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How To Buy A Used Farm Truck?

I always dread buying new vehicles and find the whole thing quite stressful. What if it’s a pile of junk? What if I spend way more than I should? Over the years, I’ve learned that the best way to avoid the pitfalls is to do your research. Decide exactly what you’re looking for and know … Read more

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How To Forage For Food: A Simple Guide

Humans have been hunter-gatherers since the dawn of time, with the natural world being our breadbasket. It is still perfectly possible to forage for food and provide many of the elements we need in a healthier form than found in a grocery store. In this article, I will talk about how to forage for food, … Read more

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35 Farm Hand Tools And Their Uses

For jobs around the homestead, having the proper hand tools is essential. Equipping yourself with the best tools for the job makes everything much quicker and easier, getting things done correctly the first time around. Chainsaws and weed whackers have their place but aren’t always reliable. Hand tools get the job done without the need … Read more

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How To Grow Bamboo: A Simple Guide

Bamboo can be grown by planting seeds, cuttings, runners, or rhizomes. The fastest way to establish new plants is by separating young new plants that have appeared on runners, but this isn’t possible with all types of bamboo. In this article, we will look at how to grow bamboo as a crop or for profit. … Read more

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How To Grow Barley [A Simple Guide]

Barley is an easy to grow, inexpensive crop with several valuable advantages. It can be used as an animal and human food source, in beer and whiskey making, or as a way to protect topsoil during drought conditions. It is excellent for weed suppression and erosion control and can be used in coastal areas due … Read more

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How To Raise A Goose: A Simple Guide

Geese can be wonderful birds with big personalities. If you think chickens cluck like a group of gossiping women, I can assure you they have nothing on geese! Here we’re going to look at how to raise a goose and find out if keeping them can be profitable. Are Geese Easy to Raise? Yes, geese … Read more

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How To Start A Chicken Farm {A Simple Guide}

Chicken farming can be fun and profitable activity, even for a small enterprise. It’s rewarding and hands-on, requiring easily obtained knowledge to maintain the health and wellbeing of a flock. In this article, we will look at different types of chicken farming and what you’ll need to set one up. Are you ready to learn … Read more

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How To Start An Ostrich Farm: A Simple Guide

Ostriches are raised commercially for their hides and their plumes, which are used to make boots and other leather goods, as well as accessories. Ostrich eggs are cooked and eaten in South Africa and in some very upscale restaurants around the world. The shells are useful for artistic pursuits as well as the manufacture of … Read more

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How To Get Started In Cattle Ranching?

A cattle ranch is a small or large landholding that has the focused purpose of breeding and raising cattle. Cattle are useful form of livestock that can be bred as show animals, milk producers, meat producers and producers of leather. In this article, we discuss how to start a cattle ranching business. Read on to … Read more

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How To Farm Using An ATV: A Simple Guide

Farmers have a range of options when it comes to motorised equipment on their farms.  Tractors are great for power especially for demanding tasks like tilling and transport, but they are pricey. Pickup trucks are fast and powerful, but are pricey and are limited only to mobility and transport.  An alternative option is an ATV. … Read more

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