Farm and Home

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

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.


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.


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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.


Peppering Cattle With Bacon Bits

CAPPER's Staff

Unusual way of peppering cattle in southern Missouri; even by homesteading standards.



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