Too many family ranches these days are supported by a spouse’s off-ranch income. But this book by Cody Holmes proves that it doesn’t have to be this way!
The Backyard Homestead Seasonal Planner is a season-guided approach to keeping up with the homestead chores in sync with nature.
For those determined to train the next generation of farmers, Fields of Farmers is an essential manual to enabling both parties to succeed.
Just the basics on this comprehensive approach to sustainable living.
Rather than bringing fresh produce and meat to the customer, such as at a farmers’ market, some agripreneurs opt to have the customer come to the produce, perhaps picking it up at a stand or perhaps by participating in a CSA program. While there are definitely advantages to this style of marketing food, such asContinue reading “Pros and Cons of Selling Direct On the Farm”
Water for Every Farm is rather heavy reading, but it does address adapting farming practices to the land.
Looking for an easy introduction to the complex topic of grazing management? Give this bulletin a try—Intensive Grazing: An Introductory Homestudy Course by Burt Smith.
Is the thought of planning a rotational or management-intensive grazing system daunting to you? If you are new to the concept, you will probably appreciate this free guide from the University of Minnesota Extension Service—Grazing Systems Planning Guide. The Grazing Systems Planning Guide is directed at beginners. It walks graziers through the planning process sequentially.Continue reading “Grazing Systems Planning Guide”
Looking for something to do indoors on those cold, cloudy days of winter? Put that time to good use with one of these projects.
A niche business is not a big business, and it cannot be run in the same way. Capitalize on your strengths—but do your research.