Price Premium

Why is organic food more expensive than conventional food, and where is this trend headed in the near future?

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6 Sources of Free Stock Photos

Finding free stock photos that don’t require some kind of complicated attribution can be a challenge. But if you have a blog or content-driven website, it is a challenge that […]

Adding Value to Wool

Adding Value to Wool

A brief summary of all the options for making the most of your fiber business.

11 Applications for an Agricultural Interest Besides Farming

11 Applications for an Agricultural Interest Besides Farming

Running a farm or ranch is not the only way to cash in on your agricultural interest. These days, there are plenty of fields where a knowledge of agriculture and […]

8 Ideas for a Bison Business

8 Ideas for a Bison Business

Want to do something a little different with your family farm or ranch? How about raising bison? From a land stewardship perspective, there are some major advantages to raising bison. […]

Pros and Cons of Selling Direct on the Farm

Pros and Cons of Selling Direct On the Farm

Selling your own produce directly from your own farm can be quite a challenge, but one with rich rewards.

4 Reasons We Use WordPress.com

4 Reasons We Use WordPress.com

Homestead on the Range has come a long way since we launched our website almost five years ago. Our site was originally self-hosted, but about a year ago we moved […]

Pros and Cons of Niche Marketing

Pros and Cons of Niche Marketing

Niche marketing is the norm for many small business owners, no matter what they are selling. Before diving in, however, it’s best to have an understanding of both the opportunities […]

Scribus

Scribus

You don’t need a pricey suite of software to turn out professional-looking documents to represent your business.  If you are motivated and reasonably artistic, you can use Scribus, a powerful […]

Kansas Department of Agriculture Licensing Guides

Kansas Department of Agriculture Licensing Guides

Agripreneurs have to be careful to keep up with the legal aspects of their businesses.  Fortunately, the Kansas Department of Agriculture has put together a series of licensing guides to […]