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Assembly line farms

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Saturday November 19, 2011   -   By Mary

Jethro Tull admired one of his neighbors who, not being able to afford horses or oxen or even a plow, took a shovel to the aisles of his cabbage field.   A small field well tilled produces more profit than a large field poorly tilled, and organizing your...

Pasture rotation improves production

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Tuesday April 05, 2011   -   By Mary

Pasture rotation is key to the success of your animals.   Animals will selectively graze, eating their favorite foods and leaving what they don’t like.   This is how good pastureland turns into good yucca plantations!   The cattle eat...

Coyotes play hockey and eat pizza

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Wednesday March 30, 2011   -   By Mary

At dusk the coyotes were singing so loud I could hear them inside.   I went out and listened to their songs.   I guessed they were having dinner, but I am still not sure what kind of pizza they were sharing. Coyotes are very picky...

The Clover Path Garden

Blog: The Clover Path Garden   -   Wednesday October 07, 2009   -   By Cynda

I am sure you are curious about orgainc and why grow organically. At first, back in the 80's, it was because I was chemically toxic because I had been a historical painter for all of my life and I was toxed out to the max. Lead levels over 25, mecury levels...

Tax Time

Blog: Cowmomma's Cupboard   -   Sunday February 22, 2009   -   By Cowmomma

Tax time!  Time to look at we do and how we do it.  We are in the state with the highest unemployment in the country and the county within Michigan with the worst figures.  We doubt that Dan will be getting called back to his "other"...

Tthe value of ranch land and attitudes

Blog: Bastrop Cattle Company   -   Monday December 01, 2008   -   By Pati

I had a very unnerving event this past weekend.  It happened at the local farmers market that we sell our beef at every Friday and Saturday. It went  something like this.  Another vendor stepped up to me and said; "Don't you live on such...

A little bit about us

Blog: Ebersole Cattle Company   -   Thursday November 06, 2008   -   By ShanenEbersole

Hi, My name is Shanen Ebersole.  My family and I run Ebersole Cattle Company.  In this first blog  I will tell you a little history of us and our farm. My husband and I turned 32 this year and we have 3 children.  Addie is 8, Jolene is...

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