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Raising Meat Pigs on the Homestead Successfully

If you love bacon, sausage or ham, you might consider raising meat pigs for your family. Raising meat pigs is fun, but there are some considerations to keep in mind before you get started.  Before you start, you’re going to want to know what you’re getting yourself into. Learning how to raise a pig in …

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Eat Green on St. Patrick’s Day

Don’t just wear green this St. Patrick’s Day. Eat green on St. Patrick’s Day, too.  Eat green to fuel your bodies, while celebrating St. Patrick’s Day and National Agriculture Week.  It’s very fitting for St. Patrick’s Day to be during National Agriculture Week. Farmers strive to become more and more green in producing the food …

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How to Choose the Perfect Bull for Heifers

So, you’re wanting to choose the perfect bull for your replacement heifers.  Choose wisely, friend. A great herd bull not only represents half the quality of your herd. He also represents half the problems you will face during calving season. Especially with heifers. As a review, a heifer is a female cow that has not …

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