On 23 Acres of hillside placed in the Appalachian Mountains…

      If I Never Farm Another Day: What 'Sometimes' Farming has Given Me. . . Maybe I am A 'Sometimes' Farmer, frankly. I love a fancy heeled shoe, flash and traveling around for food I didn't prepare. For six long and short years, I have dreaded drought and snow. I have carried milk …

Mysterious animal attacks leave residents concerned

WADDY, Ky. —Something is viciously attacking livestock in Shelby County.   For the past two weeks, there have been a number of reports of goats, and even bulls, being mauled in the small community of Waddy. A meeting was held Monday night to discuss the attacks. The animals were penned up in the backyards of …

Research: Feeding hens with hemp

Researchers at Aarhus University, Denmark have been experimenting with feedings chickens hemp, to test whether giving the birds extra roughage with a high nutritional value can benefit the environment, their welfare, and their product quality. In organic egg production, hens are offered roughage in the form of pasture vegetation in the hen yard, silage or …