Two Tips For Preventing Bloat In Cows

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Although you may be new to raising cows, you probably know that the quality and quantity of milk or beef your cows produce is partly affected by their diet. Another reason to keep a close watch on what your cows eat, however, is to prevent a potentially fatal condition called bloat. Here are two tips for ensuring your cows get the nutrients they need while minimizing the risk they’ll develop bloat.…

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Organic Growing Basics for Small Farmers & Backyard Growers

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For small farmers that only sell at farmer’s markets or the backyard gardener primarily growing for themselves, the expenses and hoops one has to jump through may mean that an official organic certification isn’t worth it. It can still be worthwhile to try and ensure that you are growing organically, though, even if it isn’t official. For a small farmer in particular, your customers may not care about the certification if you can still describe your farming method as modeled after the official guidelines.…

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Water Well On Your Farm And Moving? Tips For Plugging It Up

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If you have a water well on your farm and are moving to a new home, you must plug up the well before you leave. If you do not, this can cause many problems with the future homeowners, which you may have to deal with on your own. Below is some information about these problems, as well as who must plug the well and how it is done. Problems Not Plugging Up the Well Will Cause…

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