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The Tamworth Breed History - Another Take

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Monday December 20, 2010   -   By David

  Tamworth Boar circa 1914 The Tamworth is probably the purest of the modern breeds of swine, it having been improved more largely by selection and care than by the introduction of the blood of other breeds. One historian claims ...

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...

Haven on Earth

Blog: Ward Hilltop Farm   -   Friday December 04, 2009   -   By LuvPats

Fourth generation farmers, we delight in building a traditional country farm atmosphere.  A 'haven on earth', hillsides surround us speckled with cattle, as well as wildlife and birds attracted by Conservation Reserve Program acreage strewn with prairie...

Three Sisters Garden ~ Historical Companion Planti...

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Tuesday November 17, 2009   -   By Karen

This year at the Stanhope Discovery Museum, where I'm the garden's coordinator, we once again, planted a "Three Sisters Garden". Until I moved from Toronto, here to Haliburton County, I'd yet to hear about what a Three Sisters Garden actually was....


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