2017

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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Sod Maintenance Tips

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After going through all of the preparation and hard work to lay down new sod, it’s important to maintain the sod in order for it to root properly and continue to grow. Failure to maintain your sod properly will mean all of that hard work (and money) was for nothing. Your sod will eventually wilt and you’ll be left with a dirty, brown puzzle instead of a beautiful, lush lawn. See below for helpful tips on how to maintain your newly laid sod.…

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