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how to make paper from cotton
Cotton
Sam Ellis

How To Make Paper From Cotton?

Everyone knows that paper is traditionally made from wood pulp. But, if you know how to make paper from cotton, you can grow it and/or recycle old cotton material for your homemade paper. But, how is cotton paper made? How Do You Make Homemade Cotton Paper? Cotton was used for paper making long before wood

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how to make yarn from cotton
Cotton
Sam Ellis

How To Make Yarn From Cotton?

Cotton is the most common natural fabric used to make yarn and other textiles. However, most people don’t know how to make yarn from cotton at home without fancy machinery. This guide (+video) will show you the basic procedures! What Is Cotton Yarn? In 2019, cotton accounted for roughly 40% of the market share of

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how do you make homemade cotton paper
Cotton
Sam Ellis

How Much Water Does It Take To Grow Cotton?

Cotton is known as one of the thirstiest crops to grow. But, how much water does it take to grow cotton? What is the water use of cotton compared to other crops and textiles? How can the water footprint be reduced? That’s what we are looking at in this article. Cotton Water Requirements Despite being

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how many hours do farmers work
Living
Nicky Ellis

How Many Hours Do Farmers Work?

Farm work is a full-time job. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook: Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers, farmers work a minimum of 40 hours a week. In fact, most farmers work far longer than 40 hours a week. The number of hours a farmer may work varies from season

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daily life on a farm
Living
Nicky Ellis

How To Get A Job On A Farm With No Experience?

Making a living is a struggle these days, and more and more people are realizing that they just don’t want to sell their time to make someone else rich. That’s why so many aspire to living an independent life on a homestead or small farm, but where do you start cultivating this sort of lifestyle?

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frugal living on a farm
Living
Nicky Ellis

What You Need To Know About Frugal Living On A Farm?

Frugality is always a good idea. When you practice the principles of frugal living, you can make the most of your resources, save for a rainy day and live happily in the here and now. In these challenging times, frugality is a virtue whether you live in the city or on a farm. In this

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how to train a farm dog
Security
Sam Ellis

How To Train A Farm Dog {Learn How}

An effective farm dog isn’t a pet, and yet he isn’t livestock either. Rather, he straddles the divide between family and animals. Knowing how to train a farm dog is crucial to having one. Having a well trained dog can be an important element of your farm security. Keep reading to learn about raising a

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how to use a backhoe on a farm
Backhoe
Sam Ellis

How To Use A Backhoe On A Farm {A Simple Guide}

A backhoe is a multipurpose tool for all manner of digging and excavation projects. You can use the backhoe end of the equipment to dig. The front loader end is used to move dirt and other materials from place to place. A backhoe is an excellent piece of equipment to have on hand for just

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what does a backhoe look like
Backhoe
Sam Ellis

How To Make Money With A Backhoe?

When you set out to make money with a backhoe, the first thing you’ll encounter is expense. Amassing your equipment will set you back significantly, but if you play your cards right, manage your money well and control your expenses, you will soon reap the rewards of running your own backhoe business. In this article,

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what does an excavator look like
Backhoe
Sam Ellis

What Is The Difference Between A Backhoe And An Excavator?

There are many similarities between backhoes and excavators, but there are also three very important differences, each of which determine the suitability of a given machine for a given project. In this article, we compare backhoes and excavators and provide sound advice on making a good choice in machinery to complete your project. Read on

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what can you do with a backhoe
Backhoe
Sam Ellis

How To Become A Backhoe Operator?

A backhoe operator has a potentially dangerous job that requires a great deal of concentration and control. It is a challenging and fast paced job that is done outdoors, often in less than ideal conditions. Backhoe operators work with heavy machinery to move dirt, dig trenches, excavate foundations and more. How can you become a

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where did backhoes come from
Backhoe
Sam Ellis

How To Dig A Pond With A Backhoe?

A pond is an excellent addition to any property. Whether you use your pond for relaxation, recreation, fishing, nature conservancy or stock watering, a properly dug and well maintained pond can increase the appeal and value of your property. In this article, we provide sound advice for digging a pond with a back hoe as

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