DIY Parsnip Predator

In the perennial battle against invasive biennial weeds, I’ve been doing a little bit of experimenting. After last year’s failed …

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Winnebeggo build – part 2

When I last wrote, the Winnebeggo looked a bit like this: With the sheathing and the roof on, it went …

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Spring crunch

Grass is growing. Cows are grazing. Pigs are wallowing. Farmers markets are starting up. (Eagan, we’re looking at you.) Eggmobiles …

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Fencing Organizer

It’s spring, which means that there’s been a lot of fencing going on around the farm. Lots of fencing means …

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.33 Pig Trough

It’s been two years since I made some of these pig troughs out of an empty 55 gallon barrel and …

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Testing Forage Moisture

The last time we bought hay I bought one lot of winter rye baleage on a whim.  Turns out that …

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Chicken Coop Controller: Part 1

So here it is, the depths of winter, time to get working on a long-neglected farm 2.0 project: the chicken …

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Rollout Nest Boxes

Well, it’s spring and we’ve got 120 chickens laying eggs like it’s going out of style. The little 8-hole nest …

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Wood Sled

We’re officially into March now, but it looks like we’re just beginning to kick the coldest part of the winter.  …

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Jowl Bacon!

You may be under the impression that we, as meat producers, eat a big rib-eye steak every night. On the …

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