A Salute to Food Heritage in France
France puts a premium on preserving its food heritage. Here's one example of that country's many food heritage sites, this one in Brittany.
How To Produce 100-Bushel Soybeans
As combines rolled last fall in Arkansas, the yield monitor struck gold. Three farmers hit 100 bushels an acre. Nelson Crow was one of them.
Getting Started with Drones
Chad Colby was one of the presenters at this years Drone Fly In Event. Where should you start when you are thinking about purchasing a drone and is it hard to fly? Find out in today's show.
Cargill to Close Wisconsin Beef Plant
Cargill Inc., the largest closely held U.S. company, plans to close its beef-processing plant in Wisconsin amid a shrinking domestic supply of cattle.
Downy Mildew Variety Trials at Twin Oaks Seed Farm
We are trialing 135 varieties of cucumber, winter squash and muskmelon - with a focus on Downy Mildew resistance and fruit quality. An introduction to our trials and to the importance of variety trials in general.
A Homesteaders 5 Favorite Gardening Tools
A good gardening tool is lightweight, ergonomically correct and has a positive impact on the soil. We only use hand tools (non-powered) in our gardens since we find that we can get the job done easier and more efficiently with a more correct impact on the soil and less impact on our bodies than we would with any machines.
Phil's Dancing Carrots
If you are challenged by growing carrots, you might consider transplanting them and growing some dancing carrots.
This blog takes a look at the steps taken to propagate lavender by taking cuttings.
Seed Cleaning Screens
Cleaning the chaff from the seeds you want to save can be done with screens of different sizes. There are options for all budgets, including using the strainers and colanders you already have in your kitchen.