Despite falling income and rising producer ages, a continued rise in small farm numbers signals hope for agriculture.
We are excited to announce the release of a new book—Choosing a Breed of Cattle: 5 Needs and 40 Breeds for Selecting Cattle That Fit Your Purpose by Michelle Lindsey! When you start by assessing the five needs of every future cattle owner, choosing between the many breeds of cattle available today suddenly becomes much…
Looking for ways to expand your small-farm dairy business? Milk offers many opportunities for diversifying your product offerings! Here are some common ways to add value to farm-fresh milk. Cream Cream is not one of the more popular value-added dairy products around, but it does have a loyal following among health-conscious customers. Fresh, raw cream…
A handy tool for mixed-species grazing and how to use it.
How beef tenderness is measured and obtained.
How do you keep animals healthy when they must be housed? Deep-litter bedding offers a solution.
Make this year’s gifts meaningful with something they can use in their country living adventure.
This invasive weed is a nuisance in the field and garden and a serious hazard in the pasture.
An overview of the advantages of sheep milk, the best breeds for dairying, and a few special care considerations.
This widespread and adaptable prairie plant excels at feeding livestock, wildlife, and the eye of the gardener.