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The program receives donated land and rents it to those who qualify
There is a resurgence of interest in small-scale family farming among young people all over the country. Problem is, being able to afford suitable land is a major roadblock for many beginning farmers...
This young couple moved across the country to become more self-sufficient.
Farmers are doing their part to implement sustainable practices.
Most conservation ideas used on larger farms can be adapted in some form on your acreage to keep water as clean as possible and to hold natural resources in place. Here are six ways farmers are...
This farm family is doing all they can to help keep water leaving their land clean.
It's mushroom hunting season! Spring brings these tasty morsels out from hiding.
This North Carolina couple built a CSA business from scratch, and now helps others learn how.
Our readers love to share their places in the country!
Do you think your place in the country is beautiful? Here are submissions from several years of Beautiful Places contests at Living the Country Life: Beautiful Places 1 Beautiful Places 2...
Poking around your land, you discover ancient bones. Now what?
Radio interview source: Chris Johnston, Project Archaeologist, Center of Mountain and Plains Archaeology, Colorado Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below An Iowa family...
This voice of agricultural producers influences farm programs and policy
Radio interview source: Renee Picanso, Director, Census and Survey Division, National Agricultural Statistics Service Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below The Census of Agriculture is...
Have trees appraised to find their true value.
Radio interview source: Scott Cullen, Registered Consulting Arborist, Trees Are Good Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below Money doesn't grow on trees, but trees do have...