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How To Grow Corn Commercially: A Simple Guide

It can be very profitable to grow corn (maize) commercially because prices have been fairly high in recent years and corn is a high yield crop. Unfortunately, it is also a costly crop to grow when you take into account the cost of seed corn, chemicals and fertilizers necessary to produce top yields. Corn can … Read more

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How To Take Care Of An Alpaca: A Simple Guide

Alpacas and llamas are members of the camel family. While camels and dromedaries hail from the Middle East, Northern Africa, South Asia, Tibet and China, other humpless members of the family come mostly from South America. In this article, we describe and discuss alpacas and their care. Read on to learn more on how to … Read more

How To Tell If A Grapefruit Is Bad

How To Care For A Grapefruit Tree?

Growing a healthy grapefruit tree should be easy, right? You stick it in the ground, give it some water now and then, and it’s job done. Well, not quite. To increase your chances of success, you’ll need to show it a little more love than that. With just a touch of extra effort, you can … Read more

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How To Care For Sheep: A Simple Guide

Sheep have been domesticated for many thousands of years, and they have proven to be extremely useful stock for the small land holder. When you choose the right type of sheep for your homestead, you’ll have a good source of meat, milk and wool. In this article, we explore questions regarding keeping sheep on your … Read more

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How To Care For A Walnut Tree?

Many different cultivars of walnut trees are grown in the United States. The two main types are English (also known as Persian) and black walnuts, both of which produce edible fruits and provide shade. The trees do grow very tall, often more than 50 feet, making them difficult to harvest for a backyard grower. Pruning … Read more

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How To Care For A Goat: A Simple Guide

Goats are easy to care for whether you are keeping them as pets or raising them for milk and/or meat. They are fairly thrifty livestock to keep, and their needs are small. Even so, it helps to know exactly what’s needed and to have your goat keeping facilities all set up before you acquire any … Read more

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How To Care For A Donkey: A Simple Guide

Whether you have a donkey or are considering acquiring one, it’s important to know exactly what these friendly, sturdy little equines need in the way of care. In this article, we provide smart, sensible tips to help you take good care of your donkey. Read on to learn more on how to care for a … Read more

Which Jujube Variety Is The Juiciest?

How To Take Care Of A Jujube Tree?

Jujube trees are easy to grow fruit trees originating in China. They are hardy and need only a minimal amount of care once established. The fruits are delicious fresh off the tree or dried when they become similar to dates, which is why they are often called Chinese Dates. Read on to discover how to … Read more

How To Graft A Medlar Tree

How To Care For A Medlar Tree?

Medlar trees were once a common sight in the UK, Germany, and other parts of Europe and Asia, but somehow they became lost in time. Luckily these hardy,  easy to care for trees are enjoying a comeback. Medlar fruits are ideal for providing a winter treat as they don’t ripen until after the first frosts. … Read more

How Tall Does A Pomegranate Tree Grow

How To Care For A Pomegranate Tree?

Pomegranates are an excellent fruit tree to grow in your yard, providing you offer them the right growing conditions. Some varieties are grown for their beautiful double flowers, while others are for their delicious and nutritious fruit. They require basic care, particularly when they are young. Let’s find out how to care for a pomegranate … Read more

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