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  • I'm glad to hear that there will be fewer hungry people out there. The target age range is disturbing though. That's the age when...
  • MartyR replied to the thread Pigs keep escaping.
    It's possible that you didn't bury the chicken wire deep enough. If you want to add an electric fence, look for a solar-powered option.
  • MartyR replied to the thread Neighbor's geese chasing my goats.
    When I told my neighbor about it, he said it would be okay if the dogs chased them back. But I trained my dogs not to bother anything...
  • I live in a rural area so my neighbor is a good distance away. I rarely come across his animals, but lately some of his geese have been...
  • MartyR replied to the thread ATV mess!.
    I'm sorry that happened. You know they knew better. I'd probably start asking around and let your neighbors know to be on the lookout...
  • MartyR replied to the thread Cash crops in the PNW?.
    Hops, wheat, and dry beans are popular commercial crops in that area. So are apples, grapes, and other cane berries. If it were me...
  • MartyR replied to the thread good,bad idea to start farming.
    Start where you're already at if you can. Look at your land. What can you grow that others will want. Do you have a pond on your...
  • MartyR posted the thread Improving pasture in Crops & Farming.
    What do you think gives you the most bang for your buck when it comes to improving pasture growth and usability? I try to use chemicals...
  • MartyR replied to the thread Valentine's Day Plans?.
    I'm very sorry to hear that. It must've been tough. Heck, I'm sure it's still tough. I wish I could wave a magic wand and fix it for...
  • What are you guys doing for Valentine's Day? Any plans in the works? I know some people don't celebrate it, but my wife and I usually...
  • I've seen you guys mention it on here a time or two and I can't figure out how it works. I've heard of lasagna gardening and I'm...
  • MartyR replied to the thread Require vaccines?.
    I don't have any employees, but I work in construction and we're required to get vaccinations like the tetanus shot. The COVID-19...
  • MartyR replied to the thread Raising yaks.
    This is pure speculation, but I bet it's difficult to source your first few animals since raising them isn't common around here. That...
  • MartyR replied to the thread Wattle fencing.
    Yeah, that makes sense. It looks like it will make a decent trellis for climbing vegetables and such. If I build it high enough, it...
  • MartyR replied to the thread Take risk or play it safe?.
    I guess you could say that I play it safe every year. I grow what I know will thrive on my land when given half a chance. I see no...
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