Archive for January, 2014

KIOTI Tractor Sees Record Growth in 2013

Friday, January 31st, 2014

KIOTI Tractor, a division of Daedong-USA, Inc., is proud to share its record growth results in 2013, which includes increases in overall market share, dealer acquisition and annual sales. With the expanding North American compact tractor market, KIOTI …

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Creating a Homestead: Where to Start

Friday, January 31st, 2014

We all have a picture in our mind of what a homestead is and each one of our pictures will be different. Some of us will picture a little cabin in a meadow by a stream. Many of you will picture gardens, chickens and goats. Barns, greenhouses, and orchards …

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Under the Covers with a Flashlight

Friday, January 31st, 2014

For many years January is the month of forgiving myself. I don’t make resolutions, but I do make lists of projects for the year, hopes and goals. This first New Year on our Pomponio Homestead proved to be the same, but different. I spent the week between …

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A Sunroom for My Chickens – Mother Earth News

Thursday, January 30th, 2014
A Sunroom for My Chickens
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coop We're in the middle of our second 'polar vortex' of frigid temperatures and our chickens don't seem too happy about it. On most winter days the “ladies” come out of their coop and head for the area underneath it to scratch in the dirt. This was an 

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VIDEO: A Real-Estate Executive’s Luxury Log Cabin – Telemanagement

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

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VIDEO: A Real-Estate Executive's Luxury Log Cabin
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Allen Morris's Black Mountain, N.C., dream home combines rustic details and high technology. Photo: Mike Belleme for The Wall Street Journal. Thanks for checking us out. Please take a look at the rest of our videos and articles. To stay in the loop
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How to Start Your Own Farm or Homestead: Setting …

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Always remember that homesteading is your job. You’ve traded the nine-to-five rat race for your present life.

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A Sunroom for My Chickens

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

We’re in the middle of our second ‘polar vortex’ of frigid temperatures and our chickens don’t seem too happy about it. On most winter days the “ladies” come out of their coop and head for the area underneath it to scratch in the dirt.

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Day in History: Mayo Park log cabin needs funds – Post-Bulletin

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

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Day in History: Mayo Park log cabin needs funds
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Day in History: Mayo Park log cabin needs funds. Story · Comments. Print: Create a hardcopy of this page; Font Size: Default font size: Larger font size. Posted: Thursday, January 30, 2014 9:14 am. Day in History: Mayo Park log cabin needs funds Loren
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ABCs Of Mountain Homesteading, Part 3: Make the Commitment – Mother Earth News

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

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ABCs Of Mountain Homesteading, Part 3: Make the Commitment
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Part three and the last of a three-part series on mountain living. Part one was about Ability, part two was about Basics, and part three is about Commitment. If there would be a part four it would be Determination but would be redundantly like

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Upcycling an Urban Chicken Coop – Mother Earth News

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

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Upcycling an Urban Chicken Coop
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UpCycled Coop Build This will be the first in an on-going series of posts chronicling my family's efforts to raise chickens in our Minneapolis, Minnesota backyard. As you may have heard, urban chickens are all the rage. Cities all over the US are

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