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What Does A Baler Do On A Farm?

Cutting and raking a crop is only half of the battle. A baler is necessary to take those harvested crops and make them more convenient to transport, store, and/or sell. Without a baler, farming could be a lot more labor-intensive, to say the least. But, knowing whether or not your farm or homestead is ready … Read more

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How To Raise Pigs: A Simple Guide

Pork is an excellent source of protein for you and your family, or if you want to make a profit from raising pigs, you can sell piglets, breeders and of course meat. When using pigs for meat production, you get a great deal more for your investment. Another advantage of raising pigs for meat is … Read more

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How To Grow Quinoa: A Simple Guide

Quinoa is one of the most popular pseudo-grains available at any health food store. It is rapidly replacing the demand for wheat, oats, barley, and other traditional grains at homesteads where the nutritional quality of the food produced is of utmost importance. You can read all about the nutrition of quinoa here. But, it’s expensive … Read more

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What Is A Combine Used For On A Farm?

Combines are essential, complex machines that are used for harvesting many different types of grains in mass quantities. The full name of this piece of essential machinery is combine harvester, but farmers know this vital tool simply as a combine. What is a combine used for on a farm? Read on to learn more. History … Read more

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