Farm and Home

Practical advice for the farm and home. Household solutions, outdoor living, pets, poultry, livestock, outbuildings, and crops.

We Are All Pieces of an Intricate and Beautiful Puzzle

By Melissa V. Willis

Looking back on how I came upon this urban farming way of life shows a journey full of twists and turns ... and I couldn't be happier for it!


Starting Off Small

By Kellsey Ann

I am a young woman who has finally found her niche. One bachelor's degree later, it turns out to be farming.


Why Move to the Country

By Nana

As a frustrated country-girl-wanna-be living in town, I've known since I was a little girl that I wanted to move to a ranch as soon as possible. It finally happened when I was a grandma.


10 Things I Learned About Country Living, The Hard Way

By Nina

A former city slicker learns the pitfalls - or should I say "poop" falls - of becoming a country chick.


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The Winter Blahs and Piddling in the Garden

By D. Susan Rutz

Winter is finally ending and the hope of spring is in the garden.


How Cattle Drives Worked

CAPPER's Staff

What was it like on cattle drives in the mid to late 1800s? A cowboy's tale offers insight into a cattle drive from Texas to Kansas.


Dog Saves the Day on North Dakota Homestead

CAPPER's Staff

Thanks to a cattle dog on a North Dakota homestead, the local population's crops and homesteads were saved from a stampede of cattle.


Hunting Range Cattle in Moffat County, Colorado

CAPPER's Staff

Youngsters take their mother at her word while hunting for their range cattle on a Moffat County, Colorado homestead.



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