Make this year’s gifts meaningful with something they can use in their country living adventure.
How does agritourism benefit the farmer, the public, and the community? Here are 12 ways.
Tired of tilling? It’s time to throw in the trowel and let soil microorganisms do the work.
If you enjoy reading Joel Salatin, this is an excellent opportunity to enjoy most of his titles for free on Kindle Unlimited. This includes his newer titles and a few old classics. Three we heartily recommend picking up, if you haven’t read them already, are: You Can Farm. A beginning agripreneur’s guide to innovation, covering…
The tough, spirited Toggenburg is one of the most low-maintenance dairy goats—and one of the most challenging.
Although best known for “fainting” when startled, the Tennessee Fainting Goat is more than just a novelty.
Sweet and spunky, the lovable Pygmy goat endears itself to all who know it.
Long ears and a loud voice make this popular dairy breed distinctive—but it does not come from Africa.
Goats of dwarfish proportions were once widespread across much of Africa, their historic home being a large swath stretching from the Atlantic coast inland as far as modern Sudan and almost spanning from 20°N to 20°S latitude. These miniature goats varied by region, some being stocky, cobby little animals and others proportioned like true dairy…
As its name suggests, the LaMancha does have ancestors from Spain, but it was developed entirely in the United States. Its story begins with the arrival of the conquistadors. The conquistadors and the missionaries who accompanied them always brought along livestock for food. Goats were usually among the herds and flocks, thanks to their versatility;…