×
×

Animals

Livestock Exchange

category article image

Bees

WOLF CREEK BEES. Organically Managed Honeybees. wolfcreekbees.com Call 240-925-2727.

Staff | Mar 30, 2021
category article image

Dogs

Staff | Mar 30, 2021

Bees

category article image

Support Bees with These Flowering Plants, Shelter and Water

Farmers, gardeners and conservationists all sometimes clash on various issues such as pesticide use, wild animal control and other topics. However, one thing that we are all in agreement on is that we need to protect and preserve our bee population. Although bees are not our only pollinators, they are certainly at the top of the list. Flies, beetles, moths, bats, butterflies, ...

Staff | May 24, 2021

Subscribe to Grit Magazine

Livestock

category article image

Harvest Quality Livestock Forage

Nature made the most of our four-legged friends with digestive systems that were designed to digest coarse, cellulose-laden plant material. As part of a diversified ecosystem, much of the world’s topography is perfectly suited to the growing of forages such as grasses, forbs and brush. Due to the variability of soils and terrains, not all of our arable land can be used to grow ...

John Hibma | Jun 2, 2021

Pets

category article image

Paying Attention

Still a puppy at almost 18 months oldNot everything goes as planned when farming and working with animals, and some may say nothing ever goes as planned. With crops and equipment, it’s usually a straightforward fix – repair the broken equipment, set new fence to replace the one that’s falling down. With animals, it’s not always that simple. ...

Keba M Hitzeman | Nov 4, 2020

Poultry

category article image

Reasons for Raising Ducks

The popularity of ducks — often described as the happiest animals in the barnyard — is increasing in many areas of the world. It appears that the rest of us are beginning to understand what many in Asia and Europe have known for centuries: Ducks are one of the most versatile and useful of all domestic fowl. For many circumstances, it is difficult to find a better all-purpose ...

| May 21, 2021

Wildlife

category article image

Stave Off Mosquitoes

They don’t evoke fear and loathing like snakes or spiders, but they can be far more dangerous. Mosquitoes are considered by many public health specialists to be among the deadliest creatures in the world because of the many diseases they help spread: malaria, dengue fever, eastern equine encephalitis, and Zika, to name a few. Of the more than 3,000 species of mosquitoes on earth ...

John E. Marshall | Jun 11, 2021

Grit Magazine

Live The Good Life with GRIT!