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City Life Meets Country Living

This past weekend, my family, my husband and I packed up and headed to the big city – Chicago. (Our dog spent the weekend on the farm with my dad) My cousin got married in a small town about two hours outside the city, but we thought we would take the opportunity to do a little sight-seeing. 452 more words


A month in Pictures

Nanette (my memory) made sure that I made our month in pictures for July.  So here are my highlights and lowlights. I can’t believe how much we got through last month. 334 more words


A Summer with Legs

This summer we have faced a good chunk of challenges having to do with legs. First there was our hen—a Rhode Island Red whom we named Providence. 1,525 more words


The Dam

Berit and I walked to the bridge across the creek that is really a ditch after dinner last night. Even though our landscape is wide open and devoid of forests and mountains it has a certain charm all of its own. 167 more words


Notes from the Garden: Building a house or a vegetable cage?

Building a 15 meter x 20 meter vegetable cage is no small feat. The last estimate we had was that it would cost about 4 lakhs, which is apparently the cost of a small house. 394 more words

Personal Statement

Survey suggests renewed optimism in the farming industry

The Agricultural Insight survey conducted by MHA at this year’s Cereals 2014 event identified continuing optimism amongst the nation’s farmers.

The second in a series of agricultural surveys conducted this year by MHA (a UK wide association accountancy and business advisory firms) reveals increasing levels of confidence amongst farmers in the UK, but concerns over succession planning are still a serious issue. 71 more words


UK hemp crop growing well without fertilizer, pesticide

By Janet Patton

jpatton1@herald-leader.comJuly 30, 2014

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UK agronomist Dave Williams stood next to a plot of 7-foot hemp plants at the University of Kentucky Spindletop Research Farm in Lexington last Thursday. 631 more words