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Iowa family converts valuable cropland into rotational grazing haven
During the two decades Tom and Mary Cory have been farming together near the rural community of Elkhart, Iowa, the couple has explored many diverse agricultural adventures. When they began farming in...
Soay sheep are a small breed perfect for someone without a lot of room to spare. Soays are easy keepers, don't require shearing, and make great weed wackers.
Radio interview source: Priscilla Weaver, Sheep Owner Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below It's common for hobby farmers to raise sheep that are eventually...
It's not always easy to tell the condition of sheep just by looking at them. Body condition scoring is a tool to evaluate animals' health and production efficiency.
Radio interview source: Jim Thompson, Extension Sheep Specialist, Oregon State University Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below It's essential to evaluate...
It's 100 degrees, so Bob cut the alfalfa and says we are baling hay. He's going in the top of the barn, not me. I'm not sure how our sheep survive this prolonged period of hot and humid...
Pat Elliott, who makes award-winning cheese…thanks to her dog.
Radio interview source: Dr. Pat Elliott, Owner, Everona Dairy Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below Pat Elliott of Rapidan, Virginia is a family practice doctor. She also makes...
When you're living the country life, fair time is a huge deal! Here are some favorite fair photos from our readers and staff.
The Living the Country Life TV series is now in its second season on RFD-TV. Here's a look at some things that took place behind the cameras, courtesy of host Betsy Freese.
This nostalgic breed fits right in on a modern farm where heritage values are a way of life.
A few colorful Karakul sheep and an Anatolian shepherd guard dog make Kathy and Joe Donovan's Virginia acreage a mountaintop dream come true.