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Tillage Radish Cover Crop Update Five

Here’s update number five in my Tillage Radish cover crop experiment.  Winter is in full swing at the end of December.  The radish foliage has pretty much died completely and the tubers are starting to rot although the bigger ones are … Continue reading

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Chicken Tractor

After spending some time at the Brown’s and seeing Ryan’s chicken tractor, I thought I would write a post about another of my favorite country living books, “Chicken Tractor, The Permaculture Guide to Happy Hens and Healthy Soil” by Andy … Continue reading

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A weekend visit to “A Little Land–A Lot of Living”

This weekend we had the pleasure of spending time with our friends Ryan and Collyn Brown. They live on a small homestead (a few acres) in Illinois and are beginning their work in developing the productive space. They are fortunate … Continue reading

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Raising a New Batch of Layer Hens

We recently purchased a new batch of chicks to startup our layer flock again. When we first came to our place, we were heavy into raising layers and selling eggs. We got away from keeping chickens for a short time … Continue reading

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