Heavy Horses is probably one of the most comprehensive yet beginner-friendly draft horse resources on the web.
Here’s a system that you can use to build your own method of managing time based on cognitive stack theory.
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Kansas has long been identified as the Sunflower State. The Native Americans relied on the sunflower for food. Early pioneers observed its profusion and noted how important it was to the birds of the plains. The Love of Kansas for the Sunflower In the homestead days of Kansas, many a country essayist or versifier celebratedContinue reading “How the Kansas Legislature Tried to Eradicate the Sunflower”
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!
Are draft animals outdated? Definitely not, teamsters of all types would be happy to tell you. Draft animals have several advantages over machinery, especially when it comes to sustainable agriculture. They don’t require petroleum to run, they are less likely to compact the soil, and they can provide a valuable boost to soil nutrient levels.Continue reading “3 Promising Niches for Draft Animals”
No matter what your country living interests are, you must have this book. This may seem like an exaggeration. Rest assured, it’s not.
Those who pursue a different path often meet with skepticism in our society. This is perhaps nowhere quite as true as in the area of agriculture.
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We love curating helpful reading material for country living enthusiasts! If you are looking for a variety of useful books on everything from starting a farming enterprise to planting crops to drawing horses, we highly recommend the Homestead Bookshelf as the place to find what you’re looking for. We have collected public domain classics, modernContinue reading “Top 10 Reader-Favorite Books”