Farm and Home

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

The History of Chickens

By Christine Heinrichs

Chickens are one of the earliest animals domesticated around the world. Though history tells us they were most likely originally kept as sporting birds, chickens have accompanied the advancement of human civilizations through the years.


Raising Sheep on Your Farm

By Philip Hasheider

There are many things to keep in mind when thinking about raising sheep on your farm. This information should help you get started thinking about it the right way.


A Gratifying Accomplishment

By Mary Conley

Learning to install fence and harvesting our own cedar fence posts proved to be a very gratifying experience.


Emotional Health and Mental Well-Being for Farmers

By Keith Stewart

For farmers, finding a good balance between work and mental well-being is a necessity for a successful business.


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Easy Suet Recipe To Feed The Birds

By DJ Wilson

Feeding the Wild Birds in the Winter


The Method to My Madness

By Sarah Sinning, Assistant Editor

For my inaugural blog post for Capper's Farmer, I'd like to take a few minutes to explain myself. Trust me, I need to.


Harvesting Liquid Gold

By DJ Wilson

The fall honey harvest is here! Here's everything you need to know about the process and the bees themselves.


Magic Mushrooms

By Sheila Julson

Seeing the many stages of food you grow from soil to table really is magical, especially White Button and Crimini mushrooms.



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