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Guinea Fowl 101

Known as the “security alarm of the country,” these birds aren’t your typical backyard chickens. Here’s what you need to know to get started in...

Karma Acres Farm Made Beekeeping Dream a Reality

Lisa Broward overcame health hazards and then set her sights on following through with a lifelong dream to buy land and keep bees.

The Buzz About Beekeeping: How to Start A Hive of Your Own

Expert beekeepers offer 5 tips to help you start your hive.

Tips for Starting a Flower Farm Business | Rethink:Rural

Raising beautiful cut flowers can add beauty to your property while raising income for your family. Here are six tips to follow to run your own...

How to Build Your Chicken First Aid Kit and Sick Bay | Rethink:Rural

When it comes to raising chickens, knowing the basics of chicken first aid and sick bays are essential skills to learn. The Chicken Chick®, Kathy...

Raising Chickens: 10 Things to Know for Your Flock

Raising chickens can be a perfect part of your hobby farm or homestead, but how do you get started? Here are a few top tips from The Chicken...

Mushroom Farming for Fun and Profit on Your Rural Land

Could mushroom farming be the ideal way to put your rural land to use? Best-selling author and medicinal mushroom expert Tradd Cotter shares how...

Elderberries—The Ultimate Cash-Crop for Your Rural Land

Wondering how you can diversify your rural land and increase profits? The elderberry may be the perfect superfruit crop for you.

Aunique Ranch: A Horse Rancher’s Paradise in New Waverly, TX

One couple shares their story of buying their dream property and turning it into a horse breeding and sales business, a haying operation and a...

Barn building inspiration from old barns across the U.S.

Get your barn building ideas from this piece highlighting the charms of old barn architecture across the United States.