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Respecting and understanding ethnic food choices can help your bottom line
The growing number of diverse ethnic and religious groups in the United States means opportunities for agricultural diversification, especially with goat and lamb meat. Religious guidelines or...
An Iowa family has embraced raising goats
Doug Reynolds never imagined that one day he would have a herd of goats roaming his acreage near Earlham, Iowa. But when his daughter Macy entered 4-H, she wanted to show goats more than anything....
These photos are sure to make you smile. How can you not when they contain cute and goofy goats?
Early detection is important
Mastitis is an infection of the udder, or mammary gland, in mammals. All types of goats can get the disease, whether they’re dairy, meat, or fiber goats. Susan Schoenian is an Extension...
This New Jersey woman rescues the baby goats nobody else wants
Leanne Lauricella of Annandale, New Jersey, drove by cute little farms every day on her commute to New York City for what she calls a very stressful job. One day she stopped to visit a farm...
Two men bought a farm that came with birds and a couple of old goats
Greg Graves was out helping his friend dig some topiary at a nursery near Graham, Washington, and was captivated by the charm of the century-old farmhouse, gardens, pasture, and mature trees. When it...
Whether you’re thinking cattle, goats, sheep or chickens, it's important to learn about the spacial and nutritional requirements for each species. Here are some quick facts to help you decide...
Is this the greatest agritourism idea ever?
Some things are just meant to go together: jeans and boots; movies and popcorn; yoga and goats. That's right, yoga and goats. While this combination may seem anything but natural,...
Two Nebraska sisters found that small farms and small goats go together
Sisters Calandra and Summer Kosch took over the family farm from their parents near Shelby, Nebraska. The five-acre parcel had been used to raise paint horses, but they were sold off when the parents...
Goats like to browse, but they may also need supplements and balanced feed rations
Given the opportunity, goats will eat just about anything. But that doesn’t mean they should. Goats need good nutrition to be healthy just like any other animal. Susan Schoenian is an...