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Sunday Snaps: February 26, 2017

What a gorgeous week we just had! It ended a little colder than it started, but it’s hard to complain about a string of 70-80° days in February. 654 more words

Agriculture

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

Down on the Farm

There’s a farm down on the river. A farm that few people know about. This historical land situated on the beautiful Potomac River across from Mount Vernon, home of George Washington himself. 273 more words

Photography

Riverside Co Pass Pioneers 4-H Junior Livestock Auction Sat At Date Fest

Have you ever been in 4-H? If you have you know the hard work, love and dedication that goes into being a 4-H member.

I got a call from a hard working 4-H gal yesterday, Jaylah Coulter. 119 more words

Features

A Critical Incident Reflection from the Chicken Coop

Critical incidents are occurrences that let us see, with new eyes, some aspect of what we do. The critical incident in question is the outbreak of bird flu this winter, and whilst at time of writing we seem to be emerging, to some degree, from the strict prevention orders, it has given me a little time to reflect on what has just happened. 419 more words

Poultry

Feeder/Corn Spread: Time to Rollover

Staying the Course

The IMC blog is holding a short position in the March feeder/corn (x4) spread from the equivalent of -$8,487.50 (premium corn).  We’ve been in this position since September 6th and patiently rolling over.  174 more words