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Alfalfa Mint Tea Blend

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Wednesday August 28, 2013   -   By Arlene

Alfalfa Mint Tea Blend   At Home Farm Herbery this blend is one of our most popular teas and we think you will enjoy it also.   Alfalfa mint is a wonderful herbal tea with...

GM Crops - Ruining the Future of Organic Crops

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Saturday June 11, 2011   -   By David

I have long been a proponent of crops that are not genetically modified in any way. Regardless of whether you might think GM crops are good or bad, the undeniable fact is they are contaminating organic farmer's crops at an alarming rate. Their is no way to...

I could get used to this!!

Blog: Moonstruck Farms   -   Tuesday May 17, 2011   -   By Rowena

Wow!! Wow!! Wow!!  Three employees coming and going and by next Wednesday I should be all caught up!! What a difference...I should have done this the day the greenhouse was completed!!  I could really get used to this.  I can think so much...

Bamboo as a hay crop

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Thursday March 31, 2011   -   By Mary

Bamboo is a grass and where the farmer has enough water to irrigate other hay crops (such as rye or alfalfa), they ought to consider this hay instead.   D. G. Sturkie, Professor Emeritus of Agronomy and Soils, V.L. Brown, Superintendent,...

All about Alfalfa!

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Thursday March 17, 2011   -   By Mary

Alfalfa is a fun and easy crop to grow, and is also easy to find and identify in the wild.   It’s a healthy and tasty treat no matter where you harvest it from! Alfalfa is in the pea family, and regrows from the same rootstock year after year....

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Pastured Polutry & Tamworth Pigs in the Winter

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Tuesday December 21, 2010   -   By David

  Are you sure you want to delete this post? This action is permanent. Yes, delete post No, keep post Tamworth Pigs Ever wonder how you keep grass-fed pigs and chickens eating grass in the winter? The main way of course...

Fattening Hogs using Alfalfa Pasture - Historical ...

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Wednesday November 17, 2010   -   By David

I have long been a collector of old agriculture books, pamphlets and documents. You can find so many good ideas that were used in days gone by. Many of the experiments that were done at agricultural test stations across the United States are still...

What Can Be Said Wrong About Alfalfa?

Blog: Morgan Botanicals   -   Monday May 11, 2009   -   By Jessica

What can be said wrong about Alfalfa? Silly question huh? But really, what can be said? Alfalfa has been used as a medicinal plant for over 1,500 years. It truly is known as "The Father of all Foods". What other plant could demand such a title?...

Don't Forget the Sprouts

Blog: F.A. Farm   -   Monday January 12, 2009   -   By Walter

In your desire to eat healthy on a budget, don't forget the sprouts. Right now, I have alfalfa, mung, radish and aduki sprouts going in quart jars. I use a canning ring and a piece of nylon window screen trimmed to fit inside the ring. You can use the actual...


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