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The Scythe - Historic Tool on the Modern Homestead

December 12th, 2011 by Harvey Ussery

This article was first published in the March/April 2010 issue of Countryside & Small Stock Journal. It was added to the site November 2, 2011.
The growing and harvesting of grasses and other pasture plants should be at the heart of the homestead/small farm enterprise. The more we clothe our fields with grass, [...]

Moral Puzzles in the Backyard

September 5th, 2011 by Harvey Ussery

Let’s Go to the Video
Recently an animal advocacy group, Mercy for Animals, circulated on the Net a video made secretly by one of its members at a Hy-Line hatchery—the world’s largest for layer chicks for industrial egg production. Since every male chick hatched in this facility is by definition surplus, and [...]