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The Woes of Farming

I write a lot about my farm and how happy it makes my family to live amongst the furry and feathery. But as most livestock caretakers know, having animals always comes with both joy and sorrow. 699 more words

Yearly Food Planning for Your Family

Planning a year’s supply of food for each member of your family can seem a daunting task.  Want to grow a large garden, have an orchard and vineyard, grow your own crops, and produce your own oil and sugar?  387 more words

Homesteading

Moo-ving Through The Pastures

The threatening effects of climate change are becoming glaringly obvious – one only needs to look to the devastation from this year’s El Nino in… 497 more words

ES470 Summer 2016

Review of sheep crossbreeding in Ethiopia

The objective of this paper is to examine whether or not sheep crossbreeding is a feasible option to improve indigenous sheep breeds in developing countries using Ethiopian case as example. 324 more words

CRP37

Ekins Livestock

Ekins Livestock Auction in New Street, which closed in the 1980s, was redeveloped as Old Market Court sheltered housing. Cattle, sheep and pig auctions were still held on Thursdays in the early 1980s. 189 more words

Photographs

Before Grocery Stores...

“The first supermarket appeared on the American landscape in 1946.  Until then, where was all the food?… It was in homes, gardens, local fields, and forests.  525 more words

Homesteading

PRACTICAL HELICULTURE: SMALL AND MEDIUM SCALE FARMING BUSINESS

PRACTICAL HELICULTURE: SMALL AND MEDIUM SCALE FARMING BUSINESS

A scientific process of domesticating snails picked from the forest; thereby making their new home become familiar with their original home or raising land snails specifically for human consumption. 1,333 more words

Agriculture