Belgian Blue

Belgian Blue

Although gentle, the double-muscled Belgian Blue is tough to raise due to many health and reproductive issues.

5 Ways to Save Money on Seeds

5 Ways to Save Money On Seeds

If we avid gardeners were to be brutally honest with ourselves, we would all probably have to admit that we spend way too much money on seeds.  There are always […]

What is Silage?

What is Silage?

Silage is simply fermented fodder stored in an airtight condition to be fed to livestock later on.  Any type of grass plant can be used, including cereal grains such as […]

Natural Goat Care

Natural Goat Care

Goat owners, if you can only buy one book on goat health, consider this book by Pat Coleby.  It is guaranteed to quickly become a favorite, one you will refer to […]

Ayrshire

Ayrshire

This traditional dairy breed couples production with grass-based sustainability.

Garden Crop Rotations

Garden Crop Rotations

Most gardeners probably already know the basic tenet of garden crop rotations: Do not plant the same vegetable in the same place two years in row.  The reason we observe […]

Getting Started With Guineas

Getting Started with Guineas

Guineas are bizarre birds, no question.  They have blue faces and bony knobs on the tops of their heads, and they make an incredible amount of noise.  It is nearly […]

Wildflowers & Grasses of Kansas

Wildflowers & Grasses of Kansas

What is that strange-looking weed your favorite milk goat just ate?  Your nationwide field guide either doesn’t have a picture of it or provides such a confusing explanation of the […]

Ankole Watusi

Ankole Watusi

The Cattle of Kings may be novelty items, but they offer valuable survival and reproductive traits to the beef world.

Super-Small-Scale Farming

Super-Small-Scale Farming

How many acres do you own? Ten? Five? Two? None? Good news—you can still farm! Yes, it’s true! Limited acreage cannot prevent you from pursuing a country lifestyle or from […]