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An Easy Lotion Bar Recipe
An Easy Lotion Bar Recipe
June 18, 2019 . · Soapmaking

A luxurious solid lotion bar recipe, chock full of luxury butters and skin-loving beeswax — that is the objective. A DIY lotion bar may seem surprising, but there is nothing better to keep inside of your knitting bag for small finger snags and scratchy places. Read More

Chainsaw Safety Gear to Get the Job Done Right
Chainsaw Safety Gear to Get the Job Done Right

Chainsaw safety gear, albeit costly, is a necessary addition to any operator’s collection of farm tools and equipment. Unfortunately, farmers tend to be prone to disregarding safety devices, safety equipment … Read More

Goat Journal May/June 2019
Goat Journal May/June 2019
April 24, 2019 . · Magazine Previews

The May/June 2019 issue of Goat Journal is now available! Subscribe for valuable stories on banding goats, rotational grazing, weaning goats, and more! Read More

Do Female Goats Have Horns? Busting 7 Goat-Keeping Myths
Do Female Goats Have Horns? Busting 7 Goat-Keeping Myths
June 16, 2019 . · Ownership

Do female goats have horns? And does all goat milk taste bad? The more educated people become about the myths and truths of goats, the more we can all love these animals and their antics. Read More

Backyard Poultry June/July 2019
Backyard Poultry June/July 2019

Check out our June/July 2019 issue of Backyard Poultry for stories on Virulent Newcastle Disease, the science of poultry skin color, balancing your chicken's diet, and more! Read More

Corn for Chickens and Other Fowl Fallacies
Corn for Chickens and Other Fowl Fallacies
June 18, 2019 . · Feed & Health

Have you heard that providing corn for chickens can make them overheat? Or that feeding cayenne increases egg production? Even experienced chicken owners still believe a few old wives’ tales. … Read More

Exploring the Mason Bee Life Cycle
Exploring the Mason Bee Life Cycle

Often mistaken for flies, mason bees are some of the earliest spring fliers. But the timing of the mason bee life cycle varies with each individual species — and we in North America have an enormous variety. Read More