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    RuralFarm replied to the thread Welcome treat for the cows.
    There is nothing as cute as feeding them with apples. Cattle seem to love carrots as well. As kids, we cherished doing so too. After a...
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    RuralFarm replied to the thread Your Own Personal Structure.
    I use this same approach. There is a clear structure of duties, but everyone on the farm is flexible about taking up roles when the need...
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    RuralFarm posted the thread Mentorship in Around the Farm.
    How easy is it to find mentors considering that farming is an involving venture? The diverse set of skills that farmers need requires...
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    RuralFarm replied to the thread Maintaining healthy soil.
    Excessive tillage of land is harmful to soil health. During this process, more oxygen gets added to the soil resulting in the...
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    RuralFarm replied to the thread Contactless payments.
    It is true that customers now prefer other modes of payments, but cash. As a farmer, we should give them these options, and as @greg...
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    RuralFarm replied to the thread Any good magazines?.
    I am also curious to hear any suggestions about magazines that are not full of ads. However, there are tons of information online, and...
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    Are you a hobby farmer, or do you farm for profit? For most farmers, this forms the starting point and forms the basis of a farming...
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    RuralFarm replied to the thread Backyard livestock.
    There has to be enough space so that the livestock have a favorable environment. You should start small and more gradually if the need...
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    RuralFarm replied to the thread Finicky chickens.
    It would be useful to know how old your chickens are. Have they gone off-lay, or have not laid eggs before? If chickens haven't started...
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    RuralFarm replied to the thread Laws and regulations.
    I don't think it is too late to gather more information. You can liaise with any local agricultural office for detailed information...
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    RuralFarm replied to the thread Preventing crop loss.
    Farmers should be able to implement proper harvest management. The method chosen should be suitable so that there is yield maximization...
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    RuralFarm posted the thread The food policy in Crops & Farming.
    The issues that the various food policies are supposed to affect are usually legit. They may include decreasing erosion, limiting the...
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    Did you know that Brazil produces 700 million tons of sugar cane? Corn from the United States follows closely at about 300 million tons...
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    RuralFarm replied to the thread Natural remedies for heartburn.
    Milk does relieve heartburn, but it also comes in different varieties; whole milk with the full amount of fat or milk with no fat. The...
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    RuralFarm replied to the thread Joining a farmers group.
    Organizing farmers in groups has many benefits, including being part of other farmers that can spearhead innovation. I have seen...
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