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Getting started with pastured chickens, Part II

By Jean Nick Originally posted on July 14, 2005 Here’s a compilation of what we’ve learned from various sources (and trial and error) about getting started raising hens on pasture for egg production (we’ve also picked up a great deal of information on … Continued

Early season weed control: Part 2

By Klaas and Mary-Howell Martens, Lakeview Organic Grain Originally posted on February 10, 2005 The goal of blind cultivation is to remove the initial flushes of weeds when they are very small and most sensitive to disturbance. Blind cultivation takes … Continued

Early season weed control: Part 1

By Klaas and Mary-Howell Martens, Lakeview Orangic Grain Originally posted on January 27, 2005 Welcome to the first installment in this three-part series–a basic primmer about weeds, tools, and techniques–which will be followed by a more in-depth look at equipment … Continued

A truly regenerative agriculture

By Kyle Holzhueter Originally posted on January 7, 2005 Editor’s Note: A shorter version of this article appears in the Jan./Feb. 2005 issue of PASA Passages, the newsletter of the Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (www.pasafarming.org) Imagine assembling a self-contained, … Continued

Smoothing the path to a profitable harvest home

By Mary-Howell Martens (with Klaas’ help), Lakeview Organic Grain Originally posted on September 28, 2004 Standing out in your field, surrounded by those amber waves of grain or rustling corn stalks, it is hard to imagine that the value of … Continued