6/8/2013 6:15:21 PM
Here are a few simple tips on how to keep your outdoor rabbits cool in the summer heat.
5/2/2013 1:43:48 PM
Cisco saved this little calf's life by finding him when he was less than 24 hours old, separated from his mama and lost. Now they're best buddies!
3/21/2013 4:43:14 PM
This step-by-step guide to beginning beekeeping will help you set up your beeyard and make it through the first season, battling Varroa mites with natural solutions.
3/10/2013 2:57:09 PM
The not so peaceful morning on the homestead.
3/4/2013 2:52:45 PM
The account of what happens when the animals are smarter than you think!
2/22/2013 11:07:56 AM
The sometimes chaotic breakfast routine on the homestead.
12/28/2012 4:47:45 PM
Cold day thoughts from the farm!
10/24/2012 5:59:37 PM
Animal bones can offer clues to the species living in an area. Sometimes the bones can also tell us how the animal likely died. Look at bones as a mystery that you can solve.
10/18/2012 4:26:22 PM
Fall is a busy time with harvesting, but you must also get ready for the wilds of winter. Between chores, the Niles family went to a hospital surplus auction to get recyclables for the farm.
10/3/2012 12:15:29 PM
Sunshine Factor® is a non-synthetic, whole food source of nutrients, vitamins and vitamin precursors for everyday wellness in all animals.
9/5/2012 12:15:58 PM
Power Equipment Company hopes new infographic will encourage property owners to protect themselves and their pets from raccoon-related disease.
9/4/2012 6:16:52 PM
There's nothing more satisfying than trying to communicate with farm workers about animal issues. Yes, the common language seems to be English. No, the common denominator isn't necessarily the SAME English...
9/4/2012 12:16:42 PM
Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association (AOBA) invites you to visit their member farms and ranches on National Alpaca Farm Days on September 29th and 30th.
8/23/2012 9:48:17 AM
Everything you ever wanted to know — but were afraid to ask — about all kinds of animal droppings.
8/21/2012 3:51:31 PM
Iowan talks about serving as a nurse during the Second World War, including the bombing of Pearl Harbor, war bonds and ration books.
7/9/2012 12:49:03 PM
Questioning why we still have zoos when it is available on-line and documentaries on TV.
6/18/2012 5:57:58 PM
DIY skunk smell removal solution with common, household items.
6/10/2012 3:34:51 PM
Life is has been busy on the farm and off. We are getting ready to go to the MREA Fair in Custer WI.
6/6/2012 8:37:23 PM
Sharing rural knowhow with others can lead to rich rewards.
6/4/2012 3:38:19 PM
Such a multi-purpose animal - and they're cute too!
5/22/2012 10:15:44 AM
When a fire is lit, and everyone is gathered around, the animal story telling ritual is slightly different from humans.
4/12/2012 11:36:29 AM
A recent experience at work causes Shannon to apply what she's learned by gardening to other aspects of her life.
3/6/2012 11:05:57 AM
Join our family on our wild and woolly weekend adventure as we race against tornadoes, meet Fred and Dino Flintstone, see a pink alpaca, and visit Beech Grove Confederate Cemetary.
2/17/2012 2:10:56 PM
Ever thought of being a vermicomposter? Worms are an awesome way to take produce scraps from your kitchen and turn it into amazing compost for your garden.
1/19/2012 12:11:30 PM
Once accused of heinous crimes as a juvenile, such as chicken chasing and wool snatching, a pup grows up to claim her title as farmer’s best friend.
1/12/2012 10:26:21 AM
Observing animal behavior can be one of the most enjoyable parts of farming, why would anyone want to miss that?
11/12/2011 3:43:13 PM
Paula Ebert discovers how frustrating the life of a "cattleman" can be.
10/19/2011 10:20:35 PM
The adult special needs school where I'm on the board needs votes to help them win funds to help with finishing a greenhouse. Winter storage of plants brings in an unwanted guest.
8/5/2011 8:56:01 AM
Join Mountain Woman on the Purina 60 Day See The Difference Challenge.
5/26/2011 4:47:59 PM
Spring brought a bunch of baby ducks to Biggers' Farm.
3/11/2011 11:55:40 AM
Rabbits are part of the landscape at Russ-Stick Acres. Free-ranging balls of fur grace the land.
3/3/2011 11:24:30 AM
Canine community life in our Alaskan-style dog yard parallels ours. Laid back and joyful. Come see what we mean...
10/26/2010 2:41:02 PM
Scientists work on developing recirculating water systems
for cool- and cold-water fish production to save water and move such operations
into new locations.
9/28/2010 2:50:50 PM
Events put the focus on family pets and livestock when you
visit your local Tractor Supply Co. store this weekend.
9/14/2010 3:48:36 PM
Purdue School of Veterinary Medicine and other programs increase 2011 fall enrollment to help meet demand for skilled professionals.
7/20/2010 11:19:32 AM
Manna Pro and The Chicken Whisperer join forces to bring you the best of 'all things chicken.'
6/8/2010 4:06:38 PM
A rare and isolated population of Spanish goats is at the forefront of conservation efforts by the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy.
2/10/2010 10:52:37 AM
Research leads animal nutrition manufacturer to change its logo to better fit its primary customer base – the lifestyle farmer.
11/23/2009 4:52:59 PM
A quarterly newsletter from Agricultural Research Service offers timely information on variety of livestock.
8/26/2009 10:52:58 AM
A new study, from the Agricultural Research Service, takes a closer look at the genes of honeybees decimated by colony collapse disorder.
8/10/2009 3:29:41 PM
Planning and strategy are keys to keeping vermin away.
6/16/2009 3:38:25 PM
A bee-killing parasite that surfaced in the past three years is being fought genetically by the Agricultural Research Service.
5/11/2009 12:34:30 PM
Livestock and wildlife from rural America
2/23/2009 10:15:41 AM
Hank is intrigued by a new method for farming saltwater fish.
1/2/2009 11:04:46 AM
Hank reports on his current favorite farm store.