6 Livestock Management Tips for Small Scale Farmers

6 Livestock Management Tips for Small Scale Farmers By Kevin Hill The development and application of advanced technology have improved the health of livestock significantly and the benefits include increased profits and efficient livestock management. The increasing use of accurate, robust and reliable livestock production tools has enhanced the monitoring, measurement, management and movement of…

Building a Community Compost?

Building a Community…Compost? By Melissa Miller One great (and smelly) thing we do at my farm is our community compost. The farm is located right in the middle of our nation’s capitol, downtown Washington, D.C. It is about ½ acre and produces approximately 500 lbs of fresh produce a year, all of which goes directly…

The Lowdown on Solar Ovens

The Lowdown on Solar Ovens By Mary Munoz Editor’s Note: This article was written in response to a  question from Traci K: “Months ago I did quite a bit of research on the various solar ovens, but was discouraged by so many reviews from people complaining of the chemical or plastic taste to the food.…