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Choosing Livestock For Your Homestead

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We have learned a lot about livestock over the last 2 years. We are still learning and making adjustments as we go. There are three things I would recommend for new livestock owners based on what we have learned so far. Cattle, sheep, goats, chickens and other farm animals can …

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Ham Radio on the Homestead

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I get asked all the time on how hard is it to get your HAM license. It’s very easy and there is a very easy study guide you can use. It’s called the NO NON-SENSE HAM STUDY GUIDE. http://www.kb6nu.com/study-guides/ And IT’S FREE for the technicians license.

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Kydex Holster Review

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Minutemandefense.com sent us 3 new kydex holsters to use around the homestead. I know there are a lot of guys out there making holsters, but be sure to check these guys out and give them your business if you need a holster. They won’t let you down. http://minutemandefense.com/

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World’s Smallest Water Filter

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Could it be the that one of the worlds best water filters is also the smallest? Watch the whole video to learn how you can win one of these water filters for your whole family! The reason this quality filter be considered one of the best is because its so …

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Mountain Lions and Firearms

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We have been getting a lot of emails and youtube comments about carrying firearms around the homestead. People don’t understand why and are even offended at the sight of someone carrying a gun. Let me offer you some perspective on why we carry guns on the homestead.

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Building a Papalo Plant Growbed

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Link to find Papalo on Ebay: http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2050601.m570.l1313.TR0.TRC0.H0.Xpapalo+cilantro.TRS0&_nkw=papalo+cilantro&_sacat=0 We are looking forward to having a cilantro replacement here on the homestead. We love having flavorful foods and all of us are fans of cilantro. But its so hard to grow without it bolting to seed before you really get a lot …

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How to Germinate Peppers

How to germinate peppers

Sprouting and germinating peppers can prove to be difficult unless you have heating lambs or florescent grow lights over seed trays. Peppers are usually grown in warmer climates anyway and so those of us who are farther north, may have issues getting them to sprout year after year…especially if you …

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The Spring Greenhouse

The Spring Greenhouse

Our greenhouse is buzzing with activity right now.  We have a new fig tree, lots of cabbages and broccoli ready to transplant and lots more going on.  We will have many more updates on the garden and greenhouse coming up soon as spring kicks into full gear!  Comment below with …

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