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Slime Fight: How to Manage Slugs and Snails

First, a bit of anatomy. Slugs are essentially snails without the shells. Different species trouble... (more)

Brian Barth
May 6, 2015
Don’t Just Plant, Plan!

Before you get caught up in a frenzy of spring planting, step back, take stock,... (more)

Brian Barth
April 28, 2015
Cleanliness Is Next To Goatliness

How to Encourage Good Hygiene in Goats: Hoof, udder and intestinal health form the holy... (more)

Brian Barth
April 21, 2015
How to Build a Brooder

Raising chicks is infinitely easier than incubating eggs, but there is still much more to... (more)

Brian Barth
April 15, 2015
How to Incubate Chicken Eggs

Mothering chicken eggs is not for everyone, but if you think it might be your... (more)

Brian Barth
April 9, 2015
How to Plant Asparagus

Done right, planting a bed of asparagus is a once-in-a-generation affair. Other than artichokes, capers... (more)

Brian Barth
April 3, 2015
Dear Modern Farmer: Is Fish Farming Sustainable?

Answers to slippery questions like: How is certified organic seafood produced and why isn't it... (more)

Brian Barth
March 31, 2015
How To Build a Cold Frame with Straw Bales

The bales are also good for stacking into play forts, but this time of year,... (more)

Brian Barth
March 29, 2015
Move Over Coconut, Maple Water Is Here!

The smell of wood smoke spiraling from the beneath the syrup vat is the quintessential... (more)

Brian Barth
March 25, 2015
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