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Veterans Homestead Project Helps Vets Dealing With PTSD

By   /  November 21, 2016  /  Money Matters, Start Ups  /  1 Comment

Combat veterans returning from multiple deployments often find themselves withdrawing from civilian life and questioning even the very purpose of being alive. I am a 100% disabled combat veteran with Post Tramatic Stress Disorder having served 5 tours in the Gulf as a USAF Pararescueman (PJ). My partner Edit Aquarian and I found that digging […]

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Tighty Whities Can Tell You About Your Soil Health

By   /  November 21, 2016  /  Pasture Health, Soil  /  7 Comments

This is a fun experiment you can try with your own pastures and fields. It comes to us from Anthony Bly and Sara Berg of South Dakota State University Extension. Just remember that different areas will have different kinds of soils and you may get different results. Soil microorganisms require carbon to survive. Men’s cotton […]

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Coming to the Table Creates Beneficial Solutions

By   /  November 21, 2016  /  Consider This  /  Comments Off on Coming to the Table Creates Beneficial Solutions

According to legend, the first Thanksgiving in North America was celebrated when two very different peoples sat down together to eat and give thanks. The folks in this video are following in that tradition, coming to the table with government agencies and others to create solutions good for wildlife and for the people who make […]

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Happy Thanksgiving to Everyone!

By   /  November 21, 2016  /  The Scoop  /  Comments Off on Happy Thanksgiving to Everyone!

For all of our international readers, this Thursday is Thanksgiving in the U.S. It’s a celebration of the harvest, and a time to count our blessings and thank everyone who contributed to all the good things in our lives. It’s celebrated with a roasted turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, cranberry sauce, corn on the cob […]

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BMR: How a Gene Mutation Became a Breakthrough in Digestibility

By   /  November 14, 2016  /  Forage, Pasture Health  /  Comments Off on BMR: How a Gene Mutation Became a Breakthrough in Digestibility

Over the course of the past decade, Brown Midrib, or BMR forages have become widely familiar as the elite of summer annual forages. The “cream of the crop,” these corn hybrids, sorghums, and pearl millets are distinguished by a genetic makeup that reduces their lignin content and can be visually evident as a light to […]

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