The latest edition of AcreageLife is now ready to read! You’ll find timely articles on:Planting trees for windbreaks and shade zones to save money winter and summerThe latest edibles for your garden, from A to Z(ucchini)How to grow delicious—and profitable—shiitake mushroomsFeeding spices like turmeric, garlic, and curcumin to your chickensThe latest hardworking compact tractorsA FarmHer who’s helping the homeless, one tomato at a timeAdditional articles include:A restored 1947 Massey-Harris PonyUnderstanding if your horse’s saddle fitsA look at Miniature Jersey cattleAnd a festive cocktail recipe using spring’s favorite fruit, the strawberry
Check out the latest issue of AcreageLife! This issue brings you:
Holiday presents you can make yourself
Gifts for your furry family members
Four snowblower-buying tips
An unusual—but tasty—Thanksgiving stuffing recipe
The latest one-up snowmobiles you deserve to ride
This month’s contributor articles include:
Understanding horse senses
A visit to A Bird of Courage
How poultry planning equals success
And which goat breeds are best suited to meat production
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The AcreageLife Team
Full-on Fall: Welcome to the October issue of AcreageLife. While this month’s theme is “Fall Clean Up,” we thought we’d step outside of the box a bit and bring a little more fun this issue.Sure, there’s plenty of useful information on getting ready for fall, like a look at keeping unwanted guests—aka, mice—out of your buildings as the weather turns cooler, some chicken-specific tips to keep rodents out of the coop, and some insights on prepping the livestock and equipment on your small-scale farming operation for winter.But along with the expert advice on training your young horse and some award winning pie recipes in advance of the holidays, we have a special seasonal treat: A look at haunted places throughout America’s Heartland.We’re really excited by this nod to Halloween. In the constant push to move Thanksgiving and the subsequent holiday shopping season ever forward, Halloween seems to be getting short shrift lately, and that’s a real shame.Tied into the harvest season and ancient European cultures, Halloween brings plenty of warm and fuzzy memories to those of us who remember going out with a group of...