She Wrote the Book: Audrey Levatino and the Women-Powered Farm

How this Virginia grower came to write a practical guide for other women wanting to get into the “business.”

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Fall Recipes: Chicken and Dumplings, Carrot-Apple-Spinach Salad, Skillet Pears

Take off the autumn chill with a warm bowl of chicken and dumplings. Pair with a garden-fresh, apple- and carrot-topped spinach salad for a bushel of fall flavors.

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Our Best Tips on Restoring a Pasture

Advice on how to create healthy pastureland, nutritious forage, and hay or wildlife cover for years to come.

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Vet Sees Rural to Suburban Changes

Veterinarian Lanier Orr recounts how his formerly rural county transformed into an urban area—and how working the land satisfies
his inner country boy.

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Tips for the Farmer Who’s Hiring: Canadian Edition

A Sampling of Canadian Agricultural Employment Regulations

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Tips for the Farmer Who’s Hiring

If you are adding to the payroll, don’t be caught unaware. Study up on these critical employment issues. This web-exclusive version includes links to resources for American and Canadian farmers.

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FarmLife Spring 2015 Recipes: Strawberry-Buttermilk Pudding, Baked Lemon-Herb Chicken Quarters, Roasted New Potato-Asparagus Salad

Jazz up chicken with this easy, flavor-packed herb rub. Pair with a hearty roasted new potato and asparagus salad for a fresh-from-the-garden taste of spring.

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A monarch on milkweed.

Monarchs and Milkweed

How gardeners and farmers can help save one of nature’s most amazing creatures.

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Monarch Butterflies: Help On the Farm and In the Garden

Milkweed resources for the farmer and the home gardener.

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Massey Ferguson Helps Out in an Imperfect Storm

When a heavy snow and a sick child coincided, this Indiana father depended on his tractor to save the day.

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