Oregon State University has a series of 30-Year Normals maps of the United States that will be very useful to you as you pursue your country living adventure.
Are you ready for fall? Spend a little time watching the birds, caring for the animals, and stocking the pantry.
Even when the afternoons are too hot for outdoor work, you can still make the most of the time with research and planning. Spend some time studying business, marketing, nutrition, animal health, and more. Consider new ways to direct market your beef. Find out how reproduction and animal health are related. Discover 96 horse breeds … Continue reading Get Ready for August 2016
Farming the Dust Bowl: A First-Hand Account From Kansas by Lawrence Svobida is the narrative of a young farmer grappling with dust and drought on a Meade County farm.
Get ready for spring! It’s time to plan new projects, start a garden, and get outside to enjoy nature.
Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it. —Mark Twain
Five Scripture passages that we wanted to share with you for February 2016.
Here’s a hefty photo book that anyone who likes to keep an eye on the sky will enjoy. The Book of Clouds by John A. Day provides an interesting look at atmospheric phenomena that can serve multiple purposes. First, the clouds and optical effects we see in the sky on a regular basis are grouped … Continue reading The Book of Clouds
Gardening in Kansas is quite a bit different than gardening in most other states—and that can be both good and bad.
If you want to keep up to date on droughts in your area, take a look at the United States Drought Monitor.