What is Electric Netting? How can I begin to use it with livestock? What should I know before I make a decision to purchase electric netting? Join me today for… What is Electric Netting? How do you power Electric Netting? Uses for Electric Netting Brands/Manufacturers of Electric Netting Features Things …
Today I talk about how modern industrial agriculture is essentially creating food from fossil fuels. I also discuss agricultural subsidies and provide solutions of how we can move from an industrial model of agriculture to a “sustainable” one.
Today I talk about processing or butchering chickens. I provide you with a step-by-step description of the entire process and equipment needed. Resources mentioned on today’s show: Featherman Pluckers Featherman Scalders Whizbang Chicken Plucker
Today we talk about the in’s and out’s of raising chickens for meat in a pasture-based setting. I discuss 4 different production methods. The methods covered are; Salatin-style (Polyface Farms), Eggmobile/portable chicken shelter, hoop house style on skids, and finally using electric fencing with two of the methods.
Join me today as we discuss Allan Savory, founder of Holistic Management. Allan Savory won the Buckminster Fuller Challenge in 2010 for reversing desertification in Africa using cattle. Please watch the video below for an insight into the incredible healing power of properly managed cattle. Resources mentioned on today’s show: …
Today I review the book “Land, Livestock and Life” by Allan Nation. Allan is the editor of the great publication the Stockman Grass Farmer. This book provides you with some really important things to consider if you are thinking about farming/ranching or have been for 50 years.
Join me today as we discuss; farmers joining the Occupy Wall St. movement, how clean are bagged salads?, Pesticides go on trial, and another horrible story on Africa’s climate. Resources mentioned on today’s show: Farmers Join Occupy Wall St. How Clean are Bagged Salads? Pesticides go on Trial Hotter, Drier …
Hugelkultur, What is it!? Today we talk about what a Hugelkultur bed is, why it’s awesome and how you can create one to increase the quality of your garden crops and decrease the need for labor and water. Resources mentioned on today’s show: Hugelkultur
How should you house livestock in the winter time? I provide you with a few options; deep bedding, continue grazing, hoop-houses, and earth-sheltered structures. Resources: Sepp Holzer @ Paul Wheaton’s RichSoil.com – Scroll down for earth sheltered structures.
Today we discuss the importance of having and online presence. Having a professional website can bring new customers in and former ones back. Resources Mentioned on Today’s Show: Host Gator WordPress Eat Wild Local Harvest