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Incubator Overhaul

First the good news. There are two peppy little meat-breed chicks bopping around the brooder these days.   No, that …

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New Fence = Happy Cows

It looks like I got plenty of sun today.  I think it’s a sign that something has gone terribly wrong …

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Getting to the bottom of Greenhouse Gasses: Part 1

The Beef industry has a big problem. No, I’m not talking about runoff, or animal cruelty, or even E.Coli contamination. …

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Radio Rant

On yesterdays Intersection program on KBIA, our local public radio station, there was an interesting discussion of farm and food …

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Incubator Intrigue

So today is time for the second round of chicks to hatch.  So far, it’s not looking that great. There …

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Pride goes before a fall

Drat. I was so proud of my homemade incubator. I built it over the course of 2 weeks and saved …

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Pigs: How much suffering is neccessary?

So I’ve started doing a bit of pig research. Please note that I have absolutely no experience raising pigs, in …

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Let them eat poop.

What part of this sounds like a good idea?  Answer: none. But here it is, from my Alma-mater the University …

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Antibiotics in animal feed: Part of the problem.

It’s nice to be right every once in a while.  Unfortunately, I’d rather not be right about this:  “MRSA appears …

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The Green Machine Manifesto

Green Machine Farm is about farming like the future depends on it. Because it does.   The problems that we …