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Crops in the Fields

For as long as there have been farmers, there have been fields for the farmers to grow their crops. I don't care if it's a large field or someone's little garden spot, I love watching what people plant grow.There's a lot of corn planted around here. It's everywhere, planted as far as the eye ...

Around the House

Around the HouseBy Capper’s Farmer EditorsHere's a variety of miscellaneous items that would make great gifts. All are practical products that anyone would appreciate and find useful. Aluminum 3D FlashlightThe Aluminum 3D Flashlight from DEWALT features 136 Lumens of bright white light, a ...

Horsepower on Small Farms

Even while bigger and better technology seems to be overtaking every aspect of our world, there are those fighting for new, simple methods to maintain old traditions. Horse-Powered Farming for the 21st Century (Chelsea Green Publishing 2015), by Stephen Leslie, is the collaborative effort of ...

Emotional Health and Mental Well-Being for Farmers

A successful vegetable farm depends on business smarts — accounting, marketing, customer service — as much as planting and harvesting skills. Keith Stewart’s practical advice, detailed in Storey’s Guide to Growing Organic Vegetables & Herbs for Market, will guide you through every ...

Commodity Prices During the Depression Era

The Depression Era did not arrive on a specific day, various economic indicators were evident some years earlier. My dad often discussed neighboring farmer friends losing their land at the conclusion of World War I when commodity prices dropped, making it impossible for them to pay for land ...

Capper's Farmer - Your Hub for All Things Handmade

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