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A West Texas Farmer’s Guide to Keeping Poultry, Part I

By Justin Trammell (Canyon, TX)   African, American Buff and Toulouse Geese at Tir Bluen Farm   Over the past 6 years, I have kept just about every domestic poultry you can think of including: chickens (both production and heritage breeds), ducks, turkey, geese, and even guinea fowl. My methods of raising them have changed … Continued

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Home Brewing by Andrew Husband

“Relax, don’t worry, and have a homebrew!” With this oft-repeated phrase, American beer aficionado Charlie Papazian routinely reminds his readers of the “joy” conveyed by his most famous book’s title: The Complete Joy of Home Brewing. We shouldn’t think of the involved process of brewing one’s own beer as being another chore. The outcome, of … Continued

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