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Dan DeSutter - Semis direct, élevage : de nouveaux challenges au quotidien

Dan DeSutter exploite 4500 acres (1800ha) dans le sud de l’Indiana. Depuis 1990, il pratique le semis direct de maïs, soja, blé. Auparavant, son père faisait du ridge tillage depuis 1983. 1,426 more words

Hepatitis E anyone?

Have you ever felt ill with nausea, lethargy, aching joints, loss of appetite, abdominal pain or fever? The symptoms could have resulted from many different ailments. 3,807 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



11×14″ Oil on canvas

Remember little Andy and Audrey — tiny Shetland sheep with happy mother nearby.


She thought she was losing her mind.

You may recall that several weeks ago, the rabbits were a bit on the escapey side. That’s important to remember. 243 more words


Agricultural Affairs presents: Raising Quail for Eggs, Meat and Drama

The ultimate easy livestock for any homesteader, regardless of their environment, is the Japanese or Coturnix quail. I have successfully kept a trio of them back when I was living in a basement apartment, and they took up as much space as a pair of guinea pigs and were vastly cleaner and quieter than, say, budgies. 739 more words


Foto Friday: Horses in Xinjiang Autonomous Region, China

FOTO FRIDAY — A man herds livestock including horses in heavy snow in Altay, Xinjiang Autonomous Region, China, on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. We can only begin to imagine what life is like for horses in that vast, remote country.