From the Thoroughbred to the miniature donkey and beyond, here are some of the top breeds from our Horse & Donkey Breeds guide.
There are many beautiful and interesting sights to see in Kansas. But there are also quite a few sights that are best classified as strange.
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Choosing only 10 places that represent the Flint Hills at their finest is not simple. Take any road and you will see something breathtaking.
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, modern…… Continue reading Top 10 Reader-Favorite Books
Looking for the right cattle breed for your small farm or ranch? We have plenty of resources to help you make that selection, including our online guide to cattle breeds and the first book in our new Practical Country Living series—Choosing a Breed of Cattle by Michelle Lindsey. But if you’re curious to know what…… Continue reading Top 10 Reader-Favorite Cattle Breeds
Dogs can play all sorts of roles on a small homestead, from herding sheep to guarding goats to controlling vermin to hunting game for the table. You may be curious to know what dog breeds our readers have gravitated to during their research. Here’s the answer. 10. Border Collie The classic sheepdog can be a…… Continue reading Top 10 Reader-Favorite Dog Breeds
Rewarding vegetables and herbs that will have you looking like a green thumb in no time, plus tips for success.
Henry Tilley House in Ransom Kansas certainly has its share of oddities, not the least of which are some of its unique small towns. Many lists of strange Kansas town names have been made already, but there are still some peculiar names that are frequently overlooked. Allow us to share the 10 Kansas towns that…… Continue reading Top 10 Strangest Kansas Town Names
Looking for a rainy-day project? How about learning music, making art, or building something for the farm? Try one of our readers’ favorites.