Biological pest control has important advantages compared to chemical pest control, such as being safer for humans and the environment. It also has some disadvantages.
Cow dung can be used as a fertilizer, a fuel, a building material and an insect repellent. It can also be used to produce a biogas and paper and to play games.
Raising animals for the purpose of human consumption appears to be something of a moral and ethical dilemma, and here's why: Animals including cattle, sheep, chickens, hogs, geese, ducks, goats, and all others are...
Agriculture is often regarded as the human hallmark that allowed for the development of modern technologies. But recent evidence seems to suggest that it was more of a curse than a blessing.
Tempted to take your horse to a cattle sorting event -- but concerned because he's never met a cow face to face? Here is a low-pressure, safe method to introduce your horse to cattle to ensure future sorting and...
Want to house chickens in your backyard? When keeping chickens in your garden is not easy, it is time to build a hen house and a chicken run. Illustrated guide.
Wool fiber is used to make all kinds of clothes, bedding and home insulation. It’s a natural product that is renewable and recyclable unlike its synthetic rivals.
Factory farming, or Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs), are inhumane and produce unsanitary and polluting conditions.
Oft ignored, sometimes maligned, the humble leghorn is still the queen of the nesting box.
How you approach the horse with the lead rope sets the tone for the rest of the day. Read on to learn more about safe practices and types of lead ropes.