Farm and Home

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

Homemade Corn Bread on the Family Farm

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Alabama man remembers eating homemade corn bread and smoked pork on his grandparents' family farm

Little Creek on the Family Farm

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Missouri woman recounts summers spent playing in a little creek and picking black raspberries on her family farm

Family Farm: Going to Town with a Team of Horses

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Missouri woman recalls her grandparents making the trip from the family farm to the nearest town in a hack pulled by a team of horses

The Average Farmer on the Family Farm

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Iowan recalls the average farmer's daily activities on his family farm


Heifer Was Queen of the Herd on the Family Farm

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Illinois woman talks about the miraculous recovery of Blackberry, queen heifer on her family farm

Fluffy Kittens on the Family Farm

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An Oregonian briefly describes her childhood pet house cat, his origins, and frilly apparel

Family Farm: Susie the Pet Goose

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An Iowan relates the humorous antics her pet goose, Susie

Family Farm: Don't Play Dress Up with Little Pigs

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A woman tells the story of two little girls, who, bored, decided to play dress up with some little pigs