Organic: what it is.

I stumbled across this article some months ago about organic chicken production in Delaware.  This article is the perfect illustration …

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I Figured out the Barn!

I’m a very happy fellow these days. You see, I’ve just solved a three-year old dilemma that’s been aggravating me …

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Little Hoop House on the Prairie

Look!  We built that. It’s really not so big of an accomplishment, having now built one I can assert that …

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Chicken Coop Stocking Density

Stocking density: lower must be better, right? Most of the certifying bodies that address “humane” livestock production, in this specific …

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Let There Be Light!

Little by little we’re making our barn into a better place to work. We’ve put up enough gates and doors …

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Piglet Processing

We weaned the last summer litter of piglets today. I thought I’d take the opportunity to explain a bit of …

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Chicken Tenderloin. Gimme a break.

So here recently I’ve been watching more TV than I normally do (none) and like everyone else who watches TV, …

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Corporations, Universities, and the Future of Conventional Agriculture

I happened across this article the other day which details a report by the group Food & Water Watch on …

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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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