Countryside January/February 2017

Countryside January/February 2017
Countryside & Small Stock Journal January/February 2017 • 101/1 TABLE OF CONTENTS FIELD & GARDEN • The Cushaw Squash • Growing Luffa • Is Gumweed a Weed? Or Jet Fuel? • Now is When Homesteaders Plan Their Way of Life • Revisiting the Past with Sorghum IN THE KITCHEN • Countryside Cookbook 101/1 • How to Make Elderberry Wine • A Recipe for Luxurious Luffas • Water Bath Canners • In Brazil, Eternal Summer HOMESTEAD IMPROVEMENT • Alternative Heating Ideas for Price Hikes and Power Outages • Natural Ways For Dealing With Cold Temperatures LOST SKILL • Homesteading Hack #3 — How to Deskunk Your Dog • Wood Heat: A Guide to Heating Your Home COVER STORY • Igniting The American Dream ANIMALS & LIVESTOCK • Artificial Insemination is No Bull (Literally) • Natural Comb Building: Boon or Bust? • Where Have All The Equine Veterinarians Gone? • Cute & Productive —