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This is How Summer Starts

By   /  May 25, 2015  /  The Scoop  /  Comments Off on This is How Summer Starts

There are chores to be done, gardens to tend, and we all know the weeds are up. But in our family, summer doesn’t start until we go to Katimbeaux.

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Why Pigs Fall Apart on Pasture

By   /  May 25, 2015  /  Livestock, Pigs  /  2 Comments

Editors Note: This piece comes to us from David Fogle of Spring Hill Farms in Newark, Ohio.  David grew up raising hogs and began raising them on pasture in 1999. He primarily works with Tamworths, selling them director customers and as breeding stock and feeder pigs. You can learn more by downloading his free pig […]

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Are You Okay?

By   /  May 25, 2015  /  Consider This  /  4 Comments

Mental illness is scary because it strikes at the very heart of who we think we are. When our bodies fail us, it’s a matter of adjusting to the physical limitations, or changing our diet, or taking a medication that will balance everything out again. I’m still me with a broken leg, a new heart valve, […]

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Drought Concerns: Milo & forage sorghum as potential alternatives

By   /  May 25, 2015  /  Forage, Pasture Health  /  1 Comment

If you’re in one a region suffering from or potentially looking forward to drought, you may alread be looking at potential alternatives for forage production. Here are some ideas for using Forage Sorghum or Milo spring plantings from Karla Hernandez, a South Dakota State University Extension Forages Field Specialist.  She writes this for iGrow, a service provide by […]

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Farming the Most Beautiful Place in the World

By   /  May 25, 2015  /  Money Matters  /  1 Comment

If you have your own farm or ranch, it might be the most beautiful place in the world. And you’re probably not selling it any time soon. But what if you are looking for a place? Or what if you’ve decided that it’s time to move on, maybe retire, maybe farm in a different place? For […]

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