Countryside September/October 2014

Countryside September/October 2014
Countryside & Small Stock Journal September/October 2014 • 98/5 TABLE OF CONTENTS HOMESTEAD PREPARATION • The Get Home Bag: A Vital Component of Readiness • Essential Items For TEOTWAWKI • Power Outage Leads to Business Beginning ALTERNATIVE HOUSING • Our Little Cob Cottage in the Woods • Tips For Fixing Up a Mobile Home FEATURE • Right-to-Farm and What it Means For Homesteaders Like You THE HORSE BARN • Horsepower For Haying THE GOAT BARN • Breeding For the Small Dairy Goat Herd THE SHEEP BARN • American Blackbelly Sheep ALPACAS • Alpacas: A Labor of Love CROPS & SOILS • The Way to Healthy Hay PEST MANAGEMENT • The Weasel: Friend or Foe? HOMESTEAD BUSINESS • Cloverleaf Creamery and Dairy: Wholesome Milk Products THE GARDEN • Let the Sun Shine: Eliminate Weeds With Plastic Sheeting • Asparagus: The Garden Wonder • Putting the Garden to Bed This Winter • The