This is traditional method to preserve food.
Learn to grow your own mushrooms
In today's analysis, offered both here in article format as well as in the Situation Update podcast below, I reveal why food rationing is coming to America, followed by food riots.
Turn your mistakes into wins! Here's how I set up my mushroom cultivation area for mushroom logs, A-frame style. We also discuss farm design and the scale of permanence concept.
We grow over 200 lbs of potatoes on our homestead this year, but we DON'T have a traditional root cellar... So how on earth will we store them into the winter? I'll show you our strategies for maximizing potato storage even if you don't have a root c
Your cool weather crops can manage frost and freezing temperatures. They grow well until the days begin to have regular temperatures in the 30's. Here are 7 of the best growers based on time to maturity and tolerance to freezes.
Full tour of 3 off-grid passive solar growing domes that can be used as 4-season year-round greenhouses in just about any climate and growing zone. The geodesic dome structure can withstand up to 7 feet of snow and ~180km/h wind speeds. They're bui
Many compost tutorials will tell you not to add meat, blood, and other animal parts to your compost pile for fear of attracting wildlife or unwanted pests. However, we compost our animal waste every single year and end up with beautiful, nutrient-ric
A Trip Through the Garden
"This was a very intentional decision, not something like 'I don't know what to do, let me just go work on a farm.' This is how I want my life to go.
Advances in farming have let us feed billions. The future of agriculture offers many more innovations in robotics, hydroponics, aquaponics, aeroponics, greenhouses, and more... but will it be a future of mega-farms or small farms?
Ramutis "Ray" Narkevicius kept his day job with FedEx but cultivated his dream job by gardening his small Los Angeles backyard to a point of passion.
Join Curtis Stone as he discusses homestead irrigation in this live open consultation. If you are needing to design your irrigation, looking to improve your garden irrigation, or embarking on a new homestead, this short clip is for you.
Like other ranchers across the country, Rusty Kemp for years grumbled about rock-bottom prices paid for the cattle he raised in central Nebraska, even as the cost of beef at grocery stores kept climbing.
Towering Over the City, This 'Farmscraper' Will Produce 270 tons of Food from Hydroponics on 51-Stories
Farmer Darby Simpson shares some tips and advice for anyone looking to start raising grassfed cattle on a small farm.
Cover crops should be viewed as a long-term investment in improved soil health and farm management. They can begin to pay for themselves in the first year of use, or it may take a few years for them to lead to a net positive return. For a detailed an
The USDA says the 2021 U.S. oat crop was the smallest on record at 39.836 million bushels, 39% less than in 2020. That's due to decreased planting across the oat growing region, either due to weather or producers switching to more profitable crops.
Supply chain woes now pose a threat to the U.S. food supply and farmers' ability to get crops out of fields.
Farmers in America have had a banner year as crop prices soared and exports to China increased, which means farm income boomed, according to Bloomberg.
The value of farmland in Iowa has been increasing at a historic rate, with a piece of farmland recently being sold at a record $26,000 per acre. Expert land appraisers believe these historic high rates will lead to more land entering the market, as h
Sunn hemp (Crotalaria juncea L.) is a legume commonly used as a cover crop for southern and sub-tropical and tropical farming systems. It has recently been more adopted in the Midwestern United States cropping systems.
"The motivation for this research came from the need to estimate recharge for sustainable management of groundwater in the Canadian prairies," says Hayashi. "We cannot manage a renewable resource unless we know how much is renewed every year. I
We've harvested all the corn and saved it from the frost, now we're getting it preserved for long-term storage by freeze-drying!
American bumblebees are a vital pollinator for wildflowers and crops, and their decline could have severe consequences for the environment. The species has completely vanished from eight states, including Maine, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont,
An in-depth lesson on summer garden maintenance. How to care for the most popular summer plants to keep them healthy and producing, pruning, no dig, mistakes to avoid, harvesting plants, preserving harvest, JADAM natural pesticides, and more.
...of an 'acute welfare disaster' due to a shortage of 10,000 butchers and a backlog at abattoirs
"Running Out Of Space" - UK Farmers To Cull 120,000 Pigs Amid Labor Shortages At Slaughterhouses
We've got a frost warning with a potential freeze and we need to quickly harvest what's still remaining in the garden before we lose it all to the cold weather!
After using this goat electric netting for almost a year, we definitely have an opinion on this Gallagher product. Check out how well we think Gallagher goat fencing performs on our homestead.