Winter Farming 101

With advances in technology and hobby farms growing in popularity, winter farming is having a moment.  Winters in the United States can be cold, long, and boring. This season is often associated with preparation, repairs, and hardy produce like kale, chard, and...

A Beginner’s Guide to Goat Nutrition

There are plenty of excellent reasons to select goats – and not simply because they look cute. They are also smart, curious creatures, perfect for the showing circuit, and there is plenty of cash to be made in ribbons. Winter farming in particular can be tough, but...

Holiday Gifts for Farmers

When shopping for those you love, personal gifts can be easy for some members of the family. Gift cards for the teens in your life, maybe a cozy sweater for your mom. Getting gifts for farmers, however, is a whole other story.  A bottle opener? A coffee mug? Farmers...

Cattle Farming for Beginners

There is something romantic about the idea of owning a large herd of cattle. Seeing yourself living off livestock you raised seems ideal. However, cattle farming for beginners is not for the faint of heart.  Before you buy your first head of cattle, research needs to...

Guide to Raising Goats for Milk

Raising goats for milk is rewarding, but it is no easy feat! It is quite labor-intensive as the goats require daily milking, a specialized diet, and breeding for high-quality milk production. There are great benefits, including raw milk, goat cheese, and making goat...